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Bus travel from Fox Glacier to
- Auckland
- Auckland (via Rotorua)
- Bay of Islands (Paihia)
- Blenheim
- Christchurch
- Christchurch (Bus and Train Travel)
- Dunedin
- Franz Josef
- Greymouth
- Hamilton
- Hokitika
- Invercargill
- Milford Sound
- Mt Cook/Aoraki
- Mt Cook/Aoraki (Bus & Train Service)
- National Park
- Nelson
- Picton
- Paihia (Bay of Islands)
- Paihia (via Rotoura)
- Punakaiki
- Queenstown
- Rotorua
- Tongariro National Park
- Te Anau
- Tekapo (For Lake Tekapo)
- Tongariro National Park
- Wanaka
- Wellington
- Westport

Bus and Coach Services From Fox Glacier

Fox Glacier, West Coast of the South IslandLocated on the west coast of the South Island of New Zealand,  in the heart of the Westland National Park, 171 kms south of Greymouth and 25 Kms from Franz Josef, Fox Glacier is a small town (pop 310) located near the world famous Fox Glacier and the most photographed lake in New Zealand - Lake Matheson.

Besides the Glacier and Lake Matheson, Fox Glacier is also known for the various glow worm caves that surround the area. 

At Fox Glacier there is a range of activities ranging from the walks on Fox Glacier with a duration of 3 hours, cycling to Lake Matheson, scenic helicopter flights of Mt Cook, Fox, Tasman and Franz Josef Glaciers.

When you arrive at Fox Glacier you immediately feel relaxed in its intimate, village atmosphere. It has a stunning outlook across surrounding farms and offers breathtaking views of New Zealand’s highest peaks Aoraki (Mt Cook) and Mt Tasman. Tucked discreetly into the rainforest-clad foothills of the Southern Alps, the town was founded when gold was discovered.

Visitors to Fox Glacier will find a small but comfortable township with two Hotels, a good selection of motel, hostel and motor camp accommodation and several restaurants. Despite being in the wilderness, the town has all essential services including a good garage, a district nurse and Visitors Centre and Department of Conservation Office.

Fox Glacier is the the home of Lake Matheson. Located five minutes' drive from Fox township. Take the 1 hour 30 minute walk around the lake to see the beautiful reflection of Aoraki/Mt Cook and Mt Tasman. The track is well maintained, and there are boardwalks and specially made platforms for getting the right angle for your pictures.

Fox Glacier is near the beginning to the Copeland Track.

Travel from Fox Glacier to Christchurch by combined bus and train travel that includes travel on the world famous TranzAlpine train.

Travelling from Fox Glacier is in modern buses and coaches with InterCity Coachlines operating a fleet of eco-friendly air conditioned buses with reclining seats and foot rests. Great Sights and Newmans Coachlines operate premier services using a fleet of modern eco-friendly air conditioned coaches featuring reclining seats with foot and head rests and onboard toilet/washroom facilities.

InterCity Coachlines operates the Starlighter overnight bus service between Wellington, Palmerston North, Taupo, Rotorua, Hamilton and Auckland or vice versa, connecting at Wellington with
Cook Strait ferry services from Picton to Wellington that operating between the South and North Islands. The Starlighter service features reclining seats with foot and head rests, individual reading lights and air conditioning controls, onboard toilet/washroom facility and makes two refreshment/comfort stops on route.

If you want to explore and see New Zealand's unique scenic beauty from Fox Glacier, there are a range of flexible 'Book As You Go' bus, scenic coach, ferry travel and sightseeing passes giving you value for money travel.

Your 'Book As You Go' flexible bus, scenic coach and ferry pass, allows you to travel through out New Zealand on New Zealand's largest regional and national bus, coach, scenic coach, ferry and sightseeing network, that includes Cook Strait ferry sailings between the North and South Islands, sightseeing tours - like dolphin watching cruises in the Bay of Islands and lots more.

Travel is discounted, so you will be saving money, as you travel plus it gives you total freedom to alter your plans whenever you want.

Set your own itinerary and travel when you want, as your 'Book As You Go' flexible bus, scenic coach and ferry pass is valid for 12 months so you can stay a while and leave when you please.

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