Franz Josef Glacier | Snow Landing

Adult $245
Duration 20 mins
Departs Franz Josef

Journey into the largely inaccessible heart of the majestic Southern Alps. Experience a snow landing and explore the ice falls on Franz Josef Glacier.

Please Note: Current prices are valid from 1st Oct 2017 - 30th Sep 2018. New pricing applies to bookings made from 1st October 2018 onwards.

Flight Path
The bits you need to know

Departure time and check in

  • Check-in closes 30 mins before departure. Please ensure you are at the Franz Josef township Helicopter Base on time - we don't want to leave without you!
  • We are located on Main South Road, SH6.


  • Your flight is subject to favourable weather conditions; if cancelled due to poor weather, you will be given the option of an alternative date or full refund.
  • We recommend booking your flights early in your trip with flexibility for weather changes. We don’t want you to miss out!

What to bring

  • Warm clothing.
  • Sturdy covered shoes (snow on your toes is not nice!)
  • Sunglasses and sunscreen.
  • Your phone/camera.

Now let's explore!

Frequently Asked Questions

  • Do I need to book in advance?

    Yes! We highly recommend you do this to secure your spot! It's also good to book early in your trip, this gives you time to reschedule your flight if we experience bad weather and have to cancel or reschedule.

  • Do you have child and infant rates?

    We sure do! Child and Infant prices are determined by age and weight:

    • Infant – under 4 years old and 14.9kg or less - free of charge, must sit on an Adult’s lap.
    • Infant – under 4 years old & 15kg or more - must pay Child rates.
    • Child – 4-14 years old & 15kg or more.
    • Adult – 15 years old & over.
  • What is your cancellation policy?
    • Booking online does not charge your credit card. Credit card details are only required to guarantee your booking.
    • Should you fail to check-in on time, or notify us of changes less than 24-hours prior to departure, your credit card will be debited with the total amount of the booked activity.