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“Breathtaking!”

Fox & Franz Josef Heliservices
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US$180.78*
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Fox or Franz Josef Glacier including snow landing
Ranked #5 of 11 Tours in Franz Josef
Certificate of Excellence
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Owner description: Fox and Franz Josef Heliservices offer scenic helicopter flights and snow landings above the Fox and Franz Josef glaciers. View Mount Cook, Mount Tasman New Zealands highest peaks. 4 and 6 passenger modern turbine helicopters. Private charters available. Easy to find us on the Main Street at Franz Josef and Fox Glacier.
Reviewed 14 April 2014 via mobile

This is just beyond words. We were overwhelmed with the Helicopter tour that we did in Franz Josef. Flying and landing on top of the glaciers of Franz Josef, Fox Glaciers, Mt. Cook and Tasman Glaciers. The staff are very friendly and polite. Well experienced pilots. I would recommend this company for those who would like to experience the same adventure. It's not cheap but compared to the other helitour company in the area this company gives the best competitive price.

Thank HF0119
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Reviewed 2 April 2014

Despite the short flight due to bad weather condition, we made a landing on the glacier and had great photo opportunities. The amount paid for the longest flight was promptly refunded upon return. The operation of helicopters appeared in securely and the whole crew and professionals. After the flight we realized that the shortest option is better, then we recommend that you save your dollars and make the overflight and landing on a glacier only.

1  Thank Arvrim
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Reviewed 31 March 2014

What could there be not to like except we waited a bit for our helicopter to take off - that was ok we enjoyed people watching on the main drag. The pilot was young and very friendly. He flew around the glaciers and landed on Franz Josef - it was warm that day probably 24 C on the ground so I would have bet 18C at least on the glacier. The pilot was good with his commentary of what we were seeing. I am sure that this is allotted but we had enough time to tromp around on the glacier that we didn't feel we had been rushed. I can not recommend this excursion enough - we live in the foothills of the Canadian Rockies - and for me this is a must see and do in New Zealand

Thank popsicleCalgary
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Reviewed 6 March 2014

Was so looking forward to this trip as we had seen it on the internet before we came to New Zealand. The pilot, made us all feel at ease before we took off and commentated on all the ares as we ascended up the mountains. We flew over Franz Josef and the landed on Fox Glacier. He took all the photos people ask him to and gave us as much time as we wanted there. It was a truly memorable trip- not to be missed.

Thank DJinks
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Reviewed 20 February 2014

early morning is the best time to get a flight, as the weather can come in and the helicopters can not fly. The view is magnificent and the glacier is like nothing else you have seen, it has a blue tinge and very cratered. Summer is the rainy season and therefore harder to get a clear day, but I went at 7:30am and enjoyed the whole experience.

Thank Kathleen R
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