• 4 Hrs Duration
  • English
  • Free Cancellation 7 Days Before Use
  • Mobile Voucher Accepted
  • No Transfer
  • No Meals Included

Flying Fox: Helicopter and Glacier Hike Tour

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Enjoy a thrilling experience with the Fox Glacier Helicopter and Hike Combo!

Fly in by helicopter over beautiful New Zealand nature and explore a part of the Moeka o Tuawe/Fox Glacier with the most spectacular ice caves and arches.

You will land on a remote and exceptionally beautiful part of the glacier that is untouched by the public. Witness the stunning Victoria Falls, which is the melting river from the hidden Victoria glacier. At this stage, your guide will outfit you with crampons and you follow the ice steps cut by your guide to explore the amazing formations. Weather permitting, you'll have up to 3 hours on the ice time to explore and learn about this constantly changing glacier. The truly special part of this tour is that no two hikes are the same, with each hike exploring different areas of the glacier and its ever-morphing features.

Book your Fox Glacier Helicopter and Hike Combo tour online with us today!

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

  • Free parking is available at the meeting point.

  • Please arrive at the meeting point 10 minutes prior to your scheduled departure time.


  • Child ticket: Ages 9 - 16 years

  • Children aged 0 - 8 cannot take part in this activity.

  • Individual maximum weight: 116kg

  • This activity is not available on Christmas Day.

  • A minimum of 3 people is required to book this activity for it to proceed.

  • We do not recommend this activity for the elderly, customers with disabilities and customers who are pregnant.

  • While no previous experience is necessary, a good level of fitness and agility is required.

  • We strongly recommend purchasing travel insurance which includes cover for this tour.

  • Flights will only proceed if weather conditions are suitable.

Basic information:

  • Hike level (difficulty): elementary/moderate

  • Group size: the maximum group size is 11 people per guide.

  • Duration: 4 hours

  • Departure time: 8:50 am and 11:50 am (all year round, priority options in winter); 2:50 pm (29 September 2019 to 4 April 2020, priority option)

  • This tour can depart at 6:50 am, 7:50 am, 9:50 am, 10:50 am, 12:50 pm, 1:50 pm and 2:50 pm provided making a request and check availability in advance.

What to bring:

  • 3-4 layers of warm upper body clothing (jeans are not recommended on wet days)

  • Sunglasses and sun protection (including for your lips)

  • A daypack, a drink and snacks

  • A warm hat and gloves

  • A Camera

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.
  • 50% 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.
  • Q:Hi, can I bring my grandpa who is about 79 years old and with good fitness and agility to join this tour?
    A:Hi there, thanks for your question. During the helihike, customers will be crossing through terrain where there is an increased chance of slipping and or falling. You must assess the risks relating to your grandpa's personal physical and medical condition before choosing a walk that you think is appropriate for him. We recommend you discuss with a doctor who will be able to help you make a decision. If you have any other questions, please send us an email at service@kootrip.com. Kind regards, Cynthia
  • Q:What is the time for this tour? We would like to book 2:30 one
    A:Hi there, thank you for your question. This tour is available at 8:50 am all year round, 11:50 am all year round and 2:50 pm only from October to March of the next year. You can also depart at 7:50 am, 9:50 am, 10:50 am, 12:50 pm and 1:50 pm provided making a request in advance. If you have any other questions, please feel free to send an email to service@kootrip.com. Kind regards, Hilary

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