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Franz Josef Glacier Heli-Hike

208 Ratings
  • 3.25 hr

Discover the best of New Zealand’s natural beauty on this small-group 3 hour 15 minute ( approx) Franz Josef Glacier Heli-Hike. Travel by helicopter to the Pinnacles area of the glacier with your guide. Navigate your way through the maze of ice on your moderately difficult hike. Learn of the dramatic environmental changes affecting the glacier and gain insight into the geological forces at play. Afterwards, take a soak in the hot pools to warm up and soothe your muscles (complimentary). Group size is limited to 11 to ensure a personalized experience.

Itinerary Details

This is a typical itinerary for this product

Stop At: Franz Josef Glacier Guides, 63 Cron Street (Glacier Base Building), Franz Josef, Westland National Park (Te Wahipounamu) 8600 New Zealand

This is where you need to check in for the Glacier Tour. This is also where you check in for the Glacier Hot Pools

Duration: 1 hour

Stop At: Glacier Hot Pools, 63 Cron Street Glacier Base, Franz Josef, Westland National Park (Te Wahipounamu) 7886 New Zealand

You can spend as much time as you like in the Glacier Hot Pools after your Heli-Hike experince

Duration: 2 hours

Pass By: Franz Josef Glacier, Glacier Access Road Westland Tai Poutini National Park, Franz Josef, Westland National Park (Te Wahipounamu) New Zealand

You won't see the Glacier Access Road as you will be in a Helicopter