Up to 9 hours
Up to 7 hours
No experience required
Check In 10 mins. before
$750 per adult
Any Essential Medication
2 – 3 layers of warm upper body clothing
Sunglasses and sun protection
Lunch, a drink and snacks are useful
A sense of adventure
Jeans are not recommended
Leather Boots & Crampons
Hats and gloves
All technical & safety equipment
Extreme Fox shirt
A great day on the ice!
We recommend you book in advance so you don’t miss out on this amazing experience. You can easily book with us online, or contact us via phone or email.
We suggest booking for your first day in Fox Glacier, as our experiences are weather dependent.
Check-in time is 10 minutes before departure.
No previous experience is necessary for our trips, our guides are there for full instruction.
Good fitness for this trip is a level of fitness sufficient to ascend and descend 1000m+ over 8 hours or more carrying a pack 12kg (26lb) or more over multiple days.
Yes you must have very good English in order to participate in the Extreme Fox: All Day Heli Hike Adventure.
This experience uses technical equipment to travel on raw glacier terrain. As you are out all day learning to use this equipment and navigating natural features it is mandatory that you can communicate, comprehend and follow instructions to a very high level. This is for everyone’s safety and presently instruction is only given in English.
If you book this experience and the guide on the day deems that your English is not good enough he/she will not allow you to join and other experiential options will be given to you.
Yes, we require 3 people for this trip to go ahead. If you have less than 3 people in your group, we will do our best to put you on a trip with other people.
For this trip, you need to bring any essential medication, 2-3 layers of warm upper body clothing, sunglasses and sun protection, a lunch, drink and snacks, and a camera. No drones are allowed and jeans are not recommended.
On this trip, we provide leather boots, crampons, hats and gloves, all technical and safety equipment, an Extreme Fox shirt, waterproof jacket, overtrousers, a backpack and a great day on the ice!
We’re located in a mountainous area and are subject to great variations in weather patterns. The temperature can vary between 0-25°C and the West Coast is notorious for its wild and wet weather – hence its magnificent rainforests!
Weather and cloud levels can change within a matter of minutes. This is why our weather checks are not made until 10 minutes before your departure time.
No. Please leave your drone behind. It is illegal to fly a drone in Fox Glacier as it is within a National Park.
If you fly a drone, it will be confiscated and you will be fined $5,000. For rules on flying drones in New Zealand, please reference www.airshare.co.nz.
We have a 24 hour cancellation policy. If you would like to cancel your booking kindly notify us at least 24 hours prior to the departure time of the trip and we will arrange for a full refund and no cancellation fee will be charged.100% of the cost of the trip will be charged if we are notified of a cancellation within 24 hours the departure of the trip.
In the event New Zealand goes into Alert Level 3 or 4, you will receive a 100% refund.