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Departing from:  Franz Josef  |  Fox Glacier  |  Haast

Franz Josef

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Franz Josef

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Are you up for it?

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 Franz Josef below. Walk-ins welcome.

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Scenic flights departing Franz Josef

The Franz Josef flight office

Our Franz Josef flight office is in the Alpine Adventure Centre building right in the heart of the town. This is your first stop to check in for a flight or make a booking.

Our helipad is at Franz Josef Heliport and is within easy walking distance (200m) of our office. Our ground crew will make sure you are at the heliport in plenty of time for your flight.

Important information

Franz Josef flight office: +64 (0)3 752 0793
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 ratingCompliments Staff Unfortunatley we couldn’t do the flight because off the weather, allthough compliments for the staff! Very honest, polite and helpfull.

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    ndb89
    21/02/19

    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

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    Virginie H
    13/07/18

    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

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    396peterc396
    20/09/18
  • 5 star ratingShayne WOW !! What a Fantastic flight ! We were unable to get up with another company and went to Scenic... read more

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    neonleon68
    18/05/18

    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 ratingGreat tour Managed to get a flight today before the clouds moved in. Great opportunity to see the glacier up close and... read more

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    Z2527CLdavids
    19/04/19
  • 5 star ratingAn absolute must do!!!!! My partner and I booked in advance because they can be quite busy. When we turned up at the office... read more

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    russellcoi
    24/05/18

    5 star ratingGreat value for money. Highlight of our NZ holiday. We had an amazing experience with Haast Heli. Staff were all extremely professional, they planned a great flight up the... read more

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    LOZQLD
    05/12/18

    5 star ratingFranz Joseph Glacier flight Wonderful experience to fly up and land on the glacier! Simply magical place, brilliant pilot in testing conditions and she... read more

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    moikalc
    30/01/19
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