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.
Brilliant and amazing. Amazing, we were so lucky with the weather. Took a longer flight and circled Mt Cook, saw the origin of... read moreJudo51316/03/15
ABSOLUTELY INCREDIBLE Wonderful and incredible experience. Firstly, the customer service was great. The lady at the desk was Australian and was so... read morebrianvergtyu09/12/18
An unbelievable experience Came to Fox Glacier specifically for the glaciers (obviously!) but decided to not do the 4 hour trek as I... read moreMJJC_198206/06/13
Stunning trip - amazing view of the glaciers Staying near the top end of Lake Wanaka in Makaroa I was a three-hour drive from Franz Josef but couldn't... read moreBrisbanegirl2210/02/19
😮 awesome A fantastic trip to Mount Cook and the two associated Glaciers. Jamie the pilot was outstanding and made sure our... read moreRussell M11/03/18
REALLY 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 moreGinaSeh03/10/18
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
20min scenic plus landing WOW..outstanding!!Bill the pilot was great!Don’t go anywhere else, use these guys!!!!2 adults, 3 kidsBest money ever spent!wullieboylan12/01/19
Fox and Franz helicopter flught We had the experience of a lifetime on this amazing helicopter flight to see the glaciers! Informative, friendly and great... read moreJill_b1unt28/09/18