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Flying Fox - Heli Hike - Fox Glacier Guiding

4.8
25

The ultimate way to experience one of New Zealand’s most renowned glacial attractions!

Highlights

  • Voted #1 in the Tripadvisors Travellers’ Choice and Top Out of the Ordinary Experiences- World! (Best of the Best awards 2021)
  • Walk on the Fox Glacier combined with the thrill of helicopter flights
  • Discover Victoria Falls & a range of ever changing ice features
  • A true voyage of exploration - each trip is unique!

This popular and spectacular fly-in, fly-out Flying Fox gives you the once in a lifetime opportunity to get up close and personal to the remarkable beauty of the Fox Glacier, by helicopter and on foot!

You'll be equipped with leather walking boots and other equipment then transferred by helicopter onto the largest and less crowded West Coast glacier, giving you access to explore a remote area where the dynamics of the glacier often create stunning ice arches and caves. You will also see the Victoria falls which is the melt water from the Victoria glacier hidden high in the mountains.

Join us for an experience of a lifetime. Our heli hike is voted the best “out of the ordinary” experience in the world - book with us to find out why!

Adult $499.00
Child $499.00 (9-16 years old)
Family $1,996.00 (2 Adults + 2 Children)

What's included

  • Two helicopter flights
  • Professional Guide
  • Ground Transport
  • Quality leather boots, socks & crampons
  • Walking Poles

Location

  • 44 Main Road, State Highway 6, Fox Glacier, New Zealand

Notes

  • Family Pass is for 2 Adults + 2 Children.Price is based on total value if purchased separately - Discounts shown from this rate.

    Minimum of 3 people required for the trip to run.

    No experience required.

    Low/Moderate fitness level required.

    Minimum age 9 years.

    Maximum guide to customer ratio is 1:11.

    Please note that this is a natural and ever changing environment. Ice features change constantly and no guarantee can be given that specific features will be seen.

    This is a weather dependant trip. Due to the high demand for this experience, the changeable weather of an alpine environment and frequency of departures bookings made via the Bookme system will be subject to a further confirmation which will specify the exact departure time. This confirmation will arrive via the email address made at the time of booking with Bookme.

  • Duration: 4 Hours

    Ice Time: Up to 3 hours

Available Bookings from 19 Aug to 25 Aug 2022

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  • Adult$399.00 Less than 6 at this price!
  • Child$499.00
  • Family$1,600.00

  • Adult$499.00
  • Child$499.00
  • Family$1,600.00

  • Adult$450.00 Less than 6 at this price!
  • Child$499.00
  • Family$1,600.00

  • Adult$499.00
  • Child$499.00
  • Family$1,600.00

  • Adult$450.00 Less than 6 at this price!
  • Child$499.00
  • Family$1,600.00

  • Adult$499.00
  • Child$499.00
  • Family$1,600.00

  • Adult$499.00
  • Child$499.00
  • Family$1,600.00

  • Adult$450.00 Less than 6 at this price!
  • Child$499.00
  • Family$1,996.00

  • Adult$499.00
  • Child$499.00
  • Family$1,600.00

  • Adult$399.00 Less than 6 at this price!
  • Child$499.00
  • Family$1,600.00

  • Adult$499.00
  • Child$499.00
  • Family$1,600.00

  • Adult$399.00 Less than 6 at this price!
  • Child$499.00
  • Family$1,600.00

Authenticated Reviews & PhotosAll of our reviews are from people who have booked and paid for this activity thru Bookme

Authenticated Reviews & PhotosAll of our reviews are from people who have booked and paid for this activity thru Bookme

4.8

25 reviews

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Mavis Chen from China wrote on 27 May 2022

Highly recommend

Excellent experience!

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David Little from Australia wrote on 14 August 2022

Heli-Hike Fox Glacier

Amazing, Stretch and Jake were so good taking us around the glacier. The knowledge they shared and the care they took with us was fantastic. Definitely recommend

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fhayes from Australia wrote on 05 August 2022

The best and only way to see the glacier

We had a great day for our heli-hike. There were only 3 of us on the tour (this is quite uncommon), so we had the glacier to ourselves. Prior to Covid there were hundreds of tourists per day on the glacier, all the more reason to travel to NZ and to do this amazing tour! Our guide, Pasan, was really easy to talk to and very knowledgeable. We were lucky with the weather and got the full 3 hours of hiking time. Quickly changing weather conditions can effect the trip to maintain the safety of everyone but the refund policy is very reasonable. The heli hike is great bang for your buck, we got to see everything by helicopter going to and from the airport and landed on the glacier. The tour consisted of hiking around on the glacier, going into crevices, holes and navigating through tunnels. There were plenty of photo opportunities along the way. It was an amazing day and although pricey, it is worth every dollar. The way I see it, hiking on a glacier is an experience that I will probably only do a few times, so I wanted to make the most of it. We also had no issues booking in advance through bookme.co.nz and saved about $100 per person

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Lynsey from New Zealand wrote on 12 July 2022

AMAZING!

We had a great day exploring the glaciers. The staff were really helpful. We weren't sure whether to do the 2 heli flights with one 10 min landing or the heli hike. We're so glad we chose the heli hike as it was definitely worth it!

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eloised from New Zealand wrote on 03 July 2022

Go for it!

Amazing first experience on a glacier with great guides! Smile and fun during the whole experience :) Fox Glacier guiding you are the best!

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