Flying Fox: HeliHike Fox Glacier

Our fly-in, fly-out guided heli-hike combines the excitement of exploring a remote and exceptionally stunning part of the Fox Glacier with the thrill of 2 helicopter flights. Moderate fitness required.


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The HeliHike trip accesses & explores a part of the glacier where its forces work hardest and often create spectacular ice caves and arches.

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Experience a thrilling helicopter flight over the lower icefall pinnacles, take in views of the majestic upper icefall & spectacular Victoria Falls (the melt river from the hidden Victoria Glacier), before landing on a remote part of the glacier. Follow ice steps cut by your guide as you explore the amazing formations and ice caves that are only seen here. We provide leather boots, socks, crampons & walking poles.

Each departure is a true voyage of exploration. There are so many changing features that the guides always find something new. Weather permitting, ice time is up to 3 hours


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Physical address

Flying Fox: HeliHike Fox Glacier, Main Road, Fox Glacier, West Coast, 7859, New Zealand.

Opening times

Months of operation:
All months of the year

Facilities and Features

Proximity to town:
We provide ground transport from our Fox Glacier office

Pricing and Conditions

Adult $399.00
Further pricing information:
Departs daily weather permitting. Minimum of 4 people required. Closed Christmas Day.

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