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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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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 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 ratingSnow Angel This was simply the best experience of our trip to New Zealand. It was my first experience with snow and... read more

    lindamZ2903BR Avatar
    lindamZ2903BR
    17/11/18

    5 star ratingAn unbelievable experience Came to Fox Glacier specifically for the glaciers (obviously!) but decided to not do the 4 hour trek as I... read more

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    MJJC_1982
    06/06/13
  • 5 star ratingFANTASTIC Richard was great at introduction and getting us on an earlier flight. Jamie’s flying was top notch. Great landing on... read more

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    Drew A
    29/07/18

    5 star ratingMind. Blown. My partner and I actually did this trip with the reviewer immediately below, and I wholeheartedly echo his comments. Our... read more

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    KMJUK
    14/01/19

    5 star ratingAwesome, 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 more

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    Oakmead1
    09/02/19
  • 5 star ratingAmazing!! Could not recommend this any higher, we took a quick flight along the coast to see a seal colony and... read more

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    James R
    24/02/18

    5 star ratingAwesome experience Kia ora Ellajeans,

    Thanks for taking the time to leave us a 5 star review! We are so pleased to hear...
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    Ellajeans
    04/12/19

    5 star ratingCompliments Staff Unfortunatley we couldn’t do the flight because off the weather, allthough compliments for the staff! Very honest, polite and helpfull.

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    ndb89
    21/02/19