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Ultimate Discovery - 45mins 3 Glaciers Scenic Flight

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Experience the magnificent glacial landscape of Franz Josef and the Southern Alps with a 15 minute snow landing!

Experience the magnificent glacial landscape of Franz Josef and the Southern Alps with a 15 minute snow landing!

Highlights

  • Take in the magnificent views over Franz Josef Glacier and the Southern Alps
  • Enjoy a 15 minute snow landing to fully experience the alpine 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 15 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 Ultimate Explorer flight includes views over Franz Josef Glacier, Fox Glacier, and Tasman Glacier, Southern Alps and across Main Divide, 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 $575.00
Child $575.00 (Aged 4 - 17 years)
Infant $290.00 (Maximum 1 infant per booking)

What's included

  • 45 minute helicopter flight - including snow landing

Duration

  • Allow 90 minutes for the whole activity

Location

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

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

  • Please Note: Do you have limited mobility e.g. injury, arthritis or recent surgery? There are two high ladder style steps into the helicopter. This information could affect what helicopter we fly you in. Please let us know as you proceed through checkout.

    Flights require a minimum of 4 pax to depart. Solo travels & smaller bookings are welcomed and we will aim to pair you up with another booking.

    Our helicopters hold a maximum of 6 passengers (including infants) if your group is bigger than this please note you will be separated into different machines.

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

    In the summer season there may not be fresh snow on the landing site. We will always do our best to get you snow photos, but conditions are different each summer.

    We ask that no one with cold or flu symptoms fly with us for safety reasons.

Available Bookings from 4 Mar to 17 Mar 2024

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  • Adult$575.00
  • Child$575.00
  • Infant$290.00

  • Adult$471.00 Less than 6 at this price!
  • Child$458.00
  • Infant$232.00

  • Adult$458.00 Less than 6 at this price!
  • Child$458.00
  • Infant$232.00

  • Adult$575.00
  • Child$575.00
  • Infant$290.00

  • Adult$458.00 Less than 6 at this price!
  • Child$458.00
  • Infant$232.00

  • Adult$575.00
  • Child$575.00
  • Infant$290.00

  • Adult$458.00 Less than 6 at this price!
  • Child$458.00
  • Infant$232.00

  • Adult$575.00
  • Child$575.00
  • Infant$290.00

  • Adult$471.00 Less than 6 at this price!
  • Child$458.00
  • Infant$232.00

  • Adult$458.00 Less than 6 at this price!
  • Child$458.00
  • Infant$232.00

  • Adult$575.00
  • Child$575.00
  • Infant$290.00

  • Adult$458.00 Less than 6 at this price!
  • Child$458.00
  • Infant$232.00

  • Adult$575.00
  • Child$575.00
  • Infant$290.00

  • Adult$575.00
  • Child$575.00
  • Infant$290.00

  • Adult$458.00 Less than 6 at this price!
  • Child$458.00
  • Infant$232.00

  • Adult$471.00 Less than 6 at this price!
  • Child$458.00
  • Infant$232.00

  • Adult$575.00
  • Child$575.00
  • Infant$290.00

  • Adult$458.00 Less than 6 at this price!
  • Child$458.00
  • Infant$232.00

  • Adult$471.00
  • Child$458.00
  • Infant$232.00

  • Adult$458.00 Less than 6 at this price!
  • Child$458.00
  • Infant$232.00

  • Adult$575.00
  • Child$575.00
  • Infant$290.00

  • Adult$458.00 Less than 6 at this price!
  • Child$458.00
  • Infant$232.00

  • Adult$471.00 Less than 6 at this price!
  • Child$458.00
  • Infant$232.00

  • Adult$575.00
  • Child$575.00
  • Infant$290.00

  • Adult$458.00 Less than 6 at this price!
  • Child$458.00
  • Infant$232.00

  • Adult$471.00
  • Child$458.00
  • Infant$232.00

  • Adult$458.00
  • Child$458.00
  • Infant$232.00

  • Adult$458.00 Less than 6 at this price!
  • Child$458.00
  • Infant$232.00

  • Adult$458.00 Less than 6 at this price!
  • Child$458.00
  • Infant$232.00

  • Adult$458.00 Less than 6 at this price!
  • Child$458.00
  • Infant$232.00

  • Adult$575.00
  • Child$575.00
  • Infant$290.00

  • Adult$458.00
  • Child$458.00
  • Infant$232.00

  • Adult$458.00
  • Child$458.00
  • Infant$232.00

  • Adult$458.00
  • Child$458.00
  • Infant$232.00

  • Adult$458.00 Less than 6 at this price!
  • Child$458.00
  • Infant$232.00

  • Adult$458.00 Less than 6 at this price!
  • Child$458.00
  • Infant$232.00

  • Adult$458.00 Less than 6 at this price!
  • Child$458.00
  • Infant$232.00

  • Adult$575.00
  • Child$575.00
  • Infant$290.00

  • Adult$458.00
  • Child$458.00
  • Infant$232.00

  • Adult$575.00
  • Child$575.00
  • Infant$290.00

  • Adult$471.00 Less than 6 at this price!
  • Child$458.00
  • Infant$232.00

  • Adult$471.00 Less than 6 at this price!
  • Child$458.00
  • Infant$232.00

  • Adult$575.00
  • Child$575.00
  • Infant$290.00

  • Adult$458.00 Less than 6 at this price!
  • Child$458.00
  • Infant$232.00

  • Adult$575.00
  • Child$575.00
  • Infant$290.00

  • Adult$458.00 Less than 6 at this price!
  • Child$458.00
  • Infant$232.00

  • Adult$575.00
  • Child$575.00
  • Infant$290.00

  • Adult$471.00 Less than 6 at this price!
  • Child$458.00
  • Infant$232.00

  • Adult$471.00 Less than 6 at this price!
  • Child$458.00
  • Infant$232.00

  • Adult$575.00
  • Child$575.00
  • Infant$290.00

  • Adult$458.00 Less than 6 at this price!
  • Child$458.00
  • Infant$232.00

  • Adult$575.00
  • Child$575.00
  • Infant$290.00

Authenticated Reviews & PhotosAll of our reviews are from people who have booked and paid for this activity thru Bookme

Authenticated Reviews & PhotosAll of our reviews are from people who have booked and paid for this activity thru Bookme

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Nicki Franks from New Zealand wrote on 11 March 2023

Do it!

What an amazing experience to be able to get up close to the glaciers! The team were friendly and efficient in their organisation of the tour. I would highly recommend them!

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Thank you Nicki, I have passed your feedback onto the team!

Joanna Kelly from New Zealand wrote on 17 March 2022

Best views from the top of NZ!

Gus and Megan were so friendly and knowledgeable, shifting flights around so customers had the best weather experience. Highly recommend this company and trip - it should be on everyone’s bucket list to do at least once! Thanks for an amazing adventure, Jo

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Conal Soothill from New Zealand wrote on 17 January 2024

Fun

Great experience

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Tony Emery from United Kingdom wrote on 16 December 2023

Amazing

Highly recommend taking this trip - they were great

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reginak1 from Canada wrote on 20 November 2023

An Unforgettable experience

This was one of the highlight of my trip. Highly recommend it! It was once in a lifetime experience crossing the magnificent mountain range and fly above the glaciers. Our pilot Dion was amazing as well! It was a such a smooth fly. Weather was amazing as well.

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