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Address: Spitfire Lane | Wanaka Airport, Wanaka 9343, New Zealand
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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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Breathtaking and amazing

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... read more

5 of 5 bubblesReviewed 3 October 2011
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5 reviews
5 of 5 bubbles 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 Peter at classic flights for giving us a wonderful flight!

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Thank KatrinaG1
Coromandel, New Zealand
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5 reviews
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5 of 5 bubbles 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 ! The scenery, the wind in your face, & the thrill of loop the loop in... More 

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Thank dianne057
Auckland Region, New Zealand
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 9 March 2011

My partner and I saw this on the internet and thought it looked amazing. We booked the Freedom of Romance trip which consists of two tiger moth planes, a flight over Wanaka, land in a remote spot, have a picnic and wine and fly back to base over the Clutha River. We did this trip at the beginning of March... More 

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Thank Lozzablue
Wanaka, New Zealand
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 December 2010

I had the opportunity to fly in a Classic Flights' Tigermoth and it was one of the best birthday presents I have ever had. The scenery is absolutely stunning and it is fantastic to see it from an open cockpit with the wind in your face! It such an amazing experience to step back in time and fly in a... More 

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London UK
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 13 November 2009

Take an amazing flight through spectacular scenery- Don't think its just Tiger Moth trips, Classic flights flew us through the alpine mountain country to see glaciers, frozen lakes and hanging valleys and not least Milford Sound. This is great value for money and will give better views than any cruise can do. Some of the highest waterfalls in New Zealand... More 

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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 23 April 2009

A fantastic experience in the wonderful Tiger Moth!! An awesome flight over the Wanaka region. I just loooooved it! So if you wanna have a pretty unique experience...just give it a go!!

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Ontario Canada
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3 reviews
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 24 March 2009

This is a "do not miss" opportunity when in Wanaka.. A chance to climb into the open cockpit of a legendary airplane and see some of the best scenery in New Zealand. Everything was great from take off to landing.

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Bordeaux
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 March 2009

The weather was perfect and the landscape really inspiring. After a good cup of coffee, I had a marvellous flight above Wanaka lake (New-Zealand) and surroundings. Here are some photos I took during the flight. Olivier (Bordeaux, France)

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