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Classic Flights

Spitfire Lane | Wanaka Airport, Wanaka 9343, New Zealand
+64 3-443 4043
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Just amazing...

We have chosen the "freedom & romance package" as a wedding gift from our friends. When we arrived... read more

Reviewed 22 February 2012
Aadorf, Switzerland
A perfect Birthday present to my husband. A unreal flight with Pilot Ivan

Just before leaving for NZ I found out about an aerobatical flight on a plane called the Silver... read more

Reviewed 7 February 2012
Fraser, Colorado
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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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“tiger moth” (42 reviews)
“the loop” (10 reviews)
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Spitfire Lane | Wanaka Airport, Wanaka 9343, New Zealand
+64 3-443 4043

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Reviewed 22 February 2012

We have chosen the "freedom & romance package" as a wedding gift from our friends. When we arrived at the Wanaka airport on January 17th 2012, we felt very welcome by Peter and his wife Julie. First, we had a briefing about the flight whilst...More

Thank SueG533
ClassicFlights, Owner at Classic Flights, responded to this reviewResponded 29 February 2012

Sue, delighted you both enjoyed your Freedom of Romance experience. It truly is a unique product and we just love sharing this stunning spot with our visitors.

Reviewed 7 February 2012

Just before leaving for NZ I found out about an aerobatical flight on a plane called the Silver Demon. When landing in NZ I gave my husband options of a skydive, bungee jump, a day sport motorcycle rental, a dirt bike tour, or an aerobatical...More

Thank Bcogswell
Reviewed 28 December 2011

I concur with all the other reviews, Classic Flights is a fantastic experience. The day we arrived, it was too windy to fly, but we were shown the air craft and talked through what would happen on the flight. The next morning we were good...More

Thank Alison D
ClassicFlights, Manager at Classic Flights, responded to this reviewResponded 2 January 2012

Thanks for a great review. Delighted you enjoyed the experience and well done for doing the loop!

Reviewed 10 December 2011

An amazing experience from start to finish. As you go into the reception area at the airfield you are met by music from WW2 and a mini-museum of items from the period. You are kitted up in a leather and sheepswool flying jacket, silk scarf,...More

Thank alexia b
Reviewed 2 December 2011

If you are having second thought about taking this don’t. Vintage planes. beautiful blue skies, adrenalin pumping aerobatic moves and the friendliest pilot Peter. Go for it and you won’t regret it at all! It was really one of the coolest thing to must do...More

Thank Heffect
Reviewed 29 November 2011

It was with some trepidation that I booked this experience...I am a bit of a scaredy cat, but the idea of the nostalgia of the plan and the beauty of the area won me over. I should not have had one worry. Peter was the...More

1  Thank Lisa G
Reviewed 30 October 2011

It was coolest thing i have done in Wanaka! Must try as it is a special experience to fly an aeroplane by myself!

Thank CatJochem
Reviewed 6 October 2011

If you have ever fancied a flight in a vintage aircraft,then this is the place to try. My partner and i took the,'Romantic Flight' and it is something we shall never forget. We were blessed with fantastic weather,and the views over the lakes were stunning.Peter...More

Thank Rich I
Reviewed 3 October 2011

My husband and I went on a fantastic flight today with classic flights. We had a wonderful experience and the scenery was breathtaking! We would recommend anyone who was thinking about taking a flight to do it, you will not regret it! Thank you to...More

Thank KatrinaG1
Reviewed 16 May 2011

My husband & I & two of our adult kids did the aerobatic Tiger Moth flight over Lake Wanaka, we were all blown away by the sheer JOY of this flight. They give you all the gear,bomber jacket,leather helmet & goggles ala Jean Batten !...More

Thank dianne057
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