Ultimate Glacier Experience with Heli Flight

Ultimate Glacier Experience with Heli Flight - Hero

Independent Tours

Experience the spectacular beauty of ‘Glacier Country’ from all angles - from the air, on the water and on the ground. Staying in the village of Franz Josef in a comfortable timber lodge, enjoy stunning views of the Westland National Park, the Southern Alps and Franz Josef. On a breathtaking helicopter flight, you’ll explore the heart of Glacier Country. Fox Glacier and Franz Josef Glacier - the most accessible rivers of ice in the world, plunging down through rainforest almost to sea level. You’ll also get to experience the spectacular scenery, rainforests, dramatic waterfalls, lakes and wild black sand beaches, all within close proximity of Franz Josef Glacier village. You’ll enjoy a guided walk learning about the flora, fauna, history and geology of the area. And, you’ll cruise on Lake Mapourika to access a private rainforest trail through the Okarito Kiwi Sanctuary, your chance to spot the rare kiwi bird in the wild and the native white heron.

Discover Tailor-Made Travel

  • Award-winning holidays
  • ATOL protected
  • Incredible value

Including

2 meals

2 breakfasts

Accommodation

2 nights in boutique B&B

Excursions and visits

  • Relax at a luxurious bed and breakfast lodge with stunning views of Westland National Park, the Southern Alps and Franz Josef Glacier
  • Marvel at the bird’s eye views of Franz Josef Glacier and Fox Glacier snowfields on a spectacular helicopter flight
  • Take a guided walk of Franz Josef glacier learning about the flora, fauna, history and geology
  • Discover hidden natural treasures from glacial rivers to native orchids
  • Enjoy a boat cruise on Lake Mapourika
  • Access a private rainforest trail through the Okarito Kiwi Sanctuary, your chance to spot the rare kiwi bird in the wild
  • Keep an eye out for the rare native white heron, as well as Chamois and Tahr on the snow-capped mountains

Not included

  • International and domestic flights
  • Visa (if required)
  • Optional excursions

Plus

Tours as specified (please note the order of touring may be moved based on availability)

Overview

  • 2 nights

  • New Zealand

  • Flights not included

From £643 per person

Mon - Fri: 9am - 8pm

Saturday: 9am - 6pm

Sunday: 10am - 4pm

Itinerary

Duration: 3 days

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