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Starting From AU$135.07
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Helicopter Line: Scenic Flights Franz Josef & Fox Glacier

The rugged West Coast is hemmed between the Tasman Sea and the imposing Southern Alps, making for spectacular contrasts in the surrounding scenery. The Helicopter Line fly from both Franz Josef Glacier and Fox Glacier villages, with an operating base situated on the main road of each.

Glaciers

The rugged West Coast is hemmed between the Tasman Sea and the imposing Southern Alps, making for spectacular contrasts in the surrounding scenery. The Helicopter Line fly from both Franz Josef Glacier and Fox Glacier villages, with an operating base situated on the main road of each.

A 30 minute drive separates the Franz Josef Glacier and Fox Glacier villages. 

DISTANCES
Greymouth - Franz Josef Glacier - 180 kilometres, 2½ hours drive south.
Queenstown - Franz Josef Glacier - 410 kilometres, 5 hours drive north-west.


 

Mountain Scenic Spectacular - HLF3
This premier flight lets you experience two of New Zealand's finest National Parks. Discover the gigantic expanse of the Franz Josef Glacier and Fox Glacier snowfields with a landing at high altitude. Step out of your helicopter and experience how it feels to stand in snow. The flight includes fantastic views of the Tasman Glacier and Mount Cook.
Duration - 40 Minutes

Twin Glacier - HLF4

Fly over two of New Zealand's most famous glaciers and land at the head of either the Franz Josef Glacier or Fox Glacier. View the incredible natural phenomenon of the glacier as it winds slowly down the carved valleys from its origin in the mountains high above you.
Duration - 30 Minutes 

Fox Glacier and Mount Cook - HLF4F
(Available only from Fox Glacier)
From Fox Glacier village fly over the legendary Fox Glacier and snowfields, and land in the snow above the icefalls. Explore the majestic west face of Aoraki/Mount Cook, before descending into the valleys.
Duration - 30 Minutes

Neve Discoverer - HLF5
The perfect opportunity to get up close to the glaciers and touch snow. You'll be captivated as you lift off and fly up and over the Franz Josef Glacier or Fox Glacier and experience the solitude of a landing in this natural alpine wonderland.
Duration - 20 Minutes


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