Pilots Choice - 35mins 2 Glaciers Scenic Flight

Experience the magnificent glacial landscape of Franz Josef and the Southern Alps on our scenic helicopter flight!

Highlights

  • Take in the stunning views over Franz Josef Glacier and the Southern Alps
  • Enjoy a 10 minute snow landing to fully experience the magnificent landscape
  • Incredible photo opportunities
  • An unforgettable adventure for the whole family to enjoy

Our friendly team welcome you aboard our helicopters for an unforgettable experience flying over the stunning glacial landscape of Franz Josef including a 10 minute snow landing.

We are a family owned and operated company who are passionate about what we do and we look forward to showing you the glaciers, rainforests and mountains that form our incredible back yard.

The Pilots Choice flight includes views of Franz Josef Glacier and Fox Glacier; or Franz Josef Glacier and Tasman Glacier, Southern Alps, Mt Cook and Mt Tasman.

You’ll be flying in one of our two great types of machines either an AS350 B2 Squirrel or MD520 Notar, we take off from our private helipad and you are in capable hands with our experienced pilots (often with Gus our owner operator). Get up close with the local glaciers including the Franz Josef, Fox & Tasman depending on your flight choice, you’ll be amazed at the size of them and their crevasses, fly amongst the Southern Alps before a snow landing with plenty of time for photos, snowballs and to admire the views from the Tasman Sea to Mt Cook.

Adult $365.00
Child $292.00 (Aged 3 - 16 years)

What's included

  • 35 minute helicopter flight - including snow landing

Duration

  • Allow 80 minutes for the whole activity

Location

  • Check in 30 minutes before departure - 10 Main Road, West Coast 7886, New Zealand.

Restrictions

Child Friendly

  • This experience welcomes families with children.

Bad Weather Refunds

  • If your experience is cancelled by the operator (because of the weather or anything else out of your control) you will be entitled to a full refund.

Notes

  • The flight time includes a 10 minute snow landing. During the Summer season snow is not fresh and there is not always snow on the landing site for the Glacier Explorer flight – we do our best to get you to the best location for snow photos.

    Infants (up to 3 years) can fly free of charge when booking with two adults if space allows, maximum of one infant per flight, sitting on a parents knee - please make note of infants travelling through checkout.

  • Flights require a minimum of 4pax to depart.

    Flights, routes and departure times are all subject to change due to weather conditions.

    Refunds not given for no shows.

Available Bookings from October 21 to October 27

Change Dates

All prices are shown in NZD ($)

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6spaces priced from:

  • Adult$290.00
  • Child$292.00

6spaces priced from:

  • Adult$289.00
  • Child$292.00

6spaces priced from:

  • Adult$289.00
  • Child$292.00

6spaces priced from:

  • Adult$290.00
  • Child$292.00

4spaces priced from:

  • Adult$300.00
  • Child$292.00

6spaces priced from:

  • Adult$365.00
  • Child$292.00

2spaces priced from:

  • Adult$300.00
  • Child$292.00

4spaces priced from:

  • Adult$290.00
  • Child$292.00

6spaces priced from:

  • Adult$290.00
  • Child$292.00

6spaces priced from:

  • Adult$365.00
  • Child$292.00

6spaces priced from:

  • Adult$290.00
  • Child$292.00

6spaces priced from:

  • Adult$365.00
  • Child$292.00

6spaces priced from:

  • Adult$300.00
  • Child$292.00

6spaces priced from:

  • Adult$290.00
  • Child$292.00

6spaces priced from:

  • Adult$290.00
  • Child$292.00

6spaces priced from:

  • Adult$290.00
  • Child$292.00

5spaces priced from:

  • Adult$290.00
  • Child$292.00

6spaces priced from:

  • Adult$290.00
  • Child$292.00

6spaces priced from:

  • Adult$365.00
  • Child$292.00

6spaces priced from:

  • Adult$300.00
  • Child$292.00

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Emma Melville from New Zealand wrote on 16 October 2020

Once in a life time experience

The people that work for country glaciers are so friendly and accommodating it was awesome to be greeted with passion. Not to mention the ride on the helicopter was spectacular it’s something I will remember for ever the views were out of their world amazing! The landing was safe and well planned out for the best views. I loved my experience I don’t think I’ll ever stop boosting about it. Thanks guys! Great job :)

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Thanks for the lovely review Emma, so glad you managed to nail one of the fine days during a wet start to spring and experience Glacier Country in it's full glory!

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