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Fox & Franz Josef Heliservices

Alpine Adventure Centre Franz Josef, Franz Josef, Westland National Park (Te Wahipounamu) 7856, New Zealand
+64 3-752 0793
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Janes birthday road trip November 2017

Fantastic experience of a lifetime, great pilot with great in-depth knowledge of the area and... read more

Reviewed 3 days ago
MistyPo
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Newcastle-under-Lyme, United Kingdom
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Best Heli Service Operator in whole of Franz Josef Glacier!!!

We were recommended by Scenic Hotel staff and will definitely say that "All of their Pilots are... read more

Reviewed 3 days ago
COOLNJR
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California
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Fox and Franz Josef Heliservices offer scenic helicopter flights and snow landings above the Fox and Franz Josef glaciers. View Mount Cook, Mount Tasman New Zealands highest peaks. 4 and 6 passenger modern turbine helicopters. Private charters available. Easy to find us on the Main Street at Franz Josef and Fox Glacier.
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Alpine Adventure Centre Franz Josef, Franz Josef, Westland National Park (Te Wahipounamu) 7856, New Zealand
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+64 3-752 0793

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Reviewed 3 days ago via mobile

Fantastic experience of a lifetime, great pilot with great in-depth knowledge of the area and history (of everything!)

Thank MistyPo
Reviewed 3 days ago

We were recommended by Scenic Hotel staff and will definitely say that "All of their Pilots are highly Professional and Well Experienced. Thanks for offering your valuable information while on Flight and his expertise throughout the Glacier Country Region. A big thanks to Quentin for...More

Thank COOLNJR
Reviewed 5 days ago via mobile

Was lucky with the weather and had a 10 am flight. Was advised to go early in the morning as the cloud is not so thick over the lower slopes. We did the Grand Tour and it was amazing scenery! Would recommend this one as...More

Thank Tiara2
Reviewed 6 days ago

We decided to splurge and go for a Helicopter Ride to the Glacier. The Cost to the Glacier and Mount Cook was $310 each and worth every cent! We were on the first flight of the day at 7.30am. The sun was shining it was...More

Thank wwwgirls
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

We got up early for a 7:30am flight and it was definitely worth it! The sun was just up and it was beautiful. Only did the 20min flight, but we felt that was enough. Steady flight on the way up and down with a good...More

Thank TylerJ93
Reviewed 1 week ago

We took the Franz & Fox double glacier Heli ride with Aoraki Mt Cook view and snow landing. I suggest if you can afford it take this option.We had a brilliant sunny day. The service and views were spectacular, the helicopter very modern and clean...More

Thank peter m
Reviewed 1 week ago

This was on our list for our recent tour of the west coast. The weather was not wanting to cooperate but in the end there was enough of a window that they went up. We got to land on the glacier for some stunning views....More

Thank kristiwife1
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Wonderfull, amazing, one of the best activities in New Zealand. Even the 20 minute flight is incredible. Great crew and pilot.

Thank dulceoliveiraneta
Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

Words do not describe the sheer, awesome panoramas that lay before our eyes when we took this flight. Jamie, our very capable pilot, provided adequate commentary along the way. Franz Josef and Fox Glaciers, along with the majestic peaks of Mounts Cook and Tasman were...More

1  Thank Michael B
Reviewed 15 October 2017 via mobile

We chartered one of the small 4 seater helicopters for the two of us as I am a little claustrophobic. The flight was amazing, the pilot VERY professional and shared so much useful I formation with us- loved it, definitely a highlight of our trip...More

Thank STEPDI
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Chalky5363
6 November 2017|
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Response from Laura P | Reviewed this property |
Yes! Very much and book if you can in advance to avoid disappointment!
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SummerLightening
22 December 2016|
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Response from FoxFranzHeliservices | Property representative |
Hi SummerLightening, You are correct in that the two glaciers are similar. Flight 2 Fox Glacier and Mt Cook is exactly as the name describes and includes a snow landing of 8 to 10 minutes at the top of the Fox Glacier... More
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Gayle W
14 December 2016|
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Response from FoxFranzHeliservices | Property representative |
Hi, we do not currently work with Viator so I could not be certain. It should be standard practice to refund if a flight is cancelled due to weather. You can book direct with us via our website and you do not have to pay in... More
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