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Address: Whataroa, New Zealand
Phone Number: 0800 423 463
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A day to remember!

The flight lasting 50 minutes was fantastic! We met a German couple who accompanied us! The ground staff were polite and helpful. Our pilot Martin gVe a commentary and took a... read more

5 of 5 starsReviewed 5 days ago
Jen E
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Woodbridge, United Kingdom
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Woodbridge, United Kingdom
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22 reviews
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 5 days ago NEW

The flight lasting 50 minutes was fantastic! We met a German couple who accompanied us! The ground staff were polite and helpful. Our pilot Martin gVe a commentary and took a photo on the glacier. Great experience and would thoroughly recommend it.

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Huntingdon, United Kingdom
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39 reviews
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 9 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago

The flight we took gave us a snow landing on Franz Josef Glacier, and a view of the other glaciers and mountains nearby, plus a fascinating ride up and back. The helicopter could only take 4 passengers at a time, switching the front seats between the ride up and back, so there's ample opportunity for lots of photography, out of... More 

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1 Thank MartinWJohnson
Chester, United Kingdom
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98 reviews
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 weeks ago

Like others we had no plans to do this but by chance we were taking photos were the helicopter takes off and they had 2 spare seats, so we took a chance. What you pay is an absolute bargain for the 30 minute scenic flight we did, taking in Mt Cook and the glaciers. My wife and I were in... More 

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1 Thank EandR22
Greater Manchester, United Kingdom
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15 reviews
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 5 weeks ago via mobile

I hadn't planned on doing this trip, but I am so glad I did! I just happened to pull in to admire the beautiful river the company is located beside and lucky for me there was a free seat on the next trip out. It was the 30 min trip, cost $295 (Jan 2016) and was worth every penny! Amazing... More 

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1 Thank Aoife S
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28 reviews
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 21 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed December 30, 2015 via mobile

It is an amazing experience. We did last min booking (really, we were just dring around from franz josef and saw the town whatoroa on map and recall a brochure of nice mount cook scneic flight. We called them on way and then drove down to a lake for the departure. First, it is amazing weather from here. The most... More 

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1 Thank Green H
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4 reviews
3 attraction reviews
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed November 19, 2015 via mobile

We gave up on taking a helicopter ride when both of our two days at Franz Josef Glacier were totally foggy, but on the drive north the third day it was gorgeous out and we saw the sign for this company on the side of the highway. We checked it out, and not only was it cheaper than anything offered... More 

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1 Thank Kelsey J
Auckland, New Zealand
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed October 5, 2015 via mobile

Loved the real kiwi welcome and friendliness from these guys. Thanks Josh for the amazing 20 min flight. Our 7 year old ella was blown away sitting up front.

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2 Thank Jason S
Portland, Oregon
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 5, 2015

The people working at Glacier Country could not have been more friendly and helpful. The flight was spectacular and landing on the actual glacier was a unique and memorable experience. Highly recommend going with these guys. The price is right too!

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2 Thank Ryanmartin07
Singapore River, Singapore
2 reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 4 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 3, 2015

My 6-year old son and I took the longest trip offered with the glacier landing. Kevin and his team were awesome to work with and the pilot for our trip was great. We had a clear day and Kevin made sure we all took off at the optimal time of day to minimize shadows and sun glare. Kevin's flights are... More 

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1 Thank AndrewSawhill
Zurich, Switzerland
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12 reviews
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed April 15, 2015

Well, I was sceptical. After 3 weeks in NZ, we'd decided to spend a few extra days around the Glaciers at Fox and Franz J. The weather had been terrible but we stuck it out. We had planned a trip with Kevin (just the short one) and as the weather was bad he was very flexible and we pushed it... More 

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