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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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20% OFF all scenic flights not already reduced!

Choose any scenic flight below, and enter the Promo Code 2020offer on the booking details page. Excludes all other specials, discount offers, packages, charter flights and the Haast Coastal Flight.

Make your booking before 31 July 2021 to receive this very special discount offer!

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 ratingSusan Everyone was very nice with a clean facility even though remodeling was being done. The remodel in no way interfered... read more

    Susan S
    05/10/19

    5 star ratingAmazing experience....and a view that needs to be seen to be believed! We spent one night in Franz Josef last week and thought that it would be more practical and less expensive... read more

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    Jo-AnneD09
    11/06/18

    5 star ratingBest experience ever Best experience in NZ, heli flight over the Fox glacier & Mt Cook with a landing on Fox & time... read more

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    VegasBIS
    04/02/19
  • 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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    Inspire826292
    18/10/18

    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

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    Paul A
    22/01/18

    5 star ratingMust do activity in Franz Joseph This is a must-do and with this company. So my wife and I arrived late to Franz Joseph the day... read more

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    rnohr
    31/03/19
  • 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 ratingAmazing & Stunning It was really amazing trip that I ever joined! The views were stunning! Definitely will bring more families & friends... read more

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    Katherine K
    27/09/18

    5 star ratingGreat scenery, great helicopter ride We arrived at Franz Josef wanting to do the helicopter ride over Fox and Franz Josef glaciers and landing on... read more

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    AntarcticBound
    20/05/13