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.
Simply the best ! we had an absolutely fantastic trip with these guys. They were very professional, giving a good safety briefing and a... read more15/04/18
Fantastic 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 more14/04/18
Amazing 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 more29/04/18
Amazing!! Could not recommend this any higher, we took a quick flight along the coast to see a seal colony and... read more24/02/18
😮 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
Loved it What an amazing experience the guys at Tekapo helicopters gave us. From start to finish it was of the utmost... read more13/04/18
Awesome View Took the 60 minute flight and it was a trip of a lifetime, we had an amazing pilot called Brooke,... read more24/05/18
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
Shayne WOW !! What a Fantastic flight ! We were unable to get up with another company and went to Scenic... read more18/05/18