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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 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 ratingHighlight of NZ trip Company was willing to take just 2 on a helicopter flight to the glacier with a landing on the top... read more

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    Anne P
    23/05/19

    5 star ratingSpectacular experience.. What an amazing experience. Awesome service, wonderful female pilot. The scenery and beauty is pure perfection. Loved this!

    QB55
    10/08/20

    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 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
    23/04/18

    5 star ratingFamily trip Took the mount cook 40 minute heli trip with my family and we had an incredible time. A few of... read more

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    James M
    18/10/18
  • 5 star ratingFantastic Fox, Franz and Mount Cook! We only decided the night before that we were even going to book a helicopter flight over the glaciers.

    If...
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    ranidkny
    13/04/18

    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

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    Jason84wong
    21/06/13

    5 star ratingSublime Wow and wow. Stunning day and no wind. We booked the grand flight and on a good day it is... read more

    tracyh716
    21/07/20