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Stay & Fly - Franz Josef

Pricing

Stay & Fly - Franz Josef $199.00


  • 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. 
  • Bookings for accommodation are subject to availability.
  • Pricing is from $199 per person. Minimum of 2 people required for each booking ($398.00). For 3 people the total is $575.00. More than 3 people and an additional room is required.
  • Special offer valid until 20th Dec 2020.

Highlights

  • Explore the ice falls and experience a 20 minute scenic flight and snow landing.
  • Experience Franz Josef Glacier from the sky.
  • Land on the snow plains of the Franz Glacier, jump out and take it all in.
  • Enjoy your stay at Alpine Glacier Motel, is centrally located in the heart of Franz Josef.

What's included

  • Scenic helicopter flight. 
  • Snow landing atop the Glacier.
  • Informative pilot commentary.
  • 1 nights' accommodation at the Alpine Glacier Franz Josef. 
  • On-Site parking. 

Overview

Our Franz scenic flight & accommodation package is the perfect means to explore the glaciers!

See what most people never get the chance to and journey into the largely inaccessible heart of the majestic Southern Alps. Explore the ice falls and experience a 20 minute scenic flight and snow landing before returning to Franz Josef township. Your accommodation, Alpine Glacier Motel, is centrally located in the heart of Franz Josef.

  • 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.
    • 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 or selfie sticks are not allowed on board for safety.
    • Minimum of 2 or more people for each booking ($398) – additional room required for more than 2 people.  
    • 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.
  • 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

Stay & Fly - Franz Josef $199.00


  • 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. 
  • Bookings for accommodation are subject to availability.
  • Pricing is from $199 per person. Minimum of 2 people required for each booking ($398.00). For 3 people the total is $575.00. More than 3 people and an additional room is required.
  • Special offer valid until 20th Dec 2020.

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