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Visit Waiheke Island to discover vineyards abloom, restaurants, art galleries, beautiful walks, pristine beaches and so much more. Waiheke Island is a perfect day trip from Auckland and INFLITE are the only helicopter operators who can fly you there.
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Indulge yourself in the rich culture, adventure and luxury offered by Taupo. Great Lake Taupo is located in the heart of the North Island. Taupo isn't called New Zealand's ultimate playground for no reason - this lakeside city packs a punch.
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Aoraki/Mt Cook

Enjoy the expansive icelands and breath-taking clean glaciers from the comfort of your luxurious helicopter or ski plane. These scenic tours sweep you over the best alpine views New Zealand has to offer.
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Franz Josef & Fox Glacier

Skydive Franz offers spectacular views whilst free-falling over the Franz Josef Glacier, Fox Glacier, Aoraki/Mt Cook National Park and the West Coast of New Zealand. This skydive boasts New Zealand's highest skydive at an epic 20,000ft.
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Franz Josef & Fox Glacier Experiences

Franz Josef & Fox Glacier Experiences

Nestled between New Zealand’s highest mountains, the Tasman Sea, stunning temperate rainforest, glowing glaciers, mirror lakes and braided river beds, Franz Josef Glacier has been described as one of the most beautiful places on earth. 

For this reason and many others, the region was included in the Te Wahipounamu World Heritage Area.

Skydive Franz offers skydiving from 13,000 feet, 16,500 feet and 20,000 feet. We are fully certified New Zealand Civil Aviation Authority 'Adventure Aviation' operators. And we have a 100% safety record.

Our Tandem Masters are world class, fun, vibrant and pride themselves on their professionalism. Our aircraft is maintained to an incredibly high standard, and our pilots are commercially rated mountain pilots who know the local weather conditions inside-out.

20,000 ft Skydive - NZ's Highest (85+ seconds freefall)

Experience the thrill of NZ's Highest Skydive from 20,000 ft (85+ seconds freefall) above the Westland & Aoraki/Mt Cook National Parks’ which form part of the Te Wāhipounamu - South West New Zealand World Heritage Area.
1 hour Plane Franz Josef Airport Price $559
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20,000 ft Skydive - NZ's Highest (85+ seconds freefall)
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20,000 ft Skydive - NZ's Highest (85+ seconds freefall)
INFLITE Central Reservations
20,000 ft Skydive - NZ's Highest (85+ seconds freefall)
INFLITE Central Reservations

20,000 ft Skydive - NZ's Highest (85+ seconds freefall)

DESCRIPTION:

Tandem skydiving is the fastest, easiest and safest way for an inexperienced skydiver to enjoy the thrill of jumping out of a plane, free falling through the sky at 200kph/120mph and floating safely to the ground under a parachute. The system includes a harness and parachute system for both the passenger and the instructor to share, so you can simply enjoy the thrill of the experience knowing your instructor has everything under control.

Nestled between New Zealand’s highest mountains, the Tasman Sea, stunning temperate rainforest, glowing glaciers, mirror lakes and braided river beds, Franz Josef Glacier has been described as one of the most beautiful place on earth. For this reason and many others, the region was included in the Te Wahipounamu World Heritage Area.
1 hour Plane Franz Josef Airport Price $559

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16,500 ft Skydive (60+ seconds freefall)

Experience the thrill of a 16,500 ft Skydive (60+ seconds freefall) above the Westland & Aoraki/Mt Cook National Parks’ which form part of the Te Wāhipounamu - South West New Zealand World Heritage Area.
1 hour Plane Franz Josef Airport Price $419
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16,500 ft Skydive (60+ seconds freefall)
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16,500 ft Skydive (60+ seconds freefall)
INFLITE Central Reservations

16,500 ft Skydive (60+ seconds freefall)

DESCRIPTION:

Tandem skydiving is the fastest, easiest and safest way for an inexperienced skydiver to enjoy the thrill of jumping out of a plane, free falling through the sky at 200kph/120mph and floating safely to the ground under a parachute. The system includes a harness and parachute system for both the passenger and the instructor to share, so you can simply enjoy the thrill of the experience knowing your instructor has everything under control.

