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.
Fantastic experience! I was very nervous before going on a helicopter flight but was so glad I experienced it. We took the... read moreGillers201405/03/15
Brilliant and amazing. Amazing, we were so lucky with the weather. Took a longer flight and circled Mt Cook, saw the origin of... read moreJudo51316/03/15
Breathtaking We chose the middle option where we visited Fox glacier and landed on Franz Josef. This was worth every cent... read moresstoney5209/04/13
Ride of a lifetime We are currently touring NZ and visited the beautiful Lake Tekapo. Whilst there it was our 44th wedding anniversary so... read moreMoirawright502/04/15
awesome experience!! Absolutely fantastic experience! This was seriously one of the best days of my life. Beautiful scenery, excellent company and amazing... read moremichellita a25/10/19
Amazing flight in Franz Josef I did my first helicopter flight with them and the experience was great!
The whole staff was really friendly and professional... read moreMarianoPiccett20/01/20
Flyfishing Flyout to Thomas River Very motivated team, even on the chrismas weekend!! Scott seems to be a veery experienced pilot. Felt absolutely save!!Simon B26/12/17
Fantastic 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 moreHdiwnala02/09/19
Must do activity in Franz Joseph This is a must-do and with this company. So my wife and I arrived late to Franz Joseph the day... read morernohr31/03/19