South Island NZ Helicopter Flights Daily for Adventurers & Sightseers

Departing from:  Franz Josef  |  Fox Glacier  |  Haast

SCENIC FLIGHTS DEPARTING

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.

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 0792
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 ratingBest experience ever Best experience in NZ, heli flight over the Fox glacier & Mt Cook with a landing on Fox & time... read more

    VegasBIS Avatar
    VegasBIS
    04/02/19

    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
    13/01/19

    5 star ratingAwesome If you only do one thing, try and get up in a helicopter over the glacier. It's the best way... read more

    Lisa C Avatar
    Lisa C
    29/09/18
  • 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

    Ashraf F Avatar
    Ashraf F
    29/04/18

    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 ratingBucket List ticked We chose to do the Flight 4- Grand Tour and so glad we did.

    From the moment we checked in we...
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    Karen19092014 Avatar
    Karen19092014
    30/05/18
  • 5 star ratingAwesome Experience! we took the Franz Josef and Fox Glacier loop on the helicopter and had a landing to take pics. ... read more

    Pigletau Avatar
    Pigletau
    12/12/18

    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! After staying overnight in Haast we came across Haast Helicopters and having missed out on a helicopter trip over the... read more

    Carol A Avatar
    Carol A
    12/01/18