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kayaking Lake Mapourika, Franz Joseph, New Zealand
Franz Josef Wilderness Tours

Franz Josef Wilderness Tours

Join us for a Kayak or Scenic Cruise on Lake Mapourika taking in the panoramic views of the Southern Alps, Glaciers, and untouched Jurassic rainforest reflected on the glassy waters. Explore a Kiwi Sanctuary and rainforest area on the far side. Free photos are included for all our Kayak tours. .


NZ$ 149.00

Per Person


  • Kayak or cruise with a Glacier & Mountain Backdrop

  • Mirror lake

  • Explore the rainforest creek and kiwi sanctuary

  • Free Photos are included for our kayaking tours

  • Experienced local guides


Full Description

Kayak or Cruise on the stunning Lake Mapourika. Enjoy commentary throughout the trip, from an experienced local guide.  Learn about the unique environment that gives the region it's World Heritage Status.  The tour follows in the footsteps of the first pioneers to visit the glacier region in the early 1900's.  Tourists were transported by horse-drawn carriage to the lake, for wooden boat tours across the stunning venue.
Sit in silence, and listen to the Native Birds, and enjoy the same unbeatable scenery in it's pristine state!



Free photos

Jackets, dry bags and/or wet weather gear

Meeting Point

Our office is located 30 Main Road, Franz Josef.We are in the building next to The Landing Restaurant, please check-in here 15 minutes prior to your trip departure time.

Additional Information

Contact 0800 423 262 or email [email protected] to advise of the meeting point.

Cancellation policy

Full refund if cancelled up to 24 hours before activity starts.

There is a minimum number of travellers for this experience. If the minimum isn't met and we need to cancel, we will offer a different date/experience or a full refund.


NZ$ 149.00

Per Person

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