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Helicopter Flights in Franz Josef Glacier – and beyond


We welcome you to New Zealand’s World Famous Glacier Region. 

At Glacier Country Helicopters Ltd we are passionate about what we do, providing visitors from around the world with the Ultimate Helicopter Experience into our backyard.

We are a local family owned and operated helicopter company based in Franz Josef Glacier, on the West Coast of New Zealand’s South Island. Our scenic flights depart on demand. We pride ourselves in being more than just a helicopter company, to us it’s a sharing experience. Taking our guests into the stunning wilderness of rainforest, glaciers and mountains we’ve grown up to love over the past years, a real journey of discovery and adventure.

Choose from below the scenic flight that best suits your adventure.

Then click the “Book Now” button and fill in your details to save your seat.

Note: We highly recommend that you book in advance during our busy season (September to May). Click here to know more and make your booking!

What people say after flying with us

An unforgettable experience. The scenery was incredible. The stop at the glacier was truly a magical moment.

Xavier Castella

Spain, Submitted on 8th January 2019

The staff was very friendly and were the only ones who could really solve our problem with our time and preferences for the helicopter flight.

Mikhail Podshivalin

Submitted on 8th January 2019

An absolutely unforgettable experience!!

Josep Pla Fibla

Spain, Submitted on 8th January 2019

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