The West Coast Explorer Package
Experience the best of the West Coast with a single booking for the whole family. Alpine vistas, a glacier heli landing, fishing on the tranquil Lake Mapourika and a cozy couple of nights with us!
Glacier Flight, Trout Fishing & Accommodation
Get away with the family and hit the wild West Coast for an unforgettable adventure in the incredibly lush Franz Josef.
Family of 4 Deal ($249pp)
- Franz Josef Glacier Scenic Heli Flight - 20 minutes of exceptional Southern Alps vistas from the air that will leave you in absolute awe. You'll then experience the landscape from a different point of view with a snow landing on Franz Josef Glacier.
- 3 hour Fishing Charter on Lake Mapourika - Relax and unwind with 3 hours on the peaceful Lake Mapourika fishing for Trout and Salmon with Franz Josef Wilderness Tours. Learn various techniques from the team, such as trolling, harling and spinning.
- 2 x Nights Family Room at YHA Franz Josef - Get a good night sleep with us a Private Family Room with a double bed and set of bunk beds. Cook up a storm in our fully equipped kitchen, get cozy next to the fireplace or beat the kids in a game of pool in the living room.
Images courtesy of Heliservices NZ and Franz Josef Wilderness Tours.
Terms and Conditions:
- This package deal must be booked with Franz Josef Wilderness Tours via their website.
- *$249 per person when 4 people book, for 2 nights in a single private room and 4 spaces on both heli and fishing tours.
- This package deal is non-refundable and YHA hostel amendment policies apply: Changes to your accommodation booking need to be advised before 6pm the day before arrival.
- Any additional accommodation outside of the 2 nights is available at the discounted rate of $95.
- YHA Franz Josef's private family rooms are subject to availability and other private room alternatives may be offered at the manager's discretion.
- Credit card surcharge of 3% is applied on top of the package booking through Franz Josef Wilderness Tour's website.
- If helicopter flights are cancelled, HeliServicesNZ will issue credit vouchers.
- Fishing Licenses must be purchased additionally through Fish & Game NZ prior to your fishing trip.
(For assistance, freephone 0800 423 262).
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