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“One of the beste experiences in my life”

Fox & Franz Josef Heliservices
Ranked #6 of 11 Tours in Franz Josef
Certificate of Excellence
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Owner description: Fox and Franz Josef Heliservices offer scenic helicopter flights and snow landings above the Fox and Franz Josef glaciers. View Mount Cook, Mount Tasman New Zealands highest peaks. 4 and 6 passenger modern turbine helicopters. Private charters available. Easy to find us on the Main Street at Franz Josef and Fox Glacier.
Delft, The Netherlands
Level 5 Contributor
59 reviews
20 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 24 helpful votes
“One of the beste experiences in my life”
Reviewed February 5, 2014 via mobile

Took the helicopter for a view of mt cook ,fox and franz glacier. Tremendous views of a breathtaking white landscape. Spotted some mountaingoats. Impressively white/blue ice and a good view of how the glaciers run. Landed in the snow for some nice photos. On a clear day this trip is well worth the money

Visited February 2014
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Los Angeles, California
Level 6 Contributor
121 reviews
36 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 55 helpful votes
“A great way to take in the scale of the glaciers”
Reviewed February 2, 2014

We shopped around, looking for the most affordable option, as we are traveling with a 4 and a 5 year old. Fox & Franz was the best family value by far. The experience from inquiry to booking to the friendly safety briefing and driver were just fantastic. Highly recommend the twin glacier tour with snow landing. The kids made a small snowman and the pilot was very informative.

Visited February 2014
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Stourbridge
Level 6 Contributor
164 reviews
61 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 51 helpful votes
“30 mins trip to Fox and Franz with landing”
Reviewed February 1, 2014

This was much better than I expected. We were booked on a longer tour that took in Mount cook, but the low cloud prevented this. However the staff couldn't have been friendlier, they offered alternatives or refunds. We loved the 30 mins tour. The pilot was great. the landing on the snow was exciting and the glaciers were reallyn beautiful. II would do this again in a shot.

Visited January 2014
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Auckland, Auckland, New Zealand
Level 4 Contributor
31 reviews
5 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 3 helpful votes
“Amazing ride & view of the Glaciers”
Reviewed January 11, 2014 via mobile

We were lucky enough to get to see both Fox & Franz Josef Glaciers as well as Mt's Cook & Tasman on a beautiful clear Summer morning. The flight was thrilling and the views breathtaking - quite a treat for our 5 & 8 year old kids too - something they will remember for a long time

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192 reviews
62 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 143 helpful votes
“Fast & efficient mountain drop-off & collection”
Reviewed December 22, 2013 via mobile

The weather was being difficult during our visit but these guys were able to arrange an 8am Fox Glacier township to Pioneer Hut flight for us and our gear and a return flight from Chancellor Hut at just 45 minutes notice when the cloud looked likely to prevent later flights.

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