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Franz Josef: Twin Fox & Franz Josef Glaciers Helicopter Trip

Franz Josef: Twin Fox & Franz Josef Glaciers Helicopter Trip

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From US$ 232.35 per person

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Helicopter over both the Twin Glacier Fox and Franz Josef glaciers for astounding views of the Southern Alps, Mount Cook, and Mount Tasman and experience a scenic snow landing.

About this activity

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Covid-19 precautions
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Duration 30 minutes
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Live tour guide
English
Wheelchair accessible

Experience

Highlights
  • Enjoy an unforgettable helicopter ride above Glacier Fox and Franz Josef Glacier
  • Marvel at the sheer blue depth of the world-famous glacial icefalls
  • Get magnificent views of the Southern Alps, Mount Cook, and Mount Tasman
  • Experience a snow landing that provides stunning photo opportunities
Full description
Experience double the excitement as you fly over the stunning Twin Glacier Fox and Franz Josef Glacier on a helicopter ride over stunning mountain landscapes that includes a scenic snow landing.  Depart from Franz Josef town and within minutes you will be soaring across the majestic icefall of the Franz Josef Glacier where you will ascend among the mountain tops for your snow landing experience. As you fly, admire below you the snowfields of the Twin Glacier Fox and Franz Josef Glacier, and magnificent views of the Southern Alps, Mount Cook, and Mount Tasman. After 10 minutes of feeling the snow on your feet, jump back in the helicopter and take off once again across the snowfield expanse and then land back where you departed from.
Includes
  • 30-minute scenic helicopter ride
  • Commentary throughout the flight
  • 10-minute landing experience
  • Hotel pickup or drop-off
Covid-19 precautions
Safety measures in place
  • All required protective equipment is provided
Traveler requirements
  • You must present a negative rapid test taken on the same day of the activity
  • You must present either proof of full vaccination, proof of a Covid-19 infection in the past 3 months, or a negative test taken no more than 24 hours before the activity starts

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Participants

Date

Meeting point

Meet at Alpine Adventure Centre, 29 Main Road, Franz Josef. Please check in 30 minutes prior to departure.

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Important information

What to bring

  • Comfortable shoes
  • Camera
Customer reviews

Overall rating

5 /5

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Great morning flight with my husband and daughter while on holidays in the South island truly amazing views and effortless flight . Didn’t even know when the chopper took off so smooth it was a great birthday present for my husband while on vacation. Snow landing great for photo op.

July 8, 2022

Product ID: 352691