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I have just arrived to Franz Josef town, South Island, New Zealand. The main attractions here are the Franz Josef and Fox glaciers.

Several local tour operators feature heli-hikes to both glaciers, combined with a few hours of guided glacier walking tour.

Is there any difference between the glaciers walks? Are there any landscape or geographical features that are unique to just one of them? Is any of them should be preferred in cloudy weather?

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Possibly better suited for travel.stackexchange.com –  LBell Mar 18 '13 at 22:44
@LBell I think it belongs here if the question about the walks is removed. The walks are guided tours, but the other questions are about specific recreation locations and I think they would be appropriate. –  MaskedPlant Mar 19 '13 at 14:01
too old to migrate - so might as well leave it here :-) –  Rory Alsop Mar 27 '13 at 20:57
does that mean we should not answer to it? I have been to both glaciers and I could help maybe. Let me know. –  Pixie Jun 3 '14 at 14:37
Please answer, it might help others. –  Adam Matan Jun 3 '14 at 14:44

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