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.
Bucket List ticked We chose to do the Flight 4- Grand Tour and so glad we did.From the moment we checked in we... read more30/05/18
Breathtaking! We took the hour tour with glacier landing. It was smooth incredible ride with spectacular views and photo ops. Highly... read more14/01/15
😮 awesome A fantastic trip to Mount Cook and the two associated Glaciers. Jamie the pilot was outstanding and made sure our... read more11/03/18
Amazing We booked this as part of a 3 week road trip through NZ. I booked in advance and kept my... read more19/02/18
An absolute must do!!!!! My partner and I booked in advance because they can be quite busy. When we turned up at the office... read more23/05/18
Breathtaking We chose the middle option where we visited Fox glacier and landed on Franz Josef. This was worth every cent... read more09/04/13
Amazing!! Could not recommend this any higher, we took a quick flight along the coast to see a seal colony and... read more25/02/18
Shayne WOW !! What a Fantastic flight ! We were unable to get up with another company and went to Scenic... read more18/05/18
Best 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 more28/07/18