Embark on one of the world’s most breathtaking alpine excursions and get up close and personal to the remarkable beauty and awe-inspiring environment of the Franz Josef Glacier.
This once in a lifetime experience gets you to the very heart of this incredible glacial environment - exposing the most spectacular ice formations, mighty pinnacles, and pristine alpine terrain.
You’ll have the opportunity to experience this ancient glacial environment from astounding aerial view before exploring by foot, and even descending into the glacier itself!
A truly immersive experience that will be treasured for a lifetime, the Franz Josef Glacier Heli Hike is the ultimate journey into New Zealand’s alpine paradise!
Departure Point: Franz Josef, Main South Road SH6, Franz Josef 7856
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Hi Bailey, Thank you for your lovely review. We are so thrilled you were able to re-book with us and experience our Heli Hike. We are unfortuantely unable to fly you higher up the glacier for the Heli Hike tour due to the high amount of scenic flight air traffic. The Heli Hike flight is direct transport to the ice. We do offer different scenic flight option to see more of the glacier. We will pass on your feedback to Tom and let him know you enjoyed your Hike with him. Wishing you all the best with your New Zealand Adventure. Kind Regards, The Helicopter Line, West Coast.
Hi Jia Yun, Thank you for your wonderful review. We are so thrilled the weather co-operated and you were able to experience the thrills are Heli Hike can offer. We are pleased that your found our staff friendly and the Kailie and Brett gave you an experience that has left you wanting to come back. We wish you a safe journey home. Kind Regards, The Helicopter Line, West Coast
Hi Steven, Thank you for your wonderful review. We are so thrilled you enjoyed your Glacier Heli Hike with us and that Lewis gave you a fun-filled, informative trip. The Hike is such a fantastic way to see the Glacier. Wishing you a safe journey home. Kind Regards, The Helicopter Line, West Coast
Hi Fei Fei, Thank you for leaving us valuable feedback. We are sorry that the Glacier Heli Hike did not meet your expectations and that you were a little disappointed in your trip. Unfortunately, we cannot guarantee ice caves or similar structures as the glacier is constantly moving and changing. We wish you all the best with the rest of your New Zealand Adventure. Kind Regards, The Helicopter Line, West Coast Team
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