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  • Neuroto
    7 contributions
    5.0 of 5 bubbles
    Could not go yesterday because of cloud coverage. Rescheduled to early AM today. Perfectly clear sky, in credible views of the mountains and glaciers. Better than expected
    Written 27 February 2024
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  • Wendy O
    2 contributions
    5.0 of 5 bubbles
    The whole experience was absolutely fabulous - will never experience anything quite like it again I dont think. Pilot great - fantastic!!
    Written 29 January 2024
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  • JessFree
    Dunedin, New Zealand87 contributions
    5.0 of 5 bubbles
    We really enjoyed our trip with Glacier Helicopters. The flight was just stunning, with good views of both Fox and Franz Josef Glacier. The snow landing was beautiful - there was no wind so it wasn't cold at all up there.

    Loved the commentary and the discussion with the pilot when we landed

    I'd also like to mention how accommodating the team was. I messed up and booked a trip from Fox Glacier and turned up to Franz Josef. I was so pleasantly surprised at how helpful the team was, rebooking us the next day onto a flight leaving from Franz Josef. Often with these sorts of mess ups it can be a "too bad" situation, but the team at Glacier Helicopters were nothing but kind and accommodating. Thank you so much!
    Written 2 August 2023
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  • Caitlin Maddox
    2 contributions
    5.0 of 5 bubbles
    Wonderful experience as part of our honeymoon!! Beautiful flight and great guides. The views of Mount Cook and the surrounding mountains are unreal and playing on the top of the Franz Joseph glacier was fun. Highly recommend!
    Written 3 January 2023
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  • Richard A
    1 contribution
    5.0 of 5 bubbles
    Despite suspect weather off we flew. Spectacular scenery as expected. Our guide, Stretch, was 1st class as were all the team. I’m 70 and reasonably fit but did slip in places despite the “clamping” so wouldn’t recommend for older folk. Unmissable
    Written 28 February 2024
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  • Explorer536694
    6 contributions
    5.0 of 5 bubbles
    We had an absolutely amazing experience today celebrating our Wedding Anniversary on a Heli flight over Tasman & Franz Josef Glaciers and a stunning 15 min snow landing. We also viewed Mt Cook & Mt Tasman.
    Thanks to the wonderful Aaron & Nicole and Dion.
    We were even surprised with a glass of bubbly.
    Thoroughly recommend Glacier Country Helicopters!
    Written 18 February 2024
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  • Jenny B
    2 contributions
    5.0 of 5 bubbles
    This was a lovely experience - a 5km walk through different terrains and Jerome our guide was extremely knowledgable about the forests and the glaziers.
    Written 23 February 2024
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  • CarolynS
    Budleigh Salterton, UK14 contributions
    5.0 of 5 bubbles
    Incredible flight. Excellent service and efficiently run.Loved the whole experience. We were given an earlier flight option as the weather was changing so we appreciated the call.
    Written 27 February 2024
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  • B C
    Auckland Central, New Zealand1 contribution
    5.0 of 5 bubbles
    Our initial tour of FJ Glacier was rescheduled 4 hrs earlier due to rough weather. Communication via text was excellent and timely, we were able to adjust and get there in time. Thanks to good organization and top-notch staff, owner/pilot Gus Grant and crew were able to sneak a safe flight into the Shackleton Glacier when Franz Joseph was socked in. It is worth the time effort and money it takes to get there; these people will get you to this amazing place safely if weather permits, and the spectacle is unforgettable. Highly recommend the experience and these people to arrange it with.
    Barclay Crane
    Written 28 February 2024
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  • Marilyn M
    Columbia, MD134 contributions
    5.0 of 5 bubbles
    The helicopter flight and glacier landing was thrilling. It was amazing to be on the glacier with jagged mountains all round. The entire trip was 30 minutes with 5-8 minutes on the glacier. This was my first helicopter ride and I felt very safe. There was a safety briefing before walking to the pad. The pilot and ground crew checked things pre-flight. Also before taking off from the glacier, the pilot did a walk around pre-flight check. There are several other trips that we weren’t aware of because our travel agent didn’t give us a choice. We would have enjoyed a longer flight.
    Written 6 June 2023
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  • BrentonM8
    Adelaide, Australia15 contributions
    5.0 of 5 bubbles
    Sitting in the front of the helicopter with Ken was just amazing. Ken was so reassuring and professional the flight was smooth as it comes. The scenery and the experience of landing on the glacier was surreal and so worth the wait. Thank you so much.
    Written 23 February 2024
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  • Beza
    Sydney, Australia9 contributions
    5.0 of 5 bubbles
    This is a slick operation and the guys certainly know what they are doing. Very professional and informative trip capped off by some majestic views
    Thanks for taking us along!
    Written 14 September 2022
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  • Evan1988
    Devonport, Australia72 contributions
    5.0 of 5 bubbles
    This was absolutely breathtaking, what an experience! Went with my wife and 3 yo daughter and did the Grand Tour from Franz Josef - wow, it was well worth the money!!! The views the entire time were so good and the experience was second-to-none!

    From booking to check-in, to the actual experience, we could not fault this company. Wonderful staff for check in and safety brief, and our pilot was so personable and friendly it was just like chatting to a mate. He was very knowledgeable with the surrounds and always pointing stuff out to us, could tell he really loves his job (Easy to see why, though)

    Would highly recommend this tour and this company to anyone travelling through Franz Josef, we didn't stop smiling the entire time!

    Thank you for an amazing experience!
    Written 19 November 2022
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  • Nomad65883490372
    Bradford, UK8 contributions
    5.0 of 5 bubbles
    This really was 'the trip of a lifetime'. Stunning scenery and great to step out of the helicopter onto the glacier. Nice one Mark.
    Written 7 December 2023
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  • kimbo99999
    Albany, New Zealand1 contribution
    5.0 of 5 bubbles
    Staff and pilot amazing. Most amazing experience of my life. Just be careful not to deal with the manager. She is very rude to her employees and customers. Make sure you only deal with the staff and you’ll have an amazing experience.
    Written 15 May 2022
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