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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
Office hours 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 ratingABSOLUTELY INCREDIBLE Wonderful and incredible experience. Firstly, the customer service was great. The lady at the desk was Australian and was so... read more

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    brianvergtyu
    09/12/18

    5 star ratingFantastic experience This is a must do in Franz Josef. Fabulous pilot, Dion, who gave a great commentary. Really can’t appreciate the... read more

    heather C
    19/10/19

    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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    JamesR1556
    25/02/18
  • 5 star rating3 Glaciers and NZ’s 2 highest mountains “BOOM” Waking up to clear blue skies and brilliant sunshine prompted us to enquire about a helicopter flight. What a treat... read more

    Lesley M
    30/05/20

    5 star ratingAwesome Experience! we took the Franz Josef and Fox Glacier loop on the helicopter and had a landing to take pics. ... read more

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    Pigletau
    12/12/18

    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 ratingAmazing 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 more

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    Ashraf F
    29/04/18

    5 star ratingStunning trip - amazing view of the glaciers Staying near the top end of Lake Wanaka in Makaroa I was a three-hour drive from Franz Josef but couldn't... read more

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    Brisbanegirl22
    10/02/19

    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