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Fox and Franz Josef Glaciers Helicopter Flight - 30 Minutes

Fox Glacier and Franz Josef
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HWC012

Highlights

  • Scenic 30 minute helicopter flight
  • High alpine landing in a stunning snowfield
  • Amazing views of Fox Glacier and Franz Josef Glacier

Fly over two of New Zealand's most famous glaciers, land at the head of either the Franz Josef Glacier or Fox Glacier. View the incredible natural phenomenon of the glacier as it winds slowly down the carved valleys from its origin in the mountains high above you.

Why You'll Love This

What's Included?

  • Scenic 30 minute helicopter flight over Fox Glacier and Franz Josef Glacier
  • Alpine landing to touch snow
  • Safety briefing and in-flight headset
  • Courtesy transfers to and from central locations

This incredible scenic helicopter flight takes you along the rugged West Coast of the South Island, which boasts two of the worlds most accessible glaciers, the Franz Josef Glacier and Fox Glacier. Take in views of dramatic, untamed beauty where the mountains meet the Tasman Sea and where rainforests give way to the glaciers, and the sea. The helicopter flight allow visitors to get up close to these spectacular wonders of the natural world, flying over two of New Zealand's most famous glaciers, before landing at the head of either the Franz Josef Glacier or Fox Glacier. Touch pristine white snow during your alpine landing. View the incredible natural phenomenon of the glacier as it winds slowly down the carved valleys from its origin in the mountains high above you.

Trips depart from both Fox Glacier village and Franz Josef village.

On the Day

Session Length

  • This experience lasts 35 minutes, including the alpine landing
  • This experience is available 365 days a year

Numbers on the Day

Minimum numbers are required for trips to operate. Please call 24 hours before departure to reconfirm your booking.

Weather

This experience is weather dependant.

Dress Code

Sunglasses, sturdy footwear, and a camera are recommended.

... and Importantly

Guidelines

  • This helicopter flight is suitable for all ages
  • Please advise at the time of booking if you are travelling with an infant or toddler
  • Please advise at the time of booking if wheelchair access is required

Cancellation

Once this experience has been confirmed, changes are at the discretion of the experience provider and arranged directly with them according to this policy:

Rescheduling

  • Over 24 hours prior to the experience date: No charge
  • Within 24 hours of the experience, No Shows and Late Arrivals: Participants forfeit their experience and are not entitled to a refund or re-book. Participants are advised to make their own insurance provisions in case of unforeseen circumstances