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Off-Road Adventure Tour - Across Country Quad Bikes - Franz Josef

Our exciting tour offers the thrill of a lifetime of Quad biking through the glacial landscape!

Highlights

  • Experience the thrill of quad biking through the glacial landscape
  • Enjoy the stunning scenery of Franz Josef
  • Drive solo or bring a passenger along for the ride
  • Our skilled adventure guides will ensure you have a memorable day
  • Easy to learn - no driver’s license or experience required!

Join Across Country Quad Bikes in Franz Josef for an amazing off-road adventure as you are guided through a rainforest, across rivers and along an ancient glacial riverbed. Take in the magnificent scenery including the spectacular Southern Alps and Franz Josef Glacier.

On arrival, your guide will kit you out with wet weather gear and gumboots and give you a lesson on how to drive our off-roading vehicles. Be entertained with Maori Legends and local history while refining your driving skills and conquering new challenges.

Enjoy a single quad bike on your own or take a passenger along for the ride with our double quad bike option!

Located in the remote Franz Josef Village tucked away underneath the rugged Southern Alps this is the ultimate location for a unique off-roading experience.


Single Quad $180.00 (per person)
Double Quad $230.00 (for two people)

What's included

  • 2 hour tour (including gear up and instructions)
  • Wet weather gear, gumboots, and secure storage for belongings

Duration

  • Allow approximately 2 hours for the whole experience

Location

  • Check-in: Main Road, Franz Josef Glacier - Please arrive 15 minutes prior to the tour.

Restrictions

  • Passengers and drivers DO NOT get to swap.

    Drivers must be minimum of 16 years of age.

    Drivers with children passengers must be a minimum of 18 years of age.

    Quad bike passengers must be able to reach the passenger footrests.


Child Friendly

  • This experience welcomes families with children.

Notes

  • Tour Times:

    10am & 2pm Daily (winter months)

    10am, 2pm & 5:30pm Daily (summer months)

    Please note: To be a passenger you have to be able to hold onto the quad bike with four points of contact meaning that your hands must be able to touch the handles and your feet must be able to touch the footrests.

    You must arrive at least 15 minutes prior to your booked time.

    If booking a double quad please note passengers and drivers are not permitted to swap places at any time during the tour.

    Getting to Franz Josef - Drive times:

    Fox Glacier Township: 30 min

    Hokitika: 1 hr 50 min

    Greymouth: 2 hr 17 min

    Wanaka: 3 hr 43 min

    Queenstown: 4 hr 47 min

Available Bookings from January 23 to January 29

Change Dates

All prices are shown in NZD ($)

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  • Single Quad$126.00 Less than 6 at this price!
  • Double Quad$161.00

  • Single Quad$135.00 Less than 6 at this price!
  • Double Quad$180.00

  • Single Quad$135.00 Less than 6 at this price!
  • Double Quad$172.50

  • Single Quad$140.00 Less than 6 at this price!
  • Double Quad$161.00

  • Single Quad$126.00 Less than 6 at this price!
  • Double Quad$161.00

  • Single Quad$135.00 Less than 6 at this price!
  • Double Quad$180.00

  • Single Quad$126.00 Less than 6 at this price!
  • Double Quad$161.00

  • Single Quad$135.00 Less than 6 at this price!
  • Double Quad$180.00

  • Single Quad$150.00
  • Double Quad$161.00

  • Single Quad$170.00
  • Double Quad$180.00

  • Single Quad$126.00 Less than 6 at this price!
  • Double Quad$173.00

Authenticated Reviews & PhotosAll of our reviews are from people who have booked and paid for this activity thru Bookme

Authenticated Reviews & PhotosAll of our reviews are from people who have booked and paid for this activity thru Bookme

4.8

261 reviews

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Chris Smith from New Zealand wrote on 08 March 2021

Chris and Andy

Amazing a must do. Angus our lovely guide persuaded us to have seperate bikes so glad he did. Very informative, patient, safety conscious guide with super clear instructions.

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From Off-Road Adventure Tour - Across Country Quad Bikes - Franz Josef

Thankyou so much for coming out with us, both of you absolutely killed it on your own bikes. We love helping people prove to themselves that they can do it and you can be very proud. We really appreciate the time to give us a review, THANKYOU!

Andrea from New Zealand wrote on 24 September 2020

Amazing a must do

We absolutely loved this activity , every thing about it was fantastic , the scenery the bikes and of course the amazing DORA our guide . Really made the trip. She was incredible . Loved our experience Thank you very much..

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From Off-Road Adventure Tour - Across Country Quad Bikes - Franz Josef

Yah.... we are so pleased you enjoyed your quad biking experience with us. We are extremely lucky to have a amazingly diverse backyard to play in, with breathtaking views. Thank you so much for taking the time write such an awesome review, we really appreciate it.

sannev from New Zealand wrote on 12 January 2022

Awesome experience

This was such a must do activity! Lots of fun, staff super friendly. Really cool track, good quality quads. Would 100% do again.

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From Off-Road Adventure Tour - Across Country Quad Bikes - Franz Josef

You are a star for taking the time to review us we really appreciate it. We have big Can-am quads and buggy's which are automatic and super easy to drive and we give you full instructions and help you conjure new challenges as you get more comfortable throughout the tour. We all love our jobs and thrive on our customers having a safe and fun time.

Emma Morris from New Zealand wrote on 12 January 2022

Quadbiking

Great fun and awesome guides. Thanks for the experience!

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From Off-Road Adventure Tour - Across Country Quad Bikes - Franz Josef

Thanks we love taking people out on an off-road adventure. We are so pleased you enjoyed our tour and thanks heaps for the 5 stars and review.

caveman from New Zealand wrote on 31 December 2021

Amazing

Really good experience, guides really knew where to take us and explain the area. Was a fun couple of hours.

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Thanks for the 5 stars and awesome review. We do not have any set tracks and decide where to go depending on the our customers capability level which makes it so much more fun. We all love our jobs and enjoy showing off our slice of paradise.

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      *This option must be made together with another price type.
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