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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 Guides’ building on State Highway 6 right in the centre of Fox township (44 Main Road, Fox Glacier). 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 ratingWow..just wow ! With some trepidation I boarded the helicopter ( front seat as instructed by pilot) and we took off. The experience... read more

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    Barbara H
    21/03/19

    5 star ratingABSOLUTELY INCREDIBLE Wonderful and incredible experience. Firstly, the customer service was great. The lady at the desk was Australian and was so... read more

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    brianvergtyu
    09/12/18

    5 star ratingFantastic experience This is a must do in Franz Josef. Fabulous pilot, Dion, who gave a great commentary. Really can’t appreciate the... read more

    heather C
    19/10/19
  • 5 star ratingSo much fun! Well worth it.
    We took our 18 month old who loves choppers and he fully enjoyed he whole experience - as...
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    Brooke K
    11/08/18

    5 star ratingBest experience ever Best experience in NZ, heli flight over the Fox glacier & Mt Cook with a landing on Fox & time... read more

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    VegasBIS
    04/02/19

    5 star ratingCrazy experience! Weather forecast didn't look very good, and from the ground, the mountains seemed a bit cloudy, but oh boy! Once... read more

    julie C
    12/10/19
  • 5 star ratingA tad squeezy but totally worth it! We were looking at reviews and also checking out the shops in Franz on the first day of our trip.... read more

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    tiffanyng
    01/05/18

    5 star ratingBrilliant and amazing. Amazing, we were so lucky with the weather. Took a longer flight and circled Mt Cook, saw the origin of... read more

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    Judo513
    16/03/15

    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

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