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Twin Glacier Helicopter Flight departing Fox Glacier

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    What to Expect
    Soar over two of New Zealand's most renowned glaciers, each cloaked in an ice-blue sheen, on this 30-minute helicopter flight. Arrive at the helicopter base for your aerial tour that includes a magnificent snow landing atop either Fox Glacier or Franz Josef Glacier.

    Step aboard your twin-engine copter and look out from the six-passenger open cabin to an incomparable aerial vista over the Southern Alps. Hover above fascinating ice forms as your pilot provides interesting narration on the ever-changing glacial landscape.

    After a remote landing, step out onto a snowfield above the icefalls. You’ll be captivated by your natural surroundings, including views of Mt Cook/Aoraki, which towers at an elevation of 12,217 feet (3,724 meters).
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    Important Information
    Departure Point
    The Helicopter Line Base
    Departure Time
    Flights are operated from 7:30am - 9:00pm (October to March) and 8:00am - 6:00pm (April to September).
    Return Details
    Returns to original departure point
    • Scenic helicopter flight with snow landing (5-10 minutes)
    • Live commentary on board
    • Professional guide
    • GST (Goods and Services Tax)
    • Items of a personal nature
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    Additional Info
    • Confirmation will be received within 48 hours of booking, subject to availability
    • Children must be accompanied by an adult
    • It is recommended that warm clothing and suitable footwear be worn on this tour due to cold temperatures.
    • This experience requires good weather. If it’s canceled due to poor weather, you’ll be offered a different date or a full refund
    Cancellation Policy
    For a full refund, cancel at least 24 hours in advance of the start date of the experience.
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    Reviewed 17 February 2018 via mobile

    30min flight and landing on top of Fox Glacier was amazing! A must do if you can. Scenery and views unbelievable. Went on a sunny day and was perfectly warm in jeans and a t-shirt. Pilot and girls in the office were great. If you...More

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    TotallyTourism, Front Office Manager at Twin Glacier Helicopter Flight departing Fox Glacier, responded to this reviewResponded 4 March 2018

    Our flights depart from both our Franz Josef and Fox Glacier bases. We suggest flying from which ever base your accommodation is located however our Fox Glacier and Mount Cook flight only departs from our Fox base. The views from our helicopters are amazing and...More

    Reviewed 6 February 2018 via mobile

    The flight was very impressive and wonderful!! Definitely worth it! I'd like to have a bit longer flight time. You are flying about 10-15 minutes and stay at the glacier for about 15-20 minutes to take pictures and enjoy the nature. If you have the...More

    Thank Leyla M
    TotallyTourism, Front Office Manager at Twin Glacier Helicopter Flight departing Fox Glacier, responded to this reviewResponded 4 March 2018

    Hi Leyla,Thank you for your review.The snow landings are roughly 5-10 minutes but can feel longer as one explores the snow on our landing sites. The flight are definitely worth doing as you see more from the air than you can from the ground. Kind...More

    Reviewed 19 October 2017

    My wife and I had a twin glacier flight with snow landing booked for 10 am. We were a very fortunate that we awoke to great weather (as cancellations are high due to low cloud cover being common and affecting visibility for the pilots). The...More

    Date of experience: October 2017
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    TotallyTourism, Front Office Manager at Twin Glacier Helicopter Flight departing Fox Glacier, responded to this reviewResponded 23 October 2017

    Hi Nick, Thank you for your fantastic feedback! It sounds like you and your wife had an incredible experience with our Fox team. We have quite a unique landscape here with the Glaciers extending into the rainforests which does mean weather plays a big role...More

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