Franz Josef Glacier Helicopter Flight with Snow Landing
The perfect opportunity to get up close to the glaciers and touch the snow. You'll be captivated as you lift off and fly up and over the Franz Josef Glacier or Fox Glacier and experience the solitude of a landing in this natural alpine wonderland.
Glacier Valley Walk
This journey to the glacier is the perfect opportunity to learn the role of the Franz Josef Glacier in shaping this remarkable landscape. After a short walk through the regenerating rainforest, the trip continues along the glacier valley as the guide explains the unique features of the glacier and its surroundings. Near the terminal face, after a brief climb you will be rewarded with spectacular views of the glacier's rapidly changing terminal face.
Grand Traverse Flight
Join your flight crew at the Air Safaris office, Main Road, Franz Josef village, to commence a Grand Traverse of Mount Cook flight from Franz Josef. This area promises breathtaking alpine scenery and this unique flight encompasses the Aoraki Mount Cook and Westland Tai Poutini National Parks, traversing 200 kilometres of New Zealand's most beautiful and spectacular scenery. Highlights include Aoraki Mount Cook, Mount Tasman and all of New Zealand's highest peaks, the famous Tasman, Franz Josef and Fox Glaciers and from the turquoise glacial lakes and glacial valleys of the East to the lush rainforest and coastal plains of Westland. Air Safaris has a large and varied aircraft fleet especially selected for air tour sightseeing that ensures that every passenger has a guaranteed window seat; all aircraft have wings above to ensure optimum viewing below. Flights are subject to suitable weather conditions.
Quad Bike Tour
Tucked under the majestic Southern Alps on New Zealand's rugged untamed West Coast sits Franz Josef village and the magnificent Franz Josef glacier offering spectacular mountain views and dense rainforest...
Imagine following ancient glacial pathways carved into the landscape by ice and water and the thrill of driving these fun 2-seater ATV quad bikes through this wild place. You will be amazed at what is around every twist and turn as you are guided through rainforests, riverbeds, grasslands, sand and mud. Feel the thrill of fresh air in your face and the excitement of riding ATV quads.This place is truly special, one of only a handful of places in the world where ice and forest meet in such a spectacular manner, and ATV quads are the ultimate way to view it all!! Our quad bike adventure is fun in the sun and even better in the rain!!