Nestled between New Zealand’s highest mountains, the Tasman Sea, stunning temperate rainforest, glowing glaciers, mirror lakes and braided river beds, Franz Josef Glacier has been described as one of the most beautiful place on earth. For this reason and many others, the region was included in the Te Wahipounamu World Heritage Area.
1 hour Plane Franz Josef Airport Price $419

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13,000 ft Skydive (45+ seconds freefall)

Experience the thrill of a 13,000 ft Skydive (45+ seconds freefall) above the Westland & Aoraki/Mt Cook National Parks’ which form part of the Te Wāhipounamu - South West New Zealand World Heritage Area.
1 hour Plane Franz Josef Airport Price $319
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13,000 ft Skydive (45+ seconds freefall)
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13,000 ft Skydive (45+ seconds freefall)
INFLITE Central Reservations

13,000 ft Skydive (45+ seconds freefall)

DESCRIPTION:

Tandem skydiving is the fastest, easiest and safest way for an inexperienced skydiver to enjoy the thrill of jumping out of a plane, free falling through the sky at 200kph/120mph and floating safely to the ground under a parachute. The system includes a harness and parachute system for both the passenger and the instructor to share, so you can simply enjoy the thrill of the experience knowing your instructor has everything under control.

Nestled between New Zealand’s highest mountains, the Tasman Sea, stunning temperate rainforest, glowing glaciers, mirror lakes and braided river beds, Franz Josef Glacier has been described as one of the most beautiful place on earth. For this reason and many others, the region was included in the Te Wahipounamu World Heritage Area.
1 hour Plane Franz Josef Airport Price $319

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Franz Josef Glacier Scenic Flight 25 min - Departs Franz Josef $280

Fly from Franz Josef township heliport (opposite our Skydive Franz office) over the pristine rainforest and into the Franz Josef Glacier Valley. You'll land on the Glacier - this is time to take some amazing photos.
25 mins Helicopter Franz Josef Glacier Price $280
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Franz Josef Glacier Scenic Flight 25 min - Departs Franz Josef $280
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Franz Josef Glacier Scenic Flight 25 min - Departs Franz Josef $280
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Franz Josef Glacier Scenic Flight 25 min - Departs Franz Josef $280
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Franz Josef Glacier Scenic Flight 25 min - Departs Franz Josef $280

Description:

This flight departs from Franz Josef

The West Coast of New Zealand's South Island offers some of the most visually spectacular glaciers vistas, anywhere in the world.

INFLITE uses state of the art equipment with highly experienced local pilots to showcase this breath taking natural environment in a personal knowledgeable manner.

Experience one of the most popular flights on the West Coast. Join this 25 minute experience and explore Franz Josef Glacier including a glacier landing for perfect pictures. 

​Experience Duration approximately 25 minutes
Glacier Landing approximately 10 minutes

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You'll pay nothing today, so book now to reserve your space. Payment will be taken at the time of check in.

Scenic Flight Variations

Flights may vary due to weather and at pilot’s discretion.

Child Rates

Children and infants aged 0 – 11 years are eligible for child rates. Child rates are calculated at 70% of the adult fare. 12 years and over are considered adults.

Minimum Numbers

On all scenic flights minimum numbers may apply. We carry a maximum of six passengers per aircraft within Civil Aviation Authority restrictions.

CHECK IN

Please check in at the Vantage Helicopters Office, Glacier Base, 63 Cron Street, Franz Josef
25 mins Helicopter Franz Josef Glacier Price $280

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Franz Josef Glacier 35 min Scenic Flight - Departing Franz Josef $380

Starting from Franz Josef township heliport, fly over the spectacular Franz Josef Glacier and further on to the Fox Glacier.
35 mins Helicopter Franz Josef Glacier Price $380
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Franz Josef Glacier 35 min Scenic Flight - Departing Franz Josef $380

DESCRIPTION:

This flight departs from Franz Josef

The West Coast of New Zealand's South Island offers some of the most visually spectacular glaciers vistas, anywhere in the world.

INFLITE uses state of the art equipment with highly experienced local pilots to showcase this breath taking natural environment in a personal knowledgeable manner.

Experience one of the most popular flights on the West Coast. Join this 25 minute experience and explore Franz Josef Glacier including a glacier landing for perfect pictures. 

​Experience Duration approximately 35 minutes
Glacier Landing approximately 10 minutes

BOOK NOW, PAY LATER

You'll pay nothing today, so book now to reserve your space. Payment will be taken at the time of check in.

SCENIC FLIGHT VARIATIONS

Flights may vary due to weather and at pilot’s discretion. 

CHILD RATES

Children and infants aged 0 – 11 years are eligible for child rates. Child rates are calculated at 70% of the adult fare. 12 years and over are considered adults. 

MINIMUM NUMBERS

On all scenic flights minimum numbers may apply. We carry a maximum of six passengers per aircraft within Civil Aviation Authority restrictions.

