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 ratingPersonalised service, they really go out of their way to make it memorable Rarely have we encountered such a warm, friendly and helpful team. They went out of their way to find another... read more

    Joy G Avatar
    Joy G
    02/02/18

    5 star ratingAmazing experience ! This experience could be described in one word: outstanding! The views, the service, our pilot Josh, .. everything about this... read more

    Virginie H Avatar
    Virginie H
    13/07/18

    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

    Oakmead1 Avatar
    Oakmead1
    09/02/19
  • 5 star ratingCompliments Staff Unfortunatley we couldn’t do the flight because off the weather, allthough compliments for the staff! Very honest, polite and helpfull.

    ndb89 Avatar
    ndb89
    21/02/19

    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

    5 star rating20min scenic plus landing WOW..outstanding!!
    Bill the pilot was great!
    Don’t go anywhere else, use these guys!!!!
    2 adults, 3 kids
    Best money ever spent!

    wullieboylan Avatar
    wullieboylan
    12/01/19
  • 5 star ratingOnce a lifetime experience! If you plan to see the glacier by flying in a helicopter, you will need to make sure you give... read more

    fishh2016 Avatar
    fishh2016
    04/02/19

    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
    25/02/19

    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