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From Fox Glacier: Expert Guided Heli-Hike in Fox Glacier

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  • Mobiel ticket

Soar to thrilling heights and icy depths with a helicopter ride and go on a guided hike on New Zealand's fast-moving glacier–Fox Glacier.

Hoogtepunten

  • Forget heli-skiing; it's all about heli-hiking now! Take a helicopter over the Fox Glacier, followed by a 4-hour guided hike, offering vivid blue glacial landscape views!

  • Be amazed by the stellar view of Mt. Cook and the rainforest from your chopper as it glides over the glacier, and then lands at Victoria Falls.

  • Gear up with crampons and walking poles as your guide leads the way! Squeeze through frosty blue crevasses, crawl through ice tunnels and pass by towering seracs.

  • Looking for an extra dose of adventure? Choose a full-day hike of the Fox Glacier. Navigate through treacherous terrain and ice walls as you use climbing ropes to assist with the hike.

  • Fun fact: Fox Glacier moves 10 times faster than most glaciers worldwide, creating an ever-evolving landscape of icy wonders, an intriguing aspect of this adventure.

Insluitsels

  • 4-hour guided Fox Glacier hike

  • 8-hour guided Fox Glacier hike (optional)

  • Round-trip helicopter ride

  • English-speaking expert mountaineering guide

  • Leather boots & crampons

  • Hats, gloves & backpack

  • Waterproof jacket & overtrousers

Annuleringsbeleid

Je annuleert deze tickets tot 24 uur voor de belevenis begint en krijgt een volledige terugbetaling.

Fox Glacier adventure

Ready for a mountain adventure? Hop on your helicopter ride, ready to take you above New Zealand's largest and fastest-moving glacier: Fox Glacier. As you fly over this icy wonderland, marvel at the glacier's unique position, ending in a lush rainforest, a rare global phenomenon.

Nature’s own art gallery

Once on the ice, you'll don your provided gear, from leather boots and crampons to waterproof jackets, pick up your walking poles, and set off to explore. Guided by an expert well-versed in the glacier's ever-changing moods, traverse the icy terrain with a small group of up to 11 people. As you hike, marvel at the glacier's unique features, such as spectacular ice caves and arches, shaped by nature's forces. The rapid movement of the glacier often results in the formation of fascinating ice structures. Your journey concludes with a helicopter ride back, offering one last chance to soak in the resplendent views.

Wat mee te nemen

  • Kleding: Neem warme bovenlichaamskleding mee (bij voorkeur 3-4 lagen), een legging of lichte broek, een zonnebril en zonnebrandcrème.

  • You can also bring your own water bottle, drinks and snacks.

Wat niet is toegestaan

  • Het dragen van jeans is niet toegestaan.

  • Safety is a priority so this experience is restricted to guests under the age of 8 years and weighing more than 116kg.

  • For 8 hours of extreme hiking the experience is restricted to guests under the age of 13 years.

  • Grote tassen en drones zijn niet toegestaan.

  • There is a 3 kg limit per passenger for carry-on baggage.

Extra informatie

  • This experience requires a good fitness level, sufficient to ascend and descend 1000m+ over 8 hours or more carrying a pack 12kg.

  • In alpine conditions, rapid weather changes may occasionally prevent helicopter access to the ice with groups already groups present. In such instances, the tour operator will strive for safe access during weather breaks; if not feasible, emergency supplies (tents, sleeping bags, food) are available on the glacier. Guides are trained to set up campsites if overnight stays become necessary.

  • Leather boots, socks, crampons, walking poles, a waterproof jacket, overtrousers, and a backpack will be provided.

  • Je ontvangt je voucher direct per e-mail.

  • Laat bij het ontmoetingspunt de voucher op je mobiele telefoon zien, samen met een geldig identiteitsbewijs met foto.

  • Zorg dat je 10 minuten voor je geplande bezoek bij het ontmoetingspunt aanwezig bent om eventuele vertraging te voorkomen.

Ontmoetingspunt

  • Ontmoet je gids op Fox Glacier Guiding** - Glacier Tours & Adventures.**

  • Adres: 44 Main Road, State Highway 6, Fox Glacier 7951, Nieuw-Zeeland.

  • Landmark: Fox Glacier guiding signs on front and sides of the large buiding.

Get Directions to the Meeting Point

Bereikbaarheid

Met de bus

  • De dichtstbijzijnde bushalte is Fox Glacier. Vanaf daar is het slechts 1 minuut lopen naar het ontmoetingspunt.

  • Board buses #Greymouth - Fox Glacier and #Queenstown - Franz Josef to get you there.

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