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Air Safaris Franz Josef

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Our Grand Traverse scenic flight from Franz Josef provides the best way to experience this glacial environment in its entirety.

Price

$250 - $425

Hours

8am - 5:30pm

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Family owned and operated since 1970, Air Safaris prides itself on customer service and value for money.

Experience incredible views of Franz Josef Glacier, Fox Glacier and the rugged Westland National Park before traversing Mount Cook to explore the vast Mount Cook National Park.

  • Every passenger has a guaranteed window seat and all aircraft have wings above to ensure optimum viewing below.
  • Experienced mountain pilots provide a full and informative commentary with multi language on board flight guides supplied.
  • Souvenir certificates presented after your flight.

The scenic flight is approximately 45-50 minutes. Allow for one hour duration.

Directions

Main Road (State Highway 6), Franz Josef 7886, West Coast, New Zealand

Air Safaris owns and operates an airfield approximately 8km west of the Franz Josef township and a sales and information office in the Franz Josef town centre.

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