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Learn to Fly NZ - Wanaka Flight Training

6 Spitfire Lane | Wanaka Airport, Wanaka 9382, New Zealand
+64 3-443 4043
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Amazing experience!!!!

We were looking for a last minute scenic flight over Lake Wanaka and popped into Learn to Fly NZ on... read more

Reviewed 23 June 2018
Jack-W1990
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Cheltenham, United Kingdom
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Fantastic and unforgettable experience

We enjoyed this half-hour flight very much. Wannaka is so beautiful overviewed in the sky. Jordon... read more

Reviewed 19 June 2018
xyycgs
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Melbourne, Australia
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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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Hours Today: 8:30 AM - 5:00 PM
Suggested Duration: 1-2 hours
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6 Spitfire Lane | Wanaka Airport, Wanaka 9382, New Zealand
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Reviewed 23 June 2018 via mobile

We were looking for a last minute scenic flight over Lake Wanaka and popped into Learn to Fly NZ on the off chance, And we were so glad we did. Clive was a fantastic tutor and put us totally at ease through the 30 minute...More

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Reviewed 19 June 2018 via mobile

We enjoyed this half-hour flight very much. Wannaka is so beautiful overviewed in the sky. Jordon is a super nice instructor who shew enough patience and professional attitude. Heavily recommend this valuable activity.

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Reviewed 12 April 2018

My husband's dream is to get his pilot's license so we signed up for the one hour flight to Mt. Aspiring in which he got to take the controls of the plane. There's a nice waiting area in the hanger as you wait to board...More

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Reviewed 22 February 2018

I flew with Sue and Lucy in the Citabria on 5 days during my visit. Both were very knowledgeable, friendly, encouraging and fun to fly with. I appreciated their willingness to accommodate my requests, fit me into their schedules, fly to Omarama to pick me...More

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Reviewed 23 January 2018

My partner and I both received vouchers to do this for Christmas. We each had a lesson where we were flying a plane, through take off, over the beautiful lakes and then landing too. Since we were passenger for each other, it was nice that...More

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Reviewed 5 January 2018 via mobile

My son and I had a terrific first lifetime 40 min flight each with Clive, very sensitive, sincere and caring tutor pilot ! The flight is extremely scenic, lapping you over the best of Wanaka, I guess; adding to your lifetime memory. So, this finale...More

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Reviewed 31 December 2017

I really really really wanted to give this a 5 star review, but like mentioned in other comments below the reception staff are so grumpy and disorganised. Excluding the reception, this is simply one of the most amazing things I've ever done. Liam was my...More

Thank MarePSC
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Reviewed 30 December 2017 via mobile

I always wanted to have my 1st flying lesson in a place with beautiful scenery which is why I booked a 1 hour flying lesson with Learn to Fly NZ. When you arrive, everything is explained to you and a short video explain you the...More

Thank JPtravel84
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Reviewed 27 November 2017 via mobile

Staff were very nice. Had to wait a little because it was lunch time for pilots. Was a very sunny clear day. Took one hour flight and it was just mind blowing to fly very close to mountains and on top of that I was...More

1  Thank jasper_bear_polar
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Reviewed 16 November 2017 via mobile

You get the opportunity to get your first 20 minutes towards becoming a pilot. It was way more than we expected, the experience starts on the ground by directing the plane to the take off lane. Next is take off and then you’re flying over...More

Thank Kim S
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Response from Cheng S | Reviewed this property |
best in a Sunny day, doesn't matter am or pm. however morning normally calmer.
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