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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 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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    James M
    18/10/18

    5 star ratingUnbelievable experience We took Heliservices flight to the Fox and Franz Joseph glaciers and we were so glad we did, boarded our... read more

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    jacktripper12
    20/12/18

    5 star ratingFantastic 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...
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    ranidkny
    13/04/18
  • 5 star ratingOnce a lifetime experience! If you plan to see the glacier by flying in a helicopter, you will need to make sure you give... read more

    fishh2016 Avatar
    fishh2016
    04/02/19

    5 star ratingBest helicopter ride in NZ Why try and get a chopper flight from the Glaciers on the West Coast when you can take off at... read more

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    Casinoshoppe
    28/07/18

    5 star ratingAmazing experience An amazing trip that I would recommend for my friends. I fly through Franz Josef Glacier and fly back through... read more

    Floranceyeo
    06/11/19
  • 5 star ratingScenic flight to Franz Joseph Glacier We did the 20-minute flight and it was truly an amazing experience! Highlights include a close-up view of the Franz... read more

    cylamcy
    12/10/19

    5 star ratingAmazing Short Helitour - so worth it! Was really impressed that they were upfront, not promising a snow landing due to the weather - but happy to... read more

    buffykc
    12/05/20

    5 star ratingFox 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 more

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    Jill_b1unt
    28/09/18