Flight of the Imagination - Warbirds Over Wanaka

24 September 19

Experience the excitement and entertainment of the internationally renowned Warbirds Over Wanaka Airshow, combined with the scenic beauty of New Zealand on a choice of four unique touring options.

The romance of aviation is brought to life by famous Warbirds joining forces with classic aircraft and modern jets to showcase a feast of aviation action. Grand Pacific Tours, the New Zealand Coach Holiday Specialist, offers a selection of itineraries to this exclusive event. 

Choose from the 8 Day South Island Escape, 13 Day South Island Getaway, 11 Day Ultimate Warbirds Over Wanaka Tour (SOLD OUT), or the 15 Day Warbirds Over Wanaka Tour.

All options include an Exclusive Access 3 Day Gold Pass to Warbirds Over Wanaka giving you the best seats at the airshow in a grandstand situated directly in front of the runway. All seats are elevated for unobstructed viewing of the entire show.

Travellers will have exclusive access into the marquee where closed circuit TV will be available. Celebrity pilots will also be mingling, and travellers will have the opportunity to walk down the aircraft flight line. Also included is a souvenir pack containing a gold cap and badge; collector’s programme; voucher for entry to the Warbirds & Wheels Museum and a complimentary drink voucher.

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 action on display at the airshow, travellers can enjoy some of New Zealand’s “must do attractions” and locations. Each itinerary includes unique differences depending on your budget, time and areas of interest.

Highlights include the world renowned TranzAlpine rail journey; a majestic Milford Sound cruise and lunch, a Speights Brewery tour and tasting;  Larnach Castle - New Zealand’s oldest castle; and city sights tours of Wellington, Christchurch and Dunedin, to name a few. 

Prices start from $4,184 per person twin share, with each tour including 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.

To find out more visit www.gptnz.com/aviation

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