South Island NZ Helicopter Flights Daily for Adventurers & Sightseers

Departing from:  Franz Josef  |  Fox Glacier  |  Lake Tekapo  |  Haast

SCENIC FLIGHTS DEPARTING

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.

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 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 ratingShayne WOW !! What a Fantastic flight ! We were unable to get up with another company and went to Scenic... read more

    neonleon68 Avatar neonleon68
    18/05/18

    5 star ratingAmazing & Stunning It was really amazing trip that I ever joined! The views were stunning! Definitely will bring more families & friends... read more

    Katherine K Avatar Katherine K
    27/09/18

    5 star ratingBest 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 more

    595gany Avatar 595gany
    26/12/17
  • 5 star ratingA tad squeezy but totally worth it! We were looking at reviews and also checking out the shops in Franz on the first day of our trip.... read more

    tiffanyng Avatar tiffanyng
    01/05/18

    5 star ratingAmazing experience ! This experience could be described in one word: outstanding! The views, the service, our pilot Josh, .. everything about this... read more

    Virginie H Avatar Virginie H
    13/07/18

    5 star ratingBucket List ticked We chose to do the Flight 4- Grand Tour and so glad we did.

    From the moment we checked in we... read more

    Karen19092014 Avatar Karen19092014
    30/05/18
  • 5 star ratingUnforgettable Experience One of the highlights of our trip to NZ was our helicopter flight over the twin glaciers and our snow... read more

    Emeralda Avatar Emeralda
    16/06/18

    5 star ratingAn absolute must do!!!!! My partner and I booked in advance because they can be quite busy. When we turned up at the office... read more

    russellcoi Avatar russellcoi
    24/05/18

    5 star ratingAmazing! After staying overnight in Haast we came across Haast Helicopters and having missed out on a helicopter trip over the... read more

    Carol A Avatar Carol A
    12/01/18