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U-Fly Wanaka

8 Spitfire Lane | Wanaka Airfield, Wanaka 9382, New Zealand
+64 3-443 4005
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Greatest experience I've ever had

U-Fly has chosen its name very well. You pay for the flight (no matter if you take 1 or 2... read more

Reviewed 13 July 2018
Virginie H
via mobile
PILOT FOR A DAY!

A MUST DO IN NEW ZEALAND. A very unique experience.When i heard about this i was not able to... read more

Reviewed 4 June 2018
sameerbangar
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Mumbai, India
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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 13 July 2018 via mobile

U-Fly has chosen its name very well. You pay for the flight (no matter if you take 1 or 2 passengers with you), and you get to fly the whole flight on your own (except the take off and landing a bit). Never expected that...More

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Reviewed 4 June 2018

A MUST DO IN NEW ZEALAND. A very unique experience.When i heard about this i was not able to believe that i could fly an aeroplane. you get to fly a 4 seater small aeroplane. The pilots with you are well experienced and make you...More

1  Thank sameerbangar
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Reviewed 25 April 2018 via mobile

If you ever had a fantasy of flying a plane, this right here is your best opportunity, friendly instructor, and the whole experience was pretty straightforward and nothing too complicated, plus the price isn’t too bad for the experience, also you get to take a...More

Thank Ashraf F
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Reviewed 3 April 2018 via mobile

Me and my friend both fly with ufly however our experience is such a big difference. Make me wonder was it because I did not pay for the $70 go pro video hence, my flight is boring and lousy. I don't get to fly high,...More

1  Thank Shmily19
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Reviewed 27 March 2018 via mobile

Very modern and safe planes. The instructor was excellent: confident and encouraging. We did a 30 mins flight over lake Wanaka. It was nice to be able to control the plane. Highly recommend.

Thank Bijal S
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Reviewed 21 March 2018

saw this company on the tv show "travel guide". hesitant to do this but I have to cross this out from my bucket list. I was suppose to do this alone but my wife sum up the courage to go with me as the passenger....More

Thank nini637
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Reviewed 17 March 2018

You wouldn't go to Wanaka just to do this but if you are in the area, this is a unique experience and provides a completely different perspective of the area from air ... while getting a sense of what it feels like to fly a...More

Thank Peter G
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Reviewed 8 March 2018 via mobile

Tried this on a whim and absolutely loved it. It definitely felt like a childhood dream come true when the pilot told me "you have control". I was definitely nervous but the pilot was very calm and encouraging. My husband came along as a passenger...More

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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! 👍👍

1  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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jainaayush32
31 December 2016|
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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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