Flight of the Imagination - Warbirds Over Wanaka

20 September, 2019

Warbirds over Wanaka

Warbirds Over Wanaka Airshow is an enthralling festival of flight that you can experience on a choice of four unique touring options with Grand Pacific. Why not combine the romance of aviation as brought to life by famous Warbirds, joining forces with classic aircraft and modern jets, to showcase a feast of aviation action with a tour of New Zealand.

Grand Pacific Tours, the New Zealand Coach Holiday Specialist, offers a selection of itineraries to this exclusive event. With one tour already sold out you don’t want to miss out, perhaps choose from the 8 Day South Island Escape, 13 Day South Island Getaway or the 15 Day Warbirds Over Wanaka Tour.  

Each tour includes a 3 Day Gold Pass to Warbirds Over Wanaka offering guests the best seats in the grandstand situated directly in front of the runway. Enjoy elevated, unobstructed seating for the entire show. You will also enjoy exclusive access into the marquee complete with closed circuit TV. Meet celebrity pilots and walk down the aircraft flight line. You will also be given a souvenir pack that includes a gold cap and badge; collector’s programme; voucher to the Warbirds & Wheels Museum and a complimentary drink voucher.

Lake Wanaka, South Island

Managing Director Peter Harding says, “Wanaka is the most spectacular venue in the world to host New Zealand’s biggest aviation event. Nestled on the shores of an azure blue lake amongst the mighty peaks of the Southern Alps, the natural amphitheatre created by these mountains provides a backdrop of stunning scenery. For 3 days over Easter 2020, Wanaka will become centre stage for an extravaganza of aerial action never seen before in New Zealand.”  

As well as the excitement of the airshow, you will visit some of New Zealand’s must do attractions and visit must see destinations. Highlights include the world renowned TranzAlpine rail journey; a spectacular Milford Sound cruise with lunch, a visit to Speights Brewery for a tour and tasting; a tour of Larnach Castle; and city sights tours of Wellington, Christchurch and Dunedin.  

There is a tour to fit your budget with prices starting from $3383 per person twin share. Each tour includes the 3 Day Gold Pass to Warbirds Over Wanaka, a GPT tour jacket, return airfares, taxes, modern coach travel, 4 – 4½ star accommodation (depending on itinerary), a four-night stay in Queenstown, most meals, sightseeing and attractions.  

Don’t miss the opportunity to be part of Warbirds Over Wanaka - acclaimed as the largest Warbird Airshow in the Southern Hemisphere and one of the world's top four Warbird airshows. Contact your Global Journeys Trip Advisor today.

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