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  • Arriving on: 10-Apr-2020
  • staying for: 5 days
  • Departing on: 15-Apr-2020
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Glacier Helicopters

Main Road Franz Josef Glacier
West CoastNew Zealand



Description

Welcome to Glacier Helicopters. Mountains and Glaciers ... close up and personal. Glacier Helicopters offers a range of scenic helicopter flights from 20 minutes to 40 minutes. Flights depart from Franz Josef Glacier and Fox Glacier. Our flights encompass the Fox Glacier and Franz Josef Glaciers and Aoraki/Mount Cook National Park. Glacier landings are our speciality. Not only do we offer spectacular scenic helicopter flights but also the Heli Hike on either the Franz Josef or Fox Glacier Glaciers - combining the excitement of walking on the glacier with the thrill of two helicopter flights. Charter flights are also available and can vary from 20 minutes to several hours duration. Our helicopter flights allow people with limited time to "get away from it all" and experience areas of New Zealand's wilderness renowned for its outstanding natural beauty. Our helicopter bases are centrally located and complimentary pick up and drop off transfers are available if required. We look forward to being of service to you. Our goals ... for you Our professional pilots take great pride in delivering an exceptional flying experience - every time. That is one of our primary goals. Here are some more: •To achieve the highest levels of aviation and occupational safety - everyone's safety is our top priority •To conduct our business with total professionalism in all aspects •To recognise and respect our responsibilities towards our environment •To ensure we exceed your expectations. At Glacier Helicopters we operate a fleet of modern, four and six seater turbine helicopters, serviced and maintained to ensure maximum passenger safety and comfort. All our maintenance procedures comply with New Zealand Civil Aviation safety standards. All pilots hold a Commercial Helicopter Pilot Licence and are regularly subjected to stringent performance checks to meet New Zealand CAA Part 135 requirements. We are a CAA Approved Operator. Notes: •All flights require a minimum number of 3 passengers for departures. Bookings will be accepted for numbers less than the required minimum number on the basis that bookings will be co-ordinated to achieve minimum numbers. •All flights operate subject to suitable weather conditions


Cancellation Policy

(4 Hours)

If a cancellation is made within 4 hours of arrival day, loss of 100% of the total booking price


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Fox or Franz Josef Glacier Snow Landing

Fox or Franz Josef Glacier Snow LandingFrom sea level rising to the heart of the magnificent Southern Alps, this flight explores the ice-falls on either the Franz Josef or Fox Glaciers. Experience the seclusion of a snow landing in this largely inaccessible alpine region. Cost: NZ$280.00 per person Time away: Approximately 20 minutes (includes snow landing) Departures All flight tours depart from and return to Fox and Franz Josef townships. Complimentary Transfers A courtesy coach is available to pick up and drop off passengers in the Fox and Franz Josef area. Minimum Numbers On all scenic flights, minimum numbers apply. Individual bookings may be combined if necessary to achieve minimum numbers. Glacier Helicopters carry a maximum of six passengers per flight. All flight tours are subject to minimum passenger numbers. 3 passengers in a 6 seater aircraft. Away Times The away times (flight durations) specified in the flight tour itineraries are approximate and can be subject to weather conditions. Routes On occasion, map routes may change at the pilots' discretion. We will keep you informed of any changes to the published information.
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Fox and Franz Josef Twin Glacier, with Glacier Landing

Fox and Franz Josef Twin Glacier, with Glacier LandingExplore the glacial icefalls of not one but two glaciers - Fox Glacier and Franz Josef Glacier. Discover up close their neve and unusual ice formations - landing on the snowfields is a highlight and will make for superb photos, snowballs and memories. Cost: NZ$360.00 per person Time away: Approximately 30 minutes ( includes snow landing ) Departures All flight tours depart from and return to Fox and Franz Josef townships. Complimentary Transfers A courtesy coach is available to pick up and drop off passengers in the Fox and Franz Josef area. Minimum Numbers On all scenic flights, minimum numbers apply. Individual bookings may be combined if neccessary to achieve minimum numbers. Glacier Helicopters carry a maximum of six passengers per flight. All flight tours are subject to minimum passenger numbers. 3 passengers in a 6 seater aircraft. Away Times The away times (flight durations) specified in the flight tour itineraries are approximate and can be subject to weather conditions. Routes On occasion, map routes may change at the pilots' discretion. We will keep you informed of any changes to the published information.
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Fox Glacier to Mount Cook

Fox Glacier to Mount CookImagine flying the entire length of the Fox Glacier, then soaring at eye level against the west face of Aoraki/Mount Cook. There's time for a glacier snow landing before descendingthe Glacier Valley, with the mountains behind - conquered! Cost: NZ$360.00 per person Time away: Approximately 30 minutes ( includes snow landing ) Departures All flight tours depart from and return to Fox and Franz Josef townships. Complimentary Transfers A courtesy coach is available to pick up and drop off passengers in the Fox and Franz Josef area. Minimum Numbers On all scenic flights, minimum numbers apply. Individual bookings may be combined if neccessary to achieve minimum numbers. Glacier Helicopters carry a maximum of six passengers per flight. All flight tours are subject to minimum passenger numbers. 3 passengers in a 6 seater aircraft. Away Times The away times (flight durations) specified in the flight tour itineraries are approximate and can be subject to weather conditions. Routes On occasion, map routes may change at the pilots' discretion. We will keep you informed of any changes to the published information.
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Mount Cook Spectacular with Glacier Landing

Mount Cook Spectacular with Glacier LandingThe ultimate glacial experience - this flight tours covers it all! Glacial icefalls, crevasses and neves, views from ocean to alps. Cross the Southern Alps spine and circle the peak of magnificent Aoraki/Mount Cook. Get your camera ready for the spectacular snow landing. Cost: NZ$490.00 per person Time away: Approximately 40 minutes ( includes snow landing ) Departures All flight tours depart from and return to Fox and Franz Josef townships. Complimentary Transfers A courtesy coach is available to pick up and drop off passengers in the Fox and Franz Josef area. Minimum Numbers On all scenic flights, minimum numbers apply. Individual bookings may be combined if neccessary to achieve minimum numbers. Glacier Helicopters carry a maximum of six passengers per flight. All flight tours are subject to minimum passenger numbers. 3 passengers in a 6 seater aircraft. Away Times The away times (flight durations) specified in the flight tour itineraries are approximate and can be subject to weather conditions. Routes On occasion, map routes may change at the pilots' discretion. We will keep you informed of any changes to the published information.
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