South Island NZ Helicopter Flights Daily for Adventurers & Sightseers

Departing from:  Franz Josef  |  Fox Glacier  |  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 ratingA must do, go for it!! We booked the one hour Mt Cook and glaciers tour with a glacier landing and the whole experience was fantastic.

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    Daiseaview
    17/12/18

    5 star rating😮 awesome A fantastic trip to Mount Cook and the two associated Glaciers. Jamie the pilot was outstanding and made sure our... read more

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    Russell M
    11/03/18

    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 experience not to be missed! Me and my wife drove all the way to franz Josef purely for this helicopter ride and snow landing, and... read more

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    Ashraf F
    28/04/18

    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

    5 star ratingREALLY AWESOME! Don’t miss it! This is a must do in Franz Josef! You will not be disappointed! We booked with another operator one month... read more

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    GinaSeh
    03/10/18
  • 5 star ratingAwesome! Amazing views over the mountains and shoreline. Loved every minute of it, worth every dollar. Friendly and professional service made... read more

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    TeemuTa
    16/02/18

    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

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    tiffanyng
    01/05/18

    5 star ratingAmazing trip Very short notice trip due to a quick change in the weather. Discreetly weighed for seating arrangements.Well organised in the... read more

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    Ange717
    30/01/19