SCENIC FLIGHTS DEPARTING
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.
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.
Great value for money. Highlight of our NZ holiday. We had an amazing experience with Haast Heli. Staff were all extremely professional, they planned a great flight up the... read moreLOZQLD05/12/18
A ‘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 moreLucyD2424/02/19
Fantastic experience This is a must do in Franz Josef. Fabulous pilot, Dion, who gave a great commentary. Really can’t appreciate the... read moreheather C19/10/19
One off the bucket list Thanks to Brad P, who gave us some excellent advice to try and get a flight in the late... read morechristinejean6019/04/19
Mind. Blown. My partner and I actually did this trip with the reviewer immediately below, and I wholeheartedly echo his comments. Our... read moreKMJUK14/01/19
Great Grandson Experience Scott, and indeed all from Haast Heli, were extremely helpful when I wished for my 11 year Grandson to experience... read moreHeather M09/10/17
Awesome! Amazing views over the mountains and shoreline. Loved every minute of it, worth every dollar. Friendly and professional service made... read moreTeemuTa17/02/18
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
Best experience ever Best experience in NZ, heli flight over the Fox glacier & Mt Cook with a landing on Fox & time... read moreVegasBIS04/02/19