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 ratingAwesome View Took the 60 minute flight and it was a trip of a lifetime, we had an amazing pilot called Brooke,... read more

    John W Avatar John W
    23/05/18

    5 star ratingAmazing scenery and experience The trip was fantastic. Staff in the town office were very helpful and provide transport to the helipad. The helicopter... read more

    Michael T Avatar Michael T
    11/04/18

    5 star ratingAmazing experience not to be missed! Me and my wife drove all the way to franz Josef purely for this helicopter ride and snow landing, and... read more

    Ashraf F Avatar Ashraf F
    28/04/18
  • 5 star ratingWhat an amazing trip! My son and I did the helicopter snow landing on the Liebig dome yesterday and thoroughly enjoyed ourselves! The views... read more

    holidaygirlWaikato Avatar holidaygirlWaikato
    28/01/18

    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... read more

    Karen19092014 Avatar Karen19092014
    30/05/18

    5 star ratingLoved it What an amazing experience the guys at Tekapo helicopters gave us. From start to finish it was of the utmost... read more

    LennyBlakemore Avatar LennyBlakemore
    13/04/18
  • 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... read more

    ranidkny Avatar ranidkny
    14/04/18

    5 star ratingHaast Heli Hunting adventure The best Chamois hunting trip I have been on to date. Scott put us in the perfect spot and our... read more

    Daniel Erena E Avatar Daniel Erena E
    19/06/17

    5 star ratingFlyfishing Flyout to Thomas River Very motivated team, even on the chrismas weekend!! Scott seems to be a veery experienced pilot. Felt absolutely save!!

    Simon B Avatar Simon B
    26/12/17