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Fox Glacier: 3-Hour Hike with Scenic Helicopter Transfer

Product ID: 257732
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Enjoy this unique Heli-Hike experience combining the excitement of walking on Fox Glacier with the thrill of a helicopter flight. You'll land in a remote and beautiful part of the glacier where nature has created spectacular ice caves and arches.
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Duration: 4 hours
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Experience

Highlights
  • Enjoy a unique scenic flight over Fox Glacier
  • Experience a 3 hour hike over the ice
  • Marvel at ever-changing ice formations
  • Learn informative commentary from an expert local guide
Full description
Enjoy a thrilling heli-hiking experience on the Fox Glacier. Marvel at dramatic landscapes from above, including spectacular ice caves, icefalls and Victoria Falls, which is the melted river from the hidden Victoria glacier.

Your landing site on the ice is a remote and exceptionally beautiful part of the glacier. At this stage, your guide outfits you with crampons, specially designed for ice conditions and you follow the ice steps cut by your guide as you explore the amazing formations and ice caves which are only seen here.

Each departure is a truly unique experience as there are so many changing features, even the guides always find something new. Depending on the weather you will spend up to 3 hours on the ice before boarding your helicopter to return to the helicopter base.
Includes
  • Two helicopter flights
  • Expert guide
  • Ground transport
  • Leather boots and socks
  • Crampons
  • Walking poles
  • Wet weather jacket and overtrousers
What’s Not Included
  • Hotel pickup and drop-off
  • Food and drinks
Not suitable for
  • Wheelchair users

Prepare for the activity

Meeting point

44 Main Rd, Fox Glacier 7886, New Zealand

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Important information
What to bring
  • Warm clothing
  • Sunglasses
  • Hat
  • Camera
  • Food and drinks
  • Sunscreen
  • Gloves
Not allowed
  • Jeans
  • Drones
Know before you go
• All trips are subject to favorable weather conditions, it is recommended to book for your first available day in Fox Glacier so that you have maximum flexibility
• The date and time of your trip may be different from the one requested, the local operator will confirm your exact tour details by email after booking
• A reasonable level of fitness and agility is required as the glacier terrain is variable and reasonably challenging
• Maximum Weight: Visitors with a weight of more than 116 kilograms (255.7 pounds) will be subject to restrictions, this may include cancellation of your experience
• Participants must be at least 9 years of age

From £260.95 per person

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Fox Glacier Guiding

Product ID: 257732