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5 star rating: Highly Recommended 16 Reviews

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  • Location: Franz Josef, New Zealand
  • Duration:  20 minutes (approx.)

Read what other Viator.com travelers think about the Franz Josef Neve Discoverer Helicopter Flight. What they loved, what they liked and what they think could be improved, it's all here to help you make the most of your next trip.

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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.

5 star rating: Highly Recommended
February 2011

Booked on internet system worked perfect. Trip was excellent and staff brilliant. You should be proud

Chris C
Australia

5 star rating: Highly Recommended
July 2010

Was the highlight of our New Zealand trip. Only last night sharing our photos with friends telling everyone what a wonderful experience it was.

Lee B
United Kingdom

5 star rating: Highly Recommended
March 2010

Excellent experience.

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Anonymous

5 star rating: Highly Recommended
April 2009

We were very lucky, the weather was not great the few days before our helicopter tour of Franz Josef. But on the day the weather was perfect, the helicopter tour was thrilling, the entire experience was a "must do"! Thanks.

4 star rating: Recommended
January 2012

Great fun, very easy to organise. Only regret was that it was all over a bit too quickly. Flight was very comfy and we got to spend a good 5 mins on the glacier, snowball fighting. Would recommend to anyone coming to FJG.

Shiam K
Papua New Guinea

4 star rating: Recommended
July 2011

Fantastic view of the ice and the frozen waterfall from the helicopter! It was a quick way to get up to the top of the glacier and run around, kicking and screaming, on the ice. Time on the ice felt too short, but perhaps its because we were having too much fun!

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