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Glacier Hikes and Flights

Fox Glacier and Franz Josef Glacier are popular for trips to the glaciers. Fox Glacier has a comprehensive collection of guided walks and ice adventures to explore the middle and upper glacier levels. Our most popular trip is a half day Heli-hike to the ice caves of the middle glacier, where you walk on the glacier equipped with boots, crampons and walking poles. Alternatively, for fitter people you can take a full day ice climbing expedition to the upper ice falls, where under expert tuition you learn the art of using ice axes and crampons to climb the steepest ice walls and pinnacles.

For those with less time you can take a late afternoon interpretive Terminal Face Guided Walk through the bush to the terminal river at the foot of Fox Glacier. Alternatively, there is a great choice of scenic helicopter flights to both Franz Josef Glacier and Fox Glacier, which include a snow landing. You can fly to one glacier, both glaciers, or do a longer flight to include views of Mt Cook.

Alpine Landing with Mt Cook Scenic Flight
Alpine Landing with Mt Cook Scenic Flight
South Island
Climb aboard a Southern Alps encounter on an Alpine Landing with Mt Cook scenic flight combined with touching down on an alpine landing at our privat...
Flying Fox Helihike
Flying Fox Helihike
South Island
Combine the excitement of flying in a helicopter with the exhilaration of walking on Fox Glacier on the fly-in, fly-out Fox Glacier Helihike. The he...
Fox and Franz Josef Glacier Helicopter Flights
Fox and Franz Josef Glacier Helicopter Flights
South Island
Experience the untouched wonder and breathtaking scenery of New Zealand's South Island with an exhilarating scenic helicopter flight and snow landing...
Fox It Up Heli Ice Climbing Adventure
Fox It Up Heli Ice Climbing Adventure
South Island
The Fox Glacier Ice Climbing Adventure is a full day experience that introduces the adventurous to the amazing ice walls in the lower portion of the...
Fox Trail Terminal Face Walk
Fox Trail Terminal Face Walk
South Island
The Fox Glacier Terminal Face Guided Walk is a relaxed and informative tour up the Fox Valley, which takes you to the dynamic face of Fox Glacier/Te ...
Local Glaciers Grand Circle Scenic Flight
Local Glaciers Grand Circle Scenic Flight
South Island
Enjoy panoramic views on a Local Glaciers Grand Circle Scenic Flight from Hokitika on the West Coast of New Zealand of postcard-perfect alpine lakes ...
Milford Sound Discovery Scenic Flight
Milford Sound Discovery Scenic Flight
South Island
Look down in awe at the tallest peaks of New Zealand including the country’s highest, Aoraki Mt Cook, on an unforgettable spectacular Milford S...
Mt Cook and Glaciers Scenic Plane Flight
Mt Cook and Glaciers Scenic Plane Flight
South Island
Climb aboard a New Zealand Southern Alps encounter on a Mt Cook and Glaciers scenic plane flight from Hokitika and view the exhilarating alpine ...