Fox Glacier Heli Hike


Starts in : Ends inDurationPrice ( $NZD)
Fox Glacier : Fox Glacierup to 4 Hours469  


  Introduction

 

The fly-in, fly-out heli hike combines the excitement of walking on the Te Moeka o Tuawe/Fox Glacier with the thrill of helicopter flights. By flying in you can access and explore a part of the glacier where its forces work hardest and often create spectacular ice caves and arches..

 

 

 

Itinerary map

 


  

Tour Details

 

 

Duration  : up to 4 Hours.

Departure Location : 44 Main Road, Fox Glacier, West Coast

Departure Time : Regular departures throughout the day.

Departure dates : Daily.

Transportation : Minibus/Helicopter.

Category : Adventure

 

        Heli Hike

After a thrilling Scenic flight, your landing site on the ice is a remote and exceptionally beautiful part of the glacier at approximately 800 metres above sea level.  You will see the stunning Victoria Falls, which is the melting river from the hidden Victoria glacier.  At this stage, your guide outfits you with crampons, specially designed for these ice conditions and you follow the ice steps cut by your guide as you explore the amazing formations..

 

 

Winter or Summer :

  • 3 - 4 layers of warm upper body clothing (jeans are not recommended on wet days, as they become very cold and uncomfortable to wear).
  • Sunglasses and sun protection .
  • A daypack, a drink and snacks are useful.
  • A warm hat and gloves.
  • A Camera
  • PLEASE NOTE - Drones are illegal to use, please leave it in your car if you have one

 

 

 

 

You will see the stunning Victoria Falls, which is the melting river from the hidden Victoria glacier.

Knowledgeable and informative commentary on the region.

All equipment provided: Leather boots,crampons,walking poles

Ice time : 3 hours ice time

Small groups the maximum guide to customer ratio is 1:11

 

All prices in $NZD1 Oct 2018-30 Sep 2019
Adult 469
Child455

There is a weight limit of 116kg per person.

Pregnant women will not be guided.

Minimum age : 8 years.

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