The Franz Josef Glacier (Kā Roimata o Hine Hukatere) is about 12 kilometres long and has a névé or snow catchment area of 20 square kilometres. The terminal face of the glacier is less than 300 metres above sea level. Franz Josef Glacier has been known to move at up to 4 metres per day, making it one of the fastest moving glaciers on the planet. Fly over the Franz Josef Glacier up to 6000 ft and land on the snow. This tour is a very popular quick snapshot of our beautiful landscape.
Including snow landing!
Infants less than 4 years old (weighing less than 15kg) are are permitted to sit on an adult’s lap free of charge.
This sightseeing flight is carried out in a helicopter and the air tour lasts 20 minutes.
Your helicopter tour departure location is Franz Josef Glacier Heliport.
What should you wear?
Click on the GREEN line to view this tour. Or click here for a more detailed view.
We might have to cancel your flight due to bad weather or other operational contingencies, in that case we offer you to reschedule free of charge or to receive a full refund. If you cancel the flight, the following conditions apply:
If we have to cancel the flight due to the fact that you have failed to (correctly) inform us of crucial information such as (over)weight, pregnancy and/or disability’s, no refund will be issued.
In the case you are not present on the time and meeting point stated on the boarding pass we might have to shorten or cancel your flight and no (partial) refund will be issued.