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Glacier Country Scenic Flights

Whataroa, New Zealand
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Reviewed July 3, 2019

There was a lot of cloud cover in Franz Joseph where we had originally booked our scenic flights from. Our flight got cancelled the previous evening and the next morning as well. Travelling from India, this was the most exciting experience we were looking forward...More

Date of experience: March 2019
Thank DebjaniK4
Reviewed June 3, 2019

We saw the flags and decided to investigate what was down the road. We had tried to get a glacier flight at Franz Josef but they were all booked and fairly expensive. Much to our surprise and pleasure we discovered Glacier Country Scenic Flights by...More

Date of experience: November 2018
Thank rogzan
Reviewed May 16, 2019

We had booked with Kevin for a scenic flight and nearly missed the turn off, but WOW, so glad this was our choice for a glacier flight. From their base we flew up a river valley with perfect views of the spectacular glacial rivers and...More

Date of experience: April 2019
Thank fionaa121
Reviewed April 29, 2019

We met a lady in shop on our way to Franz Josef . he hada hard time as her husband had been taken very ill on thire travels, but , when he got out of hospital they decided to go fly , she was so...More

Date of experience: March 2019
Thank devonmothball3
Reviewed April 26, 2019 via mobile

My boyfriend and I arrived in the Franz Josef area of New Zealand late in the evening on Easter Monday and we were too late to register for one of the (many) scenic helicopter flight operators offering a 20-30 min flight over the Franz Josef...More

Date of experience: April 2019
Thank gina_av11
Reviewed April 22, 2019 via mobile

Wow, wow, wow what a totally amazing experience. It was worth backtracking from Franz Josef to Whataroa, thanks to Kevin for talking me into doing that. We enjoyed a 40 minute adventure of a lifetime. Ken our Pilot was really cool. He put me at...More

Date of experience: April 2019
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Reviewed April 18, 2019 via mobile

Up a short drive sits Josh and his Dad waiting to process us before whizzing up and over the glaciers for amazing views and a commentary to give us memories for a lifetime.

Date of experience: April 2019
Thank Gary T
Reviewed April 17, 2019

Luckily we stumbled upon this Heli tour. Stopped to view the Whataroa River and take photos. Wonderful experience. Very reasonable prices...much less than flights out of Franz Josef. Kevin (owner) and Josh (pilot) are great to deal with, very informative and knowledgeable. Located slightly out...More

Date of experience: April 2019
Thank CindyR-Colorado
Reviewed April 4, 2019

If you are wanting to experience a heli flight in NZ, I would highly recommend a flight over the Southern Alps region. The scenery is magnificent and a chance to see the glaciers and valleys of the region is unforgettable. There are quite a few...More

Date of experience: March 2019
Thank Marie R
Reviewed April 3, 2019

We pulled in for a random stop to check out the river bed, and found this gem! There are lots of folks selling heli tours, but this one turned out to be by far the best bang for the buck. Looking back at a map...More

Date of experience: March 2019
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