To those who do not want to walk, Helicopter Tour with snow landing is a must do in Franz Josef (also depart from Fox Glacier). Otherwise heli hike and sky driving are other options depending on how much adventurous you want to go. It is...More
Make your way to Fox Glacier helicopter base, then step into your helicopter for a flight over the icy landscape. Spot ice fields, deep crevasses, and icefalls far below as you soar across Franz Josef Glacier and Fox Glacier; watch for the differences between the two maritime glaciers.
As you fly, your pilot shares commentary on the glaciers, then guides the helicopter down toward the snow for an exciting glacier landing. This is a great time to snap dramatic on-ice photographs and to get shots of the Southern Alps’ beautiful mountain scenery.
Following your time on the glacier, return to the helicopter for your flight back to the Fox Glacier helicopter base, where your two-glacier tour concludes.