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Franz - 20 mins Scenic flight & Holiday Home

Pricing

Scenic Flight & Accommodation from $499.00


  • Children must accompany a paying adult.
  • Infants (Under 4 years and under 15kgs) are required to sit on an adults knee. Infants over 15kgs are required to have their own seat on the helicopter. 
  • Bookings for accommodation are subject to availability.
  • Pricing is from $499 for a minimum of 2 required. Additional charges are required for more guests. 
  • Special offer valid until 30th Sept 2021. 

Highlights

  • Take in the grandeur of Franz Josef Glacier on a 20 minute trip.
  • Experience Franz Josef Glacier from the sky.
  • Land on the snow plains of the Franz Glacier, jump out and take it all in.
  • Stay at a fully furnished house just 5 minutes from the centre of the Franz Josef Glacier Township. 
  • Can accommodate up to 6 people stay and flying together.

What's included

  • Scenic helicopter flight. 
  • Snow landing atop the Glacier.
  • Informative pilot commentary.
  • Fully furnished house with fully equipped kitchen, heat pump, washing machine and dryer available.
  • Free Wifi included. 

Overview

Are you ready for an adventure?

Our 20 scenic flight & holiday home package will see you gazing over staggering ice formations and rugged South Island terrain from the helicopter. Then you'll touch down on the snowy glacial plains, inhale the mountain air and take snaps with your chopper before heading back to base.

Your holiday home is a 5 minute drive from the main road of Franz Josef Township. It can accommodate up to 6 people in 3 bedrooms. 

  • Get ready! Here’s what you should know

    Duration

    • 20 minute total trip duration including snow landing for your scenic flight. Your accommodation package is for one night.

    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.
    • Check in for the accommodation is 2pm on day of arrival. 

    Weather

    • Your flight is subject to favourable weather conditions; if cancelled due to poor weather, you will be given a partial refund.
    • 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.
    • The package includes landing and concession fees as our flights land in conservation areas and special locations.
    • iPads or selfie sticks are not allowed on board for safety.
    • You can book additional nights direct with the operator but this is not part of the package deal.
    • Bookings for accommodation are subject to availability.
    • 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.
    • 6 passengers flying in the same helicopter is dependent on the weights of all passengers.  If passenger weights exceed maximum limits, passengers will be split into separate helicopters.
  • 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 at time of booking. Partial refund will be provided if you are unable to fly due to weather. 
    • 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. 
    • You will be provided with a list of holiday home house rules with your confirmation. 

Pricing

Scenic Flight & Accommodation from $499.00


  • Children must accompany a paying adult.
  • Infants (Under 4 years and under 15kgs) are required to sit on an adults knee. Infants over 15kgs are required to have their own seat on the helicopter. 
  • Bookings for accommodation are subject to availability.
  • Pricing is from $499 for a minimum of 2 required. Additional charges are required for more guests. 
  • Special offer valid until 30th Sept 2021. 

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