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.
Shayne WOW !! What a Fantastic flight ! We were unable to get up with another company and went to Scenic... read moreneonleon6817/05/18
FANTASTIC Richard was great at introduction and getting us on an earlier flight. Jamie’s flying was top notch. Great landing on... read moreDrew A29/07/18
One of the nicest experiences! My family have never sat on a helicopter so imagine the joy when we saw the possibility. There were quite... read moreJason84wong21/06/13
Fantastic Fantastic helicopter ride, for both the thrill of a helicopter ride and to be on top of the Franz Josef... read moreTraceyMorgan_2622/04/18
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
Simply the best ! we had an absolutely fantastic trip with these guys. They were very professional, giving a good safety briefing and a... read moreMartin and Sue C15/04/18
Shayne WOW !! What a Fantastic flight ! We were unable to get up with another company and went to Scenic... read moreneonleon6818/05/18
Franz Joseph Glacier flight Wonderful experience to fly up and land on the glacier! Simply magical place, brilliant pilot in testing conditions and she... read moremoikalc30/01/19
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