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.
Ride of a lifetime We are currently touring NZ and visited the beautiful Lake Tekapo. Whilst there it was our 44th wedding anniversary so... read moreMoirawright502/04/15
Fabulous experience Thank you for your review circlette00, I believe you were landing on our Mt Joseph when you were doing a... read morecirclette0008/10/18
Personalised 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 moreJoy G02/02/18
Great 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 moreAntarcticBound20/05/13
Family trip Took the mount cook 40 minute heli trip with my family and we had an incredible time. A few of... read moreInspire82629218/10/18
Great experience Amazing experience today flying over Mt Cook, Mt Tasman and Fox Glacier. Landing in the snow gave us an awesome... read moreKelliL89101/03/19
Fantastic 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 moreranidkny13/04/18
Breathtaking! We took the hour tour with glacier landing. It was smooth incredible ride with spectacular views and photo ops. Highly... read moreLuAnn C14/01/15
Once a lifetime experience! If you plan to see the glacier by flying in a helicopter, you will need to make sure you give... read morefishh201604/02/19