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Franz Josef Glacier - Over Flight
Fly over the Franz Josef Glacier for stunning panoramic views of this world famous glacier.
Franz Josef Glacier - Snow landing
Fly over the Franz Josef Glacier and through the Southern Alps past Mt Elie De Beaumont for a spectacular snow landing.
Ultimate Discovery - Snow Landing
Fly South to the Fox Glacier, then up to Mt Cook and Mt Tasman, cross over the Southern Alps to New Zealand's longest glacier the Tasman, then in for a unforgettable snow landing.
Pilots Choice - Snow Landing
Our pilots have spent many years flying around this area and during this time have seen some truly magnificent places that most people will never see, so, if you want a truly unique one of a kind experience give us a call so we can take you on a personalised adventure of a lifetime.
Flights are not just limited to our selection, if you prefer something tailor-made please contact us to arrange.
Private Charters / VIP Packages / Heli Fishing / Heli Hunting / Photography / Filming / Romantic Getaways / Picnics
Welcome to the ultimate helicopter experience in New Zealand. The gateway to the famous glacier region, best accessed by helicopter.
Glacier Country Helicopters is 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 alpine wilderness of mountains, glaciers and rain forests. A real journey of discovery and adventure.
At Glacier Country Helicopters we are passionate about what we do, providing our visitors from around the world with an amazing journey into our backyard.
View nature at its best, the Franz and Fox Glaciers beautiful remote rivers of ice cascading down their valleys and entering the rain forests below. This is a rare and unique attribute to New Zealand.
Lift off from our Franz 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. Mount Cook shouldered by Mt Tasman and the Southern Alps.
Unsurpassed views await those that embark on a journey with Glacier Country Helicopters Ltd, spectacular mountain vistas, panoramic ocean seascapes and New Zealand wild life in their natural habitat.