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Glacier Helicopters

Main South Road | Sh6, Fox Glacier, Westland National Park (Te Wahipounamu) 7856, New Zealand
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US$228.75*
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Fox and Franz Josef Twin Glacier Helicopter Flight from Fox Glacier
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US$232.44*
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Fox and Franz Twin Glacier Helicopter Flight from Franz Josef
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US$180.79*
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Franz Josef Glacier Helicopter Flight with Snow Landing
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Glacier Helicopters offers a range of scenic helicopter flights from 20 minutes to 40 minutes. Charter flights are available and can vary from 20 minutes to several hours duration. Flights depart from Franz Josef Glacier and Fox Glacier. Our flights encompass the Mount Cook National Park, and both Franz Josef Glacier and Fox Glacier. Glacier landings are our specialty. Our helicopter flights allow people with limited time to “get away from it all” and experience area of New Zealand’s wilderness renowned for its outstanding natural beauty.
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  • Very good9%
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“mount cook” (47 reviews)
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Main South Road | Sh6, Fox Glacier, Westland National Park (Te Wahipounamu) 7856, New Zealand
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Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

OMG. So amazing. We did the twin glacier tour which included an stop on the top of Franz Josef. The weather was perfect and we enjoyed every second. There were five of us in the helicopter. Obviously the best view would be the front followed...More

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Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

From the first phone call these guys were awesome. I planned on proposing on the landing and they noted this on the booking. Originally booked the Mt Cook Spectacular but due to weather they quickly rearranged the booking for the Twin Glaciers to get us...More

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TotallyTourism, Front Office Manager at Glacier Helicopters, responded to this reviewResponded 6 days ago

Hello LukeT123 and thank you for your fantastic review. Although the weather wasn’t ideal for the flight you had chosen, we are glad that we could get you on a flight and get a snow landing. Congratulations on your engagement, we don’t think you could’ve...More

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Reviewed 3 weeks ago

Expensive half our ($320 X 4 persons), but what an experience. The view is totaly amazing and the glacier landing is just crazyMore

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TotallyTourism, Front Office Manager at Glacier Helicopters, responded to this reviewResponded 6 days ago

Hello visitorfromquebec and thank you for your review. We are so happy that you enjoyed the views on the Glacier and that you found it an incredible experience. We agree that landing a helicopter on a Glacier is an incredible experience and we are happy...More

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Jikku
21 August 2017|
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Response from Bracha K | Reviewed this property |
We were a group of 36. We stayed overnight in FJ and went up in the helicopters early a.m.
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jojo255061
31 July 2017|
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Response from nwallington | Reviewed this property |
Hello, We went as a couple, but we were one of 4 helicopters that went up for our time slot. They then divide the groups. They would definitely be able to accommodate you. You just may be split between 2 helicopters.
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MargaretRD
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Response from Moosie57 | Reviewed this property |
They don't take your money online, just block it and release it if you don't fly
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