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Air Safaris

Main Road, Franz Josef, Westland National Park (Te Wahipounamu) 7856, New Zealand
+64 3-752 0716
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Breathtaking

We had booked this flight for 9am the day after our arrival in Franz Josef. We came to the office... read more

Reviewed 4 weeks ago
Soxybaby
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Sydney, Australia
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Not cheap at $370pp but well worth the layout. A full 50 minutes over the Franz Joseph and Fox... read more

Reviewed 1 May 2017
Tina M
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Hobart, Australia
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Our fixed wing scenic flights promise an incredible view of the mighty Franz and Fox Glaciers and rugged Westland National Park before traversing Mount Cook to explore the vast Mount Cook National Park. Every seat a window seat – get the big picture! Experience breathtaking alpine scenery on an exciting scenic glacier flight with Air Safaris from their base at Franz Josef in Westland National Park on the West Coast - a must-do South Island tourist attraction.
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Suggested Duration: 1-2 hours
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Main Road, Franz Josef, Westland National Park (Te Wahipounamu) 7856, New Zealand
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+64 3-752 0716

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Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

We had booked this flight for 9am the day after our arrival in Franz Josef. We came to the office around 4pm to check in and make sure all ok for our flight the next morning. We were told that rain was forecast for the...More

Thank Soxybaby
Reviewed 1 May 2017 via mobile

Not cheap at $370pp but well worth the layout. A full 50 minutes over the Franz Joseph and Fox glaciers (and Tasman, Murchison etc), circuiting Akoraki Mt Cook and others. Lots of great photo opportunities and our pilot ensured everyone, regardless of which side of...More

Thank Tina M
Reviewed 19 April 2017

We took a helicopter to reach top Franz Joseph glazier. It was a fantastic experience. We must have been among the oldest couples to go by helicopter!

Thank Sam30091945
Reviewed 13 April 2017

This is an excellent way to see glaciers, snowcapped peaks, ice flows and many other sights. It takes 50mins. Pilot is very knowledgeable and gives a running commentary.

Thank Susan P
Reviewed 5 April 2017

This is once in a lifetime experiece one must do. 15 minutes flight takes you to fantastic glaciers. Wish they allow us more than 10 minutes at the top

Thank Yogeshwar T
Reviewed 16 March 2017

If you are lucky with the weather, don t skip this safari. Expensive, certainly but efficient if you want see great and gorgeous vieuws...exceptional. The pilot is really professional, good airplane, each have a window seat and...you can be sit near the pilot...a pleasure in...More

Thank HDLBruxelles
Reviewed 9 March 2017

Pricey but well worth the money. View it as a once in a lifetime experience to see the mountains and glaciers up close and personal.

Thank SeasonedTraveler58
Reviewed 9 March 2017 via mobile

The flight takes over the hour if you count pre-flight and post-flight activities, but you get a full 50 minutes of air time. Each person has a windows seat in a high-wing monoplane; I was lucky enough to score the co-pilot seat (needed me there...More

Thank James N
Reviewed 3 March 2017 via mobile

Extremely well run. Charming pilot Tony who was very professional and with an excellent sense of humour. A most enjoyable 50 minute trip. The pilot kept changing direction so that passengers on each side of the plane had good views of the mountains and glacier....More

Thank jeremy g
Reviewed 3 March 2017

We were lucky to have very good weather for our flight. Air Safaris were very accommodating in moving our flight from a bad weather day to a good weather day. Really nice people in the office. Our pilot, Tony, was funny and informative about the...More

Thank herebedragons
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