For the high-flying explorer who wants to truly behold all the marvels of the Southern Alps, this is the ultimate tour. This 40 minute helicopter flight that departs from Franz Josef Flight Centre and takes you through all of the major natural formations that are a must-see in the Southern Alpine region. Soar over Fox Glacier, with its fields of snowgrass and the rare alpine flora and fauna frolicking in its more accessible areas. In Franz Josef Glacier, the rugged majesty of this high elevation glacier will mesmerize you. Mount Cook stands as the highest mountain in all of New Zealand, and Mount Tasman not far from it is the second highest. You’ll fly by both picturesque peaks before getting a good look at Tasman Glacier, the largest glacier in all of New Zealand. Enjoy getting the panoramic views of all these sights before enjoying a snow landing, where you get to play and explore in the crisp mountain air before heading back to Franz Josef Flight Centre.

Validity

  • The voucher is only valid on the specified date and time

Eligibility

  • Children aged 0-17 must be accompanied by a paying adult

Booking Limitations

  • This activity requires a minimum of 3 participant(s). If the minimum is not met, you can book an alternative date or request a full refund
  • Group size: 3-3 participant(s)

Additional Information

  • Please note: Selfie sticks, especially extendable ones, are a safety hazard and are best left behind. In addition, taking photos using iPads during flights is prohibited as they can impede the view of the pilot and other passengers
  • Sunscreen
  • Camera
  • Warm clothing (preferrably thick clothing for warmth)
  • Hiking shoes
  • Occasionally, the temperature can be 5-10 degrees cooler on the snow than it is in the village. Check with the ground crew if you are unsure of what to wear

Itinerary

  • Departure schedule:
  • Time:
  • 11:45
  • 09:45
  • 10:15
  • 10:45
  • 11:15
  • 09:15
  • 13:15
  • 13:45
  • 14:15
  • 14:45
  • 15:15
  • 15:45
  • 16:15
  • Snow landings are subject to weather conditions on your tour date and are at the pilot’s discretion. No refunds will be issued if you are unable to land due to the weather conditions on your tour date

Meet Up Information

  • Be at the meet up location 30 minutes before the scheduled activity time
  • Departure time will be shown on your voucher upon booking confirmation

HeliServices.NZ Fox & Franz

  • Address: 29 Main Rd, Franz Josef Glacier 7886, New Zealand
  • Please refer to the map for assistance

How To Get There

  • By car: Approximately 5 hours drive from Christchurch and Queenstown (via Crown Range) or 4 hours drive from Wanaka

 

The Grand Tour Helicopter Flight in Franz Josef Glacier

For the high-flying explorer who wants to truly behold all the marvels of the Southern Alps, this is the ultimate tour. This 40 minute helicopter flight that departs from Franz Josef Flight Centre and takes you through all of the major natural formations that are a must-see in the Southern Alpine region. Soar over Fox Glacier, with its fields of snowgrass and the rare alpine flora and fauna frolicking in its more accessible areas. In Franz Josef Glacier, the rugged majesty of this high elevation glacier will mesmerize you. Mount Cook stands as the highest mountain in all of New Zealand, and Mount Tasman not far from it is the second highest. You’ll fly by both picturesque peaks before getting a good look at Tasman Glacier, the largest glacier in all of New Zealand. Enjoy getting the panoramic views of all these sights before enjoying a snow landing, where you get to play and explore in the crisp mountain air before heading back to Franz Josef Flight Centre.

Validity

  • The voucher is only valid on the specified date and time

Eligibility

  • Children aged 0-17 must be accompanied by a paying adult

Booking Limitations

  • This activity requires a minimum of 3 participant(s). If the minimum is not met, you can book an alternative date or request a full refund
  • Group size: 3-3 participant(s)

Additional Information

  • Please note: Selfie sticks, especially extendable ones, are a safety hazard and are best left behind. In addition, taking photos using iPads during flights is prohibited as they can impede the view of the pilot and other passengers
  • Sunscreen
  • Camera
  • Warm clothing (preferrably thick clothing for warmth)
  • Hiking shoes
  • Occasionally, the temperature can be 5-10 degrees cooler on the snow than it is in the village. Check with the ground crew if you are unsure of what to wear

Itinerary

  • Departure schedule:
  • Time:
  • 11:45
  • 09:45
  • 10:15
  • 10:45
  • 11:15
  • 09:15
  • 13:15
  • 13:45
  • 14:15
  • 14:45
  • 15:15
  • 15:45
  • 16:15
  • Snow landings are subject to weather conditions on your tour date and are at the pilot’s discretion. No refunds will be issued if you are unable to land due to the weather conditions on your tour date

Meet Up Information

  • Be at the meet up location 30 minutes before the scheduled activity time
  • Departure time will be shown on your voucher upon booking confirmation

HeliServices.NZ Fox & Franz

  • Address: 29 Main Rd, Franz Josef Glacier 7886, New Zealand
  • Please refer to the map for assistance

How To Get There

  • By car: Approximately 5 hours drive from Christchurch and Queenstown (via Crown Range) or 4 hours drive from Wanaka

 

Note:

  • All prices are quoted in Australian Dollars and include GST
  • If purchase one ticket only – Please email us to arrange it for you (Email address: info@delightfultravelaus.com)
  • Please read the terms and conditions below the website before you purchase
  •  This product  non-refundable once booked
  • Children under the age of 16 years must be accompanied and supervised by an adult (18+) for the duration of the tour

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