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Alpine Adventure Centre Tours

Main Road Franz Josef Village, Fox Glacier, Westland National Park (Te Wahipounamu), New Zealand
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If your here it's a must!

Best helicopter ride to the top of the world! An Experience we will never forget, flights are on... read more

Reviewed 3 weeks ago
YianieAdventures
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Kogarah, Australia
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Wow - what a view!

We weren’t sure if we should spend the money for what would be a short flight up a hill ... well it... read more

Reviewed 4 weeks ago
petap444
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Canberra, Australia
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Scenic helicopter flights over the Fox and Franz Josef Glaciers including Mount Cook and Mount Tasman. We offer departures from Franz Josef AND Fox Glacier. Currently under the company name of Fox & Franz Heliservices.
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Main Road Franz Josef Village, Fox Glacier, Westland National Park (Te Wahipounamu), New Zealand

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Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

Best helicopter ride to the top of the world! An Experience we will never forget, flights are on tap at fox glacier. we booked 1/2 hour before and wanted to get up straight away as we could see the clouds rolling in from a distance....More

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Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

We weren’t sure if we should spend the money for what would be a short flight up a hill ... well it was worth every cent. One of those moments that you don’t get to experience every day. Bill was a lovely guide and the...More

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Reviewed 8 February 2018 via mobile

We had a fantastic ride here. It's expensive but worth every dollar . We were lucky to go on a sunny day with no clouds in the sky. The heli company is very professional. The pilot was great. He even took photos of us in...More

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Reviewed 31 January 2018 via mobile

These guys were the most engaging in the months leading up to our visit...the other companies didn’t respond to the emails we sent asking questions regarding bad weather cancellations (this one offers full refund). While we had booked a two glacier plus snow landing, weather...More

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Reviewed 20 November 2017 via mobile

Absolutely amazing trip to Franz Josef & Fox glaciers, with a landing in the middle. I would highly recommend this trip, worth every cent!

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Reviewed 19 August 2017

Depending on the weather, helicopter flights to the Franz Josef and Fox glaciars take 30 to 40 minutes. The organization is top from start to finish, very professional ! The pilots are very, very good : they take their time to 'show you around' in...More

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Reviewed 12 July 2017 via mobile

While on a recent Lions Tour of NZ we decided to hire some cars, drive down the west coast and visit Franz Joseph..Fox Glacier.. one of the best decisions we made. The scenery was amazing and the quaint little place was awesome. Once in a...More

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Reviewed 29 April 2017

The helicopter ride over Fox Glacier was a fantastic experience. It gave you a good perspective of the enormity of the glacier and fantastic views. The pilot was very professional and knowledgeable. It was a very worth while experience and would recommend this to anyone

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Reviewed 24 April 2017

Words cannot explain this most spectacular of adventures - blessed with great weather this helicopter flight piloted by Eddie was more than spectacular! Booking was easy (we just turned up) pre booking preferable if you don't want to miss out. Staff friendly and helpful.

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Reviewed 15 April 2017

What a perfect day! And well worth the cost. Alpine Adventures staff were very courteous and helpful. We received a safety briefing before getting into the helicopter. Our pilot was great, explaining terrain and geological formation. Do This!

1  Thank lorib91
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