• 20 Min Duration
  • English
  • Free Cancellation 7 Days Before Use
  • Mobile Voucher Accepted
  • No Transfer

Fox and Franz Josef Glacier Helicopter Flights with Snow Landing (Alpine Adventures Depart from Fox Glacier/Franz Josef)

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Experience exceptional views of New Zealand's Southern Alps with a scenic helicopter ride, including a snow landing!




There's nothing like having your feet on the ground at this elevation and really feeling like you're part of New Zealand's beautiful landscape. Choose from either a 20 minute scenic flight landing on Fox Glacier, or upgrade to include Mt Cook or both Glaciers. You can also go all-out with the Grand Tour, which includes a scenic helicopter flight over both Fox and Franz Josef Glaciers (with a snow landing), as well as taking in Aoraki/Mt Cook (New Zealand's highest mountain), Mt Tasman, and Tasman Glacier.



Admire the breathtaking alpine landscapes of New Zealand's Fox and Franz Josef Glaciers from above with an unforgettable helicopter flight and snow landing. Book yours online with us today!


Fox Glacier Helicopter Flight with Snow Landing (20 minutes)  


Experience exceptional views of New Zealand's Southern Alps. There's nothing like having your feet on the ground at this elevation and really feeling like you're part of the beautiful landscape. A very popular quick look at the spectacular glacier landscapes.



Fox Glacier and Mt Cook Helicopter Flight with Snow Landing (30 minutes)


Explore the majestic Fox Glacier in all its glory before flying by the sheer West faces of Mt Cook and Mt Tasman. A snow landing provides opportunities to photograph the magnificent scenery.



Twin Glacier Helicopter Flight with Snow Landing (30 minutes)


Discover the wonders of both the Fox and Franz Josef Glaciers in one scenic flight with the advantage of seeing more high peaks and a fantastic overview of the Southern Alps. Soar across pinnacles and crevasses and witness the deep blue ice of glacier country.




The Grand Tour Helicopter Flight with Snow Landing (40 minutes)


Explore the Fox and Franz Josef Glaciers as well as taking in Aoraki/Mt Cook (New Zealand's highest mountain), Mt Tasman, and Tasman Glacier. A snow landing and some magnificent photo opportunities are the icing on the cake. As a bonus, weather permitting, we cross the main divide to view the Tasman Glacier.



Flight Routes:

  • Fox Glacier (Green line on the right)

  • Fox Glacier and Mt Cook (Orange line)
  • Twin Glacier (Blue line)
  • The Grand Tour (Red line)


Assembling arrangement:
  • Meeting point:Fox Glacier Guiding building, 44 Main Road, State Highway 6, Fox Glacier 7951, New Zealand.

  • Please arrive at the meeting point at least 30 minutes prior to your scheduled departure time.

Office hours:

  • Summer (November -March): 7:00 am-9:00 pm

  • Winter (April-October): 8:00 am-6:00 pm

Tips:

  • Child ticket: Ages 4 - 14

  • Infants aged 0 - 3 that weigh less than 15kg are free of charge (infants must sit on an adult's lap)
  • All children must be accompanied by a paying adult.
  • Departure time: 8:30 am - 5:30 pm every half an hour
  • This activity requires a minimum of 3 people to proceed. If your group has less than 3 people, the operator will make every effort to combine your group with another so that the activity can proceed.
  • Snow landings are subject to weather conditions and are at the pilot's discretion. No refunds will be offered in this case.


What to bring:

  • Sunglasses and sun protection (including for your lips)

  • Enclosed covered shoes (sneakers or trainers are fine) or hiking boots

  • 3-4 layers of warm upper body clothing

  • A warm hat and gloves

  • Plenty of room on your memory card and/or phone for photos


Please note that selfie sticks, especially extendable ones, are a safety hazard and are best left behind. 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.

How to Use
Booking information:
  • Upon booking this product, you will receive confirmation in the form of a tour voucher.
  • Please present the voucher on your mobile device on the day of the tour.
  • The supplier's contact details are included on the tour voucher.

Cancellation rules:
  • Full refunds will be issued for cancellation or revision made at least 7 days before use.
  • 30% payment fee will be charged for cancellation or revision made at 4-6 days before use.
  • No cancellation or revision within 3 days before use.
  • If you do not show up at the required time, you will be considered to have forfeited your booking and will not be entitled to a refund.
FAQs ASK
  • Q:Are there any shops in the Aoraki/Mount Cook Village?
    A:Hi there, thank you for your question. Unfortunately the village has no grocery stores apart from a small in-hotel convenience store. The nearest supermarket is 65 kilometres (40 miutes) away in Twizel, the closest town. If you have any other questions, please send us an email at service@kootrip.com. Kind regards, Eva.
    2019/08/03
  • Q:Will the pilot give us a commentary? Thanks.
    A:Hi there, thank you for your question. Yes, the pilots are well-informed and love to share their knowledge of the areas that they are flying in. If you have any other questions, please send us an email at service@kootrip.com. Kind regards, Lily.
    2019/08/03

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