South Island NZ Helicopter Flights Daily for Adventurers & Sightseers

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 ratingFantastic experience! I was very nervous before going on a helicopter flight but was so glad I experienced it. We took the... read more

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    Gillers2014
    05/03/15

    5 star ratingFantastic Experience A not to be missed experience if you’re ever in Franz Joseph. The company, pilots etc are all very professional... read more

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    DavidXH558
    04/03/19

    5 star ratingAmazing experience....and a view that needs to be seen to be believed! We spent one night in Franz Josef last week and thought that it would be more practical and less expensive... read more

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    Jo-AnneD09
    11/06/18
  • 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 ratingA ‘must-do’ in Franz Josef I would highly recommend this to anyone. I’d never done a helicopter tour and this one did not disappoint. We... read more

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    LucyD24
    24/02/19

    5 star ratingA must do, go for it!! We booked the one hour Mt Cook and glaciers tour with a glacier landing and the whole experience was fantastic.

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    Daiseaview
    17/12/18
  • 5 star ratingBreathtaking We chose the middle option where we visited Fox glacier and landed on Franz Josef. This was worth every cent... read more

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    sstoney52
    09/04/13

    5 star ratingMust do activity in Franz Joseph This is a must-do and with this company. So my wife and I arrived late to Franz Joseph the day... read more

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    rnohr
    31/03/19

    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