The Grand Tour Helicopter Flight in Franz Josef Glacier

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  • Free Cancelation - 24 Hrs Notice
  • Show Mobile or Printed Voucher
  • 40 Min Duration
  • English
  • Join In Group
  • 3-6 Travelers Per Group
  • Meet Up With Guide
  • Explore both Fox and Franz Josef Glaciers, as well as taking in views of Mt Cook, Mt Tasman, and Tasman Glacier
  • A certified pilot will fly you out of Franz Josef Flight Centre on the ultimate 40 minute flight around alpines
  • A snow landing and some magnificent photo opportunities are the icing on the cake of a splendid flight
  • As a bonus, weather permitting, you might cross the main divide to view the massive Tasman Glacier
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  • The Grand Tour From Franz Josef (FFHL05)

    Package Details
    • Departure time: 9:15am, 9:45am, 10:15am, 10:45am, 11:15am, 11:45am, 1:15pm, 1:45pm, 2:15pm, 2:45pm, 3:15pm, 3:45pm, 4:15pm
    • This tour departs daily (except on Christmas Day)

    Inclusive Of:

    • 40 minute scenic three glacier (the Fox, Franz Josef, and Aoraki/Mt Cook) flight with snow landing
    • Experienced English speaking guide

    Not Inclusive Of:

    • Meal
    • Insurance
    • Other personal expenses
    • Hotel pick up and drop off

    US$ 329.25

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    Package Details
    • Departure time: 9:15am, 9:45am, 10:15am, 10:45am, 11:15am, 11:45am, 1:15pm, 1:45pm, 2:15pm, 2:45pm, 3:15pm, 3:45pm, 4:15pm
    • This tour departs daily (except on Christmas Day)

    Inclusive Of:

    • 40 minute scenic three glacier (the Fox, Franz Josef, and Aoraki/Mt Cook) flight with snow landing
    • Experienced English speaking guide

    Not Inclusive Of:

    • Meal
    • Insurance
    • Other personal expenses
    • Hotel pick up and drop off
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What To Expect

For the high-flying explorer who wants to truly behold all the marvels of the Southern Alps, this is the ultimate tour. This 40 minute helicopter flight that departs from Franz Josef Flight Centre and takes you through all of the major natural formations that are a must-see in the Southern Alpine region. Soar over Fox Glacier, with its fields of snowgrass and the rare alpine flora and fauna frolicking in its more accessible areas. In Franz Josef Glacier, the rugged majesty of this high elevation glacier will mesmerize you. Mount Cook stands as the highest mountain in all of New Zealand, and Mount Tasman not far from it is the second highest. You'll fly by both picturesque peaks before getting a good look at Tasman Glacier, the largest glacier in all of New Zealand. Enjoy getting the panoramic views of all these sights before enjoying a snow landing, where you get to play and explore in the crisp mountain air before heading back to Franz Josef Flight Centre.

franz josef glacier
Get perfect panoramic views of the most famous glaciers in New Zealand
mt tasman
Behold the jagged ridge of the Southern Alps and soar by Mount Cook and Mount Tasman
franz josef glacier
One of the best parts of the experience? Landing right down on the snow and enjoying the crisp air
Activity Information
Confirmation

Confirmation:

  • You will receive confirmation of your booking's availability within 1 business day. Once confirmed, we will send you the voucher via email
  • In the event that you do not receive an email from us, please check your Spam folder or notify us via email
Insider Tips

What To Bring:

  • Sunglasses and sunscreen
  • Covered shoes (sneakers or trainers are fine) or hiking boots
  • Comfortable outdoor clothing suitable for wearing on the snow
  • Camera or GoPro
  • Plenty of room on your memory card and/or phone for photos
Additional Information

Additional Information:

  • Child ticket: Age 4-12
  • Infants aged 0-3 under 15kg can participate free of charge and are required to sit on an adult's lap
  • Children must be accompanied by a paying adult
  • Minimum of 3 people are required (if you have less than 3 people in your group, the operator will extend every effort to put you on a trip with other people so your activity can proceed)
  • Occasionally the temperature can be 5-10 degrees cooler on the snow than it is in the village. Check with our ground crew if you are unsure of what to wear
  • Please note: Selfie sticks, especially extendable ones, are a safety hazard and are best left behind. In addition, we do not allow passengers to use iPads to take photos during flights as they can impede the view of the pilot and other passengers
  • Snow landings are subject to weather conditions and are at the pilot’s discretion. No refunds will be offered if you will be unable to land due to weather
How To Use
  • You can present either a printed or a mobile voucher for this activity
  • The voucher is valid only on the date and time specified

Meet Up Information:

  • Location: HeliServices.NZ Fox & Franz
  • Address: 29 Main Rd, Franz Josef Glacier 7886, New Zealand
  • Departure time will be shown on your voucher upon booking confirmation
  • Please arrive at the meeting point at least 30 minutes before departure time

How To Get There:

  • By private car: Approximately 5 hours drive from Christchurch and Queenstown (via Crown Range) or 4 hours drive from Wanaka

The Grand Tour Route

Cancelation Policy
  • Full refunds will be issued for cancelations made at least 24 hours prior to the activity
  • In case of bad weather, you can reschedule your booking or request for a full refund
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Reviews (1) 5.0
  • Chiat 3 Nov 2018
    Booking made on klook was easy and fuss free. ebooking accepted easily at the heli counter and the heli ride was amazing! Would definitely recommend to others! Good deal.
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