Twin Glacier Helicopter Flight departing Fox Glacier

activities / Scenic flight

Twin Glacier Helicopter Flight departing Fox Glacier information and booking

30 minutes
Departs from
Tour departs from Fox Glacier accommodation
Returns to
Returns to original departure point
Time of departure
Flights are operated from 7:30am - 9:00pm (October to March) and 8:00am - 6:00pm (April to September).
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Tour description provided by Viator

Fly over two of New Zealand's most famous glaciers and marvel at the mantle of pure white snow as you land at the head of either the Franz Josef or Fox Glacier. This landing site is the perfect place to view the incredible natural phenomenon of the glaciers as they wind slowly down the carved valleys from their origin in the mountains high above you.

With its ability to hover, land and provide access to some of New Zealand's most remote areas, a helicopter is the ideal choice for sightseeing that will take you up close to towering peaks, crevasse filled glaciers and sparkling waterways. Learn about the stunning landscape as your professional pilot delivers an informative commentary en route.Aircraft:The fleet consists predominately of European AS355 Twin Engine Squirrels (seats 06 passengers plus pilot). They are ideal aircraft for scenic flights, with an open plan cabin making for excellent views for all passengers. The Helicopter Line has the highest levels of Civil Aviation Authority certification for scenic helicopter operations, this involves regular monitoring and audit of all aspects of the operations.

What's included

  • Hotel pickup and drop off
  • Scenic helicopter flight with snow landing (30 minutes)
  • Live commentary on board
  • Professional guide
  • Gst (goods and services tax)

What isn't included

  • Items of a personal nature