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Classic Flights

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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...more
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Spitfire Lane | Wanaka Airport, Wanaka 9343, New Zealand
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Reviewed 24 September 2018 via mobile

After doing a one hour flight training with learntofly, I wanted to go back in the air and experience a real "fly" experience. I booked a 30 min flight in a 1940 Tiggermoth, including some aerobatics. God that was awesome. The pilot, Lucy was very...More

Date of experience: September 2018
Thank Bertrand L
Reviewed 13 May 2018 via mobile

A must do in Wanaka. 2 or 3 in the afternoon is the perfect timing for us. Great view of the lakes. Our pilot is awesome. They are all nice and friendly. Highly recommended.

Date of experience: May 2018
Thank juvypvill
Reviewed 8 April 2018

After getting togged out in overalls, leather jacket & helmet there were plenty of photo shots of the Tiger Moth & ... call me ACE ... taxi, take off all quite smooth, but the flight is a bit bumpy in the open cockpit ... the...More

Date of experience: March 2018
Thank planetogra
Reviewed 1 March 2018 via mobile

Cannot speak more highly of this place!!! One of our best experiences in our whole New Zealand holiday! We were very lucky to have Peter as our pilot, on a Waco aircraft that could fit 2 person in front. He was an absolute delight and...More

Date of experience: February 2018
Thank Stefanie T
Reviewed 5 January 2018

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.

Date of experience: January 2018
Thank BobP1073
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

Date of experience: November 2017
Thank Kara S
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

Date of experience: October 2017
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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

Date of experience: September 2017
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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

Date of experience: April 2017
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

Date of experience: April 2017
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