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Glacier Country Scenic Flights

Whataroa, New Zealand
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Absolutely fantastic experience

I would totally recomend this trip. Absolutely loved it. I'm still telling people about the... read more

Reviewed 3 weeks ago
Leanne H
via mobile
A great flight over the Main Divide and onto the glaciers

We happened to stop overnight in Whataroa so that we could go on the Okarito Lagoon tour, and found... read more

Reviewed 4 weeks ago
dcn_nz
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Nanchang, China
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“mount cook” (10 reviews)
“franz josef” (11 reviews)
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Whataroa, New Zealand
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Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

I would totally recomend this trip. Absolutely loved it. I'm still telling people about the experience.

Thank Leanne H
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Reviewed 4 weeks ago

We happened to stop overnight in Whataroa so that we could go on the Okarito Lagoon tour, and found out that there was a glacier flight centre in a nearby valley. I knew of the flights out of Mount Cook and Franz Josef, which tend...More

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Reviewed 28 April 2018

Off the beaten track we ventured to see what this helicopter company could offer our family of four that perhaps others could not. We were not disappointed and in fact, bowled over by their hospitality and generosity. They promised an unforgettable memory and that is...More

Thank Deborah e
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Reviewed 27 March 2018

We ( group of 4 )had every intention of going on a scenic flight of the glacier region while in the Franz Joseph and Fox Glacier area. We had not done any research regarding which company to go with . We were driving from the...More

Thank 555macca53
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Reviewed 25 March 2018

Weather was questionable, so I hadn't pre-booked a flight. As I was checking out of our motel I was asked if I had enjoyed my visit to the area. I stated that I wished I had been able to take the helicopter ride up to...More

Thank Anne I
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Reviewed 21 March 2018

My son and I took a helicopter flight from near Franz Josef Village, which took us over one of the best parts of the Southern Alps. We saw a number of glaciers, including the Franz Josef and Tasman Glaciers; we flew close to Mounts Cook...More

Thank John N
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Reviewed 18 March 2018

Had an amazing flight to Mt Cook and the glaciers with a landing and walk on the Franz Josef glacier. The pilot gave us a very informative commentary during the flight. We took the 50 minute flight with glacier landing and we were glad we...More

Thank KayeKim
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Reviewed 13 March 2018 via mobile

This is a smallish company operating out of Whataroa, about half an hour from Franz Joseph. The advantage being the personalised service and the different flight options. Thanks to Kevin for the organisation and Sam for the informative and excellent flight. Better than the big...More

Thank John R
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Reviewed 12 March 2018

Glad we chose this over flight and hike at the glaciers because this provided perspective of the peaks.

Thank cgrace2014
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Reviewed 10 March 2018 via mobile

Experienced an incredible flight over glaciers and Mt Cook etc with this company. Great pilot who shared his knowledge of the region with us.

Thank Margaret Z
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