Insider's Guide to Franz Josef & Fox Glacier

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5 star rating: Highly Recommended 18 Reviews

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  • Location: Franz Josef, New Zealand
  • Duration:  20 minutes (approx.)
The perfect opportunity to get up close to the glacier and touch snow. You'll be captivated as you lift off and fly up and over Fox Glacier and experience the solitude of landing in this wonderful natural alpine environment.

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Franz Josef Neve Discoverer Helicopter Flight

Helicopter over Franz Josef Glacier

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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Customer Reviews

5 star rating: Highly Recommended September 2014

Absolutely fantastic.Recommend to anyone,

Barbie
Australia

5 star rating: Highly Recommended April 2014

Fantastic! What an experience. Landing on the glacier was unbelievable!

5 star rating: Highly Recommended March 2014

Lived up to expectations. Definite one of the highlights of our tour with spectacular views. A unique experience.

5 star rating: Highly Recommended December 2013

Having never been in a helicopter and also never seen a glacier this was double the excitement for my wife, our 14 year old son and myself. Amazing scenery, the stop on the mountain was also awesome. The day was beautiful weather which helped but it was the highlight of our trip to the South Island. The only thing that would have made it only a little better would be a slightly longer flight over the mountain and glacier, otherwise fantastic!

5 star rating: Highly Recommended December 2013

Most amazing experience, was the only way to truly appreciate the beauty of the area. Pilot was very friendly. Would definitely recommend this to anyone travelling in the area. Definitely worth every cent.

5 star rating: Highly Recommended April 2013

The highlight of our New Zealand holiday. The pilot gave us a great flight and commentary.

5 star rating: Highly Recommended November 2012

A spectacular way to view the glaciers! Landing was awesome, our pilot was very informative and the staff most helpful in organizing this once in a lifetime/must do event.

5 star rating: Highly Recommended May 2012

The flight was incredible and was the highlight of our trip to New Zealand!

5 star rating: Highly Recommended February 2012

A totally awesome experience not to be missed! Spectacular views.

5 star rating: Highly Recommended March 2011

Our flight was fantastic, excellent viewing of Mt. Cook and glacier landing.
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