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.

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$195 per Adult Franz Josef or Fox Glacier with Snow landing (allow 20 minutes).No need to apply a code, just make a booking!

$350 per Adult TWIN GLACIER special Choose the Twin Glacier scenic flight departing from Franz Josef or Fox Glacier, and receive the special price of $350 per Adult. (includes the 30 minute Fox Glacier and Mount Cook option departing Fox Glacier)

 

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 0793
Office hours 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 ratingFantastic experience! Took a short flight with two friends along the coast to see seals basking, then back over the bush. Felt... read more

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    Wendy B
    24/02/19

    5 star ratingBreathtaking! Our family (kids 8 & 11) did the Fox Glacier snow landing trip. The reception staff was really good and... read more

    923adrih
    04/04/21

    5 star ratingSpectacular experience.. What an amazing experience. Awesome service, wonderful female pilot. The scenery and beauty is pure perfection. Loved this!

    Brannan Hunter
    01/08/20
  • 5 star ratingHighlight of NZ trip Company was willing to take just 2 on a helicopter flight to the glacier with a landing on the top... read more

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    Anne P
    23/05/19

    5 star ratingAmaizing Fantastic experiance, we are all absolutly impressed, with a luck of sun you will see colours like no where else,... read more

    romanj91
    15/01/20

    5 star ratingGreat chopper ride Great chopper ride to see both the twin glacier. Nice view. With the snow landing for some great photos. Must try.

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    jokl78
    09/12/18
  • 5 star ratingwonderful experience We had the most incredible experience. The rugged landscape was amazingly beautiful, what a wonderful 30 minutes. Our pilot was... read more

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    nanstevo
    10/05/19

    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...
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    Karen19092014
    30/05/18

    5 star ratingAmazing 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...
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    MarianoPiccett
    20/01/20