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Glacier Helicopters
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$219.58*
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Fox and Franz Josef Twin Glacier Helicopter...
Ranked #3 of 17 things to do in Fox Glacier
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Owner description: Glacier Helicopters offers a range of scenic helicopter flights from 20 minutes to 40 minutes. Charter flights are available and can vary from 20 minutes to several hours duration. Flights depart from Franz Josef Glacier and Fox Glacier. Our flights encompass the Mount Cook National Park, and both Franz Josef Glacier and Fox Glacier. Glacier landings are our specialty. Our helicopter flights allow people with limited time to “get away from it all” and experience area of New Zealand’s wilderness renowned for its outstanding natural beauty.
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Reviewed July 10, 2014 via mobile

This is an absolute must!! A once in a life time experience, with breathtaking views, great staff and an amazing memory.

Thank LillyG01
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TotallyTourism, Front Office Manager at Glacier Helicopters, responded to this reviewResponded July 13, 2014

Thank you for your great review Lilly, we are very happy that you enjoyed your trip with Glacier Helicopters, it truly is an amazing experience.
Thanks again from the team at Glacier Helicopters.

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Reviewed July 5, 2014

When out heli hike was cancelled for the third time because of low cloud in the town of Fox Glacier, even though it was sunny on the glacier, we were advised to take the 40 minute helicopter ride up both glaciers and around both mountains.

It was amazing and we landed on Fox Glacier for a 10 minute walk as well

Thoroughly recommended

1  Thank EssexRichard
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TotallyTourism, Front Office Manager at Glacier Helicopters, responded to this reviewResponded July 13, 2014

Thank you for your great review Richard. Sorry to hear about your hike being cancelled 3 times, unfortunately the weather does play a big part, but we are very glad you got to do a scenic flight with us as it is an incredible experience.
Thanks again from the team at Glacier Helicopters.

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Reviewed July 1, 2014

We were very glad to choose this company. We have taken the 30 min flight including Fox nad Tasman Glacier with the landing at the snow. It was really one of the greatest days we were experienced in the New Zealand. We will not forget.

Thank jaroslav s
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TotallyTourism, Front Office Manager at Glacier Helicopters, responded to this reviewResponded July 13, 2014

Thank you for your review, we are very happy you chose our company and had a great experience with us.
Thanks again from the team at Glacier Helicopters.

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Reviewed June 14, 2014

We went on the mount cook 40 minute Heli flight. It was awesome and a trip to remember. We were so close to mount cook and mount aspiring it was unreal.
Our pilot Marcus was brill

1  Thank Stephen W
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TotallyTourism, Front Office Manager at Glacier Helicopters, responded to this reviewResponded June 16, 2014

Thank you for your review. We really enjoy hearing about clients great experiences.
We hope the rest of your travels went well.
Thanks again from the Glacier Helicopters team.

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Reviewed June 5, 2014

We were last minute deciders to think about experiencing this trip, consequently fitting a flight in within our time frame looked at best, pretty hopeless. All stops were pulled out and the booking staff managed to get us aboard the helicopter within an hour..... how? I do not know but their efforts allowed us to fly up the Franz Josef and Tasman glaciers, between Tasman and Mount Cook and land on Fox Glacier. Marcus was brilliant in his flying and commentary and really made the day. The weather was picture perfect with not a breath of wind and sunshine to spare as the saying of 'the land of the long white cloud' was a mockery as blue skies stretched as far as the eye could see. The East and West coasts were clear and inviting, the views expansive . Always if able, experience this flight as it is an incredible way to see NZ from the air.. just do it !!

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TotallyTourism, Front Office Manager at Glacier Helicopters, responded to this reviewResponded June 16, 2014

Thank you very much for the excellent review. It is greatly appreciated. We are glad that we were able to accommodate a flight for you. Thanks again from the team at Glacier Helicopters.

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