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Franz Josef: Helicopter Trip over Two Glaciers

Franz Josef: Helicopter Trip over Two Glaciers

From US$ 242.83 per person

Fly by helicopter above the incredible Franz Josef & Fox Glaciers and experience the highest mountains in New Zealand.

About this activity

Free cancellation
Cancel up to 24 hours in advance to receive a full refund
Covid-19 precautions
Special health and safety measures apply. Learn more
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Duration 35 minutes
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Live tour guide
Small group
Limited to 6 participants


  • See the Fox and Franz Josef glaciers by air on a scenic helicopter ride
  • Admire some of New Zealand's highest mountains amongst the impressive Southern Alps
  • Stop at an elevated landing site
Full description
See New Zealand’s Fox and Franz Josef glaciers with uninterrupted views from a helicopter. Fly amongst the Southern Alps, admiring the ice pinnacles and canyons whilst learning about the awesome spectacle from your professional guide. After you check-in and have a safety briefing, you will be transferred to a private hanger, where you will meet your pilot and guide and board the helicopter. You will be provided headsets in order to hear your guide’s commentary. You will have the opportunity to stop and explore by foot at an elevated landing site, perfect for taking photos.
  • Headsets
  • Complimentary accommodation transfers (limited availability)
  • Clothing
  • Shoes
  • Sunglasses
  • Camera
Not suitable for
  • Wheelchair users
Covid-19 precautions
Safety measures in place
  • All areas that customers touch are frequently cleaned
Traveler requirements
  • You must fill out a travel information form

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Meeting point

Please check in 30 minutes before your flight time. Please allow 75 minutes from beginning to the end of the activity.

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Important information

What to bring

  • Closed-toe shoes

Not allowed

  • Luggage or large bags
  • Selfie sticks
  • Explosive substances

Know before you go

  • Being a weather dependent activity, flight routes are subject to change. If we are unable to depart we will reschedule where possible but safety is our priority.
  • We reserve the right to cancel your flight if minimum numbers of 4 pax (per helicopter) to depart are not met.
  • In the event your flight is cancelled due to weather or minimum numbers are not met, you will receive a full refund.
  • We recommend you bring a light jacket, sunglasses, camera and shoes that you don’t mind getting wet in the snow.
Customer reviews

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Awesome friendly informative pilot best adventure we have done together as a family

July 13, 2021

Awesome guides, company, amazing part of the world. The best way to see the mountains

July 31, 2021

Stunning experience a must do for everyone

September 27, 2021

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Product ID: 398500