Hokitika New Zealand Map

The glacier is five kilometres from the town of the same name and a 15 hour walk will take you to within 750m of its terminal face. Even if youre used to driving in other places you need to be well aware of things like weather extremes narrow windy roads and different road rules before you begin on your journey. Franz josef glacier was first explored in 1865 by geologist julius von haast who named it after the austrian emperor.

hokitika new zealand map