in Westland District of West Coast, New Zealand
- Franz Josef Aerodrome (3 mi)
- Mount Cook Airport (26 mi)
- Glentanner Airport (36 mi)
- Pukaki Airport (59 mi)
- Hokitika Airfield (62 mi)
- Greymouth Airport (82 mi)
- Timaru Airport (82 mi)
- Wanaka Airport (103 mi)
- Christchurch International Airport (118 mi)
- Decimal Coordinates (Latitude, Longitude):
- -43.389 and 170.182 (Lat./Lng.)
- Coordinates by Time:
- S -43° 23' 20" and E 170° 10' 54"
- Currency and Currency Code:
- Dollar - NZD
- Spoken languages:
- English, Maori
- Local electricity:
- 230 V - 50 Hz (plugs: G)
- Mobile phone / cellular frequencies (MHz):
- 900 MHz, 1800 MHz, 3G, 4G
- Local Time: 06:07 AM (Tuesday)
- Timezone: Pacific/Auckland
- UTC/GMT offset: 12 hours
- Sunrise and Sunset:
- 8:05 am and 5:10 pm
- Antipode Coordinates:
- 43.039 and -9.279 (Lat./Lng.)
- Closest place to antipode coordinates:
- This place on Wikipedia
- This place on Geonames.org
Safety Score: 3,0 of 5.0 based on data from 9 authorites. Meaning we advice caution when travelling to New Zealand.
Travel warnings are updated daily. Source: Travel Warning New Zealand. Last Update: 2023-06-05 08:24:19
Delve into Franz Josef
Franz Josef in Westland District (West Coast) with it's 315 habitants is a town located in New Zealand about 276 mi (or 444 km) south-west of Wellington, the country's capital town.
Time in Franz Josef is now 06:07 AM (Tuesday). The local timezone is named Pacific / Auckland with an UTC offset of 12 hours. We know of 9 airports closer to Franz Josef, of which one is a larger airport. The closest airport in New Zealand is Franz Josef Aerodrome in a distance of 3 mi (or 5 km), North-West. Besides the airports, there are other travel options available (check left side).
In need of a room? We compiled a list of available hotels close to the map centre further down the page.
Since you are here already, you might want to pay a visit to some of the following locations: Greymouth, Christchurch, Dunedin, Invercargill and Richmond. To further explore this place, just scroll down and browse the available info.
Local weather forecast
Todays Local Weather Conditions & Forecast: 10°C / 49 °F
|Morning Temperature||7°C / 45 °F|
|Evening Temperature||8°C / 46 °F|
|Night Temperature||6°C / 42 °F|
|Chance of rainfall||0%|
|Air Pressure||1020 hPa|
|Wind Speed||Moderate breeze with 11 km/h (7 mph) from West|
|Cloud Conditions||Clear sky, covering 0% of sky|
|General Conditions||Sky is clear|
Tuesday, 6th of June 2023
11°C (52 °F)
6°C (42 °F)
Sky is clear, gentle breeze, clear sky.
Wednesday, 7th of June 2023
10°C (50 °F)
5°C (42 °F)
Sky is clear, gentle breeze, clear sky.
Thursday, 8th of June 2023
10°C (50 °F)
6°C (43 °F)
Sky is clear, light breeze, clear sky.
Hotels and Places to Stay
YHA Franz Josef - Hostel
Bella Vista Motel Franz Josef Glacier
SCENIC HOTEL FRANZ JOSEF GLAC
Jag Escape Franz Alpine Retreat
Franz Josef Oasis
Glow Worm Accommodation
Aspen Court Motel Franz Josef
Franz Country House
Videos from this area
These are videos related to the place based on their proximity to this place.
Franz Josef Glacier Hike
Our day trip on the Franz Josef Glacier located on the South Island of New Zealand. This was filmed during an adventure tour in July 2009. Enjoy!
New Zealand - Franz Josef and Fox Glacier Helicopter (Pt1)
Lets Trek New Zealand - Day 15. Morning helicopter ride up to Fox glacier, passing over Franz Josef. We stopped half way to let a hiker off and then continued. It was amazing to see from...
harufrei: New Zealand/South Island/ Franz Josef Glacier
for further informations: http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Franz_Josef_Glacier http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/New_Zealand http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Glacier please take a look to my channel @...
New Zealand Arthurs Pass to Fox Glacier (Part 5)
The Fox Glacier (Te Moeka o Tuawe in Māori) is a 13 km (8.1 mi) long glacier located in Westland Tai Poutini National Park on the West Coast of New Zealand's South Island. It was named in...
Experience Franz Josef Glacier
Just 300 meters above sea level in lush rain forests' you will find New Zealand's Franz Josef Glacier. Bella Vista Accommodation provide modern Studio and family accommodation in the heart...
Franz Josef Glacier Heli-Hike
Helicopter flight up onto Frank Josef Glacier. Followed by hiking across the glacier to see the ice pinnacles, crevices, tunnels and blue ice.
Visiting Franz Josef Glacier New Zealand
Located in Westland National Park of South Island New Zealand, Franz Josef is one of the two most famous glacier which are easily accessible in the area. I was based in Franz Josef township...
Chopper Flight - Franz Josef, South Westland, New Zealand
A draft version of a new movie out soon from Wildnewzealand Films..... a great flying adventure through the Southern Alps of New Zealand, flying from Franz Josef Glacier, South Westland with...
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Attractions and noteworthy things
Distances are based on the centre of the city/town and sightseeing location. This list contains brief abstracts about monuments, holiday activities, national parcs, museums, organisations and more from the area as well as interesting facts about the region itself. Where available, you'll find the corresponding homepage. Otherwise the related wikipedia article.
Westland District is a political subdivision on the west coast of New Zealand's South Island. It is administered by the Westland Distgrict Council territorial authority. Its population is 8,900 (June 2012 estimate).
Franz Josef, New Zealand
Franz Josef is a small town in the West Coast region of the South Island of New Zealand. Whataroa is 32 km to the north-east, and the township of Fox Glacier is 23 km to the south-west. State Highway 6 runs through the town. The Waiho River runs from the Franz Josef Glacier to the south, through the town, and into the Tasman Sea to the north-west. The population was 330 in the 2006 Census, an increase of 9 from 2001.
The Callery River is a river of New Zealand. It lies mostly within Westland Tai Poutini National Park, and is a tributary of the Waiho River. The Callery flows west from the Callery Saddle for 12 kilometres before turning north to reach the Waiho close to Franz Josef township.
These are some bigger and more relevant cities in the wider vivinity of Franz Josef.
Franz Josef Glacier › West, Franz Josef Glacier (source)
FRITZ RANGE › South-East: Franz Josef Glacier, FRITZ RANGE (source)
Franz Josef › North: SH6, Franz Josef (source)
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This place is known by different names. Here the ones we know:
Waiho Gorge, Franz Josef Glacier, Franz Josef, WHO, Waiau