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Glacier Country Helicopters

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We welcome you to New Zealand’s World Famous Glacier Region. Glacier Country Helicopters Ltd are passionate about what we do, providing visitors from around the world with the Ultimate Helicopter Experience into our back yard. We are a local family...more
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10 Main Road, Franz Josef, Westland National Park (Te Wahipounamu) 7886, New Zealand
+64 3-752 0203
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Reviewed 4 weeks ago

Mike, Ben and the team are definately the ones to choose and book your flight with. There are 4+ companies in Franz Joseph who offer these scenic flights but Glacier Country Helicopters were the only ones who treated us as not just 'another number' but...More

Thank Bronwen C
Reviewed 21 April 2018

Very friendly and helpful people, right from the moment of booking six months in advance. Greeted us like old friends when we arrived, as recommended, the evening before to check out the prospects for flight. We were lucky and the flight took off - though...More

Thank ChrisJS51
Reviewed 6 April 2018

We booked a 45-minute flight to include a trip round Mt Tasman & Mt Cook, but the wind made this impossible so we had the 35-minute trip with snow landing. As we were the first in the morning the site was pristine; I can imagine...More

1  Thank ChrisJS51
Reviewed 15 February 2018 via mobile

Such a great experience, very friendly team and safety was priority. Our pilot Ben was very good, safe and calm and friendly happy to take photos for us on the glacier, we just got up there before the clouds started to roll in. Recommended for...More

Thank Nuahs Y
Reviewed 9 February 2018 via mobile

Take care before choosing this company !We have waited 3 hours our flight and they cancelled it just because the other couple didn't show up. So we just had to find another one, and wait 2 more hours.

1  Thank iCedsch
Reviewed 27 January 2018

This trip was so good, especially as I had been pouring with rain the previous day. We went on the 35 minute trip which enabled us to see both the Franz Josef glacier and the Fox glacier. We were given clear safety briefing and then...More

Thank Sue S
Reviewed 21 January 2018

Amazing. Just amazing. There are lots of companies doing pretty much the same thing at Franz Joseph but from the moment we walked in the office, we were made to feel welcome. The experienced from start to finish was simply amazing. The office, team, pilots...More

Thank Stephen W
Reviewed 6 January 2018

Wonderful family run business. Reply friendly staff and although must be difficult keeping to schedules with the wether conditions they kept us informed the whole time. The pilot was amazing and very informative and the views were incredible. Even the ground staff were friendly and...More

1  Thank barrettg41
Reviewed 5 January 2018

Our family thoroughly enjoyed our experience with Glacier Country Helicopters. Check in and safety procedures were attended to thoroughly but in a relaxed manner. We felt very safe and confident despite hesitations of 2 of our party. Whilst awaiting our departure we chatted with the...More

1  Thank kirsti1961
Reviewed 4 January 2018 via mobile

Loved the flight and snow landing. It felt professional and safe. Both adults and kids will enjoy it.

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