Experience our popular Flying Fox heli Hike with up to 3 hours on the ice or our ultimate Extreme Fox All Day Heli Hike with up to 7 hours on the ice.
Before heading to the ice we’ll equip you with specialised mountaineering boots, crampons, ice axes and technical gear. Then it’s off on a thrilling helicopter flight to your ice climbing location on Fox Glacier’s higher reaches. Enjoying the breathtaking (and close up!) views of the glacier from the air, as well as the opportunity to climb amongst dramatic terrain not easily accessed by foot.
On this trip the guide to customer ratio is 1:4maximum, which ensures that you receive personal ice climbing instruction. Ice climbing guides receive specific training to ensure they teach skills in the correct order so you advance quickly. There are many steep walls to challenge you and you will quickly master basic cramponing and ice axe techniques. The adrenaline will start to flow as you challenge yourself with longer and steeper pitches. Using ice tools and the front points of your crampons, you climb vertical and at times, overhanging ice walls and pinnacles, always secured by a top rope attached to your harness.
Don’t worry if you are new to ice climbing, our professional guide will tailor the day to offer variety and challenge to newcomers and experts alike. Then to top it all off, climb aboard for another thrilling helicopter flight back to Fox Glacier township. This adventure will be an experience you’ll never forget and may just inspire you to spend time in the mountains
Check-in 10 minutes before
$899 per adult
Price valid to 30 September 2024
→ Any Essential Medication (in case your trip is extended)
→ 3 – 4 layers of warm upper body clothing
→ Sunglasses and sun protection
→ A drink and snacks are useful
→ A packed lunch
→ A Camera
→ NO Drones
→ Jeans are not recommended
⊕ Climbing Boots
⊕ All technical & safety equipment
⊕ Waterproof Jacket
⊕ Hats & gloves
⊕ A great day on the ice!