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River Valley Scenic Trial Flight - 30 Minutes

Wanaka - Show on map
UWZ002
For 1 person
30 minutes
$259 each
$259 each

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Highlights

  • Unforgettable hands-on taste of flying a plane
  • Take in views of the beautiful Lake Wanaka and its islands

Combine your dream of flying a plane with a stunning scenic flight over Lake Wanaka and its islands during this half-hour trial flight. Take to the skies with an experienced instructor by your side and feel the thrill of the controls, whilst admiring the natural beauty below you.

What's Included?

  • 30 minute scenic trial flight
  • Experienced instructor

Learn to pilot your own plane whilst enjoying a breathtaking scenic flight over Lake Wanaka and its islands. A qualified instructor will have dual control of the plane, guiding you through take-off, flight and landing, meaning that you'll only have full control when you feel confident, and can pass them the reigns if you're wanting to drink up the scenery a little more. The flight path heads to the mouth of the Matukituki Valley, the gateway to Mount Aspiring National Park then onto Lake Wanaka's four islands shaped by glaciers. Revel in blankets views of both Lake Wanaka and the wild Lake Hawea, characterized from above by surreal circles made by pivot-irrigators. It's a wonder-filled location to learn to fly!

Session Length

  • Please allow 60 minutes for the total experience. The trial flight is 30 minutes in duration.
  • Check in 30 minutes before departure.

Restrictions

Individuals must be under 125kg. Customers who have medical conditions that will likely be affected by the flight are not allowed to participate in this experience. You can take a maximum of 2 extra passengers on board subject to weight limitations. 39NZD per extra passenger. the fee can be paid to the provider directly on the day.

Guidelines

  • Participants must be under 125kg
  • Suitable for all ages
  • Only 39NZD for an extra passenger (Maximum 2). the fee can be paid to the provider directly on the day.

Cancellation

Once this experience has been confirmed, changes are at the discretion of the experience provider and arranged directly with them according to this policy:

  • No cancellation or rescheduling is permitted within 48 hours of the booking date
  • In the event of adverse weather conditions, free cancellation or reschedule can be arranged.

Numbers on the Day

Maximum 3 customers allowed onboard for each flight subject to weight limitation. Extra passenger is $39 per person, the fee can be paid to the provider directly on the day.

Weather

This experience may be affected by weather conditions. In the event of adverse weather conditions, you will be rescheduled.

Dress Code

Sunglasses are recommended.

This experience takes place in Wanaka Airport.