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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


Contact Us
Company: True South Flights
Tel: +64 3 441 1588
Freephone: 0800 777 922
Web: Visit Website

  • Physical Address

    1B/8 Hawthorne Drive


    Queenstown, 9300


    Duration Hours
    Price Information
    Transport Info
    Opening Information
    Groups Info
    • 7.00

    • Price: $1,299
    • $1299 per adult $1099 per child (9-15) Heli-hike is not available to children under 9 years old

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

    • Holiday hours: Closed Christmas Day

    • Months of Operation: Jan - Dec

    • Group Info: We have 40 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 C208B carrying 13 adults We can bring in more aircraft from other operators if required.

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    • Group Capacity: 30


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