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Our fixed wing scenic flights promise an incredible view of the mighty Franz and Fox Glaciers and rugged Westland National Park before traversing Mount Cook to explore the vast Mount Cook National Park. Every seat a window seat – get the big...more
Hours Today: 8:00 AM - 5:30 PM
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Suggested duration: 1-2 hours
Main Road, Franz Josef, Westland National Park (Te Wahipounamu) 7856, New Zealand
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I found this service online prior to my trip and determined this was the most economical and covers the most area of all the air tours from Franz Josef. I took the plane tour of Mt Cook and Glaciers.
The plane that was used can...More
Thanks so much to the team from Air Safari's for an unbelievable experience. It's a good long flight (50min), and better value for money than the helicopters in my opinion. When we first hopped on board, I was concerned that I might have had the...More
I would highly recommend taking the Grand Traverse trip on the plane. The flight time is 50 minutes and everyone has a window seat unlike the helicopters. The sight of the glaciers and mountains were breathtaking and must rate as one of the top ten...More
We got the scenic flight and Air Safaris recommend by another traveller and I would definitely recommend them to others! Up until an hour before the flight the weather was amazing, but by the time we were supposed to fly the sky had turned grey....More
Initially wanted to do helicopter flight but then saw this way better to do. Arrived to book for the next day and they had spaces available had 10mins to get to airport. Best decision we made was a cloudless sunny day. Tony gave us a...More
Wow !!! Scenic Flight over Mt. Cook Highest Peak in New Zealand Today
Today was one of the most exciting days of my life!!! I flew for 50 minutes, over 200 km in 2 National Parks. The flight includes incredible views of the mighty Franz...More
This 50 minute flight will fly you around all the glaciers and main peaks in the area. Everyone has a window. We did it on a partially cloudy day but still saw plenty and got some great pics. You seem to get awfully close to...More
Took off from Franz airstrip flew above Fox Glacier, around Mounts Cook and Tasman, saw the Murchison and Tasman glaciers, numerous alpine lakes and snow covered peaks and saddles and then flew down over Franz Josef Glacier before landing back at the airstrip. Tony our...More
After being unable to get on a (pre booked) chopper flight over 3 days due to winds I fluked a seat on this treasure!!
Wow,what can I say but better than my expectation and way better than the chopper flight!!
50 (was more like 55)...More