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.
The Franz Josef flight office
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.
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.
Mind. Blown. My partner and I actually did this trip with the reviewer immediately below, and I wholeheartedly echo his comments. Our... read moreKMJUK14/01/19
'Simply the Best' We stayed in Haast en route from Wanaka to Franz Josef. On the morning of our departure we decided to... read moreJohn G11/02/16
Awesome, amazing, trip of a lifetime This is better than you could imagine. Fantastic scenery and smooth ride so even if afraid of helicopters or heights... read moreOakmead109/02/19
An absolute must do!!!!! My partner and I booked in advance because they can be quite busy. When we turned up at the office... read morerussellcoi24/05/18
Amazing scenery and experience The trip was fantastic. Staff in the town office were very helpful and provide transport to the helipad. The helicopter... read moreMichael T11/04/18
Amazing 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 moreAshraf F28/04/18
Amazing!! Could not recommend this any higher, we took a quick flight along the coast to see a seal colony and... read moreJamesR155625/02/18
Best Heli Ride ever with Haast Heli ! It was sheer serendipity as we stumbled on Haast Heli on our way from Fox Glacier to Wanaka. The Helicopter... read more595gany26/12/17
Personalised service, they really go out of their way to make it memorable Rarely have we encountered such a warm, friendly and helpful team. They went out of their way to find another... read moreJoy G02/02/18