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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
Hours Today: 9:00 AM - 6:00 PM
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Suggested duration: 1-2 hours
10 Main Road, Franz Josef, Westland National Park (Te Wahipounamu) 7886, New Zealand
We did the 35 min helicopter flight above Fox Glacier and MT Cook and it was amazing. Decided to do that last minute, but the three pilots at the place were so lovely and welcoming, that we felt more than safe. Stopped on the top...More
I'm skydiving instructor with 25,000+ jumps and now full time traveler. So far did visit 163 countries. But today I had the best flight on my life with Glacier Country Helicopters.
I did 35 minutes flight with the landing on the glacier.
The view was...More
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
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
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
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
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
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
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