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 in a life time experience Originally we wanted to do a glacier hiking, but I have a doubt whether I am physically fit as I... read morengsiewcheng21/05/13
20min scenic plus landing WOW..outstanding!!Bill the pilot was great!Don’t go anywhere else, use these guys!!!!2 adults, 3 kidsBest money ever spent!wullieboylan13/01/19
Fantastic experience! I was very nervous before going on a helicopter flight but was so glad I experienced it. We took the... read moreGillers201405/03/15
Bucket List ticked We chose to do the Flight 4- Grand Tour and so glad we did.From the moment we checked in we... read moreKaren1909201430/05/18
Amazing experience not to be missed! Me and my wife drove all the way to franz Josef purely for this helicopter ride and snow landing, and... read moreAshraf F29/04/18
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
Amazing We booked this as part of a 3 week road trip through NZ. I booked in advance and kept my... read morelouiseandfamily19/02/18
Ride of a lifetime We are currently touring NZ and visited the beautiful Lake Tekapo. Whilst there it was our 44th wedding anniversary so... read moreMoirawright502/04/15
Amazing experience My wife and I booked the 30 minute flight, which included landing on the snow above the glacier. The helicopter... read more396peterc39620/09/18