Heli Ice Climb

A day packed with adventure. Provided with expert tuition and all technical equipment, this is a great way to introduce you to the exhilarating sport of ice-climbing, whilst still enjoying the dramatic scenery and awesome terrain of the Franz Josef Glacier. Your guide will tailor the day to challenge novices and experts alike. No experience necessary.


  • Heli Transfer
  • Expert Tuition
  • High-tech Equipment
  • Adrenaline Highs
up to 5hrs

Ice Time:
up to 4hrs


Trip Times: Call for our current schedule
Adult: $499*
  • "Stunning Scenery, Terrific Experience"

    This was a wonderful tour and one of our favorite and most memorable trips during our three
    week vacation in New Zealand...more

    Kim J, Hawaii

  • "Magnificent nature"

    The walk is challenging as the glaciers are quite high up
    but the views are astounding and well worth it!



We have the best quality equipment

All our visitors and guides are equipped with the best in quality equipment:

  • Breathable Rain Jacket
  • Waterproof over-trousers (if required)
  • Socks and sturdy boots (or you have the option to wear your own hiking boots)
  • Crampons (with small waist bag) for superior glacier grip
  • Woollen hats and gloves (if required)

Simply making sure our clients are as warm and comfortable as possible.

wHat to brinG

  • 2-4 warm upper body layers ideally woollen or polypro (not cotton)
  • Quick drying trousers or shorts (no jeans)
  • Food and drink for the day
  • Sunglasses, sunscreen, camera

wHat not to brinG

  • iPods / MP3 players
  • Mobile Phones
  • Passports
  • Wallets
  • Car / Room Keys

* Prices valid until 30 September 2015


Glacier hot pools

After a day on the ice, there's no better way to relax and rejuvenate...
Nestled in lush rainforest, the Glacier Hot Pools is a haven of natural tranquillity and the perfect way for visitors to unwind and experience a blissful state of pure relaxation.

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