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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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20% OFF all scenic flights not already reduced!

Choose any scenic flight below, and enter the Promo Code 2020offer on the booking details page. Excludes all other specials, discount offers, packages, charter flights and the Haast Coastal Flight.

Make your booking before 31 July 2021 to receive this very special discount offer!

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 Richard was great at introduction and getting us on an earlier flight. Jamie’s flying was top notch. Great landing on... read more

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    Drew A
    29/07/18

    5 star ratingGrand Tour We had to abandon our helicopter flight in October and received a credit - great communication from the staff at... read more

    D4592MDnikkid
    29/12/20

    5 star ratingFantastic experience This is a must do in Franz Josef. Fabulous pilot, Dion, who gave a great commentary. Really can’t appreciate the... read more

    heather C
    19/10/19
  • 5 star rating1 word.. "awesome"!! went for the heli trip for snow landing. Jason is very informative and attentive. he took us to the best... read more

    narusse
    22/09/19

    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 ratingAmazing This was the highlight of our trip. The weather was perfect and it was totally amazing. We were... read more

    Joanne F
    13/01/20
  • 5 star ratingAmazing & Stunning It was really amazing trip that I ever joined! The views were stunning! Definitely will bring more families & friends... read more

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    Katherine K
    27/09/18

    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 ratingReally Recommend Great pilot, very competant and reassuring great skills on display passenger safety of maximum concern, gave all 6 passengers a... read more

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    sheppstephen737gmail
    16/04/19