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Heli Hike Fox Glacier provided by Fox Glacier Guiding

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On a helicopter tour you can get a close-up look at the Fox Glacier and go beyond what you can see on a simple walking tour. Be amazed by the spectacular views of the mountain, glacier, and ice falls, before landing and hiking through the hard-to-reach terrain. All necessary ice-hiking equipment will be provided, including sturdy leather boots, so you don't need to worry about safety or comfort.
  • Hike with a professional guide who will keep you safe
  • Return helicopter transfers and ground transport are included
  • An ideal adventure for active travelers seeking a memorable experience
  • See parts of the glacier that most visitors miss by staying lower down
Important Information
Departure Point
44 Main Road, Fox Glacier 7886, New Zealand
Return Details
Returns to original departure point
  • Two helicopter transfers
  • Professional Guide
  • Leather boots and socks
  • Crampons and walking poles
  • Wet Weather Jacket and Over trousers (if required)
  • Bring 3 - 4 layers of warm upper body clothing
  • Sunglasses and sun protection
  • Jeans are not recommended - Cotton pants or trackpants are more suitable
  • A day pack is useful and a drink and snacks are a good idea
  • For winter trips bring a warm hat and gloves
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Additional Info
  • Not wheelchair accessible
  • Children must be accompanied by an adult
  • Minimum Age is 9 years
  • Child Age is 9-16 years inclusive
  • Minimum numbers apply
  • Subject to favourable weather conditions, a weather call is made 10 minutes prior to check in so flexibility in your itinerary is desirable
  • Individual passenger weight limit is 116 kg or less due to weight and balance calculations of the aircraft
  • Near public transportation
  • No heart problems or other serious medical conditions
  • Travellers should have a moderate physical fitness level
  • This experience requires good weather. If it’s cancelled due to poor weather, you’ll be offered a different date or a full refund
  • This tour/activity will have a maximum of 11 travellers
Cancellation Policy
For a full refund, cancel at least 24 hours in advance of the start date of the experience.
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Eliana wrote a review 18 Sep
4 contributions
We went there for my birthday, it was such a remarkable experience, even though the weather wasn’t as good as we wanted when we arrived, the guides were very optimistic, we waited a bit, and the weather was perfect to go. Lucas and Malcom (our guides) were friendly and
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Date of experience: September 2020
Helena T wrote a review Aug 2020
Tauranga, New Zealand115 contributions31 helpful votes
Did this trip with my brother for his birthday. It was everything I expected and more. The short helicopter flights were very scenic. The equipments were in good condition. We had Lucas as our guide. He was informative and safety conscious and clearly took a lot of pride in his
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Response from FoxGlacierGuiding, Sales and Marketing at Heli Hike Fox Glacier
Responded 19 Aug 2020
Thank you HelenaT975 for taking the time to write a review on your experience with us. We love your positive comments and are very pleased to read that your experience exceeded your expectations. Thank you for backing your own backyard, your support is much appreciated! Thank you, All the best
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Esme T wrote a review Aug 2020
Wellington, New Zealand29 contributions7 helpful votes
Absolutely incredible trip! Our guide Kelsey was awesome, we had such a laugh. Honestly worth every penny, I can't believe how many glacier fatureds
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Date of experience: August 2020
Noah wrote a review Jul 2020
1 contribution
Was pretty amazed by the scale of the glacier, and the stunning Heliflight to get there! Pack a towel in case there's a place on the glacier to swim ;)
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Date of experience: July 2020
Emilythinks wrote a review Jul 2020
Wellington, New Zealand38 contributions14 helpful votes
Omg what an amazing experience, my partner & I were lucky to be the only people on the glacier with our guides Kelsey & Tate. The whole trip was fabulous, we loved the slide through a cave. It’s not the cheapest of activities but the price is a bargain when you consider its
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Date of experience: July 2020
About the operator

Don’t take it from us – here’s what people have to say about this operator.

By: Fox Glacier Guiding
Dominick C
Beautiful experience, highly recommend!
Ice Climbing. My partner and I we're first timers, and we had a great time. I have a bit of rock climbing experie
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Unforgettable experience
The heli hike was unforgettable ! The guides are really friendly. What an awesome morning with a beautiful weathe
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this is nice thing today if you can get a nice day to do it successfully . you can sit there for days while you Wai
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Helicopter flight
We had booked a helicopter flight for the Fox Glacier. At first, there was no helicopter flight because of weather,
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It's worth the visit
It was my first time of visiting a glacier and it's a awesome experience. It's not so distant to walk and the view
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Fox Glacier Heli Hike
The experience is none other than amazing. Alice our guide was full of life leading the way through the Glacier bre
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Just the best experience and worth every penny . The staff were all very friendly and professional , our guide was
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Ice Climbing!
Had an amazing time Ice Climbing with Kat and the rest of the crew making sure we were safe and enjoying ourselves.
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The glow of Flo is to keep the mojo
The Glacier is extremely spectacular and the Glacier guide Flo is very energetic and passionate. She is considerate
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Bridget E
Amazing heli hike
I cannot speak highly enough of this company, they went over and above to accommodate our family. The day before ou
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We spent our last day in the country doing an ice climb with Stretch and Kelsey and what a way to end things! They
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Coolest Glacier Experience You Can Have!
My friend and I came from the US, and made sure to book the Heli Ice Climbing Tour in advance. Fortunately we were
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Extreme Fox - loved it, great intro to ice climbing
We did the full day extreme fox adventure which was amazing. Max 4 people to a guide and we had Tuk as our guide wh
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John W
Long walk and up hill in stages . Pick a day when the weather is good and not to much wind . Remember the weather c
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Amazing experience!
I've always wanted to go in a helicopter and the fact we could team that with exploring a Glacier made this the per
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Key Details
  • Fox Glacier Guiding
  • Duration: 4h
  • Mobile Ticket Accepted
  • Free Cancellation up to 24 hours in advance
  • Languages Offered: English
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