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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 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 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 ratingBreathtaking We chose the middle option where we visited Fox glacier and landed on Franz Josef. This was worth every cent... read more

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    sstoney52
    09/04/13

    5 star ratingFANTASTIC Richard was great at introduction and getting us on an earlier flight. Jamie’s flying was top notch. Great landing on... read more

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    Drew A
    29/07/18
  • 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 ratingBucket List ticked We chose to do the Flight 4- Grand Tour and so glad we did.
    From the moment we checked in we...
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    Karen19092014
    30/05/18

    5 star ratingOne off the bucket list Thanks to Brad P, who gave us some excellent advice to try and get a flight in the late... read more

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    christinejean60
    19/04/19
  • 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

    4 star ratingTouch down on Franz Joseph Glacier My first trip in a helicopter would have been exhilarating anywhere but this was extra special. Looking down on the... read more

    I2848QYjamesa
    01/01/20

    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