3.6 km return via same track

Walking and tramping
1 hr 20 min
Easy: Walking track

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  • 1 year ago

Tatare Tunnels Walk : Walking and tramping in Franz Josef Glacier/Kā Roimata o Hine Hukatere, Westland Tai Poutini National Park

The 80-minute walk follows an old 4WD road then the tracks climbs to the old water tunnels. You will need a torch and raincoat to explore the tunnels.
  • 2 years ago
  • 7 reviews

Tatare Tunnels Walk - Westland Tai Poutini National Park, West Coast, NZ - 7 travel reviews for Tatare Tunnels Walk - Westland Tai Poutini National Park

Nice walk and really exciting tunnel. Should be done without shoes though and with a flashlight.
  • 1 year ago
  • 51 reviews

Tatare Tunnels Walk (Franz Josef, New Zealand): Top Tips Before You Go (with Photos) - TripAdvisor

Tatare Tunnels Walk, Franz Josef: See 51 reviews, articles, and 19 photos of Tatare Tunnels Walk, ranked No.11 on TripAdvisor among 32 attractions in Franz Josef.
  • 2 years ago

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  • 5 years ago

New Zealand: Franz Josef Glacier, Tartare Tunnels Walk – She's got wanderlust.

The reason for the waterproof footwear is that there’s ankle-deep, freezing water that you have to walk through in the tunnel. I had brought flip flops for the tunnel since my hiking shoes aren’t waterproof, and I only made it about a minute into the tunnel before I decided it wasn’t worth it because my feet were cold to the point of stinging. I spoke to a few other people who went in far enough to see a few glow worms and they said it was about 1.5-2 mins into the tunnel that they saw them. They said there may have been more further in the tunnel but they didn’t keep going because the water was too cold to continue walking in.


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