Franz Josef Glacier Guides
Claiming NZ's highest jump (18,000ft, 75 seconds freefall, $549), this company also offers 15,000 for $399, and 12,000 for $299. With...
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Franz Josef Glacier Guides information
Small group walks with experienced guides (boots, jackets and equipment supplied) are offered by Franz Josef Glacier Guides . Half-/full-day walks are $123/180 per adult (slightly cheaper for children). Full-day trips have around six hours on the ice, half-day trips up to two hours. Full-day ice-climbing trips ($256 including training) and three-hour helihikes ($399), which take your further up the glaciers to see more interesting formations and include two hours on the ice, are also available.