Franz Josef Heli Hike
Franz Josef Glacier, found in the stunning Westland National Park, is one of the most spectacular glaciers in this region. Combine an awesome scenic helicopter flight over the glacier with a unique guided walk amongst the ice caves, pinnacles and seracs of this pristine, alpine environment. The experienced and professional helicopter pilots' informative commentary will showcase the exciting landscape for the adventure ahead. You'll see the extraordinary colours of the ice-flow from above and then up close, on an unforgettable guided walk. Skillful, professional and experienced guides from Franz Josef Glacier Guides will take you on a 2-hour ice exploration. Your Heli-Hike departs from The Helicopter Line's Franz Josef Glacier base, situated on the main road of Franz Josef Glacier. Franz Josef Glacier is located 2.5 hours drive from the main West Coast centre of Greymouth..