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About Us

“It’s all about YOU!”

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

Glacier Country Helicopters Ltd are passionate about what they do, providing visitors from around the world with the Ultimate Helicopter Experience into their back yard.

We are a local family owned and operated helicopter company based in Franz Josef Glacier on the West Coast of New Zealands 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 rain forest, glaciers and mountains we’ve grown up to love over the past years, a real journey of discovery and adventure.

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Flights We Offer

We offer spectacular scenic helicopter flights designed with you in mind. Click the link below to find one that best suits your adventure.

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Our playground

Lift off from our Franz Josef helipad at the foot of the Southern Alps, the scenic views have already started, within seconds you are looking at the world famous Franz Josef Glacier, as we fly over this iconic attraction we climb above and beyond to reveal the real heart of the truly magnificent Southern Alps. Take a deep breath as the highest mountain in New Zealand comes into view Aoraki / Mount Cook standing at 3724 metres, sit back relax and enjoy making some amazing memories with Glacier Country Helicopters Ltd.

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