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Fox Glacier

Alpine Adventure Centre Tours

Fox Glacier, New Zealand
About Alpine Adventure Centre Tours
Scenic helicopter flights over the Fox and Franz Josef Glaciers including Mount Cook and Mount Tasman. We offer departures from Franz Josef AND Fox Glacier. Currently under the company name of Fox & Franz Heliservices.
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Reviewed September 20, 2018 via mobile

We were not sure about doing the flight as we were on a world tour and budget was prime. We got up in the morning and we’re faced with blue skies so we bit the bullet and went for the 30 min flight. It surpassed...More

Date of experience: September 2018
Thank Mallygod
Reviewed April 30, 2018

We took the 30 minute helicopter flight up Fox Glacier, across the face of Mount Cook, then landed on the top of Fox Glacier. Immediately after takeoff the experience seemed surreal as we cruised up the snow covered mountain ridges. The weather was fantastic with...More

Date of experience: April 2018
Thank allanw481
Reviewed April 28, 2018 via mobile

Thank you very much for wonderful memory. This is the place we recommend to every one. Very nice and polite people they know how to respect their customers. We definitely will see you next year.

Date of experience: January 2018
Thank aurel00
Mike N, General Manager at Alpine Adventure Centre Tours, responded to this reviewResponded April 29, 2018

Thank you so much aurel00 for our great review. We are pleased you have wonderful memories of your heli tour and also great to hear your comments about us "Very nice and polite people they know how to respect their customers"

Reviewed March 29, 2018 via mobile

Best helicopter ride to the top of the world! An Experience we will never forget, flights are on tap at fox glacier. we booked 1/2 hour before and wanted to get up straight away as we could see the clouds rolling in from a distance....More

Date of experience: March 2018
Thank YianieAdventures
Reviewed March 22, 2018 via mobile

We weren’t sure if we should spend the money for what would be a short flight up a hill ... well it was worth every cent. One of those moments that you don’t get to experience every day. Bill was a lovely guide and the...More

Date of experience: March 2018
Thank petap444
Reviewed February 7, 2018 via mobile

We had a fantastic ride here. It's expensive but worth every dollar . We were lucky to go on a sunny day with no clouds in the sky. The heli company is very professional. The pilot was great. He even took photos of us in...More

Date of experience: February 2018
Thank carl o
Reviewed January 30, 2018 via mobile

These guys were the most engaging in the months leading up to our visit...the other companies didn’t respond to the emails we sent asking questions regarding bad weather cancellations (this one offers full refund). While we had booked a two glacier plus snow landing, weather...More

Date of experience: January 2018
Thank Beck00
Reviewed November 19, 2017 via mobile

Absolutely amazing trip to Franz Josef & Fox glaciers, with a landing in the middle. I would highly recommend this trip, worth every cent!

Date of experience: November 2017
Thank HDN13
Reviewed August 19, 2017

Depending on the weather, helicopter flights to the Franz Josef and Fox glaciars take 30 to 40 minutes. The organization is top from start to finish, very professional ! The pilots are very, very good : they take their time to 'show you around' in...More

Date of experience: December 2016
Thank Guy9120
Reviewed July 12, 2017 via mobile

While on a recent Lions Tour of NZ we decided to hire some cars, drive down the west coast and visit Franz Joseph..Fox Glacier.. one of the best decisions we made. The scenery was amazing and the quaint little place was awesome. Once in a...More

Date of experience: July 2017
Thank 580shirleyb
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