Welcome to Middle Earth - 45min Scenic Glacier Flight (Lord of the Rings)

Take in the Franz Josef Glacier, through “The White Mountains from Gondor to Rohan” where the Lighting of the Beacons (Return of the King - LOTR) was filmed at Mount Gunn. See the Ice Lake & land in the snow in Shackleton Glacier bowl for 15 minutes.

$495

About

Glacier Country Helicopters is a local, family owned and operated company in Franz Josef. Husband and wife team Gus & Poppy started the company in January 2014, still have their sleeves rolled up each day working their roles in the business and are both experienced pilots themselves. Our fleet includes AS350B2 Squirrels & a MD520N. All aircraft are maintained to high standards and are all equipped with V2Track systems so ground staff are in contact with pilots at all times. Our pilots complete regular comprehensive training and have extensive experience flying in the unique mountain environment we operate in. Our company and pilots all have outstanding safety records and we are certified under the Civil Aviation Authority (CAA).

Location

10 Main Road, Franz Josef Glacier, New Zealand
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