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“Well worth the trip”

Mountain Helicopters
Ranked #7 of 16 things to do in Fox Glacier
Certificate of Excellence
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Masterton, Wellington, New Zealand
Level 4 Contributor
39 reviews
13 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 19 helpful votes
“Well worth the trip”
Reviewed June 30, 2014

We were delighted with our 20 minute trip over the two glaciers. The staff were extremely helpful, even taking a flight up for just two of us which they don't usually do. The pilot was obviously very experienced and took us up to the most amazing scenery. We are very pleased that we took the trip as it gives a whole different aspect to the glaciers.

Visited July 2014
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Whitehorse, Canada
Level 1 Contributor
3 reviews
“Mountain ULTIMATE flight”
Reviewed June 12, 2014

After a wet night at fox and much searching for helicopter trips we tracked down these guys who are a local fox family and took the mountain ultimate flight. An absolute must - so glad we upgraded from the 20 minute flight time to a full 40 minute ride through awe inspiring scenery. We touched down on the Liebig ice dome in the Mount cook national park for a full 10 minutes to allow us to take pictures that we will treasure for ever. Nathan gave a very informative commentary both from the air and on the snow ............ DO THIS FLIGHT !!!!!!!!!!!!!!

Visited June 2014
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Dunedin, New Zealand
Level 3 Contributor
13 reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 6 helpful votes
“Best chopper crew EVER!!”
Reviewed June 8, 2014 via mobile

These guys can fly!!
They will ensure that whatever you wanna see, you'll see it.
They'll also make sure that if you're hunting, you get put right where the animals are!!
Glacier landings, scenic flights, hunting trips and even fishing!!
We are regular customers of Mountain Helicopters and will keep coming back!!

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Newcastle, Australia
Level 6 Contributor
108 reviews
45 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 36 helpful votes
“Exhilarating ”
Reviewed April 26, 2014 via mobile

I couldn't be happier after choosing Mountain Helicopters for a flight over & landing on the glaciers, The friendly staff provided us with such an exhilarating experience, The helicopter used gave it a real personal feel with fantastic viewing from all seats, I couldn't recommend them high enough.

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Morrinsville, New Zealand
Level 4 Contributor
40 reviews
22 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 15 helpful votes
“Awesome flight”
Reviewed April 24, 2014

Personal service. We did the 20 min flight which covered about franz and fox glaciers. We got a close up view of both along with an informative commentary.

Visited April 2014
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