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Heli Hike at Franz Josef

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Heli Hike at Franz Josef

Hi guys,

Im planning to do a heli hike in Franz on october/9th

Could you please tell me what´s the best tour companie at the moment to book it with.

Thanks

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1. Re: Heli Hike at Franz Josef

You dont have a lot of choice. As far as running one against the other, well no, they both have very high standards. Check my photostream on flickr for some pics abd videos

http://www.flickr.com/photos/26176760@N08/sets/72157621014871180/

As it is very busy at times, one or the other should be able to accomodate you, however prebooking is advised

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2. Re: Heli Hike at Franz Josef

Both operators are pretty good - where are you staying?

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3. Re: Heli Hike at Franz Josef

I'll stay at Glenfern Villas Franz Josef.

Choose this one, after reading all the reviews in here.

Which operators are you talking about?

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4. Re: Heli Hike at Franz Josef

The company in Franz Josef is called

Franz Josef Glacier Guides

and the one in Fox Glacier is called

Fox Glacier Guiding

Hope this helps and there are lots of other activities you can do in the Glacier region, go onto the Tourism West Coast website to find out more.

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5. Re: Heli Hike at Franz Josef

Thanks you all for the replys.

Im gonna book with them.

What is the best time do to it? I see there is one at 10:15 and other at 12:45.

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6. Re: Heli Hike at Franz Josef

Hi there,

We stayed at Glenfern Villas a couple of years ago and did the morning heli-hike.It was brilliant fun.

Go for the morning trip then if it doesn't happen for some reason (adverse weather conditions) then you will have the aftenoon option.

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