Franz Josef Glacier Heli-Hike

3 hr, 15 min

Itinerary
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)...
Itinerary
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

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If you find a better price, we'll match it - just send the details to hertz-support@placepass.com.

Important Details

Included
  • Glacier Hot Pools
  • All hiking equipment (Gore-tex jackets, over trousers, woolen hats and gloves, leather boots, crampons)
  • 2-hours 15 minutes (approx.) guided glacier walk
  • Round-trip helicopter flights to Franz Josef Glacier
Not Included
  • Hotel pickup and drop-off
  • Gratuities
Departure Point
Franz Josef, Franz Josef, Westland National Park (Te Wahipounamu), West Coast Region, South Island
Return Details
Returns to original departure point
Additional Info
  • Confirmation will be received within 48 hours of booking, subject to availability
  • Travelers should have a moderate physical fitness level
  • Not wheelchair accessible
  • Minimum age is 8 years old
  • Minimum weight is 35kg
  • It is advised that families travelling with younger children to book an afternoon tour when the track is more suitable
  • Children must be accompanied by an adult
  • Glacier walks are moderately difficult, clients need to be fit and able. Refunds will not be available for clients who cannot participate on the day due to inappropriate fitness levels, i.e. it is important you are selecting the right trip for your physical fitness ability. Guides reserve the right to curtail or cancel trips for clients whose fitness is not appropriate
  • Operates in most weather conditions, please dress appropriately. Two to four warm upper- body layers of clothing are recommended, quick-drying trousers or shorts (no jeans), a hat and gloves, sunglasses, sunscreen and a camera
  • Please bring a bathing suit for the Glacier Hot Pools
  • The Operator reserves the absolute right to cancel or vary any service for any reason including as a result of weather conditions, insufficient reservations or any unforeseen event or circumstance. These trips are weather dependent.
  • For Health and Safety reasons, we are unable to guide pregnant women. Please note: We have a weight limit of 115kg per person on the Heli Hike.
  • This experience requires good weather. If it’s canceled due to poor weather, you’ll be offered a different date or a full refund
  • This tour/activity will have a maximum of 11 travelers
Voucher Requirements

A paper voucher is required for this attraction/activity. You must print and bring your printed voucher with you on the day of the activity, as required by our local provider.

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Cancellation Policy

For a full refund, cancel at least 48 hours in advance of the start date of the experience.