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Classic Flights

Spitfire Lane | Wanaka Airport, Wanaka 9343, New Zealand
+64 3-443 4043
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Tigermoth Barnstormer Flight - best attraction/activity in Wanaka.

Our 14yo Harry was keen to give this a go and said it was the best thing he has ever done. Pilot... read more

Reviewed 2 weeks ago
Bob P
Christchurch, New Zealand
Gorgeous and fun

Months before our trip to New Zealand we booked a picnic flight in two Tigar Moths. Weather is... read more

Reviewed 16 November 2017
Gatesville, Texas
via mobile
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Vintage Tiger Moth Scenic Flights with Classic Flights Wanaka, New Zealand. Have you ever dreamed of experiencing a piece of aviation history? To step back in time where Pilots were larger than life, and heroes to all those who lifted their eyes skyward to the sound of an old Tigermoth flying overhead? Then take a flightseeing trip around Wanaka and see breathtaking New Zealand scenery in a Vintage Aircraft. Experience the excitement of the early flyers and their flying machines; the smell of oil and aviation fuel, combined with the aroma of fresh leather. As you don the old-style leather flying helmet, complete with flying goggles and silk scarf, experience the anticipation of being taken back in time to the nostalgia of this by-gone era.The exhilaration of the open cockpit and the wind in your face - discover the freedom and romance of a vintage scenic flight from Wanaka, one of the most spectacular scenic locations in New Zealand.
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Spitfire Lane | Wanaka Airport, Wanaka 9343, New Zealand
+64 3-443 4043

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Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Our 14yo Harry was keen to give this a go and said it was the best thing he has ever done. Pilot Lucy really looked after Harry and he thoroughly loved flying with her. Biggest smile afterwards.

Thank Bob P
Reviewed 16 November 2017 via mobile

Months before our trip to New Zealand we booked a picnic flight in two Tigar Moths. Weather is always the wild card so we just hoped gor sunshine. The night before our flight there was an unseasonable snowfall in Queenstown. We were sure that our...More

Thank StriteJnK
Reviewed 28 October 2017 via mobile

Jaw-dropping and unmissable experience! Unbelievable scenery from above and to feel the fresh open air passing around you in the open-cockpit was a once-in-a-lifetime experience. Such a beautiful aircraft and exquisitely looked after; it was a rare privilage to fly in the Tiger Moth. We...More

Thank 01donala
Reviewed 9 October 2017

Just done the tigermoth barnstormer flight at wanaka classic flights. Fantastic experience with some aerobatics. My pilot Lucy was fantastic, great pilot. Views were out of this world and flying in this 1940s tigermoth a once in lifetime experience. All the flying gear was provided...More

Thank bish71250
Reviewed 25 April 2017 via mobile

Aircraft look great but unfortunately was unable to get off the ground because staff neglected to check the voucher number I provided, then did not honor my certificate when I arrived despite previously confirming the date and time. We scheduled part of our family trip...More

1  Thank cdelgior
Reviewed 12 April 2017

Where do I start with the review on this one? Looking for something for my family and to celebrate my son’s birthday that was exciting enough for him and his girlfriend age 23, my wife and myself in the older bracket. I went through all...More

2  Thank Stephen B
Reviewed 31 March 2017 via mobile

Best memory of my trip to NZ!!! I've jumped from a plan at 15000ft, bungee jumped, shotover jet plus saw loads of great scenery but the thing I shall remember the most about my trip to the South Island was the 30 mins me and...More

Thank hollydog1968
Reviewed 9 March 2017 via mobile

This was my number one experience in New Zealand!! I highly recommend seeing Classic Flights, they are super friendly, our pilot Alex made sure we were having fun and made the experience as comfortable as possible. We flew over Milford Sound, the views were incredible,...More

Thank jmwhite2017
Reviewed 28 February 2017 via mobile

Just fantastic an original Tiger Moth and superb staff who are friendly and helpful. A must do in Wanaka.

Thank Nonrev2
Reviewed 27 February 2017

We did the "Freedom of Romance" flight in the two Tiger Moths. This was our Christmas present to each other and it is one of the best things we have ever done. And we've been around a bit! An absolute delight from making the booking...More

Thank Tony H
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