Heli-Hike on Franz Josef Glacier

Hike in the cracks and crevices of a mobile mountain of icy glass. So pack your bag and grab your pickaxe. 

After being briefed on the hike, you’ll receive your gear and be flown into the glacier by helicopter. You will touch down on the surface of the glacier, which will be your slippery home for the next couple of hours. Take in the vistas – this is a glacier that tumbles through the rainforest to the ocean. 

A trip that is never truly the same twice, the icescape all around you will be ever-evolving. You’ll be expected to climb carefully and, at times, burrow through its newly created cracks. Observe closely as your skilled guides show how to cut steps on the solid ice, so you’re not slipping and sliding down the glacier’s side.