Glacier Heli-Hike in New Zealand

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Duration
6 hours
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Why take this tour?

The one-hour fixed-wing flight from Queenstown to Franz Josef or Tasman Glacier is certainly spectacular, but the highlight of this trip is the glacier Heli Hike. The experienced guides will take you into a deep part of the glacier via a scenic helicopter flight. The helicopter passes over the deep crevasses of the icefalls and waterfalls to land on the upper Franz Josef icefall or on the Tasman glacier itself. From there you’ll be fitted with crampons for the two hours on the ice, exploring caves and seeing the natural, ever-changing wonder of the glacier in the South Island of New Zealand.

What’s included?

  • Hiking boots and crampons are provided

  • Air-conditioned vehicle

  • Entry/Admission - Franz Josef Glacier

  • Entry/Admission - Tasman Glacier

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Before you book

  • Duration: 6h

  • Mobile tickets accepted

Cancellation Policy

    For a full refund, cancel at least 24 hours in advance of the start date of the experience.

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About operator:

True South Flights is the premier flight-seeing company in the Queenstown area, specialising in giving our customers a seamless and personal experience on flights around the Southern Alps of New Zealand and beyond. We guarantee window seats for all our passengers in a modern fleet of aircraft.

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