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
    17/05/18

    5 star ratingAmazing We booked this as part of a 3 week road trip through NZ. I booked in advance and kept my... read more

    louiseandfamily Avatar louiseandfamily
    19/02/18

    5 star ratingFantastic Fantastic helicopter ride, for both the thrill of a helicopter ride and to be on top of the Franz Josef... read more

    TraceyMorgan_26 Avatar TraceyMorgan_26
    23/04/18
  • 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 ratingGreat trip down the coast After staying overnight in Haast we wandered down to the office and asked for tour options . We choose to... read more

    Paul A Avatar Paul A
    22/01/18

    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... read more

    ranidkny Avatar ranidkny
    13/04/18
  • 5 star ratingAwesome View Took the 60 minute flight and it was a trip of a lifetime, we had an amazing pilot called Brooke,... read more

    John W Avatar John W
    23/05/18

    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... read more

    ranidkny Avatar ranidkny
    14/04/18

    5 star ratingPersonalised service, they really go out of their way to make it memorable Rarely have we encountered such a warm, friendly and helpful team. They went out of their way to find another... read more

    Joy G Avatar Joy G
    02/02/18