South Island NZ Helicopter Flights Daily for Adventurers & Sightseers

Departing from:  Franz Josef  |  Fox Glacier  |  Lake Tekapo  |  Haast

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.

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 ratingFox and Franz helicopter flught We had the experience of a lifetime on this amazing helicopter flight to see the glaciers! Informative, friendly and great... read more

    Jill_b1unt Avatar Jill_b1unt
    28/09/18

    5 star ratingHaast Heli Hunting adventure The best Chamois hunting trip I have been on to date. Scott put us in the perfect spot and our... read more

    Daniel Erena E Avatar Daniel Erena E
    19/06/17

    5 star ratingAn absolute must do!!!!! My partner and I booked in advance because they can be quite busy. When we turned up at the office... read more

    russellcoi Avatar russellcoi
    24/05/18
  • 5 star ratingAn absolute must do!!!!! My partner and I booked in advance because they can be quite busy. When we turned up at the office... read more

    russellcoi Avatar russellcoi
    23/05/18

    5 star ratingFamily trip Took the mount cook 40 minute heli trip with my family and we had an incredible time. A few of... read more

    James M Avatar James M
    18/10/18

    5 star ratingBest Heli Ride ever with Haast Heli ! It was sheer serendipity as we stumbled on Haast Heli on our way from Fox Glacier to Wanaka. The Helicopter... read more

    595gany Avatar 595gany
    26/12/17
  • 5 star ratingSnow Angel This was simply the best experience of our trip to New Zealand. It was my first experience with snow and... read more

    lindamZ2903BR Avatar lindamZ2903BR
    17/11/18

    5 star ratingGreat scenery, great helicopter ride We arrived at Franz Josef wanting to do the helicopter ride over Fox and Franz Josef glaciers and landing on... read more

    AntarcticBound Avatar AntarcticBound
    20/05/13

    5 star ratingAmazing!! Could not recommend this any higher, we took a quick flight along the coast to see a seal colony and... read more

    James R Avatar James R
    25/02/18