Guided tour

Franz Josef Town: Glacier Helicopter Tour with Snow Landing

Franz Josef Town: Glacier Helicopter Tour with Snow Landing

From US$ 191 per person

Fly by helicopter above the incredible Franz Josef Glacier taking in its ice pinnacles and crevasses. Take stunning photos of the impressive Southern Alps from the landing spot.

About this activity

Free cancellation
Cancel up to 24 hours in advance to receive a full refund
Covid-19 precautions
Special health and safety measures apply. Learn more
Mobile ticketing
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Duration 25 minutes
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Live tour guide
English
Small group
Limited to 6 participants

Experience

Highlights
  • Fly over the Franz Josef Glacier in a helicopter
  • See some of New Zealand's highest mountains
  • Learn about the area from your pilot
  • Admire the ice river, ice pinnacles, and crevasses
  • Take incredible photos during the snow landing
Full description
Take in some of New Zealand’s most impressive mountains during a helicopter ride. Land among them for even more spectacular views and fantastic photo opportunities. Meet at the local partner’s office to check in and attend a safety briefing. Then, following a transfer to a private hangar, you will meet your pilot and board the helicopter for takeoff. Put your headset on to enjoy your pilot's guided commentary. Fly over the terminal moraine of the ancient Franz Josef Glacier and up the valley over the ice river. Take in the ice pinnacles and crevasses before flying onwards amongst the impressive Southern Alps. Land on an elevated landing site to enjoy stunning views of some of New Zealand’s highest mountains. You will have plenty of time to take incredible photos before returning to the hangar.
Includes
  • Safety briefing
  • Helicopter tour
  • Experienced pilot
  • Guided commentary
  • Headset
    Not suitable for
    • Wheelchair users
    Covid-19 precautions
    Safety measures in place
    • All areas that customers touch are frequently cleaned
    Traveler requirements
    • You must fill out a travel information form

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    Meeting point

    Please check in at our local supplier's office 30 minutes prior to your flight.

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    Important information

    What to bring

    • Sunglasses
    • Camera
    • Jacket
    • Closed-toe shoes

    Not allowed

    • Luggage or large bags
    • Selfie sticks

    Know before you go

    • This activity is weather-dependent so flight routes are subject to change
    • Minimum numbers apply, there is a possibility of cancellation if there are not enough passengers, and you will be offered an alternative or full refund
    Customer reviews

    Overall rating

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    Good communication, friendly staff, perfect weather, just a brilliant experience

    October 29, 2021

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    Product ID: 398555