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Twin Glacier Fox Glacier and Franz Josef Glacier including snow landing (allow 30 minutes)

Highlights
  • Helicopter tour allows you to efficiently visit both glaciers
  • Get great aerial views and photo ops
  • Choose from multiple departure times throughout the day
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Twin Glacier Fox Glacier and Franz Josef Glacier including snow landing (allow 30 minutes)
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Overview
Visit both the Franz Josef Glacier and the Fox Glacier on a single tour from Franz Josef on this flight tour that includes a snow landing. Get up close with the blue ice of these mammoth glaciers and snap unbelievable aerial photos from both the air and the ground level. Learn about the glaciology and environment of the area through your pilot's guided commentary.
What to Expect
This flight departs from our Franz Josef OR Fox Glacier base (be sure to book the correct departure town to be on the correct schedule). check in time starts 30 minutes prior to departure and will require a quick weigh in, wristband and full name details. Once payment is confirmed at check in time (if you have booked and paid via Viator we will already know however be sure to have your voucher available - printed or on your smartphone - so we can double check details). After a short waiting period we will collect passengers for transport to our heliport, safety briefing and flight departure. Seat placement will be managed by our ground crew (and Pilot following the snow landing).   
There are weight limitations per helicopter so please inform us when booking of any passengers above 75kg and we will ensure to allow space for everyone's comfort and safety.
Reviews (11)
1 - 5 of 11 reviews
Reviewed yesterday via mobile
A Highlight of our holiday

This was one of the highlights of our trip in New Zealand! It was such a fantastic and unique way to view both the Franz Josef and Fox Glaciers with absolutely amazing views. We had a great snow landing with plenty of time to take...More

Thank rachelmgsy
Reviewed 23 August 2018
The guy at the desk said, "WE WILL MAKE SURE THAT BOTH OF YOU GET THE WINDOW SEATS AT LEAST ONCE IN THE WHOLE RIDE"

They made our whole trip to Franz Josef very exciting by assuring the window seats for my husband and me at least once in the whole ride. The experience was thrilling. Thank you, guys!

Thank Sumit D
Reviewed 18 August 2018
A truly superb experience

There are no words to adequately describe this. It was the most awesome, serene, beautiful experience I have ever had. It's just a whole other world up there. You won't understand unless you've experienced it yourself. Thanks to pilot Dion, ground crew Eddie and New...More

Thank Geoff W
MichaelN5544, General Manager at HeliServicesNZ Fox & Franz, responded to this reviewResponded 30 September 2018

Thank youGeoff W for your great review. I am very pleased it was the most awesome, serene, beautiful experience you have ever had. And we really appreciate you for thanking Dion and Eddie and New Zealand for an amazing morning!

Reviewed 30 June 2018
Don't miss this!!

We had a magnificent day for the flight, and as we had done a Heli hike years ago, decided to do the twin glacier and snow landing flight. Our pilot Bill provided an excellent commentary during the flight, and the scenery was absolutely stunning. We...More

Thank ppcp19792015
Michael N, General Manager at HeliServicesNZ Fox & Franz, responded to this reviewResponded 13 August 2018

Thank you ppcp19792015 for your review. Very pleased you enjoyed your flight with Bill and you enjoyed the stunning scenery. And fantastic we were the highlight of your 3 weeks in the South Island. Yes you are right, often the morning weather is better for...More

Reviewed 16 June 2018
Unforgettable Experience

One of the highlights of our trip to NZ was our helicopter flight over the twin glaciers and our snow landing on top of the glacier. We felt in very capable hands with pilot Dion and the photo opportunity is second to none. It was...More

Thank Emeralda
Michael N, General Manager at HeliServicesNZ Fox & Franz, responded to this reviewResponded 13 August 2018

Thank you Emeralda for your kind review. We are so pleased it was the highlight of your trip to New Zealand. We are also pleased you felt you were in very capable hands with Dion, it is a priority we make our passengers feels comfortable...More

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