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.
My first flight in a helicopter and I absolutely loved it! We were so lucky to find Haast Heli as it was a very personal experience, tailored to our interests! The... read moreIna R11/08/17
Once a lifetime experience! If you plan to see the glacier by flying in a helicopter, you will need to make sure you give... read morefishh201604/02/19
REALLY AWESOME! Don’t miss it! This is a must do in Franz Josef! You will not be disappointed! We booked with another operator one month... read moreGinaSeh03/10/18
Great scenery, great helicopter ride We arrived at Franz Josef wanting to do the helicopter ride over Fox and Franz Josef glaciers and landing on... read moreAntarcticBound20/05/13
Awesome Experience! we took the Franz Josef and Fox Glacier loop on the helicopter and had a landing to take pics. ... read morePigletau12/12/18
Breathtaking We chose the middle option where we visited Fox glacier and landed on Franz Josef. This was worth every cent... read moresstoney5209/04/13
Once 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 morengsiewcheng21/05/13
Awesome! Amazing views over the mountains and shoreline. Loved every minute of it, worth every dollar. Friendly and professional service made... read moreTeemuTa17/02/18
WOW!! Exceptional service & helicopter tour So happy that you two had a snow pops on the landing site. Yes, Jeff is always entertaining, he had... read moreCCHoll04/11/18