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Fox & Franz Josef Heliservices

Alpine Adventure Centre Franz Josef, Franz Josef, Westland National Park (Te Wahipounamu) 7856, New Zealand
+64 3-752 0793
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Amazing

We chartered one of the small 4 seater helicopters for the two of us as I am a little... read more

Reviewed 15 October 2017
STEPDI
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London
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Cool!

Fantastic views of alps and glacier!!! Thoroughly recommended as a treat. Weather conditions made... read more

Reviewed 3 October 2017
eater2016
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Christchurch, New Zealand
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Fox and Franz Josef Heliservices offer scenic helicopter flights and snow landings above the Fox and Franz Josef glaciers. View Mount Cook, Mount Tasman New Zealands highest peaks. 4 and 6 passenger modern turbine helicopters. Private charters available. Easy to find us on the Main Street at Franz Josef and Fox Glacier.
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Alpine Adventure Centre Franz Josef, Franz Josef, Westland National Park (Te Wahipounamu) 7856, New Zealand
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+64 3-752 0793

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Reviewed 15 October 2017 via mobile

We chartered one of the small 4 seater helicopters for the two of us as I am a little claustrophobic. The flight was amazing, the pilot VERY professional and shared so much useful I formation with us- loved it, definitely a highlight of our trip...More

Thank STEPDI
Reviewed 3 October 2017

Fantastic views of alps and glacier!!! Thoroughly recommended as a treat. Weather conditions made it impossible for us to land but that didn't detract from the experience.

Thank eater2016
Reviewed 27 August 2017 via mobile

We met this guys in Lake Tekapo where we were hoping for a flight across Mt Cook but alas weather did not permit. The team were really friendly and told us about Fox/Franz offices and flights. We were particularly keen to go over Mt Cook....More

Thank Laura P
Reviewed 7 August 2017 via mobile

We took the 20 minutes helicopter flight up Franz Joseph Glacer and it was FABULOUS. The flight up and back was amazing. The pilot landed on virgin snow on the precipice of the snow field over looking the glacier. We ran around took lots of...More

Thank FJolley
Reviewed 3 August 2017 via mobile

We just did the 40 min flight with Fox & Franz and couldn't have loved it more! We had a very easy 'checkin' process at the Franz Josef office and while other companies in town wanted us to travel back to Fox / wait for...More

Thank BeckE2061
Reviewed 2 August 2017 via mobile

WOW! What can I say about this... we took the 20 minute flight up to franz Joseph glacier ($240) and it was worth every cent! We had a perfect day for flying, clear and bright! The view on the way up was amazing and then...More

Thank Hairbykatherine
Reviewed 6 July 2017 via mobile

Such an amazing experience! Beautiful weather, friendly people and the most picturesque scenery. Well and truly worth it!

Thank Mel B
Reviewed 2 July 2017 via mobile

Deciding an aerial view of the glacier - and a snow landing - a must, we discovered this company were able to do this, and at short notice. This experience was excellent and left us totally speechless. Opting for the one glacier trip, it felt...More

1  Thank PartTimeFoodie123
Reviewed 29 June 2017

The flight covers both Glaciers , the pilot was nice and if you cant make the glacier actual hike this is the next best option, Landing above the glacier and walking around on the plateau was awesome sunny in town, walking in the snow 10...More

Thank pkmcallen
Reviewed 20 May 2017 via mobile

If you really want to see magnificent scenery take the 30min tour. Very good equipment used, pilot was friendly and provided a good commentary throughout. Snow landing and walkabout was marvelous. Just do it - you won't regret it.

Thank John5947
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Chalky5363
6 November 2017|
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Response from Laura P | Reviewed this property |
Yes! Very much and book if you can in advance to avoid disappointment!
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SummerLightening
22 December 2016|
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Response from FoxFranzHeliservices | Property representative |
Hi SummerLightening, You are correct in that the two glaciers are similar. Flight 2 Fox Glacier and Mt Cook is exactly as the name describes and includes a snow landing of 8 to 10 minutes at the top of the Fox Glacier... More
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Gayle W
14 December 2016|
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Response from FoxFranzHeliservices | Property representative |
Hi, we do not currently work with Viator so I could not be certain. It should be standard practice to refund if a flight is cancelled due to weather. You can book direct with us via our website and you do not have to pay in... More
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