South Island NZ Helicopter Flights Daily for Adventurers & Sightseers

Departing from:  Franz Josef  |  Fox Glacier  |  Lake Tekapo  |  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 ratingCould Not Have Asked for More Although the sales and administration of the company was very laid-back, the actual trip lived up to all expectations and... read more

    KiwiMax2013 Avatar KiwiMax2013
    01/06/15

    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... read more

    Brooke K Avatar Brooke K
    11/08/18

    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

    TeemuTa Avatar TeemuTa
    16/02/18
  • 5 star rating😮 awesome A fantastic trip to Mount Cook and the two associated Glaciers. Jamie the pilot was outstanding and made sure our... read more

    Russell M Avatar Russell M
    11/03/18

    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

    TraceyMorgan_26 Avatar TraceyMorgan_26
    23/04/18

    5 star ratingOne of the nicest experiences! My family have never sat on a helicopter so imagine the joy when we saw the possibility. There were quite... read more

    Jason84wong Avatar Jason84wong
    21/06/13
  • 5 star ratingShayne WOW !! What a Fantastic flight ! We were unable to get up with another company and went to Scenic... read more

    neonleon68 Avatar neonleon68
    18/05/18

    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

    ngsiewcheng Avatar ngsiewcheng
    21/05/13

    5 star ratingAmazing & Stunning It was really amazing trip that I ever joined! The views were stunning! Definitely will bring more families & friends... read more

    Katherine K Avatar Katherine K
    27/09/18