South Island NZ Helicopter Flights Daily for Adventurers & Sightseers

Departing from:  Franz Josef  |  Fox Glacier  |  Haast

SCENIC FLIGHTS DEPARTING

Fox Glacier

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It's peak viewing time!

Glaciers are one of nature’s most breathtaking spectacles. Fox Glacier and Franz Josef are internationally-renowned glaciers that attract visitors from around the world every year.

Fly up over the ice, and see pinnacles, crevasses, seracs, and the deep blue ice of glacier country. Choose your Scenic Flight departing Fox Glacier below. Walk-ins welcome.

Scenic flights departing Fox Glacier

The Fox Glacier flight office

Our Fox Glacier office is located in the Fox Glacier Guides’ building on State Highway 6 right in the centre of Fox township. It has a gift store and café, as well as guided walks onto the Fox Glacier. The heliport is just a short ride by courtesy vehicle from our Fox Glacier office.

Important information

Fox Glacier flight office: +64 (0)3 751 0866
Summer (November-March)  7.00AM to 9.00PM
Winter (April-October) 8.00AM to 6.00PM. 

Please note: 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. This allows time for payment processing and aircraft allocation.

Flight duration is only approximate. Pricing is in New Zealand dollars and includes GST. Minimum numbers apply.

 

  • 5 star ratingA ‘must-do’ in Franz Josef I would highly recommend this to anyone. I’d never done a helicopter tour and this one did not disappoint. We... read more

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    LucyD24
    24/02/19

    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
    24/05/18

    5 star ratingFantastic experience! I was very nervous before going on a helicopter flight but was so glad I experienced it. We took the... read more

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    Gillers2014
    05/03/15
  • 5 star ratingFantastic experience! Took a short flight with two friends along the coast to see seals basking, then back over the bush. Felt... read more

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    Wendy B
    24/02/19

    5 star ratingFantastic Fox, Franz and Mount Cook! We only decided the night before that we were even going to book a helicopter flight over the glaciers.

    If...
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    ranidkny
    13/04/18

    5 star ratingAwesome, amazing, trip of a lifetime This is better than you could imagine. Fantastic scenery and smooth ride so even if afraid of helicopters or heights... read more

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    Oakmead1
    09/02/19
  • 5 star ratingBreathtaking! We took the hour tour with glacier landing. It was smooth incredible ride with spectacular views and photo ops. Highly... read more

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    LuAnn C
    14/01/15

    5 star ratingA ‘must-do’ in Franz Josef I would highly recommend this to anyone. I’d never done a helicopter tour and this one did not disappoint. We... read more

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    LucyD24
    25/02/19

    5 star ratingFantastic trip We had a once in a lifetime helicopter ride. The views were wonderful, we took so many photos. The pilot... read more

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    anna737
    20/03/19