Franz Josef glacier (New Zealand) – description, history, location. Exact address, phone number, website. Tourist reviews, photos and videos.
Every year, the Franz Josef glacier is visited by more than 250 thousand tourists. What is it so famous for, and what interesting things can be seen in this place? The Franz Josef glacier is located in the Westland national Park, which belongs to the Te Wahipunamu region. By the way, this area is sacred to the local population-Maori. It is also a UNESCO heritage site.
The Franz Josef glacier is the fastest glacier in the world. During the day, the ice passes a decent distance, about 2 m per hour. Continue reading