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Address: Spitfire Lane | Wanaka Airport, Wanaka 9305, New Zealand
Phone Number:
+64 3-443 4043
Recommended length of visit: 1-2 hours

Experience the unique rush and thrill of flying an aircraft as you climb...

Experience the unique rush and thrill of flying an aircraft as you climb into the cockpit with one of our experienced instructors; take the controls and soar over Wanaka as you control every step of the flight - from takeoff through to landing.

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Epic trial flight !!!!

I FLEW A PLANE TODAY !!! Thanks to this amazing professional team :) Very friendly staff, easy to talk to. Very precise instructions from Lucy that make you feel safe, thank you... read more

Reviewed 2 weeks ago
Paul M
Queenstown, New Zealand
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Queenstown, New Zealand
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Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

I FLEW A PLANE TODAY !!! Thanks to this amazing professional team :) Very friendly staff, easy to talk to. Very precise instructions from Lucy that make you feel safe, thank you! We took off from Wanaka Airport, flew over Lake Wanaka and around Mount Aspiring!! Soooo many amazing glaciers and awesome scenery, and back over lakes Wanaka and Hawea,... More 

Thank Paul M
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Reviewed 3 weeks ago

一生一次的体验。作为私照飞行员,强烈推荐大家飞一下米尔福德峡湾或库克山路线,而非仅仅是20分钟的体验飞行。这2个地方的飞行时间都在2小时左右。米尔福德峡湾,你会看到雪山,冰川,峡湾,瀑布,降落在地球最美丽的机场。库克山,你会看到和喜马拉雅山脉类似的壮观景象,以及更多的冰川,美丽的湖泊。都是绝佳的人生体验。每个飞行小时只有300纽币左右加点落地费,可以做3个人。并且,你可以在飞行中自己操作飞机,上升下降拐弯。飞行员和工作人员都非常友善。山地飞行的飞行员都是极其有经验的教练。强烈推荐。 With a Private Pilot License in NZ I have been to a few organisations for flying. I would comment Learn to Fly as absolute TOP place to learn and have some fun. I flow 3 days (10 hours) Mountain fly package. Wow and LOL. First day's weather is not great however we still did quite a lot of Strips... More 

Thank Cheng S
Auckland, New Zealand
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Reviewed 4 weeks ago

I think before I even explain how my experience, just goes without saying that this is a must do. You get to fly a bloody plane for gods sake. We were lucky to get up in the sky twice as their was two of us and took it in turns spectating and flying. Such a beautiful place and to see... More 

Thank HostelAntics24
Lhasa, China
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5 reviews
3 attraction reviews
Reviewed 7 March 2017

Learning to fly and getting into the cockpit is something I've always wanted to do, I had great time over the lake Wanaka. I would suggest everyone to fly in the morning since the air is calmer in the morning, it's kinda bumpy in the afternoon.

Thank TibetanKevin
London, United Kingdom
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82 reviews
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Reviewed 18 December 2016

I have a pilots licence and fly in the UK around London, but mountain flying is something else. This really is like nothing I have ever experienced before, the weather, the wind and the fact I had no idea where I was at any point as it all looked the same to me! Luckily I had a wonderful instructor with... More 

Thank Alistair78
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Reviewed 15 November 2016

What a great way to experience the thrill of flight in a small aircraft. Lucy made me feel at home right from the start and after a few basic instructions we were up and away for a 1/2 hour flight over the township and Islands of Wanaka. The dual control PA28 is a great experience and should be on everyones... More 

Thank Bruce S
Hamburg, Germany
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9 reviews
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Reviewed 12 October 2016 via mobile

I had a really really nice flight with you (20min flight + bring a friend for free)! I really enjoyed trying to fly "on my own", the weather was perfect and the scenery just stunning! Thanks a lot for this experience!

Thank Kristin L
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3 reviews
3 attraction reviews
Reviewed 6 October 2016

My friend and I took a 20 mins trial flight in the Morning. Of course, we had zero experience on flying. But our guide instructed us in great detail. We really had a chance to control the aircraft up and down. The scenic view of lake Wakana and Mt Aspiring was very impressive too. We strongly recommended the tour to... More 

Thank 則誠 邱
Panama City, Panama
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11 reviews
9 attraction reviews
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Reviewed 22 September 2016

Today I did a 30min Aerobatic flight with Alex, it's been many years since I last flew a plane, and Pilot Alex did a great job of explaining the controls, and the moves we were about to pull off, I felt safe and confident in his hands the whole time, taking over and doing the moves was exhilarating and I... More 

Thank RJsThoughts
Westwood, New Jersey
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Reviewed 9 April 2016

We visited Learn to Fly during our two week stay in NZ. As a holder of an American pilot license I was eager to fly something during our visit. Luckily I found this place. It is a family run business that has an incredible selection of aircraft. We fly a Cessna 172 around the local area with CFI Ash. Everyone... More 

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