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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.

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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 ratingHelicopter flight Most amazing experience ever , safety was 2nd to none, from booking at the front desk to the pilot with... read more

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    xxtr4cyxx
    22/11/18

    4 star ratingA great surprise We were booked to do a scenic flight over the Franz Joseph Glacier, however the weather did not play its... read more

    curtley10
    11/10/20

    5 star ratingWow! What a great trip. It was worth every cent. I didn’t realise how good it was going to be. Very... read more

    FeenixWgton
    11/09/19
  • 5 star ratingAmazing!! Could not recommend this any higher, we took a quick flight along the coast to see a seal colony and... read more

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    JamesR1556
    25/02/18

    5 star ratingGreat Experience! I did the Twin Glacier flight from Franz Josef. It was awesome. The service from the company was professional. Our... read more

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    erudern
    17/12/18

    5 star ratingFantastic Fantastic helicopter ride, for both the thrill of a helicopter ride and to be on top of the Franz Josef... read more

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    TraceyMorgan_26
    22/04/18
  • 5 star ratingFantastic experience!!! Thank you llmAgnes for your fantastic 5 star rating and “fantastic experience”review. I am so pleased we were able to... read more

    llmAgnes
    12/10/19

    5 star ratingOnce in a life time experience Originally we wanted to do a glacier hiking, but I have a doubt whether I am physically fit as I... read more

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    ngsiewcheng
    21/05/13

    5 star ratingFantastic staff and amazing experience!! We were passing thru Franz on our way to the ferry, the staff were amazing and went out of their... read more

    Hdiwnala
    02/09/19