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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.

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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 ratingFantastic staff and amazing experience!! We were passing thru Franz on our way to the ferry, the staff were amazing and went out of their... read more

    Hdiwnala
    02/09/19

    5 star ratingAwesome! Amazing views over the mountains and shoreline. Loved every minute of it, worth every dollar. Friendly and professional service made... read more

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    TeemuTa
    16/02/18

    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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    ngsiewcheng
    21/05/13
  • 5 star ratingGreat scenery, great helicopter ride We arrived at Franz Josef wanting to do the helicopter ride over Fox and Franz Josef glaciers and landing on... read more

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    AntarcticBound
    20/05/13

    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 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 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 ratingScenic flight to Franz Joseph Glacier We did the 20-minute flight and it was truly an amazing experience! Highlights include a close-up view of the Franz... read more

    cylamcy
    12/10/19

    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
    22/04/18