South Island NZ Helicopter Flights Daily for Adventurers & Sightseers

Departing from:  Franz Josef  |  Fox Glacier  |  Lake Tekapo  |  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 ratingMemorable, amazing, a must do activity! We waited 3 days for the weather to improve and then we went on an incredible adventure in a helicopter... read more

    Excursion564453 Avatar Excursion564453
    20/11/18

    5 star ratingPersonalised service, they really go out of their way to make it memorable Rarely have we encountered such a warm, friendly and helpful team. They went out of their way to find another... read more

    Joy G Avatar Joy G
    02/02/18

    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

    tiffanyng Avatar tiffanyng
    01/05/18
  • 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

    TeemuTa Avatar TeemuTa
    16/02/18

    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

    Paul A Avatar Paul A
    22/01/18

    5 star ratingUnforgettable Experience One of the highlights of our trip to NZ was our helicopter flight over the twin glaciers and our snow... read more

    Emeralda Avatar Emeralda
    16/06/18
  • 5 star ratingAmazing & Stunning It was really amazing trip that I ever joined! The views were stunning! Definitely will bring more families & friends... read more

    Katherine K Avatar Katherine K
    27/09/18

    5 star ratingShayne WOW !! What a Fantastic flight ! We were unable to get up with another company and went to Scenic... read more

    neonleon68 Avatar neonleon68
    18/05/18

    5 star ratingGreat chopper ride Great chopper ride to see both the twin glacier. Nice view. With the snow landing for some great photos. Must try.

    jokl78 Avatar jokl78
    09/12/18