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“Great show of old warplanes” 5 of 5 bubbles
Review of Warbirds & Wheels

Warbirds & Wheels
Ranked #24 of 74 things to do in Wanaka
Certificate of Excellence
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Recommended length of visit: 1-2 hours
Owner description: Our world-class visitor attraction showcases a collection of Warbirds aircraft, over 30 world class and privately owned classic cars, RealArt Roadshow of unique New Zealand art, wearable arts and tales of a local legend Sir Tim Wallis. This attraction also contains a 1950's retro diner with a wide range of delicious snacks baked on site daily, diner-style meals and refreshments, and retail shop with loads of exciting car and aircraft memorabilia. Open seven days 9am to 5pm. Located at the Wanaka airport, 9km from the township.
Sydney, Australia
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39 reviews
21 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 3 helpful votes
“Great show of old warplanes”
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

Even viewing the Warbirds from Lake Wanaka was a very special experience.
Best place to view was the side of the lake

Visited August 2016
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Auckland, New Zealand
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40 reviews
8 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 6 helpful votes
“Interesting but not a lot to see”
3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 week ago

The displays were very well presented and very informative but the display is very small.
In saying that it was still very enjoyable and the cafe is worth a visit, very nice food.

Visited March 2017
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Wollongong, Australia
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3 reviews
3 attraction reviews
“The rarity and quality of the cars”
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 week ago

There were rare cars on immaculate condition with excellent placarding to explain their history and mechanical details

Visited March 2017
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Deloraine, Australia
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38 reviews
13 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 4 helpful votes
“Good”
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

Was very nice and well presented cars but was expecting a bit more to look at. What was there was a very high standard though

Visited March 2017
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Penn Valley, California
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202 reviews
77 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 102 helpful votes
“Great Cars, Okay Planes”
3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Went here as my husband is a pilot. There aren't very many planes but he found it interesting nonetheless. We both really enjoyed all the cars on display. There is also a "haute trash" display in a separate room which is wearable fashion made from recycled materials. Display was fun and creative. There is an attached retro diner. We were glad we went but don't expect a huge display.

Visited February 2017
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