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Fox Glacier: Scenic Helicopter Flight with Snow Landing

Product ID: 230487
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Experience once in a lifetime opportunity to explore the Fox Glacier from the air. Enjoy this 20-minute scenic flight and snow landing, as you discover the magnificent Southern Alps and the awe-inspiring ice falls of the glacial landscape.
About this activity
Duration 20 minutes
Printed or mobile voucher accepted
Instant confirmation
Live tour guide
English
Free cancellation up to 24 hours before activity starts

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Experience

Highlights
  • Experience a unique 20-minute scenic flight with a snow landing
  • Marvel at the incredible ice falls around the Fox Glacier
  • Enjoy commentary from your expert pilot-guide throughout your tour
  • Take in the magnificent panoramic views of the Southern Alps
Full description
Journey into the Southern Alps for this once in a lifetime helicopter flight over the Fox Glacier. Begin your adventure at the helicopter base in Fox Glacier Township, where you will be greeted by your expert team.

As you take off in your helicopter, be amazed by the panoramic views over the town and surrounding landscapes before heading towards the Fox Glacier. As you draw closer to the picturesque mountains, fly over dramatic ice falls and deep crevasses before you descend for a snow landing.

Here you will have an opportunity to take in your surroundings, breathe in the clean alpine air and take photos in this winter wonderland. When you are finished, join your pilot in the return flight back to the Fox Glacier Township.
Includes
  • Scenic helicopter flight from Fox Glacier Township
  • Snow landing in the mountains
  • Commentary from your expert pilot guide
What’s Not Included
  • Food and drinks

Prepare for the activity

Meeting point

Glacier Helicopters Fox Glacier, Main South Road, SH6, Fox Glacier 7859, New Zealand

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Important information
What to bring
  • Warm clothing
  • Sunglasses
  • Camera
Not allowed
  • Open-toed shoes
Know before you go
• All flights are subject to favorable weather conditions; it is recommended to book for your first available day so that you have maximum flexibility to roll on to the next available date
• Your flight date and/or time may be different from the one requested; the local operator will confirm your exact flight time by email after booking
• Children (aged 4 to 14 years old and weighing 15 kg or over) and infants (aged under 4 years old and weighing less than 15 kg) must be accompanied by an adult
• Children will have their own seat and infants are required to sit on an adult's lap
• Minimum numbers apply; there is a possibility of cancellation after confirmation if there are not enough passengers to meet requirements in which case you'll be offered an alternative or full refund
• Infants that weight 15kg and over on the date of travel will be charged at child rates
• Bring warm clothing, sturdy closed-toe shoes, sunglasses
• Selfie sticks, drones, and mobile tablets are not permitted
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Glacier Helicopters

Product ID: 230487