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Address: Spitfire Lane | Wanaka Airport, Wanaka 9343, New Zealand
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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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S P E C T A C U L A R ! ! !

So lucky we were… Flying over this breathtaking New Zealand landscape with Peter on a truly perfect day! Thanks to the whole team of Classic Flights! :)

Reviewed 28 August 2016

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Reviewed 28 August 2016

So lucky we were… Flying over this breathtaking New Zealand landscape with Peter on a truly perfect day! Thanks to the whole team of Classic Flights! :)

Thank SilentLean
Austin, Texas
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Reviewed 18 July 2016

My husband is a pilot so naturally we had to do some flying while we were in New Zealand. We had been recommended by a friend of ours, also a pilot, to check out the folks at Classic Flights. We were blown away! The owners Peter and Julie, a husband and wife team, run a solid business with incredible pilots... More 

Thank happilyevermayes
2 reviews
Reviewed 6 July 2016 via mobile

This was an amazing experience from start to finish. It was something I always wanted to do and thanks to the people at Wanaka Classic Flights I was able to do the flight. You could not ask for better service.

Thank Paul W
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Reviewed 22 February 2016 via mobile

Xmas present for the boss (she who must be obeyed). We went out in a pair of tiger moths. Surprisingly gentle flight even with some aerobatics. There's Nothing to compare with an open cockpit but still pretty well protected from the elements. You're well briefed and looked after and made to feel welcome. Even donning the Biggles outfits feels right.... More 

Thank Sc0us3r
Shanghai, China
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Reviewed 11 February 2016 via mobile

Superlatives are not enough to describe this adventure. Two WWII Tiger Moth Biplanes. Two pilots, flying together up the lake and setting down on the shore. A romantic picnic for two. Pure awesomeness. Six stars.

Thank Charles_and_Debbi
Christchurch, New Zealand
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4 reviews
Reviewed 16 January 2016

Having donned the Biggles style outfit, we took to the skies in the Tiger Moth. What a beautiful plane, providing stunning views over the lake and its surrounds. I wasn’t sure what to expect with the open cockpit, but it was tranquil and pretty much wind free. The option of aerobatics was offered at the outset so plucked up the... More 

Thank Wormoutboots
Sevenoaks District, United Kingdom
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12 reviews
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Reviewed 3 January 2016

As I arrived I felt I was treated as a VIP. Peter Hendriks the owner was so friendly and welcoming for a flight of my life. I climbed to the height of 2-3,000 feet and then had the thrill of a life time when the pilot told me to get ready to do loop the loop--fantastic!!! and what an experience.... More 

Thank Yvonne A
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Reviewed 21 December 2015

Don't put it off, do it now. My wife gave me the Barn Storming flight for my birthday and it was the best experience. Nothing beats the feeling of flying in an open cockpit with whole world around you, especially when the the view is of the lake and southern alps. Yes, you must do the loop. Great people, great... More 

Thank Allan B
Edinburgh, United Kingdom
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Reviewed 2 August 2015

Very professional set up, building confidence to sit in the open front seat of a Tiger Moth over wonderful scenery. Very highly recommended. Not cheap but worth the money. Do it.

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ClassicFlights, Public Relations Manager at Classic Flights, responded to this review

Hi Melvyn, Thanks for your review and recommendation. Glad to hear you enjoyed your experience with us! We look forward to seeing you again sometime! Thanks, Matt More 

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Reviewed 18 June 2015 via mobile

I have been putting off this review for the simple reason that I can't find the words to describe my flight. My husband and I had booked a flight for both of us in the Waco but when we arrived the sight of a beautifully maintained Tiger Moth was my undoing! I have for a very long time wanted to... More 

Thank DeDe61Adelaide
ClassicFlights, Public Relations Manager at Classic Flights, responded to this review

Hi DeDe, Thank you for your review, we are so pleased to hear that your experience with us was a highlight of your trip! Good on you for making the most of your flight and going for the aerobatics! Sounds like you're a true barnstormer! We completely agree with you on the Tigermoth - they are such a beautiful aircraft.... More 

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