Quick & easy instant bookings for Glacier Helicopters
Franz Josef Glacier provides some of the most stunning ‘ice architecture’ of any Glacier in the world. The Glacier was in a state of advance until 2008 when it started retreating before a following spectacular collapse of the terminal face in 2012, it is now only accessible by helicopter.
Experience one or experience them all - with several flight options and landings available.
Flight Tour 302 - Franz Josef Glacier Snow Landing
- From sea level rising to the heart of the magnificent Southern Alps, this flight explores the awe-inspiring ice falls of the Franz Josef Glacier. The flight includes a snow landing, an excellent opportunity to really take in the surroundings and breathe the clean alpine air.
Departs Franz Josef, duration: 20 minutes
Adult $270 / Child (4-14 years) $189
Flight Tour 303 - Fox & Franz Josef Glacier Twin Landing
- Twice the ice! Explore the glacial icefalls of not one but two glaciers - Fox Glacier and Franz Josef Glacier. Discover up close their neve and unusual ice formations - landing on the snowfields is a highlight and will make for superb photos, snowballs and memories.
Departs Franz Josef, duration: 30 minutes
Adult $350 / Child (4-14yrs) $245
Flight Tour 306 - Mt. Cook Spectacular with Glacier Landing
-The ultimate glacial experience - this flight tours covers it all! Glacial icefalls, crevasses and neves, views from the coast to mountain tops – you get to see both glaciers and New Zealand’s highest peak. Cross the Southern Alps spine and circle the top of magnificent Mt Cook. Topped off with a spectacular snow landing, a truly spectacular West Coast helicopter experience!
Departs Franz Josef, duration: 40 minutes
Adult $480 / Child (4-14yrs) $336
-Please call 24 hours prior to departure on 0800 800 732 to reconfirm your booking.
-Check in time is 15 minutes prior to departure.
-Bring sunglasses, a light jacket or jumper, sturdy footwear and your camera.
All flight operate on demand and are subject to minimum numbers & weather conditions.
502a Wairakei Road, Harewood