Book your experience

Glacier scenic flights on the West Coast are very popular and we recommend that you book in advance to avoid disappointment. We know it will be a highlight of your visit to Glacier Country in the South Island.

  • You may call free within New Zealand 0800 423 463 – Or call Kevin on  021 074 1382
  • You may visit our Flight Information Centre on the main road in Whataroa township
  • You may enquire online by completing the form.

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Here’s How It Works

A simple booking process guided by an actual person. Kevin and Heather will sort you out.

We recommend you book ahead to avoid disappointment. To help you plan your West Coast itinerary, we can advise you of driving times and distances and how much time to allow for visiting Glacier Country.

Our base in Whataroa Valley, West Coast, South Island, is just 70 minutes south of Hokitika and 25 minutes north of Franz Josef Glacier on SH6. Turn off at the southern end of the Whataroa River bridge (well signposted). You may call free within New Zealand to ask directions, if necessary – Freephone 0800 423 463.

What to expect after booking your experience

Reserve your spot

Let us know your preferred departure dates by phone, email or at our Flight Information Centre. We’ll let you know availability, departure times, ensure you’re getting great value and reserve your seat. Payment is taken at the heli-pad location on the day of your flight.

T+C

We operate 7 days a week, subject to weather and suitable flying conditions.

Sometimes low cloud restricts scenic flights from Fox Glacier and Franz Josef Glacier townships, but our base in Whataroa Valley is more often quite clear for alpine scenic flights. You may call us free from anywhere within New Zealand to check weather and flying conditions and for more information.

Pre-departure confirmation

Call us within 24hrs of your departure to be kept up-to-date with weather and confirm your flight details.

Outstanding experience

Meet us for your flight at our stunning heli-pad in the Whataroa River Valley. We’ll give you a safety briefing then you’ll be on your way to awe-inspiring scenic views.

Our helicopter operation is locally owned and CAA approved (New Zealand Civil Aviation Authority). We operate under the heli services limited licence.

We operate 7 days a week, subject to weather and suitable flying conditions. Sometimes low cloud restricts scenic flights from Fox Glacier and Franz Josef Glacier townships, but our base in Whataroa Valley is more often quite clear for alpine scenic flights.

You may call us free from anywhere within New Zealand to check weather and flying conditions and for more information