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Warbirds & Wheels

11 Lloyd Dunn Avenue, Wanaka 9382, New Zealand
+64 3-443 7010
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Beautiful displays

We had a lovely time seeing all of the displays, I especially love the beautiful old cars. I also... read more

Reviewed 1 week ago
Starfly88
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Newcastle, Australia
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This is a GEM, and a MUST VISIT

What a GEM!!! I don't know why I was not aware of the place until my very last day. Allow a very... read more

Reviewed 2 weeks ago
miles52
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Lower Hutt, New Zealand
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Our world-class visitor attraction showcases a collection of Warbirds aircraft, over 30 world class and privately owned classic cars, RealArt Roadshow of unique New Zealand art, wearable arts and tales of a local legend Sir Tim Wallis. This attraction also contains a 1950's retro diner with a wide range of delicious snacks baked on site daily, diner-style meals and refreshments, and retail shop with loads of exciting car and aircraft memorabilia. Open seven days 9am to 5pm. Located at the Wanaka airport, 9km from the township.
  • Excellent47%
  • Very good35%
  • Average12%
  • Poor5%
  • Terrible1%
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“on display” (19 reviews)
“vintage cars” (14 reviews)
“war planes” (10 reviews)
Suggested Duration: 1-2 hours
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11 Lloyd Dunn Avenue, Wanaka 9382, New Zealand
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+64 3-443 7010
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Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

We had a lovely time seeing all of the displays, I especially love the beautiful old cars. I also thought the collection of costumes were fantastic. We then went out and had lunch at the diner which was really nice and the kids thought it...More

Thank Starfly88
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

What a GEM!!! I don't know why I was not aware of the place until my very last day. Allow a very good hour when you visit, maybe longer if you are interested in some fabulous vintage/restored cars, aircraft that Warbirds have procured, and of...More

Thank miles52
Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

The several aeroplanes used by the NZ airforce over time that are on display are interesting viewing and well explained. As were the many many cars from the last 100 years which are lovingly restored and also very well explained. The story boards on Sir...More

Thank FrankJosephV
Reviewed 13 August 2017

We have lived in Wanaka for 3 years and although we have volunteered at Warbirds Over Wanaka, we have never been in the museum. We too the opportunity to go recently. Worth the visit, some interesting classic cars in pristine condition on show. We also...More

Thank Sharon K
Reviewed 20 July 2017

I spent almost 2 hours wandering around looking at the collection and ran out of time. I had not seen it all. The information about each piece in the Museum seemed to be comprehensive. The cars were in excellent condition as you might expect and...More

Thank Macca M
Reviewed 8 July 2017 via mobile

Well presented collection. Particularly loved the cars however we were warned that it was cold in the museum and yes it was freezing!

Thank Jenny K
Reviewed 5 June 2017

A very good interesting collection. Not a place you can rush through. Husband could have disappeared for a week! He loved it.

Thank Ruth W
Reviewed 17 May 2017

We spent almost half a day here. We enjoyed some breakfast at the cafe (pancakes & the bacon & eggs - the eggs were super orange - delicious!) & enjoyed the museum. If you are into classic cars & warplanes then don't miss stopping by....More

Thank Alicia N
Reviewed 25 April 2017

The kids and hubby loved this place. The collection of cars and planes was great and the care with which they were presented was admirable. A great place to visit.

1  Thank 435melinam
Reviewed 25 April 2017

I feel we were spoilt with seeing Motorworld in Invercargill first! Great seeing these war planes on display though. It didn't take long to go through displays and I felt the charge was a bit steep for what we saw in comaprison to other places.

1  Thank DondeaB
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