Welcome to our newly built, modern units in the heart of Glacier country. We have furnished these units with comfort and style in mind to provide a relaxing getaway for anyone coming to the Coast.
We are situated just north of the Franz Josef township on a rural section providing a quiet area with spectacular views of the Franz Josef Valley and the Fritz Glacier. Our units include a separate bedroom, lounge, bathroom and a full kitchen comfortable for 2 guests. There is also free Wifi at both units.They are well heated with a heat-pump, double glazing and all day sun right up until our famous sunsets toward the Western Coast.
The township is a two minute drive away providing many places to eat along with local activities. The glacier valley is five minutes drive where walking tracks can be accessed to get a view of the Franz Josef Glacier. Okarito township is a fifteen minute drive north of Franz toward the coast show casing some of the coasts best beaches and wildlife along with bush walks.
We highly recommend a couple of activities during your visit depending on what experiences you want. Any of the following can be booked by us when you book your stay at Alpine Escape just let us know what you want to do while your here.
-20, 30 or 40 minute scenic helicopter flights over the glaciers and landing in the snowfields for 10 minutes are the best way to see the whole cycle of the glaciers in the Southern Alps or,
-Heli Hike options where you are flown onto the glacier and guided around the crevasse fields for 3 hours before being flown out again.
-New Zealands highest Skydive! View the enitre Southern Alps and its surrounds from 19,000ft!
For prices or bookings during your stay get in touch with us
Don't just take our word for it, come and see it all for yourself!