The Helicopter Line West Coast...

The Helicopter Line West Coast Glaciers

Reviews

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Vicki Hoskinson

Australia

Ranking: 10/10

Sadly due to torrential rain on the west coast this booking was cancelled but because of these guys and girls we were warned to keep moving up the coast as the weather was closing in. So they deserve a 10 for giving the best advise. Cheers people

Reviewed 8 months ago

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Patricia Trigo

Spain

Ranking: 10/10

Easy walk because you use crampons to walk on the ice! Stunning landscape! Guides are very friendly and a unique experience!

Reviewed over 2 years ago and experienced in October 2016

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Sarah Jane O'Reilly

Ireland

Ranking: 9/10

Excellent.

Reviewed about 5 years ago and experienced in March 2014

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Anne and Steve Bartlett

Australia

Ranking: 10/10

Heli hike on Franz Josef. Amazing scenery, great helicopter ride. Friendly staff and informative guide. Expensive but worth it.

Reviewed over 5 years ago and experienced in January 2014

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Matusala Habtemariam

Sweden

Ranking: 8/10

Good pilot, nice helicopter. Wong information on the booking, booked into Fox glacier and ended up flying from Franz Joseph glacier.

Reviewed over 5 years ago and experienced in February 2014

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D Pieter

Netherlands

Ranking: 8/10

4 hour tour on the glaciers with helicopter dropoff. Very spectacular and good tour. It was pricey $299pp.

Reviewed almost 7 years ago and experienced in December 2012

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Meryem Buchwitz

Germany

Ranking: 7/10

Tour did not take as long as indicated, group size too big.

Reviewed almost 7 years ago

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Margreet Hanemaaijer

Netherlands

Ranking: 9/10

Great experience, great guide but expensive, $395 per person. Not suitable for unfit people, look for discount vouchers in magazines, brochures and at i-sites.

Reviewed about 7 years ago and experienced in March 2012

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Vlutters

Netherlands

Ranking: 10/10

Got a free upgrade for 10 minutes extra.

Reviewed over 7 years ago and experienced in February 2012

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Howell Davies

United Kingdom

Ranking: 10/10

Guide was wacky! Absolutely fantastic experience. Thoroughly rewarding - great photo opportunities. I pity people who hike to the bottom though. $380PP.

Reviewed over 7 years ago and experienced in February 2012

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B Sluis

Netherlands

Ranking: 9/10

Wonderful experience on snow fields by the 'Helicopter Line'.

Reviewed over 7 years ago

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Dean

Australia

Ranking: 10/10

Purchased tickets on Grab one for 20 minute flight, we were upgraded to 30 mins, the pilot was aweseom, the whole flight was epic, landing on the glacier - perfect.

Reviewed almost 8 years ago

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Andy Johnson

United Kingdom

Ranking: 10/10

Helicopter ride around Mt Cook, good pilot.

Reviewed over 8 years ago and experienced in March 2011

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Lars Taarnhoej

Denmark

Ranking: 7/10

Fantastic view of Tasman, Franz Josef and Fox Glacier.

Reviewed about 9 years ago and experienced in March 2010

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Tatjane

Austria

Ranking: 10/10

Worth the expense - One of the best things I have done (heli hiking on the Franz Joseph)

Reviewed almost 10 years ago and experienced in February 2009

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gereldineb

France

Ranking: 9/10

Absolutely fabulous! The only thing that makes this a 9 and not a 10 is the weather can make you wait a few days and the price is quite high.

Reviewed almost 10 years ago

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Francesca

Italy

Ranking: 8/10

Wonderful experience! Flying on the glaciers in a sunny day is an amazing experience! The company is professional and the flight was good. It's quite expensive but not more than the others companies!

Reviewed about 10 years ago

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JimmyK

Netherlands

Ranking: 7/10

Friendly people, but office is a bit chaotic.

Reviewed over 10 years ago and experienced in March 2009

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NatasjaV

Netherlands

Ranking: 9/10

Good safety explaining, great experience above the Glacier.

Reviewed over 10 years ago and experienced in March 2009

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HovingL

Netherlands

Ranking: 7/10

Scenic helicopter flight, from Fox Glacier.

Reviewed over 10 years ago and experienced in March 2009

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MiepS

Netherlands

Ranking: 9/10

Flight over Fox Glacier. Exciting experience. We decided to go on the flight and within an hour we sat in the helicopter. Nice that everybody has a window seat. Front seats are even better than back seats.

Reviewed over 10 years ago and experienced in April 2009

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Stefanie

Germany

Ranking: 9/10

Very, very scenic but unfortunately quite expensive.

Reviewed almost 11 years ago

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Maureen

Canada

Ranking: 10/10

Franz Josef helicopter ride and glacier tour. Very professional outfit and great guide.

Reviewed about 11 years ago

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Rob and Dorothy

England

Ranking: 8/10

The trip went well enough.

Reviewed over 11 years ago

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Jennifer Baulch

Australia

Ranking: 8/10

Really good - got to land on the glacier but didn't have time to walk on it. The glowworms in Fox Glacier were a real treat.

Reviewed over 11 years ago

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Neil

England

Ranking: 7/10

Walk might have been longer on the glacier.

Reviewed almost 12 years ago

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Sara Rütten

Germany

Ranking: 9/10

Heli-Hike. Like the others wrote: very professional, good gear, nice staff, great tour, was worth the money

Reviewed almost 12 years ago

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Knol

Netherlands

Ranking: 10/10

So great, too short!

Reviewed almost 12 years ago

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Rebekah Holbrook

England

Ranking: 9/10

Great day out. Very Professional.

Reviewed almost 12 years ago

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Simon Chettleburgh

United Kingdom

Ranking: 9/10

Heli-Hike. Very professional. Heli Hike was expensive but worth it to see ice formations.

Reviewed almost 12 years ago

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Rene Schotvanger

Netherlands

Ranking: 10/10

Great! Beautiful!

Reviewed over 12 years ago