Outdoor activities in Franz Josef

Top Outdoor Activities in Franz Josef, New Zealand

Outdoor Activities in Franz Josef

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Adventure Tours
30 minutes
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HK$1,873.24
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Adventure Tours
30 minutes
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HK$1,864.36
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Helicopter Tours
50 minutes
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HK$3,332.46
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Walking Tours
4 hours
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HK$750.91
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Adventure Tours
20 minutes
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HK$1,450.02
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Adventure Tours
20 minutes
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HK$1,454.16
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Adventure Tours
3 hours
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HK$656.39
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Adventure Tours
40 minutes
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HK$2,563.47
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Air Tours
1–2 hours
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  • amberkahu
    Christchurch, New Zealand3 contributions
    We had the most incredible day! Beautiful blue skies, no wind and got to experience seeing the clearest blue ice. After 4 days of rain and crazy winds! Our guide "Rookie" was fantastic and we cant recommend him enough. He definitely made the experience much better! Very knowledgable and made us feel safe at all times.
    The whole team was also lovely and all safety/covid procedures are top notch!
    We can't wait to come back and do another Heli Hike and we loved it so much we also want to do the Heli Climb as well! Thank you guys so much. This was the highlight of our trip and probably the best experience I have ever had. Joe & Amber.
    Written 9 August 2022
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  • nick e
    10 contributions
    Took this guided trip today and exceeded expectations. The guide ‘Romina’ was awesome, she guided us through the glacier taking extra time for those who required it and answering the many questions. Her sense of humour had everyone at ease and there was lots of laughter. A truly unforgettable team thanks to the team at Helicopter Line and Romina and her team of guided who establish the route before you arrive on the glacier. Would highly recommend this trip
    Written 22 March 2022
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  • JCMoof
    3 contributions
    Amazing experience - would highly recommend! Office staff were incredibly helpful and Jay (our pilot) did an awesome job of pointing things out and giving us a running in-flight commentary. Fantastic to land and take some snaps - thanks for such a memorable day.
    Written 12 July 2022
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  • Keira Stanley
    Gold Coast, Australia12 contributions
    Wonderful trip to 2 glaciers, Fox and Franz Josef with landing and 10 minute stop on glacier to exit copter and take photos , well worth the cost.
    We were very lucky with a totally clear day and virtually no wind. A fantastic , once in a lifetime experience.
    Written 19 June 2022
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  • Clozzie
    Richmond, New Zealand60 contributions
    A truly wonderful trip, something to tick off the bucket list. Our family of four thoroughly enjoyed this experience and are still buzzing from it!
    Our flight covered both the Fox and Franz Joseph glaciers, with a snow landing at the top. The views were amazing and our pilot was friendly and knowledgeable.
    We felt safe at all times, and had a smooth flight without any bumps. While you can see the Glacier's from.a distance from the DOC walkways nothing bets the experience of low level flying over them and landing on the snow.
    Written 30 April 2022
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  • Ritesh
    1 contribution
    One of the best moments in a Lifetime, The ride was just fantastic backed by a team of professionals who made sure that it was a trip to cherish. Right from the super friendly Pilot and the staff, everything was just perfect. You might find so many Helicopter ride deals in Queenstown but I would highly recommend The Helicopter Line , The BEST in the Town!!! Well Done Team!!!
    Written 14 August 2021
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  • Georgina S
    Brighton, Australia1 contribution
    Thanks to Elliot for a great flight today from Queenstown over to the Tasman Glacier, Mt Cook. A fabulous trip over with all the different landmarks and sights pointed out along the way. He turned on perfect weather for us today and flew us home through some strong wind gusts with ease and confidence. With give this trip 5 stars!⭐️⭐️⭐️⭐️⭐️
    Written 4 July 2022
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  • josJ6530KR
    Nelson-Tasman Region, New Zealand7 contributions
    Perfect short trip up the valley to see the glacier. Smooth seamless check in n trip. Ground crew through to pilot were professional and well informed. Recommend ++
    Written 12 March 2022
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  • Destination767176
    6 contributions
    This was a brilliant morning. Dale was a great guide, friendly and informative, all the kit was provided and we enjoyed kayaking across the lake and down a little creek. We even saw a white heron in flight! Then a walk on a special track through the sanctuary with some fascinating things like blue toadstools and a kiwi nest for a cup of coffee at the viewpoint, finally kayaking back.
    Dale took some great pictures for us.
    Strongly recommended, and although there was a little rain it didn't cause any problem.
    Written 31 May 2022
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  • Michelle H
    Wellington, New Zealand135 contributions
    What a true highlight, bucket list adventure for us, stunning morning in Franz Joseph, weighed in, hopped in and flew the stunning Glacier friendly informative pilot, commentary excellent, we were suppose to land on the snow but it was to windy, it didn't take away from the flight at all, highly recommended, it's a must in my book, thank you 😀 highlight for sure.
    Written 24 April 2022
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  • 13Neel13
    Dunedin, New Zealand110 contributions
    I read a few bad reviews about this activity, and they all were about bad weather. No one can control the weather, and likewise, our cruise was hit by pretty bad weather. The rain didn't stop and at one point we said no to the forest walk as the rain was so heavy. We couldn't see any of the mountains. But I will NEVER say it was a bad trip. The skipper was amazing and gave us a very detailed description of the place. Even in that weather, it was an amazing experience overall - the cruise was great, the company was great, the skipper was knowledgeable, the weather was romantic, and the walk was wet which gave an even better feel of the rainforest. I couldn't find anything to complain about the whole trip. I will highly recommend the activities and, for sure, will go back to kayak and fish in the lake.
    Written 26 April 2022
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  • Sarah
    2 contributions
    Was an amazing experience. All the staff were really friendly and informative. If you go to Franz Josef this is definitely a must!
    Written 27 March 2022
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  • alied8
    1 contribution
    Awesome time! The guide was so fun and knowledgeable, and it was such a beautiful spot…
    Would definitely recommend, added bonus if it’s with Kylan
    Written 9 July 2022
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  • 636garrym
    21 contributions
    Wow ! What a day
    Sun snow glaciers!
    Bubbles in mountains 🏔 .
    Scenery was outstanding!
    Mark the pilot was amazing.
    Sooo informative and an all round natural kiwi .
    Managed to stumble across some Thar in the hills on the way home .
    One of those lifetime experiences not to be missed .
    Written 7 November 2021
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