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Fly, Wildlife Centre & Dine - Franz Josef

Pricing

Fly, wildlife centre & dine (20 mins) per person $299.00

Fly, wildlife centre & dine (30 mins) per person $375.00


  • Children must accompany a paying adult.
  • Infants (Under 4 years and under 15kgs) are required to sit on an adult's knee. Infants over 15kgs are required to have their own seat on the helicopter. 
  • Pricing is from $299 per person on the 20 minute scenic flight or $375 for the 30 minute scenic flight option. 
  • Minimum numbers apply for flights. Bookings will be coordinated to achieve this where possible. 
  • Special offer valid until 30th Sept 2022.

Highlights

  • Explore the ice falls and experience a 20 or 30 minute scenic flight and snow landing.
  • Experience Franz Josef Glacier from the sky.
  • Land on the snow plains of the Franz Glacier, step out and take it all in.
  • See the Kiwi & (Tuatara as an upgrade option) at the West Coast Wildlife Centre, Franz Josef.
  • Dine at The Landing Bar & Restaurant with your 20% discount voucher to use towards food and beverages.

What's included

  • Scenic helicopter flight. 
  • Snow landing atop the Glacier.
  • Informative pilot commentary.
  • Entry to the West Coast Wildlife Centre, Franz Josef. 
  • 20% discount food and beverage voucher for The Landing Bar & Restaurant. 

Overview

Experience the best of Franz Josef with our Fly, Wildlife & Dine package. 

You will experience a stunning scenic helicopter flight (20 or 30 minute option) over the Glacier/s with a snow landing included with plenty of time for photos. Once back, head to the Franz Josef Wildlife Centre, the official home of the Rowi and Haast tokoeka.

See Rowi in a natural, forest, walk-through setting. Then off to The Landing Bar & Restaurant for a delicious meal using your 20% discount voucher. 

  • Get ready! Here’s what you should know

    Duration

    • 20 minute or 30 minute total trip duration including snow landing for your scenic flight depending on which option you choose. 
    • Wildlife Centre & The Landing Bar & Restaurant is at your own leisure. 

    Departure Times and check in

    • Check in is 30 minute prior to flight time, and closes 15 minutes prior to departure time.
    • Please call 0800 807 767, 24-hours prior to departure for a weather check and to reconfirm your booking.

    Weather

      • Your flight is subject to favourable weather conditions; it may be cancelled due to poor weather.
      • We recommend booking flights early in your trip with flexibility for weather changes. We don’t want you to miss out!
  • Additional information
    • Confirmation will be received within 48-hours of booking, subject to availability.
    • Flights, landings and routes may vary due to weather and at the pilot’s discretion. Flight times are approximate and include your landing.
    • Minimum passenger numbers apply for flights. Bookings will be coordinated to achieve this where possible.
    • The package includes landing and concession fees as our flights land in conservation areas and special locations.
    • iPads, selfie sticks and bags of any description are not allowed on board for safety.
    • All of our helicopter trips are weather dependant and unfortunately are sometimes cancelled due to poor weather.  
    • We will accommodate you on a later trip or on tomorrow’s trip if space allows and you wish to try again.
    • Upon check in you will receive your West Coast Wildlife Kiwi Centre & The Landing discount vouchers. 
  • What to bring
    • Warm clothing.
    • Sturdy covered shoes (snow on your toes is not nice!)
    • Sunglasses and sunscreen.
    • Your phone/camera, and a sense of adventure!
  • Cancellation policy
    • Your card will be charged a deposit at time of booking and the balance upon arrival and prior to flight departure.  
    • Should you fail to check-in on time or notify us of changes less than 24-hours prior to departure, your credit card will be debited with the total amount of the booked activity.

Pricing

Fly, wildlife centre & dine (20 mins) per person $299.00

Fly, wildlife centre & dine (30 mins) per person $375.00


  • Children must accompany a paying adult.
  • Infants (Under 4 years and under 15kgs) are required to sit on an adult's knee. Infants over 15kgs are required to have their own seat on the helicopter. 
  • Pricing is from $299 per person on the 20 minute scenic flight or $375 for the 30 minute scenic flight option. 
  • Minimum numbers apply for flights. Bookings will be coordinated to achieve this where possible. 
  • Special offer valid until 30th Sept 2022.

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