SCENIC FLIGHTS DEPARTING
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.
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.
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.
wonderful experience We had the most incredible experience. The rugged landscape was amazingly beautiful, what a wonderful 30 minutes. Our pilot was... read morenanstevo10/05/19
Unbelievable experience We took Heliservices flight to the Fox and Franz Joseph glaciers and we were so glad we did, boarded our... read morejacktripper1220/12/18
Scenic flight to Franz Joseph Glacier We did the 20-minute flight and it was truly an amazing experience! Highlights include a close-up view of the Franz... read morecylamcy12/10/19
Could Not Have Asked for More Although the sales and administration of the company was very laid-back, the actual trip lived up to all expectations and... read moreKiwiMax201301/06/15
Amazing experience ! This experience could be described in one word: outstanding! The views, the service, our pilot Josh, .. everything about this... read moreVirginie H13/07/18
Great tour Managed to get a flight today before the clouds moved in. Great opportunity to see the glacier up close and... read moreZ2527CLdavids19/04/19
Great experience Amazing experience today flying over Mt Cook, Mt Tasman and Fox Glacier. Landing in the snow gave us an awesome... read moreKelliL89101/03/19
Fantastic Experience We pre booked the Heli services helicopter trip and landign to Franz Josef glacier. Stunning views and a fantastic experience.... read moreMarinerGrimsby19/02/19
Awesome Experience! we took the Franz Josef and Fox Glacier loop on the helicopter and had a landing to take pics. ... read morePigletau12/12/18