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Exploring New Zealand



Across Country Quad Bikes

Two hour guided quad bike tours through dense forests and stony riverbeds and of course the glacier. Several tours per day.

Air Safaris

Flight tour overflying the Aoraki Mount Cook National Park, the Tasman Glacier, and the Franz Josef and Fox Glaciers.

Alpine Adventures

Range of scenic flights around the Franz Josef and Fox Glaciers. Snow landings, and Mt Cook and Mt Tasman overflight options.

Aoraki Mount Cook Ski Planes

Glacier overflight tours and glacier landings, and flights circling Mount Cook, in a ski-equipped aircraft. Based at Aoraki Mount Cook and at Franz Josef.

Fergs Kayaks South Westland

Guided kayak tours of Lake Mapourika, kayak rental, combination helicopter-hike-paddle tour, scooter hire service.

Franz Josef Glacier Guides

Guided tours of the glacier ranging from a walk in the glacier valley to half-day and full day trips, ice climbing expeditions and combined heli-hike tours.

Glacier Helicopters

Scenic helicopter flights including Franz Josef Glacier and Fox Glacier overflight tours, and heli-hike glacier walks. Flying bases at both Franz Josef and Fox Glacier.

Glacier Valley Eco Tours

Tours of the Franz Josef or Fox Glaciers, Okarito coastal walks and sea kayaking, walking tours of Lake Matheson.

Mountain Helicopters

Helicopter overflights over Mt Cook and Westland National Park. Based at Franz Josef and Fox Glaciers.

South Westland Horse Treks

Horseback tours of the countryside surrounding Franz Josef Glacier. The trek leads over lush farmland, glacial moraine and riverbed. Several treks available from 1 hour to 6 hours in duration.

The Guiding Company

Glacier walks, heli hikes and ice climbing on the Franz Josef Glacier.

The Helicopter Line

Scenic glacier overflight and glacier landing tours, heli-hike tours which include a guided walk component.