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.
Fantastic Fantastic helicopter ride, for both the thrill of a helicopter ride and to be on top of the Franz Josef... read moreTraceyMorgan_2622/04/18
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
Amazing experience....and a view that needs to be seen to be believed! We spent one night in Franz Josef last week and thought that it would be more practical and less expensive... read moreJo-AnneD0911/06/18
Best 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 more595gany26/12/17
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
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 F28/04/18
Family trip Took the mount cook 40 minute heli trip with my family and we had an incredible time. A few of... read moreJames M18/10/18
'Simply the Best' We stayed in Haast en route from Wanaka to Franz Josef. On the morning of our departure we decided to... read moreJohn G11/02/16
Amazing scenery and experience The trip was fantastic. Staff in the town office were very helpful and provide transport to the helipad. The helicopter... read moreMichael T11/04/18