South Island NZ Helicopter Flights Daily for Adventurers & Sightseers

Departing from:  Franz Josef  |  Fox Glacier  |  Lake Tekapo  |  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 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

    tiffanyng Avatar tiffanyng
    01/05/18

    5 star ratingAmazing We booked this as part of a 3 week road trip through NZ. I booked in advance and kept my... read more

    louiseandfamily Avatar louiseandfamily
    19/02/18

    5 star ratingFamily trip Took the mount cook 40 minute heli trip with my family and we had an incredible time. A few of... read more

    Inspire826292 Avatar Inspire826292
    18/10/18
  • 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

    John G Avatar John G
    11/02/16

    5 star ratingAmazing experience My wife and I booked the 30 minute flight, which included landing on the snow above the glacier. The helicopter... read more

    396peterc396 Avatar 396peterc396
    20/09/18

    5 star ratingFlyfishing Flyout to Thomas River Very motivated team, even on the chrismas weekend!! Scott seems to be a veery experienced pilot. Felt absolutely save!!

    Simon B Avatar Simon B
    26/12/17
  • 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

    ngsiewcheng Avatar ngsiewcheng
    21/05/13

    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

    MJJC_1982 Avatar MJJC_1982
    06/06/13

    5 star ratingLoved it What an amazing experience the guys at Tekapo helicopters gave us. From start to finish it was of the utmost... read more

    LennyBlakemore Avatar LennyBlakemore
    13/04/18