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Experience the rugged and untamed nature of the majestic Southern Alps by Quad Bike. Marvel at the magnificent Franz Josef Glacier and surrounding mountains as you drive along the dirt trails of a dense rainforest.
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  • Follow ancient pathways carved by glaciers over many thousands of years
  • Get an adrenaline rush as you drive a Quad Bike through sand and mud
  • See where ice and forest meet in a spectacular manner
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Drive a 2-seat Quad Bike along the ancient glacial pathways of Westland Tai Poutini National Park, carved into the landscape by ice and water over thousands of years. Admire the lush landscape of the dense rainforest and reconnect with Mother Nature.

Meet your guide on State Highway 6 and take a short 5-minute walk to the adventure base to gear up in the provided waterproof jackets, pants, and gumboots. Listen to a detailed safety briefing before you jump on the bike and power across the ancient terrain of Te Wahipounamu.

Get an adrenaline rush as the real action starts and you speed along the dirt tracks for up to 2 hours. Stop to take souvenir photos, and discover where the ice and temperate forest meet to spectacular effect.
  • Wet weather gear
  • Helmet
  • Gumboots
Not suitable for
  • Pregnant women
  • People with back problems

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Meeting point

Meet at the local operator's office, Main Road, State Highway 6, Franz Josef Glacier.

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Important information
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• Drivers must be at least 16 years old
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Across Country Quad Bikes

Product ID: 72718