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.
Great Experience! I did the Twin Glacier flight from Franz Josef. It was awesome. The service from the company was professional. Our... read moreerudern17/12/18
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
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
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
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
Best helicopter ride in NZ Why try and get a chopper flight from the Glaciers on the West Coast when you can take off at... read moreCasinoshoppe28/07/18
Amazing!! Could not recommend this any higher, we took a quick flight along the coast to see a seal colony and... read moreJames R25/02/18
Great chopper ride Great chopper ride to see both the twin glacier. Nice view. With the snow landing for some great photos. Must try.jokl7809/12/18
Amazing!! Could not recommend this any higher, we took a quick flight along the coast to see a seal colony and... read moreJames R24/02/18