South Island NZ Helicopter Flights Daily for Adventurers & Sightseers

Departing from:  Franz Josef  |  Fox Glacier  |  Haast

Franz Josef

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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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
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 rating20min scenic plus landing WOW..outstanding!!
    Bill the pilot was great!
    Don’t go anywhere else, use these guys!!!!
    2 adults, 3 kids
    Best money ever spent!

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    wullieboylan
    13/01/19

    5 star rating20min scenic plus landing WOW..outstanding!!
    Bill the pilot was great!
    Don’t go anywhere else, use these guys!!!!
    2 adults, 3 kids
    Best money ever spent!

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    wullieboylan
    12/01/19

    5 star ratingCompliments Staff Unfortunatley we couldn’t do the flight because off the weather, allthough compliments for the staff! Very honest, polite and helpfull.

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    ndb89
    21/02/19
  • 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 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 ratingREALLY AWESOME! Don’t miss it! This is a must do in Franz Josef! You will not be disappointed! We booked with another operator one month... read more

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    GinaSeh
    03/10/18
  • 5 star ratingMind. Blown. My partner and I actually did this trip with the reviewer immediately below, and I wholeheartedly echo his comments. Our... read more

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    KMJUK
    14/01/19

    5 star ratingAmazing 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 more

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    Ashraf F
    29/04/18

    5 star ratingFantastic 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...
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    ranidkny
    13/04/18