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Address: Spitfire Lane | Wanaka Airport, Wanaka 9343, New Zealand
Phone Number: +64 3-443 4043
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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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A definite bucket list item

Flying Classic aircraft in the greatest place with great vistas. Great people and an experience never to be forgotten

5 of 5 bubblesReviewed 5 days ago
Keith P
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Ashburton, New Zealand

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Ashburton, New Zealand
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 5 days ago NEW

Flying Classic aircraft in the greatest place with great vistas. Great people and an experience never to be forgotten

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Thank Keith P
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 18 October 2016 via mobile

One word... SPECTACULAR!! Partner and I did a 20min scenic flight in the Tiger Moths. It's was quite a windy day, but my pilot Peter flew that plane so well!! What a rush. Totally breath taking and both of us landed with the biggest smiles. Can't think of a better way to see and take in the breathtaking scenery that... More 

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Thank Phillip S
Sydney
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 10 October 2016 via mobile

I had always wanted to ride in a Tigermoth and im so glad i got to do it in Wanaka. They got me all dressed up like Tom Cruise in Top Gun, and then say me in the front of the plane, with the pilot in the back. I had my aviators on, and they let me attach my gopro.... More 

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Thank Skipper84
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 27 August 2016

So lucky we were… Flying over this breathtaking New Zealand landscape with Peter on a truly perfect day! Thanks to the whole team of Classic Flights! :)

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Thank SilentLean
Austin, Texas
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 17 July 2016

My husband is a pilot so naturally we had to do some flying while we were in New Zealand. We had been recommended by a friend of ours, also a pilot, to check out the folks at Classic Flights. We were blown away! The owners Peter and Julie, a husband and wife team, run a solid business with incredible pilots... More 

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Thank happilyevermayes
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 6 July 2016 via mobile

This was an amazing experience from start to finish. It was something I always wanted to do and thanks to the people at Wanaka Classic Flights I was able to do the flight. You could not ask for better service.

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Thank Paul W
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 21 February 2016 via mobile

Xmas present for the boss (she who must be obeyed). We went out in a pair of tiger moths. Surprisingly gentle flight even with some aerobatics. There's Nothing to compare with an open cockpit but still pretty well protected from the elements. You're well briefed and looked after and made to feel welcome. Even donning the Biggles outfits feels right.... More 

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Thank Sc0us3r
Shanghai, China
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 11 February 2016 via mobile

Superlatives are not enough to describe this adventure. Two WWII Tiger Moth Biplanes. Two pilots, flying together up the lake and setting down on the shore. A romantic picnic for two. Pure awesomeness. Six stars.

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Thank Charles_and_Debbi
Christchurch, New Zealand
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4 reviews
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 15 January 2016

Having donned the Biggles style outfit, we took to the skies in the Tiger Moth. What a beautiful plane, providing stunning views over the lake and its surrounds. I wasn’t sure what to expect with the open cockpit, but it was tranquil and pretty much wind free. The option of aerobatics was offered at the outset so plucked up the... More 

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Thank Wormoutboots
Sevenoaks District, United Kingdom
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 January 2016

As I arrived I felt I was treated as a VIP. Peter Hendriks the owner was so friendly and welcoming for a flight of my life. I climbed to the height of 2-3,000 feet and then had the thrill of a life time when the pilot told me to get ready to do loop the loop--fantastic!!! and what an experience.... More 

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