SCENIC FLIGHTS DEPARTING
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.
Franz Josef flight office: +64 (0)3 752 0793
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.
FANTASTIC Richard was great at introduction and getting us on an earlier flight. Jamie’s flying was top notch. Great landing on... read moreDrew A29/07/18
😮 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
Family trip Took the mount cook 40 minute heli trip with my family and we had an incredible time. A few of... read moreJames M18/10/18
Amazing We booked this as part of a 3 week road trip through NZ. I booked in advance and kept my... read morelouiseandfamily19/02/18
Fantastic Fantastic helicopter ride, for both the thrill of a helicopter ride and to be on top of the Franz Josef... read moreTraceyMorgan_2623/04/18
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
Great value for money. Highlight of our NZ holiday. We had an amazing experience with Haast Heli. Staff were all extremely professional, they planned a great flight up the... read moreLOZQLD05/12/18
Great trip down the coast After staying overnight in Haast we wandered down to the office and asked for tour options . We choose to... read morePaul A22/01/18