Across Country Quad Bikes, Franz Josef Glacier

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Franz Josef Quad Bikes

Tucked under the majestic Southern Alps on New Zealand's rugged untamed West Coast sits Franz Josef village and the magnificent Franz Josef glacier offering spectacular mountain views & dense rainforest.

Imagine following ancient glacial pathways carved into the landscape by ice and water and the thrill of driving these fun 2-seater ATV quad bikes through this wild place. You will be amazed at what is around every twist and turn as you follow the trail from riverbeds to forests, grasslands sand and mud. Feel the thrill of fresh air in your face and the excitement of riding ATV quads.

This place is truly unique, one of only a handful of places in the world where ice and forest meet in such a spectacular manner, and ATV quads are the ultimate way to view it all!! Our quad bike adventure is fun in the sun and even better in the rain!!

Enjoy a truly memorable adventure as you ride with our guides to gain views of the Franz Josef glacier and it's surrounding snow capped peaks.


Our vehicles are incredibly easy to ride. With a short lesson anyone aged 16 or over can easily and safely enjoy riding our ATV quad bikes. But don't worry kids these fantastic bikes are a first in New Zealand and feature a specially designed passenger seat enabling whole families to enjoy this experience in safety and comfort. Drive if you can or sit back and enjoy the ride! The passenger seat is suitable for both adults or kids.

We use "Bombardier" 400cc automatic ATV quad bikes manufactured in Canada and made specifically for the recreational quad market. These robust and stable bikes set a new and high standard for safety and comfort and allow any age group to experience this fantastic trip.


Heli Quad Combo - The ultimate quad bike experience. Take an exhilarating 30mins scenic helicopter flight from Franz Josef township. Explore the glacial icefalls of not one but two glaciers-Fox Glacier and Franz Josef Glacier.Discover up close their neve and unsual ice formations-landing on the snowfiels is a highlight and will make for superb photos, snowballs and memories.

RATES: Quoted in NZ$, Subject to Change

  • Quad Bike Adventures - 2 hours: Driver (16+) $160, Passenger (8+) $70
  • Heli Quad Combo - 3 hours: Driver (16+) $445, Passenger (8+) $345. Includes return helicopter flight

Across Country Quad Bikes, Franz Josef Glacier Enquiry Form


PO Box 133
Franz Josef Glacier

Phone: +64 3 752 0123

Freephone: Within NZ: 0800 234 288

Fax: +64 3 752 0121

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