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Enquire about Franz Josef Glacier Guides: Heli-Hike

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Franz Josef Glacier Guides: Heli-Hike

This is a fantastic introduction to an enthralling world of ice, traversing spectacular tracks of only moderate difficulty.

Max 13 people per guide

Minimum age: 8 years

Difficulty: Moderate

Duration up to 3hrs
Ice time up to 2hrs

Breathable Rain Jacket
Waterproof over-trousers (if required)
Socks and sturdy boots (or you have the option to wear your own hiking boots)
Crampons (with small waist bag) for superior glacier grip
Woollen hats and gloves (if required)

2-4 warm upper body layers ideally woollen or polypro (not cotton)
Quick drying trousers or shorts (no jeans)
Food and drink for the day
Sunglasses, sunscreen, camera

What not to bring:
iPods / MP3 players
Mobile Phones
Car / Room Keys

After an exciting scenic flight, you land high up on the glacier and undertake a two hour guided tour amongst some of the most pristine and awe-inspiring glacier scenery available. Your guide chooses the route as you go and with an eye for the most spectacular ice formations you'll soon be making your way through a wonderland of towering pinnacles and brilliantly blue ice.

You'll enjoy panoramic views of the surrounding mountains and with plenty of photo opportunities and the chance to learn more about this magnificent glacier, this will almost certainly be your most memorable experience whilst in New Zealand.

Our Heli hike includes entry into the fabulous Glacier Hot Pools!

Departs: 8.45am, 10.30am, 12.30pm (3.00pm in Summer).

Glacier Hot Pools main pool entry included