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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 ratingAwesome View Took the 60 minute flight and it was a trip of a lifetime, we had an amazing pilot called Brooke,... read more

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    John W
    23/05/18

    5 star ratingExpensive but soooooo worth it!! Possibly the best thing we’ve done on our NZ trip so far - the price was a little eye-watering and... read more

    Phill2810
    08/01/20

    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
  • 5 star rating😮 awesome A fantastic trip to Mount Cook and the two associated Glaciers. Jamie the pilot was outstanding and made sure our... read more

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    Russell M
    11/03/18

    5 star ratingamazing Amazing experience. 100% highly recommend doing this. Unbelievable views and even better on a beautiful day. Dion is an awesome... read more

    Johan2020NZ
    24/06/20

    5 star ratingAwesome Experience! we took the Franz Josef and Fox Glacier loop on the helicopter and had a landing to take pics. ... read more

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    Pigletau
    12/12/18
  • 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 ratingTotally amazing What an amazing experience.
    Professional and first class. It’s definitely worth the money and time to take the helicopter trip...
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    claireh770513
    15/03/20

    5 star ratingFlyfishing Flyout to Thomas River Very motivated team, even on the chrismas weekend!! Scott seems to be a veery experienced pilot. Felt absolutely save!!

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    Simon B
    26/12/17