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Spitfire Lane | Wanaka Airport, Wanaka 9343, New Zealand
+64 3-443 4043
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A stunning experience

An amazing experience from start to finish. As you go into the reception area at the airfield you... read more

Reviewed 10 December 2011
alexia b
Milton Keynes, United Kingdom
Vintage Aerobatic flights everybody was talking about it!

If you are having second thought about taking this don’t. Vintage planes. beautiful blue skies... read more

Reviewed 2 December 2011
Orchard Road, Singapore
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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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Spitfire Lane | Wanaka Airport, Wanaka 9343, New Zealand
+64 3-443 4043

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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
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...More

Thank Lozzablue
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...More

Thank Trish P
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...More

1  Thank vjcrtw
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