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 ratingFANTASTIC Richard was great at introduction and getting us on an earlier flight. Jamie’s flying was top notch. Great landing on... read more

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    Drew A
    29/07/18

    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

    4 star ratingTouch down on Franz Joseph Glacier My first trip in a helicopter would have been exhilarating anywhere but this was extra special. Looking down on the... read more

    I2848QYjamesa
    01/01/20
  • 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!

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    wullieboylan
    12/01/19

    5 star ratingAmaze-balls! After a few failed attempts earlier in the year due to bad weather we decided to try our luck whilst... read more

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    HoolieNorwich
    30/06/18

    5 star ratingSnow Angel This was simply the best experience of our trip to New Zealand. It was my first experience with snow and... read more

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    lindamZ2903BR
    17/11/18
  • 5 star ratingHelicopter flight Most amazing experience ever , safety was 2nd to none, from booking at the front desk to the pilot with... read more

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    xxtr4cyxx
    22/11/18

    5 star ratingAwesome View Took the 60 minute flight and it was a trip of a lifetime, we had an amazing pilot called Brooke,... read more

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    John W
    24/05/18

    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