Franz Josef Glacier Snow Landing Helicopter Tour

From sea level rising to the heart of the magnificent Southern Alps, this flight explores the awe-inspiring ice falls of the Franz Josef Glacier. The flight includes a snow landing, an excellent opportunity to really take in the surroundings and breathe the clean alpine air - it doesn't get any fresher than this!

Helicopter flight and snow landing at Franz Josef

 

Franz Josef Glacier Snow Landing Helicopter Tour

Explore the awe-inspiring ice falls of the Franz Josef Glacier from sea level rising to the heart of the magnificent Southern Alps during this exciting and stunning flight.

 

Tour Type:

Activity

From:

Franz Josef to Franz Josef

Departs:

Daily

Duration:

20 minute flight

Tour Code:

DWHO02

 

Regions Visited

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Franz Josef

 

Tour Inclusions

  • Experienced pilot / guide
  • Helicopter flight
  • Snow landing

Pricing

Season

Adult

Child

 

1 October 2019 - 30 September 2020

$280 NZD $196 NZD Enquire

Prices are per person and in New Zealand Dollars.

Departure: Tours depart throughout the day. Please ask us for available times.

Children: Child (under 15 years).

What to bring:

  • Sunglasses and sun protection
  • A light jacket and warm fleece
  • Sturdy footwear
  • Your Camera

Itinerary

Franz Josef Glacier provides some of the most stunning ‘ice architecture’ of any Glacier in the world. The Glacier was in a state of advance until 2008 when it started retreating. Following a spectacular collapse of the terminal face in 2012, it is now only accessible by helicopter.

From sea level rising to the heart of the magnificent Southern Alps, this flight explores the awe-inspiring ice falls of the Franz Josef Glacier. The flight includes a snow landing, an excellent opportunity to really take in the surroundings and breathe the clean alpine air - it doesn't get any fresher than this!

All flights are subject to minimum numbers & weather conditions. Flights are available through the day, please enquire with your preferred flight time.