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The GRAND TOUR including snow landing (allow 40 minutes) provided by HeliServicesNZ Fox & Franz

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    HeliServicesNZ Fox & Franz
    Stop: 60 minutes - Admission included
    Our Fox Glacier and Franz Josef locations include our Helicopter scenic flight office, souvenir/gift store and cafe
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Departure Point
29 Main Road, Franz Josef Glacier 7886, New Zealand 44 Main Road, Fox Glacier 7886, New Zealand
Duration
40m
Return Details
Returns to original departure point
Inclusions
  • Entry/Admission - HeliServicesNZ Fox & Franz
Exclusions
  • Souvenir photos (available to purchase)
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Additional Info
  • Confirmation will be received at time of booking
  • Wheelchair accessible
  • Children must be accompanied by an adult
  • Stroller accessible
  • Near public transportation
  • Infants must sit on laps
  • Surfaces are wheelchair accessible
  • No heart problems or other serious medical conditions
  • Most travellers can participate
  • This experience requires good weather. If it’s cancelled due to poor weather, you’ll be offered a different date or a full refund
  • This tour/activity will have a maximum of 300 travellers
Cancellation Policy
For a full refund, cancel at least 24 hours in advance of the start date of the experience.
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Joanne F wrote a review Jan 2020
Tauranga, New Zealand65 contributions14 helpful votes
This was the highlight of our trip. The weather was perfect and it was totally amazing. We were so lucky, it was picture perfect!!
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Date of experience: January 2020
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Response from Cammy_lee4, Guest Relations Manager at The GRAND TOUR including snow landing (allow 40 minutes)
Responded 16 Jan 2020
Kia ora Joanne F, Thanks for taking the time to leave us a 5 star review! We are so pleased to hear you enjoyed your scenic flight with us. The weather has been pretty nice recently, and we are very happy for our customers who have done the scenic flight in such a lovely weather. We hope the alpine landing is a memory you will never forget! Our team hope you enjoy the rest of your journey in New Zealand! Have a safe trip home :) Ngā mihi, Cammy
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Sachin K wrote a review Nov 2019
Plainview, New York5,234 contributions13,751 helpful votes
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Was lucky to be able to do the grand tour of both glaciers including snow landing on one of the windiest days in the region. Customer service was extremely courteous at the counter and the Captain was efficient and friendly. The scenes were spectacular. Certainly would very
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Response from Cammy_lee4, Guest Relations Manager at The GRAND TOUR including snow landing (allow 40 minutes)
Responded 30 Nov 2019
Kia ora! Thank you very much for your great review. We are so pleased to hear you had such an incredible experience and we hope is a memory you will never forget! The pictures you sent through are awesome! Thank you for giving us the opportunity to share your special day with you! Ngā mihi, Cammy
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Barbara H wrote a review Mar 2019
Sandhurst, United Kingdom23 contributions4 helpful votes
With some trepidation I boarded the helicopter ( front seat as instructed by pilot) and we took off. The experience was out of this world and Bill our pilot was very friendly and explained everything you would like to know about the glaciers, pools, rivers etc that we went over.
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Date of experience: March 2019
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Response from Michael N, General Manager at The GRAND TOUR including snow landing (allow 40 minutes)
Responded 21 Apr 2019
Thank you so much Barbara H for your wonderful review. Great comments on our pilot Bill and we are pleased to have made your memories of a lifetime, with such an "emotional experience"
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anna737 wrote a review Mar 2019
Hamilton, New Zealand25 contributions3 helpful votes
We had a once in a lifetime helicopter ride. The views were wonderful, we took so many photos. The pilot was very personable and knowledgeable. Its some thing we will never forget ☺ highly recommend this company and trip.
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Response from Michael N, General Manager at The GRAND TOUR including snow landing (allow 40 minutes)
Responded 21 Apr 2019
Thank you anna737 for your 5 star review, i am pleased the views were so wonderful. Thank you so much for your high recommendation of HeliServices.NZ Fox & Franz
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Fish H wrote a review Feb 2019
Hong Kong, China29 contributions4 helpful votes
If you plan to see the glacier by flying in a helicopter, you will need to make sure you give it another day to stay at the area. The reason for that is because weather up in the glacier changes very often. My group tried three times in two days before the weather allows us to
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Date of experience: December 2018
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Response from Michael N, General Manager at The GRAND TOUR including snow landing (allow 40 minutes)
Responded 6 Feb 2019
Thank you so much fishh2016 for your wonderful review. I am so pleased your group were able to with until the weather was right for your helitour. Thank you for noting our friendly, professional and honest staff as we do train our staff to do their very best in ensuring passenger safety and providing a fantastic experience. It can make such a difference when you can stay more than one night. And thank you for the 5 stars!
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About the operator

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By: HeliServicesNZ Fox & Franz
Bevis6
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Fantastic glacier and mountain flights
Highly recommend a flight up to Franz Josef and Fox glaciers. Make sure to include a landing and Mt Cook. Very help
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click26772
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Back to the future
Did one of these amazing flights as part of a package deal. Opted to pay extra to do an actual snow landing. Was an
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AnneR3214
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Helicopter with snow landing
What a bloody awesome experience. Dion you were brilliant. Do not go to Franz and not do this. Highlight of our tr
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AmandaA4929
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Breathtaking and beautiful
We were booked in to fly around 10.30am and due to the weather the flight wasn't possible. HeliservicesNZ endeavore
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ElmozNZ
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Amazing flight
We booked a flight with HeliServicesNZ and although the day we were supposed to up it was postponed due to bad weat
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curtley10
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A great surprise
We were booked to do a scenic flight over the Franz Joseph Glacier, however the weather did not play its part and w
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JoRhys
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Don't miss this - Book now
Wow what a flight. Pilot made us all feel safe and understanding when I couldn't sit in the back on the helicopter
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DJandR
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Must-do
We had an incredible experience flying with Heliservices onto the Franz glacier. From the check-in staff too the pi
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kwame m
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Unreal experience! Great company
Had an amazing experience! Can’t rate these guys highly enough! So I was staying over in Fox Glacier just for a nig
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FoodieLucy88
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Outstanding “Must-do” Experience!!!
The team at Heliservices are top notch and helped to make this a memorable experience for my husband and me. Big sh
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HappyKiwi1973
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Only way to experience Glacier Country!
Originally booked a short flight with HeliServicesNZ Fox & Franz in August. Our trip was delayed because of Covid,
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Kelly_NZL
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NZ at its best!
From Quentin who made our original booking to Rachel our helicopter pilot, the HeliServices team were great. We had
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MrNevKidd
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Heliservices Franz Josef
Passing through during School Hols. Awoke to a great morning and did a quick ph around. Within an hour we landed o
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tracyh716
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Sublime
Wow and wow. Stunning day and no wind. We booked the grand flight and on a good day it is worth the money. In sayin
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Lesley M
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3 Glaciers and NZ’s 2 highest mountains “BOOM”
Waking up to clear blue skies and brilliant sunshine prompted us to enquire about a helicopter flight. What a treat
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  • Duration: 40m
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  • Free Cancellation up to 24 hours in advance
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  • Languages Offered: English
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