South Island NZ Helicopter Flights Daily for Adventurers & Sightseers

Departing from:  Franz Josef  |  Fox Glacier  |  Haast

It's peak viewing time!

Fly up and over the ice, and see pinnacles, crevasses, seracs, and the deep blue ice of NZ's South Island unique glaciers.

Are you up for it?

We fly you into the Aoraki Mt Cook National Park and land you on the snow.

Max out your senses

Scenic flights over spectacular and varied scenery, including alpine areas, waterfalls, hidden lakes and the stunning West Coast

Take your adrenaline to wild new heights!

Book a once in a lifetime opportunity to experience incredible views of New Zealand’s last frontier.

South Island NZ Helicopter Flights Daily for Adventurers & Sightseers

HeliServicesNZ is an experienced helicopter flightseeing company providing you with a diverse range of South Island scenic helicopter flights and private charters in some of New Zealand's most spectacular alpine and coastal regions. 

HeliServicesNZ has an experienced team with a total focus on the safety and wellbeing of everyone who flies with us.
We look forward to welcoming you onboard!

HELICOPTER FLIGHTS DEPARTING DAILY*

There’s nothing like having this elevation and really feeling like you’re part of our beautiful landscape

CHOOSE YOUR DEPARTURE POINT

SCENIC FLIGHTS DEPARTING

Franz Josef

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Are you up for it?

Fly up and over the ice, and see pinnacles, crevasses, seracs, and the deep blue ice of the South Island's glaciers. Snow landings available.

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Fox Glacier

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It’s peak viewing time!

Experience for yourself why Glaciers are one of nature’s most breathtaking spectacles that attract visitors from around the world every year.

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Haast

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Hit the heights of Wow!

The Haast World Heritage Area is one of NZ's top attractions providing an opportunity to experience incredible views of New Zealand’s last frontier.

  • 5 star ratingAmazing experience not to be missed! Me and my wife drove all the way to franz Josef purely for this helicopter ride and snow landing, and... read more

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    Ashraf F
    29/04/18

    5 star ratingAmazing experience....and a view that needs to be seen to be believed! We spent one night in Franz Josef last week and thought that it would be more practical and less expensive... read more

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    Jo-AnneD09
    11/06/18

    5 star ratingStunning trip - amazing view of the glaciers Staying near the top end of Lake Wanaka in Makaroa I was a three-hour drive from Franz Josef but couldn't... read more

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    Brisbanegirl22
    10/02/19
  • 5 star ratingSnow Angel This was simply the best experience of our trip to New Zealand. It was my first experience with snow and... read more

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    lindamZ2903BR
    17/11/18

    5 star rating'Simply the Best' We stayed in Haast en route from Wanaka to Franz Josef. On the morning of our departure we decided to... read more

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    John G
    11/02/16

    5 star ratingAn absolute must do!!!!! My partner and I booked in advance because they can be quite busy. When we turned up at the office... read more

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    russellcoi
    23/05/18
  • 5 star ratingAn unbelievable experience Came to Fox Glacier specifically for the glaciers (obviously!) but decided to not do the 4 hour trek as I... read more

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    MJJC_1982
    06/06/13

    5 star ratingFantastic Fantastic helicopter ride, for both the thrill of a helicopter ride and to be on top of the Franz Josef... read more

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    TraceyMorgan_26
    23/04/18

    5 star ratingOnce in a life time experience Originally we wanted to do a glacier hiking, but I have a doubt whether I am physically fit as I... read more

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    21/05/13

A passion for hunting, fishing, and the outdoors

The HeliServicesNZ team are passionate about hunting, fishing, and the outdoors. Many of our pilots, ground crew, and guides have local hunting and fishing experience and are happy to share their knowledge with you.

HeliServicesNZ can fly you to remote and spectacular locations in New Zealand’s South Island to fish from our pristine rivers and coastlines and hunt the various introduced species that are found here, such as Himalayan Tahr, Chamois and Red Deer.

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Commercial Services to help you acheive your goals

You are welcome to approach us with your particular needs for any given project and we’ll work with you to achieve your goals.

Why fly with HeliServices?

We pride ourselves on delivering a high-quality service that is safe, cost efficient, and tailored to your needs.  HeliServices provide a well-maintained fleet of modern turbine helicopters with seating for four and six passengers. Our flight offices are located in Franz Josef Glacier, Fox Glacier and Haast.

  • Experienced and skilled pilots with great local knowledge
  • Year-round snow landings
  • We fly into Milford Sound and Mt Aspiring National Park
  • Flight packages from 20 minutes to one hour
  • Proud member of the NZ Tourism Industry Association
  • CAA New Zealand Air Operators’ Certificate AOC 88797
  • We fly into Aoraki/Mt Cook National Park
  • Same day bookings and walk-ins welcome
100% Locally Owned

The only 100% locally owned and operated helicopter company licensed to land at all designated landing sites within the Westland, Tai Poutini National Park. (See flights departing from Fox, Franz JosefLake Tekapo and Haast for more information)

Rigorous Health & Safety Standards

Rigorous health and safety standards, trained ground crew, and comprehensive compliance with all national safety standards. We hold a Civil Aviation Authority of New Zealand Air Operators’ Certificate AOC 88797.

Safety is our main priority, and a strong safety culture is at the forefront of all services that we provide.

Personally-tailored Charter Flights

Personally-tailored charter flights for hunting expeditions, fishing trips, weddings, hiking, filming, and corporate group tours. Remote area guided fishing tours from our Haast Base with departure point at Whataroa (north of Franz Josef) for hunters travelling into Whataroa Valley and Perth Valley.

Take your love to great new heights!

Ask us about bespoke flights to select locations for your celebration or special occasion.

HELICOPTER FLIGHTS DEPARTING DAILY*

There’s nothing like having this elevation and really feeling like you’re part of our beautiful landscape

CHOOSE YOUR DEPARTURE POINT

*Departures and snow landings are subject to weather conditions and are at the pilot’s discretion. Check-in time is 30 minutes before your scheduled departure time.
Flight duration is only approximate. Pricing is in New Zealand dollars and includes GST. Minimum numbers apply.