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Twin Glacier Helicopter Flight departing Franz Josef

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  • Location: Franz Josef, New Zealand
  • Duration: 30 minutes (approx.)
  • Tour code: 3434WHO_HLF4
Fly over two of New Zealand's most famous glaciers on this 30-minute helicopter flight.

Marvel at the mantle of pure white snow as you land at the head of either the Franz Josef or Fox Glacier. This landing site is the perfect place to view the incredible natural phenomenon of the glaciers as they wind slowly down the carved valleys from their origin in the mountains high above you.


  • Scenic helicopter flight
  • Free hotel pickup and drop-off included
With its ability to hover, land and provide access to some of New Zealand's most remote areas, a helicopter is the ideal choice for sightseeing that will take you up close to towering peaks, crevasse filled glaciers and sparkling waterways. Learn about the stunning landscape as your professional pilot delivers an informative commentary en route.

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Departure Dates:
Departure Point:
Fox Glacier Helicopter Base
Departure Time:
Flights are operated from 7:30am - 9:00pm between October to March and 8:00am - 6:00pm between April to September

All flight times are approximate and subject to change due to weather conditions and weight restrictions.

Hotel pickups commence prior to this time, you must contact the local service provider to verify your exact pickup time.

Return Details:
Returns to original departure point

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Twin Glacier Helicopter Flight departing Franz Josef

Twin Glacier Helicopter Flight departing Franz Josef

  • Hotel pick up and drop off
  • 30-minute scenic helicopter flight with snow landing
  • Informative commentary during the flight
  • Live commentary on board
  • Pilot guide
  • GST (Goods and Services Tax)
  • Food and drinks
Additional Information:
  • Confirmation will be received within 48 hours of booking, subject to availability
  • Children must be accompanied by an adult
  • Subject to favorable weather conditions. If canceled due to poor weather, you will be given the option of an alternative date or full refund
  • It is recommended that warm clothing and suitable footwear be worn on this tour due to cold temperatures
  • Passengers MUST advise individual weight at time of booking
  • Passengers requiring an additional comfort seat due to weight & size restrictions will need to pay for an extra seat at the time of booking
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Traveler Reviews

Reviewed by: Manoj M, January 2014

Quite an excellent trip

Reviewed by: Pentwynk, January 2014

I will give this company top marks for being understanding and tourist friendly. We had to change our booking due to a road closure caused by a slight landslide driving from Wanaka. They were more than happy to change our time. When we arrived there was cloud cover and our booked time was cancelled and rescheduled two hours later. The flight was excellent and we landed on Fox Glacier for photos etc. There was fresh snow which was very soft and almost every step we went down to our knees in the snow. The pilot was very helpful in assisting me around. We then recorded and flew over the ravines and onto Franz Josef Glacier which was just as spectacular and the whole trip was very memorable.

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Tour code: 3434WHO_HLF4