4 hours (approx)Start time
0850h (8:50 am) or 1150h (11:50 am)
14:50h (2.50pm) during summer
Duration: 4 hours (approx)
Hotel pick-up is not included. Fox Glacier Guiding Building, 44 Main Road, Fox Glacier. You can take Intercity Coachlines or Atomic Shuttles from all main cities to reach this place
Please report at the meeting point 15 minutes before the start time. This is mandatory to allow time for pre-departure briefing.
Tour concludes at the Alpine Guides Base
The tour starts from Alpine Guides Base, Fox Glacier Guiding Building, 44 Main Road, Fox Glacier. Proceed for the tour accompanied by an English-speaking guide.
• Board the helicopter for your flight over the awe-inspiring pillars of the lower icefall.
• Circle the marvellous upper icefall and the Victoria Falls before landing. The remote landing site on the ice is an exceptionally beautiful part of the glacier.
• Wear the instep crampons and sturdy leather boots, specially designed by Alpine Guides for these ice conditions and follow the ice steps cut by the guides as you explore the beautiful formations and ice caves.
After exploring the caves, fly back to the Alpine Guides Base where this tour concludes.
This half day helihike will take place in the rain. Only in extreme weather conditions will departures be cancelled.
Please call the activity operator at least 24 hours prior to start of the tour for reconfirming departure details.
Voucher information: You must print and surrender a paper version of your booking voucher for this activity (showing your voucher on a smartphone is not accepted). No refund can be given for customers without a printed copy of their voucher.
The confirmation voucher includes the local activity operator’s contact details and local telephone numbers at the destination. They will happily answer any logistical questions you may have.
Some fitness and agility is required for this hiking tour.
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