The magnificent Franz Josef Glacier is widely regarded as the gem of New Zealand’s West Coast Glaciers. Franz Josef Glacier Guides gives you the opportunity to experience the most spectacular glacier environment available to the general public anywhere in the world, offering a range of glacier hiking tours to suit all levels of fitness and ability. The ultimate New Zealand adventure tour. Nestled in lush rainforest, the Glacier Hot Pools is a haven of natural tranquility. The pools are the perfect way to unwind and experience a blissful state of pure relaxation after return from the glacier tour.