CHECK IN

Please check in at the Vantage Helicopters Office, Glacier Base, 63 Cron Street, Franz Josef
35 mins Helicopter Franz Josef Glacier Price $380

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Franz Josef Glacier Scenic Flight 45 min - Departs Franz Josef

Starting from our base in Franz Josef township fly over valleys blanketed in deep green rainforests before flying over Fox Glacier(Te Moeka-o-Tuawe). Climb high about the snow-laden Southern Alps (Ka Tiritiri o te Moana), crossing the main divide then fly past Aoraki Mount Cook and Mt Tasman.
45 Mins Helicopter Franz Josef Glacier Price $480
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Franz Josef Glacier Scenic Flight 45 min - Departs Franz Josef
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Franz Josef Glacier Scenic Flight 45 min - Departs Franz Josef
INFLITE Central Reservations
Franz Josef Glacier Scenic Flight 45 min - Departs Franz Josef
INFLITE Central Reservations
Franz Josef Glacier Scenic Flight 45 min - Departs Franz Josef
INFLITE Central Reservations

Franz Josef Glacier Scenic Flight 45 min - Departs Franz Josef

DESCRIPTION:

Starting from our base in Franz Josef township fly over valleys blanketed in deep green rainforests before flying over Fox Glacier(Te Moeka-o-Tuawe). Climb high about the snow-laden Southern Alps (Ka Tiritiri o te Moana), crossing the main divide then fly past Aoraki Mount Cook and Mt Tasman.

Capture the views past the Franz Josef Glacier(Ka Roimata-a-Hinehukatere) before a snow landing. A great photo opportunity awaits as you disembark onto the snow for approximately 10 minutes.

As you depart, the landscape transforms back into rainforest, with spectacular waterfalls descending from the mountains. Enjoy panoramic views of the Tasman Sea as you return to Franz Josef township.

Scenic Flight Variations
Flights may vary due to weather and at pilot’s discretion.

Child Rates
Children and infants aged 0 – 11 years are eligible for child rates. Child rates are calculated at 70% of the adult fare. 12 years and over are considered adults.

Minimum Numbers
On all scenic flights minimum numbers may apply. We carry a maximum of six passengers per aircraft within Civil Aviation Authority restrictions.

CHILDREN & INFANTS:

  • Infants 3 years old and under and free but must sit on a parents knee (seatbelt extension provided)
  • Children 4 years old and over are child price and must have their own seat
  • Ages 13 years and older require an adult priced ticket
45 Mins Helicopter Franz Josef Glacier Price $480

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Glacier Freefall Trifecta - Ski Plane, Heli & Skydive Experience

This world exclusive tour will leave you speechless. Helicopter, skiplane and free-fall your way around the Southern Alps of New Zealand - the perfect combination of adrenaline and picturesque scenery.
Over 1 Hour of Flight Time SKYDIVE, HELICOPTER, SKI PLANE FRANZ JOSEF GLACIER & MT COOK PRICE FROM $718
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Glacier Freefall Trifecta - Ski Plane, Heli & Skydive Experience
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Glacier Freefall Trifecta - Ski Plane, Heli & Skydive Experience
INFLITE Central Reservations
Glacier Freefall Trifecta - Ski Plane, Heli & Skydive Experience
INFLITE Central Reservations
Glacier Freefall Trifecta - Ski Plane, Heli & Skydive Experience
INFLITE Central Reservations
Glacier Freefall Trifecta - Ski Plane, Heli & Skydive Experience
INFLITE Central Reservations

Glacier Freefall Trifecta - Ski Plane, Heli & Skydive Experience

DESCRIPTION

This world exclusive tour will leave you speechless. Helicopter, skiplane and free-fall your way around the Southern Alps of New Zealand - the perfect combination of adrenaline and picturesque scenery.

WORLD EXCLUSIVE

This world exclusive tour will leave you speechless. Helicopter, skiplane and free-fall your way around the Southern Alps of New Zealand - the perfect combination of adrenaline and picturesque scenery.

Through four different modes of flying you will experience dazzling alpine backdrops, landings on the Tasman Glacier, get up close and personal with Aoraki/Mt Cook and free-fall over the Franz Josef Glacier. This unique tour combines the Ultimate Alpine Experience at Aoraki/Mt Cook along with your choice of a 13,000ft, 16,500ft or 20,000ft skydive over Franz Josef Glacier – not one to be missed!

INCLUSIONS

  • Helicopter flight including landing or taking off on the Tasman Glacier – NZ’s Longest Glacier
  • Ski Plane flight – NZ’s only Ski Planes
  • Fly high in the Skydive plane – strapped to your tandem master
  • Skydive from up to 20,000ft – NZ’s Highest Skydive
Over 1 Hour of Flight Time SKYDIVE, HELICOPTER, SKI PLANE FRANZ JOSEF GLACIER & MT COOK PRICE FROM $718

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Deposit and Cancellation Information
WHAT HAPPENS IF I CAN'T FLY DUE TO BAD WEATHER?
Rest assured that tours booked directly with us are fully refundable if there is a cancellation due to the weather. We will do our best to work with you to reschedule your flight to suit your travel plans.