Franz Josef Mountain Scenic Helicopter Tour
Discover the finest National Parks of New Zealand
Experience two of New Zealand’s finest National Parks, divided by the imposing Southern Alps. Discover the gigantic expanse of the Franz Josef and Fox Glacier snowfields with a helicopter landing at around 2134 meters (7000 feet). Learn about the stunning landscape as your professional pilot delivers an informative commentary en route. You’ll walk along the Main Divide for fantastic views of the Tasman Glacier and Aoraki (Mount Cook) before heading back down towards the lush rainforests at the edge of the Tasman Sea.
With its ability to hover, land, and provide access to some of New Zealand’s most remote areas, a helicopter flight is the ideal choice for sightseeing; allowing you to get up-close to towering peaks, crevasse filled glaciers, and sparkling waterways.
The fleet consists predominately of European AS355 Twin Engine Squirrels (seats 06 passengers plus pilot). They are ideal aircraft for scenic flights, with an open plan cabin making for excellent views for all passengers. The Helicopter Line has the highest levels of Civil Aviation Authority certification for scenic helicopter operations, this involves regular monitoring and audit of all aspects of the operations.
Duration: 40 minutes
Tour Company: Totally Tourism – The Helicopter Line
Price – Starting from $227.99 per person
Green Helicopter Tours will make this tour more eco-friendly by offsetting the fuel use by these tours at no cost to you. Enjoy your eco vacation!