Calling All Aviation Enthusiasts!
12 Jul 2019
For aviation enthusiasts, Warbirds Over Wanaka International Airshow is a must-do event in their lives. From the classic aircraft of the early 1900’s to the modern jets of today, there is plenty of entertainment for everyone.
Over Easter 2020, Wanaka on New Zealand’s South Island will transform from a sleepy tourist town into a hotspot for this aviation extravaganza. The programme includes Warbird, civil and military aircraft displays in the air and on the ground, theatrical entertainment, military re-enactments and a massed fighter flypast.
The aircraft line-up for the 2020 event already includes a PC-24 by Pilatus Aircraft Ltd, a Catalina Flying Boat, the ‘Roaring Forties’ Harvard display team and the Yak-52 display team and the debut of the North American Trojan T-28.
The tastes and flavours of Central Otago are also on show with a range of gourmet options and samples featuring the best of the local produce and pinot noirs.
Many travellers choose to extend their stay in New Zealand to enjoy the culture, history and unparalleled scenic beauty of our neighbour.
Grand Pacific Tours offer a unique opportunity for travellers to combine the Warbirds Over Wanaka International Airshow with a scenic coach tour of New Zealand, making the most of this once in a lifetime holiday.
There are 4 tailored itineraries to choose from ranging 8 to 15 days. All tours include a 3 Day Gold Pass at Warbirds Over Wanaka, a GPT Tour Jacket per person and a four night stay in Queenstown.
The 3 Day Gold Pass gives travellers the best seats at the Airshow in elevated grandstand seating and unobstructed views of the runway. Pass holders also receive a souvenir pack, access to walk the flight line and enter the VIP marquee where CCTV is available and celebrity pilots mingle.
Grand Pacific Tours have taken the hassle out of planning the holiday by arranging return airfares, transfers, accommodation, most meals, sightseeing and attractions; which means more time to sit back and enjoy New Zealand.
As well as the 3 days of Airshow action, enjoy some of New Zealand’s most popular attractions including a journey on the world-renowned TranzAlpine Railway through the patchwork farmlands, valleys and mountains in the Canterbury region, the snow-capped peak of the South Alps and picture-perfect Queenstown.
They have also arranged special inclusions on the 13- and 15-Day itineraries such as the Air Force Museum of New Zealand, Bill Richardson Transport World and Croydon Aviation Heritage Centre.
The all-inclusive tours start from $4314 per person, twin share ex ADL for the 8 Day South Island Escape, with options of a 13 Day South Island Getaway and 15 Day Warbirds Over Wanaka Tour as well.
For small group travellers, there is an 11 Day Ultimate Warbirds Over Wanaka Tour with a “business class on wheels” style as you travel on the deluxe Ultimate Coach, featuring 20 luxury leather seats, panoramic viewing and a level of comfort unparalleled by any other vehicle.
Don’t miss Warbirds Over Wanaka and your opportunity to see beautiful New Zealand with Grand Pacific Tours. For more information or to book, see your local Phil Hoffman Travel Agent, where you could save up to $350 per couple* on Warbirds Over Wanaka Tours.
Source: Grand Pacific Tours
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