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Address: Spitfire Lane | Wanaka Airport, Wanaka 9343, New Zealand
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+64 3-443 4043
08:00 - 17:00
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Vintage Tiger Moth Scenic Flights with Classic Flights Wanaka, New Zealand....

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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A dream come true a experience you must not miss

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... read more

Reviewed 12 April 2017
Stephen B
Auckland Region, New Zealand

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Adana, Turkey
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3 reviews
Reviewed 5 weeks ago 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 to NZ around this appointment, and were denied because their boss was not reachable by... More 

Thank cdelgior
Auckland Region, New Zealand
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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 the activities in Wanaka when I come upon this one. Romantic flight in a Tiger... More 

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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 my son spent flying in the Tiger Moths with loop the loop etc.... blooming fantastic... More 

Thank hollydog1968
Wollongong, Australia
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4 reviews
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, best way to experience the regions beauty!! I will definitely be back

Thank jmwhite2017
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8 reviews
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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
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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 to waving goodbye. Friendly team, well organised, great attention to detail. But the main thing... More 

Thank Tony H
Auckland Region, New Zealand
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Reviewed 30 January 2017

I was really hoping to get to fly in the Waco biplane (..which is unique in NZ), but the weather wasn't playing ball while we were in town. Peter was kind enough to accommodate this, by flying us at 7am on the day when the weather did, finally, turn good. As a result, we had a wonderful early-morning view of... More 

Thank Shimoda63
Ashburton, New Zealand
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9 reviews
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Reviewed 7 December 2016

Flying Classic aircraft in the greatest place with great vistas. Great people and an experience never to be forgotten

Thank Keith P
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Reviewed 19 October 2016 via mobile

One word... SPECTACULAR!! Partner and I did a 20min scenic flight in the Tiger Moths. It's was quite a windy day, but my pilot Peter flew that plane so well!! What a rush. Totally breath taking and both of us landed with the biggest smiles. Can't think of a better way to see and take in the breathtaking scenery that... More 

Thank Phillip S
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110 reviews
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Reviewed 10 October 2016 via mobile

I had always wanted to ride in a Tigermoth and im so glad i got to do it in Wanaka. They got me all dressed up like Tom Cruise in Top Gun, and then say me in the front of the plane, with the pilot in the back. I had my aviators on, and they let me attach my gopro.... More 

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