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.
The Franz Josef flight office
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 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.
Once a lifetime experience! If you plan to see the glacier by flying in a helicopter, you will need to make sure you give... read morefishh201604/02/19
Awesome View Took the 60 minute flight and it was a trip of a lifetime, we had an amazing pilot called Brooke,... read moreJohn W24/05/18
An absolute must do!!!!! My partner and I booked in advance because they can be quite busy. When we turned up at the office... read morerussellcoi23/05/18
Totally amazing What an amazing experience.
Professional and first class. It’s definitely worth the money and time to take the helicopter trip... read moreclaireh77051315/03/20
Fantastic Fantastic helicopter ride, for both the thrill of a helicopter ride and to be on top of the Franz Josef... read moreTraceyMorgan_2623/04/18
Breathtaking! We took the hour tour with glacier landing. It was smooth incredible ride with spectacular views and photo ops. Highly... read moreLuAnn C14/01/15
Awesome heli trip around Franz Josef A fantastic heli trip over glaciers in a beautiful sunny day! This is a must do in Franz Josef where... read moreNatalitaB02/11/19
ABSOLUTELY INCREDIBLE Wonderful and incredible experience. Firstly, the customer service was great. The lady at the desk was Australian and was so... read morebrianvergtyu09/12/18
Amazing 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... read moreMarianoPiccett20/01/20