Franz Josef Heli Hike

Franz Josef Heli Hike


31 Rankers Reviews

23 Face-to-Face

14 Helicopter Flights

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The world famous Franz Josef Heli Hike!

Combine an awesome scenic helicopter flight over the Franz Josef Glacier with a unique guided walk amongst the ice caves.

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South IslandWest CoastFranz Josef Glacier


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Showing 8 reviews of 29.

Allain Riepema's avatar

Allain Riepema

Ranking: 7/10

Great experience, but a small walk on the glacier and too many in one group.

Reviewed about 4 years ago

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Toni Gabby


Ranking: 7/10

Staff were very helpful. Unfortunately, the weather was poor so flying conditions and visibility were not great (white out so no landing).

Reviewed over 5 years ago and experienced in January 2016

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Bonnie Krautz


Ranking: 10/10

This was the only thing we booked in advance from back home. Worth every penny. Helicopter up to the Glacier, three hours ice time hiking. Our guide was the best!

Reviewed over 5 years ago and experienced in January 2016

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Ranking: 7/10

Fun flying in the helicopter, interesting information from the guide, with very blue ice formations, but pretty expensive.

Reviewed over 5 years ago

Adam's avatar


Czech Republic

Ranking: 10/10

Am amazing view from the helicopter.

Reviewed over 6 years ago and experienced in March 2014

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Orla Hughes


Ranking: 9/10

A bit expensive but worth it. Amazing views, guide really informative. Once in a lifetime experience

Reviewed almost 8 years ago and experienced in December 2013

Brian's avatar


United States

Ranking: 10/10

One of the best way too expensive things we did in NZ. The ride was nice and the guides were great. The scenery was SPECTACULAR!

Reviewed about 8 years ago

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Nicole van Bergen


Ranking: 8/10

Great!!! Saw a lot of the glacier, ice caves, walking was as normal with your crampons.

Reviewed almost 10 years ago