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U-Fly Wanaka

8 Spitfire Lane | Wanaka Airfield, Wanaka 9382, New Zealand
+64 3-443 4005
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Amazing Experience!

Never thought that flying a plane could that easy; it's truly an amazing experience coupled with... read more

Reviewed 18 December 2017
Manshul N
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Gurugram (Gurgaon), India
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If you're doing one thing in NZ, make it this one!

What can I say, this was something to remember for life. I booked this experience for my husband... read more

Reviewed 15 November 2017
Instant-Nids
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Singapore, Singapore
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2 in 1 incredible scenic flight plus your fun chance to fly a plane. Show up, get in and fly! Sit back and enjoy a truly superb personalised scenic flight over the lakes, mountains and glaciers. We use highly reliable training aircraft that have dual controls for the person flying and experienced instructor. Some of our aircraft also have two extra seats in the back for you to bring along friends and family for the ride.
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8 Spitfire Lane | Wanaka Airfield, Wanaka 9382, New Zealand
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Reviewed 18 December 2017 via mobile

Never thought that flying a plane could that easy; it's truly an amazing experience coupled with stunning views from the Top! Totally recommend it! 👍👍

Thank Manshul N
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Reviewed 15 November 2017

What can I say, this was something to remember for life. I booked this experience for my husband as a valentines day present, and it was more than perfect. We selected the 1 hour flying over the glaciers package. The weather was bit rough that...More

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Reviewed 11 November 2017 via mobile

We went on a 20 minute flight with JJ. Such a fun, lovely guy and the flight was incredible. Guests in back seat (ie not flying but privy to incredible views) were no extra charge. Would highly recommend!

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Reviewed 6 October 2017

We booked a twenty-minute flight for our son for his birthday present. He had a blast. A professional pilot, very calm and obviously experienced, took us up. My son flew for a bit and had the time of his life. The scenery was perfect and...More

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Reviewed 25 July 2017 via mobile

If you are looking for a scenic tour of the Queenstown area you can't go past U-fly! No high pressure selling, choose your tour from several options or plan your own route. They offer both high wing and low wing aircraft so take your pick....More

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Reviewed 29 June 2017

I was slightly apprehensive about this but was glad that I bit the bullet. The take off and landing were as smooth as silk, with only slight turbulence during the flight.The instructor (Chris?) was very calm and I felt relaxed under his instruction. I controlled...More

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Ivan K, Public Relations Manager at U-Fly Wanaka, responded to this reviewResponded 1 July 2017

We're glad to hear you enjoyed your flight with our Instructor Chris! Thank you for your review!

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Reviewed 20 May 2017

My partner and I both booked a flight, we were passengers on each others flights. Our pilot, Byron, was very good at explaining what we could and couldn't do and judging each of our levels of comfort and nerves. Even when you're flying their is...More

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Reviewed 7 May 2017

I went there with my husband and just like that we decided to fly a plane for 30 min each. And we are so thankful we made that decision. We ad total control of the plane and that was exhilarating! We went with an instructor...More

1  Thank Ri R
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Reviewed 28 April 2017 via mobile

I went on solo because my friend doesn't trust my driving skills lol the reception lady kindly picked me up from wanaka I centre since we didn't rent a car. I got the 50 minute golden tour and flew over lakes and valleys. The weather...More

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Reviewed 6 April 2017 via mobile

One of the best experiences you can have in the South Island...5Stars. Would definitely recommend for young or old

Thank Michael D
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jainaayush32
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Response from Kylie W | Property representative |
Hi there and thanks for your question. I am one of the pilots and very very few people get sick. The 'g' forces do feel pretty weird, some people just LOVE it and others are a little unsure about the feeling. Our aircraft... More
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