The Flying Fox Heli Hike Tour is the perfect combination of thrill and excitement as you ride a helicopter over the the beautiful expenses of New Zealand nature and walk on the Fox Glacier. Get an exclusive view of the Victoria Falls, which is the melted river of the hidden Victoria Glacier. By taking a helicopter to your starting destination, you can access and explore a parting of the glacier that is not touched by the public and where nature works hardest to create spectacular ice caves and arches.
Get an unforgettable bird's eye view of the world famous Franz Josef Glacier, one of the most dazzling and vital natural resources in the West Coast of New Zealand. This steep glacier that has settled in the alpine regions of the country, largely inaccessible save from the air due to its steep incline, is ever changing and moving. During your 20 minute flight, you'll behold the splendid ice formation that has become a vital parting of life for its township.
The twin glaciers of the West Coast in New Zealand, Fox Glacier and Franz Josef Glacier, are both some of the most incredible natural sights and resources in the coast. You'll be viewing both of them on a scenic helicopter flight lasting for 30 minutes. Fox Glacier is less inclined than Franz Glacier, and you'll see it's sprawling ice arches, ice trekking trails, and even the beautiful alpine wild lands around it in Chancellor Dome. Franz Josef Glacier is a rugged beauty, of steeper incline, and with regions largely inaccessible from the world save for air drop ins.
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.