Helicopter Flight Above Glaciers with Alpine Landing

Fox Glacier and Franz Josef


  • Scenic 40 minute helicopter flight
  • High alpine landing in a stunning snowfield with incredible surrounding scenery
  • Amazing views of Fox Glacier, Franz Josef Glacier, and Mount Cook

Take in incredible views of Fox Glacier, Franz Josef Glacier and Mount Cook, as you fly high above on this 40 minute helicopter flight. Experience an alpine snow landing, where you can touch the fresh snow, before returning, taking in picturesque views of the Tasman Glacier and Mount Cook.

Why You'll Love This

What's Included?

  • Scenic 40 minute helicopter flight with views of Fox Glacier, Franz Josef Glacier and Mount Cook
  • Alpine snow landing, to touch snow
  • Safety briefing and in flight headset
  • Courtesy transfers to and from central locations

This incredible scenic helicopter flight takes in the spectacular scenery of two of New Zealand's finest national parks, and picturesque views of the surrounding mountains, and lush forests below. During your 40 minute flight, view the long and flowing Tasman Glacier, and get close to Mount Cook, New Zealand's highest peak. Take in the gigantic expanses of both Franz Josef Glacier and Fox Glacier, with towering ice formations and crisp white snow, before experiencing a snow landing, and the chance to step onto the snow, and breathe in the fresh, clear alpine air, before jumping back aboard for a return flight to take in the beauty of the scenery below.

On the Day

Session Length

  • Please allow 40 minutes for this experience, including the alpine landing

Numbers on the Day

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


This experience is weather dependant.

Dress Code

Sunglasses, sturdy footwear, and a camera are recommended.

... and Importantly


  • 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


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


  • 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