HeliServices.NZ Franz Josef

Scenic helicopter flights and snow landings above Fox and Franz Josef glaciers.


Fox & Franz Heliservices is an experienced helicopter flightseeing company.

We provide visitors with a diverse range of South Island scenic helicopter flights and private charters in some of New Zealand's most spectacular alpine and coastal regions.

For over 30 years we have operated with a modern fleet of 4 and 6 passenger helicopters.

The only 100% locally owned and operated helicopter company licenced to land within the Westland Tai Poutini National Park.

  • Franz Josef, Fox and Tasman Glaciers.
  • Mount Cook and Mount Tasman.
  • Also available as transport for skiers, climbers, hunters, film crew and photography.



HeliServices.NZ Fox Franz Haast offer great opportunities to join scenic helicopter flights and snow landings over the Franz Josef or Fox Glacier. From 20 minutes to 30 and 40 minute options there is plenty on offer to suit all budgets.

With a magnificent 80 seat HELIMAX cinema, there is ample opportunity to experience the wonderous beauty of South West New Zealand in all weathers. When flights are cancelled or postponed due to weather do not despair as “Westland Wonderland” offers amazing scenery of New Zealand’s Southern Alps and a number of other amazing features along the SouthWest Coastline on our giant HELIMAX cinema screen. Not forgetting even on fine weather days Westland Wonderland is a great “visual representation” of the Southern West Coast

Book directly by email (foxfranz@heliservices.nz) or freephone: 0800 800 793

Important information:

• Minimum two adult fares for our scenic departures from Franz Josef and Fox Glacier

• Minimum 3 and 4 adult fares for departures from Haast

• Depart from Franz Josef OR Fox Glacier and book your departure from the location that suits best (Each location operates on a separate schedule with seperate helicopters)

• Westland Wonderland entry is $15 per Ault or $10 per child and require no minimum numbers

• Westland Wonderland HELIMAX movie screens daily and on the hour from 10.00AM (to 4.00PM) in our 60 seat “Franz Josef Cinema”


29 Main Rd, Franz Josef Glacier 7886, New Zealand
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