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Address: Spitfire Lane | Wanaka Airport, Wanaka 9343, New Zealand
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+64 3-443 4043
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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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I decided to book a Tiger Moth flight for my husband as I knew he would love it and chose the Freedom of Romance package as I knew I would love that. Everything was excellent... read more

5 of 5 bubblesReviewed 26 May 2013
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Sydney, Australia

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Auckland Region, New Zealand
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23 reviews
14 attraction reviews
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1 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 7 July 2013

We booked the freedom of romance flight months in advance for my partner's 50th birthday, an activity to share together. We made it quite clear when booking that this trip was for a special event.We were telephoned at 2pm on Sunday, the day before the trip to say it was cancelled due to there being one pilot available, the other... More 

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ClassicFlights, Owner at Classic Flights, responded to this review

The Owner Peter, had gone to Auckland to fly an aircraft back to Wanaka 5 days before your booking and was due back in Wanaka 3.5 days before your flight. Due to severe, unexpected weather throughout NZ, Peter got stuck in the North Island and couldn’t safely get back to Wanaka for the day of your flight despite countless attempts... More 

Sydney, Australia
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3 reviews
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 26 May 2013

I decided to book a Tiger Moth flight for my husband as I knew he would love it and chose the Freedom of Romance package as I knew I would love that. Everything was excellent. Julie, Peter and Shaun could not have been more helpful or attentive. The flights were everything we could have hoped for and the food was... More 

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Thank petalbutt
ClassicFlights, Manager at Classic Flights, responded to this review

Thanks guys. We think romance is still alive and well and this is such a special location to share together. We now a new 1930's open cockpit bi-plane called a WACO where you can take 2 passengers in the front side by side. More 

Bundaberg, Queensland, Australia
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76 reviews
26 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 21 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 13 May 2013 via mobile

I would definitely recommend the Tiger Moth flight to all who visit Wanaka. Julie, Peter and Shaun made our flights an experience we will always remember. Thanks! We will be back.

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Thank Narelle S
Amsterdam, The Netherlands
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15 reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 16 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 11 May 2013

This was, without a single doubt, the best thing we did on our entire around the world trip. I cannot rate this highly enough. If you are in Wanaka, and you don't do this, you have stolen one of life's greatest experiences from yourself. Seriously, save for a year if need be, but do it. My wife and I did... More 

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Thank Blaeu
ClassicFlights, Manager at Classic Flights, responded to this review

Thanks guys for the most amazing feedback!! Its hard to truly explain this experience to people.. so we don't tend to - we just suggest they go and try it for themselves. More 

Wanaka, New Zealand
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10 reviews
4 attraction reviews
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 25 April 2013

As an ex pilot, I found this business a near perfect setup. It was good to see the casual atmosphere and dealing with people who are so enthusiastic about what they do. Wanaka must be about the best place in the world to fly a plane and add to that the chance to fly a real Tiger Moth, how can... More 

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Thank David H
Wanaka, New Zealand
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13 reviews
6 attraction reviews
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 14 April 2013

My sister in law and I decided to give my brother a secret present for when he was visiting here with my and shouted him a trip on a Tiger Moth with classic flights. Julie and Pete were so helpful in getting this experience for my brother without letting him realise what was going on til the last minute when... More 

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Thank Pene S
ClassicFlights, Manager at Classic Flights, responded to this review

Thanks for the feedback guys. We LOVE surprises and you have a very lucky brother!! Hope to see you again in the not to distant future. More 

New Delhi, India
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121 reviews
63 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 71 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 4 April 2013

Flying a plane by oneself is a experience of one of its kind and with pilot Andy it just became memorable .the pilot has made me so comfortable as I was bit nervous..as it was my first hands on a flying plane ..He had explained everything so nicely about flight mechanism before flying .It was a highlight of our holiday... More 

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Cambridge, England, United Kingdom
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6 reviews
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 April 2013

Firstly, the people here are just plain awesome! We turned up early in the morning, and me and my boyfriend were both booked for a flight. I was a little nervous, but as soon as I walked in, they made me feel completely at ease! The service was unbelievable! Julie is so friendly and went above and beyond to help... More 

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Thank Nikki B
ClassicFlights, Manager at Classic Flights, responded to this review

Nikki, thanks for the great feedback. We really love what we do and just love to share our passion of old airplanes with our visitors. More 

Ijmuiden, The Netherlands
1 review
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 26 March 2013

A fantastic experience! Beautiful weather, blue sky, blue lake, seeing your partner in the aircraft flying next to you, doing a looping, it was just absolutely fabulous! It was one of the highlights of our holidays. Could not stop smiling! Thanks to Peter and Andy, the pilots! Peter & Anja Netherlands - Feb24 2013

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ClassicFlights, Manager at Classic Flights, responded to this review

Thanks for your comments Peter and Anja. It was great to meet you both and take you flying. Even though we fly most days, every flight is different. We have met some great people and thoroughly enjoy what we do. More 

Wanaka, New Zealand
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36 reviews
12 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 10 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 16 March 2013

It was an amazing experience being able to see wanaka from the sky, although i was slightly terrified it was definatly worth it!

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