Franz Josef Glacier Helicopter Flight with Snow Landing

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See the Franz Josef Glacier from the air on a scenic 20-minute helicopter flight above ice falls, snowfields, and crevasses. Experience the thrill of a snow landing to see the icy landscape up close and take in incredible views across the glacier. Book your Franz Josef Glacier Helicopter Flight with Snow Landing here.

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Embark on a Journey

Book the Franz Josef Glacier Helicopter Flight with Snow Landing in advance! Embark on a journey into the heart of the Southern Alps. This is a largely inaccessible region. It’s a place where nature reigns supreme. The majesty of the mountains will leave you in awe. The untouched beauty of the Alps is a sight to behold. The journey into the Alps is a testament to the spirit of adventure.

The Helicopter Flight

Take a 20-minute helicopter flight to Franz Josef Glacier. Experience a landing on snow. Feel the thrill of the helicopter blades whirring above you. The adrenaline rush is part of the adventure. The helicopter ride itself is an experience to remember. The helicopter flight offers a unique perspective on the landscape.

Explore the Ice Falls

Explore the ice falls. Witness some of the world’s most stunning ice architecture. Marvel at the intricate patterns formed by centuries of ice movement. The beauty of the ice falls is a sight to behold. The ice falls are a testament to the power of nature. The exploration of the ice falls is a journey into the heart of the glacier.

The Glacier’s Accessibility

After a spectacular collapse in 2012, the glacier is now only accessible by helicopter. This adds an element of adventure to your journey. The remoteness of the glacier adds to its allure. The journey to the glacier is as exciting as the destination itself. The glacier’s inaccessibility makes it a hidden gem in the Alps.

The Central Location

Make your way to a central location in Franz Josef township. Check in for the flight there. Feel the anticipation build as you prepare for takeoff. The excitement is palpable. The township of Franz Josef is a gateway to this natural wonder. The township serves as a base for your adventure.

The Flight

Lift off and fly above the glacier. The glacier stretches through Westland Tai Poutini National Park. The view from the helicopter is nothing short of breathtaking. The vast expanse of the glacier is a sight to behold. The bird’s eye view of the glacier is truly mesmerizing. The flight over the glacier is a highlight of the journey.

The Forest and the Glacier

Admire the thick forest that creeps to the edge of the ice. Appreciate the spectacular views from above. The contrast between the lush green forest and the icy glacier is striking. The juxtaposition of the two is a testament to nature’s diversity. The forest and the glacier coexist in harmony, each enhancing the beauty of the other. The forest serves as a vibrant backdrop to the icy glacier.

The Snowfield Landing

Midway through the flight, land on the glacier snowfield. This location is only accessible by helicopter without specialized equipment. Feel the crunch of the snow under your feet. The pristine white snow is a sight to behold. The snowfield landing is a unique experience that few get to enjoy. The landing on the snowfield is a moment of tranquility amidst the adventure.

The Return Flight

Franz Josef Glacier Helicopter Flight with Snow Landing – Soak in the views, capture some photos, then return to the helicopter. Fly back to Franz Josef township. Reflect on the incredible journey you’ve just experienced. The memories of this adventure will last a lifetime. As you fly back, take one last look at the majestic glacier, a memory to cherish forever. The return flight is a time for reflection and appreciation of the adventure you’ve embarked on.

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Additional information

Address Information

Glacier Helicopters, Main South Road SH6, Franz Josef / Waiau 7856, New Zealand

City Name

Franz Josef Town

Area Name

Westland District

Country Name

New Zealand

3 reviews for Franz Josef Glacier Helicopter Flight with Snow Landing

  1. Russell – Australia (verified owner)

    Although we didn’t get to land because of the cloud, the pilot took us as high as he could and we got many good shots of the glacier. the ground people in the office were always helpful and keeping us informed of the situation.

  2. Chris – Britain (verified owner)

    Lovely friendly and helpful staff, stunning scenery, worth every penny!

  3. Punit – Australia (verified owner)

    First time getting in the helicopter and that to look at the snow, it was awesome. Simple process and cheerful staff and pilot.

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