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Mountain Helicopters

Main Street Fox Glacier, Fox Glacier, Westland National Park (Te Wahipounamu), New Zealand
+64 3-751 0045
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Worth the money - Great Experience.

While having breakfast we decided to take the 20 minute glazier flight from Fox Glazier city... read more

Reviewed 27 June 2017
HelmutS2000
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Mill, The Netherlands
A must-do activity

We were not planning to do a helicopter tour when we booked our trip to NZ. After we realized it... read more

Reviewed 25 June 2017
rhc904
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Jacksonville Beach, Florida
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  • Excellent86%
  • Very good3%
  • Average1%
  • Poor3%
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“minute flight” (24 reviews)
“snow landing” (26 reviews)
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Main Street Fox Glacier, Fox Glacier, Westland National Park (Te Wahipounamu), New Zealand
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+64 3-751 0045
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Reviewed 27 June 2017

While having breakfast we decided to take the 20 minute glazier flight from Fox Glazier city. Their office is located on the main street across from the gas station. The first available flight from them was 3 hours later since we did not have reservations....More

Thank HelmutS2000
Reviewed 25 June 2017 via mobile

We were not planning to do a helicopter tour when we booked our trip to NZ. After we realized it would take us an additional 5 hours to get to Mt. Cook (which wouldn't even get us close to the summit), we looked into a...More

Thank rhc904
Reviewed 2 June 2017

Did a walk-in to Mountain Helicopters and was greeted by a young lad Jacob who was only on his 4th day on the job, and enquired on the location of a different helicopter provider. A few conversations later, we decided why not go with Mountain...More

Thank Spencer N
Reviewed 8 May 2017 via mobile

Thanks to the team at Mountain Helicopters for helping us arrange a flight! We were visiting from Auckland for the weekend and the team were very accommodating and did their best to find others to fly with us. The staff were friendly and patient. From...More

Thank Vivianc21
Reviewed 30 March 2017 via mobile

Having booked a 40 minute flight with Mountain Helicopters we received information to call ahead for weather updates closer to the time. We were told to call back on the morning of our flight, totally understandable. We totally got that the flight was weather dependant...More

4  Thank Robbie S
Reviewed 28 March 2017

It appears they strongly prefer to fly from Fox, even if they sell flights from Franz Josef. We got the clear impression we would wait many days if we insisted on going from Franz Josef. After reconsidering and deciding we would drive the extra distance...More

3  Thank Soledk
Reviewed 10 March 2017

We had an amazing experience. Along with another family of four, we travelled through the mountains to land at the top of Tasman glacier for 10 minutes. In a snowball fight with my wife, I managed to get one to fall all the way down...More

1  Thank Roger2dogs
Reviewed 7 March 2017

I contacted Mountain Helicopters on 15 January 2017 and booked a flight for 2 passengers for Scenic Flight C (to fly over Fox Glacier, Franz Joseph Glacier, Mt. Cook and for a brief glacier landing) for 12:00 PM on February 27. All payment information was...More

4  Thank Lucien W
Reviewed 13 February 2017

We opted for the most expensive 40 minute flight incorporating Mts Cook & Tasman, Fox & Franz Josef glaciers and a snow landing. We chose a perfect day for it, and it was a truly stunning experience. Complete and utter value for money!

Thank thenickmeister
Reviewed 11 February 2017

Friendly staff, very informative worth doing. Just a shame the weather wasn't better but that wasn't anyone's fault.

Thank Patricia M
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Carcajou301
16 September 2016|
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Mountain Helicopters operates AS355F1 ZK-HKY
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