South Island NZ Helicopter Flights Daily for Adventurers & Sightseers

Departing from:  Franz Josef  |  Fox Glacier  |  Haast

Franz Josef

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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
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 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

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    Paul A
    22/01/18

    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

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    Virginie H
    13/07/18

    5 star ratingOnce 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 more

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    ngsiewcheng
    21/05/13
  • 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...
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    ranidkny
    14/04/18

    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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    James R
    24/02/18

    5 star ratingMemorable, amazing, a must do activity! We waited 3 days for the weather to improve and then we went on an incredible adventure in a helicopter... read more

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    Excursion564453
    20/11/18
  • 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 ratingWOW!! Exceptional service & helicopter tour So happy that you two had a snow pops on the landing site.
    Yes, Jeff is always entertaining, he had...
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    CCHoll
    04/11/18

    5 star ratingMy 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 more

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    Ina R
    11/08/17