Franz Josef is a small town with around 320 inhabitants, on the west coast of New Zealand's South Island. The town is most famous for being close to the Franz Josef Glacier, which is located about 5 kilometres away from the town.
From the Franz Josef Travel Guide
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Chateau Franz is in an ideal location pretty much in the centre of town. It offers free popcorn, bbq, movies to borrow and has a spa. It also offers a good internet connection point. We stayed in a double ensuit which was excellent value for money and couldn't have asked for more. ... more
Franz Josef glacier and Tongariro NP in July
by public transport. Is it worth the effort to visit Franz Josef Glacier, after all it would take 3 days ...
14 Days solo from Auckland to Christchurch.
5: Wellington to Franz Josef Glacier (ferry, then bus - really long day, but should be possible from what I recall from the timetable.) day 6: walk around in Franz Josef - do a helicopter flight if the weather's nice. day 7: Franz josef to Queenstown. day 8: explore Queenstown . Do the One Mile Creek ...
NZ West Coast climate
What's the climate like on the west coast at places like Doubtful Sound, Milford Sound and Franz Joseph? Will I need snow chains to drive in the conditions? ...
New Zealand: The Journey Begins.
Christchurch at the time of writing. The penultimate weekend in Franz Josef was very special. For my birthday Jackie arranged for me to fly up to the Almer Mountain hut at the top of the Franz Josef Glacier. My ...
Posted in Big Trip 09 by JohnandJac
seeing the Franz Josef Glacier. With full bellies from a massive fry up at the Fox Glacier township we travelled down the road to Franz Josef town. Almost as soon as we arrived we signed up for a heli ...
Posted in Around the world in 300 days by nicdavid
The Ice-ing on our New Zealand Cake
of the entire trip, but our visit to Franz Josef Glacier on Monday easily qualified. We had arrived in the Park ...
Posted in travelling right, travelling light by jacquiedro