Such a beautiful place! The pilot was knowledgeable and friendly. We walked on the glacier! Got some glorious photos of course. Absolutely stunning!!!
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.
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
Hi bigboy614555xxx Thank you for leaving us a great review. We pride ourselves on providing a safe and thrilling experience. We do live in a unique environment where the mountains are roughly 20 kilometres from the Tasman sea and this does provide an excellent back...More
An excellent helicopter trip over Fox and Franz Josef glaciers, landing on the snow at the top of Franz Josef glacier. Informative commentary from our pilot throughout. Some great views, and a wonderful experience in the helicopter. We weren't rushed, everyone was very helpful.More
Hi Martin, Thank you for your awesome review. The flight is an excellent choice and one of the best ways to see the Glaciers. We are so pleased that our customer service was helpful and that you did not feel rushed. The pilots enjoy showcasing...More
Really enjoyed this helicopter ride could not land on Franz Josef as it was too windy but landed on Fox instead. Brilliant well worth the moneyMore
Hi 284Pat192, Thank you for your feedback. Our flights are such an awesome experience and we take into account the weather on the day. We are thrilled the weather did not prevent you landing and that you enjoyed your experience with us. Kind Regards, The...More
What a great experience, phenomenal view, glaciers up close, and a chance to walk about on top of the mountain on the snowfield. A highlight of your holiday.More
Hi Elegy, Thank you for your review. We completely agree that the views are phenomenal and the snow landing is something extra special. The landscape changes extremely quickly here along with the weather so no two trips are the same. Kind Regards, The West Coast...More