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Air Safaris

Main Road, Franz Josef, Westland National Park (Te Wahipounamu) 7856, New Zealand
+64 3-752 0716
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Great views

Well and truly worthwhile. Pilot was very helpful and even assisted my wife who is partly... read more

Reviewed 11 December 2016
Darryl D
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Spectacular!!

What a great way to see the glacier! We flew over Fox and Franz Josef glaciers and the views were... read more

Reviewed 4 December 2016
Larkfam
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Our fixed wing scenic flights promise an incredible view of the mighty Franz and Fox Glaciers and rugged Westland National Park before traversing Mount Cook to explore the vast Mount Cook National Park. Every seat a window seat – get the big picture! Experience breathtaking alpine scenery on an exciting scenic glacier flight with Air Safaris from their base at Franz Josef in Westland National Park on the West Coast - a must-do South Island tourist attraction.
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Suggested Duration: 1-2 hours
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Main Road, Franz Josef, Westland National Park (Te Wahipounamu) 7856, New Zealand
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+64 3-752 0716

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Reviewed 11 December 2016 via mobile

Well and truly worthwhile. Pilot was very helpful and even assisted my wife who is partly incapacitated onto the plane. Excellent viewing.

Thank Darryl D
Reviewed 4 December 2016 via mobile

What a great way to see the glacier! We flew over Fox and Franz Josef glaciers and the views were amazing. Don't miss it!

Thank Larkfam
Reviewed 3 December 2016

Go for the Grand Traverse, if you can. Tony our pilot was pleasant, efficient and his commentary was very informative without being intrusive (I've seen those types). We flew over Franz, Fox and close to the peaks. The weather was excellent and I would rate...More

Thank Tapan S
Reviewed 1 December 2016 via mobile

The expertise of the pilot with which he flew the plane allowing all of the passengers to see the glaciers and Mt Cook up close. A wonderful memorable experience that gave me a better understanding of the perils of mountain climbing.

Thank Margaret N
Reviewed 27 November 2016

This is a MUST DO when in the area. A little expensive but one which you will always remember. The pilot is helpful friendly and the whole trip is stunning. Try to pick a clear day as you will land on the top of the...More

1  Thank ChelseaMike_13
Reviewed 19 November 2016

We had originally booked the 40 minute flight but it was deemed to be too windy around Mt Cook to be safe, so we did the 30 minute flight instead. There were 3 of us in the helicopter - I had the front seat and...More

Thank Sandiefran
Reviewed 14 September 2016

We have taken many helicopter tours over the years but none more spectacular than the Franz Josef Glacier. The pilot was young but very experienced, putting everyone at ease and very informative. Would highly recommend this as a must to see the Glacier up close...More

Thank PATRICKDON
Reviewed 25 July 2016 via mobile

Really great loop of some of NZs most stunning scenery inc Mount Cook, the glaciers and lake tekapu. Really professional service, great pilot with an informative commentary. Had great weather for it to. Many thanks!

3  Thank James S
Air_Safaris, Front Office Manager at Air Safaris, responded to this reviewResponded 23 August 2016

Hi James, Thanks for your review, We're thrilled to hear you enjoyed the flight! We greatly appreciate your comments also and hope you enjoyed your time in the area. Kind regards, The Air Safaris Team

Reviewed 7 June 2016

My husband and I wanted to celebrate our first year anniversary in New Zealand and no better way to do it than starting the day with a one hour scenic flight over The Grand Traverse. Our pilot Leon was excellent, friendly, knowledgable and provided great...More

4  Thank Paula S
Reviewed 30 May 2016

The day dawned clear but with a bit of early cloud cover - the flight was delayed for an hour to make sure the conditions were optimal - a good chance for a walk and a coffee! I am so glad we waited as the...More

3  Thank 837,787
Air_Safaris, Front Office Manager at Air Safaris, responded to this reviewResponded 10 June 2016

Hi 837787, Thanks for your review. It sounds as though you were very patient and ended up with a beautiful day in Franz. We're pleased to hear you enjoyed your flight with Tony. We hope you had a wonderful time in Franz Josef. Kind regards,...More

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