SCENIC FLIGHTS DEPARTING

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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$195 per Adult Franz Josef or Fox Glacier with Snow landing (allow 20 minutes).No need to apply a code, just make a booking!

$350 per Adult TWIN GLACIER special Choose the Twin Glacier scenic flight departing from Franz Josef or Fox Glacier, and receive the special price of $350 per Adult. (includes the 30 minute Fox Glacier and Mount Cook option departing Fox Glacier)

 

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
Office hours 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 ratingFantastic Fox, Franz and Mount Cook! We only decided the night before that we were even going to book a helicopter flight over the glaciers.

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    ranidkny
    13/04/18

    5 star ratingMust-do We had an incredible experience flying with Heliservices onto the Franz glacier. From the check-in staff too the pilot all... read more

    DJandR
    07/10/20

    5 star ratingShayne WOW !! What a Fantastic flight ! We were unable to get up with another company and went to Scenic... read more

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    neonleon68
    17/05/18
  • 5 star ratingSusan Everyone was very nice with a clean facility even though remodeling was being done. The remodel in no way interfered... read more

    Susan S
    05/10/19

    5 star ratingFantastic Fantastic helicopter ride, for both the thrill of a helicopter ride and to be on top of the Franz Josef... read more

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    TraceyMorgan_26
    22/04/18

    5 star ratingUnreal experience! Great company Had an amazing experience! Can’t rate these guys highly enough!
    So I was staying over in Fox Glacier just for a...
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    kwame m
    02/10/20
  • 5 star ratingwonderful experience We had the most incredible experience. The rugged landscape was amazingly beautiful, what a wonderful 30 minutes. Our pilot was... read more

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    nanstevo
    10/05/19

    5 star ratingAmazing flight over the glaciers We did a Fox and Franz Joseph glacier flight from Fox. After a two day wait for the weather... read more

    393LuC
    29/07/20

    5 star ratingOutstanding “Must-do” Experience!!! The team at Heliservices are top notch and helped to make this a memorable experience for my husband and me.... read more

    FoodieLucy88
    21/09/20