True South Flights Glacier Heli-hike

Pick your glacier: the Tasman Glacier on the east side of Mt. Cook, or the Franz Josef Glacier on the west coast. Take the one-hour flight with us from Queenstown to Franz or Mt. Cook, then gear up and board your helicopter for a two-hour hike on the glacier. There you'll explore ice-caves and crevasses and learn about the natural processes that govern glacier activity from your guide.

Departure time is 9:30am, returning at 4:30pm. Winter (May 1st to September 30th) departure is 8:30am returning by 4:00pm.

What to bring:

  • 3 - 4 layers of warm upper body clothing (jeans are not recommended on wet days
  • sunglasses and sunblock
  • daypack, a drink, light snacks or lunch
  • warm hat and gloves
  • camera


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Contact Us

Physical Address

1B/8 Hawthorne Drive
Queenstown 9300


From $1,299NZD

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Price Information

$1299 per adult
$1099 per child (9-15)
Heli-hike is not available to children under 9 years old

Minimum Age


Opening Hours

Mon-Fri 8:00AM – 6:00PM
Saturday 8:00AM – 6:00PM
Sunday 8:00AM – 6:00PM

Months of Operation

  • Jan - Dec

Holiday Hours

  • Closed Christmas Day

Duration Hours

  • 7


  • Courtesy pick up from your Queenstown/Fernhill/Arthur's Point accommodation is available


  • Capacity: 30
  • We have 30 seats across our fleet of 5 aircraft:
    (3) GA8 Airvans carrying 7 passengers each
    (1) Piper Lance carrying 5 adults and 1 child
    (1) Cessna 172 carrying 3 adults
    We can bring in more aircraft from other operators if required.
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