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Scenic Helicopter Flight: Fox Glacier & Mount Cook

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  • Mobile ticket

Enjoy the stunning views from a scenic helicopter ride that will fly you over the Southern Alps! You'll also see Mt Cook and Mt Tasman, the two highest peaks in the country.


  • Admire Fox Glacier, a natural wonder, during this exciting 30-minute helicopter ride.

  • Listen to live commentary about the unusual terrain from your expert tour guide.

  • Catch rare sights of forested foothills tucked into the Southern Alps from a unique perspective.

  • Spot Lake Matheson, renowned for its crystal clear reflections of the snowy peaks around it.

  • Capture the spectacular views of the highest mountains in New Zealand, Mt Cook and Mt Tasman.


  • 30-minute flight over Fox Glacier

  • Snow landing

  • English-speaking tour guide

Cancellation policy

You can cancel these tickets up to 24 hours before the experience begins and get a full refund.

Start your adventure at the Fox Glacier Flight Centre. After safely boarding the helicopter, you'll fly over the Fox Glacier. Here, you'll see its dramatic crevasses, waterfalls and even ice falls. As you take in the unique terrain, you'll listen to entertaining live commentary about the region from your expert tour guide. Catch sights of its wilderness and feast your eyes on the vast snowscapes underneath you.

You'll also see the famous Mt Cook and Mt Tasman during this exciting experience. Be sure to capture the beauty of these stunning skyscraping peaks, the tallest in the country. You'll enjoy a smooth landing onto the snowfields and get the opportunity to capture the best photographs of your trip. You can always play a snow fight as well!

Important Information

  • Ensure that you bring along sunglasses and sunscreen.

  • Wear outdoor clothing suitable for the snow, and covered shoes (sneakers or trainers are fine) or hiking boots.

  • You can bring your personal camera or GoPro.

  • Ensure that you have enough storage space on your memory card and/or phone for photographs.

  • It is suggested to leave your bags and other valuable belongings (e.g. passport and wallet) at the operator’s office or inside your car.

  • Please note that the availability, route, and length of your scenic flight will be dependent on weather conditions on the day.

  • It is illegal to use drones in the area, so please leave yours in the car if you have one.

  • Selfie sticks are not allowed to use in the helicopter.

  • Please note that passengers are not allowed to use iPads to take photos during flights as they can impede the view of the pilot and other passengers.

  • Your voucher will be emailed to you shortly.

  • Please display your mobile voucher along with a valid photo ID at the ticket redemption point.

  • If you have purchased reduced-price tickets, please carry your valid photo ID proof for verification.

  • Kindly ensure that you arrive 30 minutes before the start time of your tour to avoid any delays.

Ticket Redemption Point

  • Redeem your ticket at Fox Glacier Guiding - Glacier Tours & Adventures.

  • Address: 44 Main Road, State Highway 6, Fox Glacier 7951, New Zealand.

Get Directions to the Ticket Redemption Point

Getting There

  • The redemption point is located on the Haast Highway near The White Fox B&B.

  • There are two companies that operate buses to and from Fox Glacier daily.

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