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 November 30 to December 06

Change Dates

All prices are shown in NZD ($)

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  • Single Quad$120.00 Less than 6 at this price!
  • Double Quad$135.00

  • Single Quad$125.00 Less than 6 at this price!
  • Double Quad$135.00

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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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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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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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.

Keeley Gillan from New Zealand wrote on 18 November 2021

Just awesome

Changing terrain. Changing environments. Mountainous and glacier views. Riverbeds and rainforest. Rain or shine this is the best activity to do in Franz. Expert knowledge and guidance. Felt safe and supported throughout whilst having a blast the whole time. 10/10 recommend.

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Thank you so much Keeley, we had such a great time with you and Elsje! Best of luck with rest of your travels and if you're ever back in Franz Josef, please pop in and say hi.

Michael Sangster from New Zealand wrote on 17 October 2021

Quad bike madness

Great tour with Dora. Bikes super easy to get the hang of. Views were amazing. Book the afternoon session so you can visit the glaciers in the morning before the cloud rolls in.

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Alex Hogg from New Zealand wrote on 04 October 2021

Amazing!

What a thrill and great for the whole family. Our guide Dora was so fun as well as knowing the area so well and giving us a daredevil experience whilst keeping us safe. Seeing the different types of countryside was a treat and the ATV's are beasts. Experience to remember for a lifetime thanks!

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We love taking out families and ensuring that everyone has a great time. All our guides enjoy showing off our backyard while having a safe thrill seeking experience. Our quads are definitely beasts and are perfect for what we do. Thank you for taking the time to review us we really appreciate it and are so please you and your family loved our tour.

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