The GRAND TOUR including snow landing (allow 40 minutes) The “grand-daddy” of all flights! Explore both glaciers as well as taking in Mount Cook and Mount Tasman. We top this off by landing you on the snow for photo opportunities. As a bonus, weather permitting we cross the main divide for you to view the Tasman Glacier. This will be your ultimate helicopter scenic flight excursion from Fox or Franz Josef on the West Coast of New Zealand’s South Island. Be sure to have plenty of space on your camera memory card and bring your phone as well. You will be amazed by the stunning scenery topped off with the snow landing where you will have the chance to photograph the magnificent scenery. (allow 40 min)
What You'll Get
Operates from Franz Josef (Alpine Adventure Centre, 29 Main Road, Franz Josef) OR Fox Glacier (Fox Guides Building, 44 Main Road, Fox Glacier). Report time is 30 minutes prior to departure - bring sunglasses, covered in shoes and your camera. Sometimes cooler conditions will prevail and our helpful sales staff will inform you of the temperature to dress for. Departures only in suitable weather conditions and at the pilots discretion. Snow landings subject to suitable weather conditions and at Pilots discretion.
From our 4 passenger or 6 passenger helicopters you will view these mighty glaciers of the Franz Josef, Fox and Tasman. View New Zealand's highest peaks of Mount Cook and Mount Tasman. We are the only 100% locally owned and operated helicopter company with a Department of Conservation concessions to land directly above the Fox or Franz Josef glaciers for the most prestine views of the Southern Alps. A rare opportunity to land on the snow inside the Westland Tai Poutini National Park.
Carparking, rest room facilities are available at all our locations right in the central CBD of Franz Josef or Fox Glacier. Be sure to confirm your preferred departure point (Fox or Franz Josef) as they do not join together - each base operates in a separate schedule. Children 4yrs and over pay just 70% and infants 3yrs and under AND less than 15kg fly free sitting on an Adult lap. Infants and Children must be accompanied with at least one Adult.
- Confirmation will be received at time of booking
- Wheelchair accessible
- Child rate applies only when sharing with 2 paying adults
- Children must be accompanied by an adult
- This experience requires good weather. If it’s canceled due to poor weather, you’ll be offered a different date or a full refund
- This tour/activity will have a maximum of 300 travelers
- Souvenir photos (available to purchase)
From Franz Josef - the Alpine Adventure Centre, 29 Main Road, FRANZ JOSEF
From Fox Glacier - Fox Guides Building, 44 Main Road, FOX GLACIER
9.00AM, 9.45AM, 10.30AM, 11.15AM, 1.30PM, 2.15PM, 3.00PM, 3.45PM
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The Fine Print
7-day cancellation rights do not apply; no refunds or exchanges permitted. Voucher valid only for date and time listed; may not be exchanged or redeemed for other dates. Purchaser name and phone number must be provided at checkout; this information will be shared with Viator and the tour operator for purposes of order fulfillment. Groupon promo codes may not be used for this offer. Groupon voucher Terms of Sale do not apply. See the tour operators terms and conditions for this offer here. Merchant is solely responsible to purchasers for the care and quality of the advertised Goods and services.