South Island NZ Helicopter Flights Daily for Adventurers & Sightseers

Departing from:  Franz Josef  |  Fox Glacier  |  Haast

Franz Josef

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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.
























































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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 0793
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 ratingReally Recommend Great pilot, very competant and reassuring great skills on display passenger safety of maximum concern, gave all 6 passengers a... read more

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    sheppstephen737gmail
    16/04/19

    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

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    JamesR1556
    25/02/18

    5 star ratingAwesome flight and service Thank you for giving us an unforgettable flight in this beautiful country. Special thanks for the staff Ada and... read more

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    VickyT1823
    27/03/19
  • 5 star ratingHighlight of NZ trip Company was willing to take just 2 on a helicopter flight to the glacier with a landing on the top... read more

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    Anne P
    23/05/19

    5 star ratingFantastic Experience We pre booked the Heli services helicopter trip and landign to Franz Josef glacier. Stunning views and a fantastic experience.... read more

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    MarinerGrimsby
    19/02/19

    5 star ratingA ‘must-do’ in Franz Josef I would highly recommend this to anyone. I’d never done a helicopter tour and this one did not disappoint. We... read more

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    LucyD24
    25/02/19
  • 5 star ratingOne of the nicest experiences! My family have never sat on a helicopter so imagine the joy when we saw the possibility. There were quite... read more

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    Jason84wong
    21/06/13

    5 star ratingREALLY AWESOME! Don’t miss it! This is a must do in Franz Josef! You will not be disappointed! We booked with another operator one month... read more

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    GinaSeh
    03/10/18

    5 star ratingAwesome! Amazing views over the mountains and shoreline. Loved every minute of it, worth every dollar. Friendly and professional service made... read more

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    TeemuTa
    17/02/18