Franz Josef is a hospitable town in the West Coast region of the South Island in New Zealand. Named after the Austrian emperor Franz Josef in 1856, this town and its glacier (5 kilometers away) hold the same name and are both great fineries.
From the mountains to the sea, nothing is to be missed in this area. Walks to the Fox and Franz Josef glaciers, the discovery of nearby rainforests with ice rivers plunging down to the sea level, waterfalls and lakes and the little village of Okarito with its rich lagoon and historic secrets, all await your presence.
Lose yourself in the beauty of the wild. Relax at the glacier hot pools, sip some local drink and discover the Franz Josef delicacies. In total, let your imagination come true at Franz Josef.