Air Safaris

The Grand Traverse of Aoraki Mount Cook and the Glaciers!

Air Safaris is 100% New Zealand owned and operated

Take an exciting scenic glacier flight with Air Safaris from their base at Franz Josef Glacier within the Westland National Park on New Zealand’s West Coast – a fantastic South Island West Coast flight-seeing attraction.

The premier Aoraki Mount Cook flight seeing experience, The Grand Traverse encompasses two World Heritage National Parks in a tour of 200 kms amongst New Zealand’s highest mountains and largest glaciers.

From the rain forest and coastal plains of Westland to the vast snowfields and dramatic icefalls of the Fox and Franz Josef Glaciers. Then around Aoraki Mount Cook (3754 metres) , Mount Tasman and over the Tasman Glacier (29 km long) to the huge glacial valleys, tussock lands and turquoise glacial lakes of the Mackenzie Basin.

The large and varied aircraft fleet is ideally suited to flight seeing. Every passenger has a window seat, and all aircraft have wings above to ensure optimum viewing below.

Scenic flights from Franz Josef or Lake Tekapo

Flight includes :

  • An informative pilot commentary through out the flight
  • approximately 50 minute flight time  – allow 1 hour total duration



Bookings are essential during Summer Season Nov- March 

Contact the team at Greymouth i-SITE


Phone: 0800 GREYMOUTH

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