Warbirds Over Wanaka International Airshow

Tickets on sale NOW!

2016 Rides Day info here



Join us for four days of an aviation extravaganza at Warbirds Over Wanaka 2016 at Wanaka Airport, New Zealand, at Easter.


In the Air

You will witness some extraordinary flying with warbirds, loud modern fighter jets through to the manoeuverable STOL aircraft flown in this region.  Witness a landing competition and an international jet racing challenge...more.  

On the Ground

There's also lots to do on the ground - more

New in 2016

See the RNZAF new Beechcraft Texan trainers, our amphibian display over the Lake front on Friday afternoon will be something you are unlikely to have seen before, featuring the Catalina also.  

Rides Day 2016 on Monday 28th offers you the opportunity to take to the skies yourself.




"Thank you for an amazing 2014 Airshow. The Gold Pass was really good value and the facilities, meals  and services were excellent."  Paul, Australia.

"I was at the Airshow on Saturday, it was absolutely brilliant! Worth travelling from the UK just for the show."  Roger, England.




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1.7.15  Warbirds and Wheels Century of Trucking - ground exhibit announced.

WOW announces first aircraft for 2016....

We welcome your registration for Trade stands - Food and Wine Stalls, Aviation Trade Stands and Market Stall Applications are up for registering NOW!

WOW Merchandise special - beat those Winter blues with a WOW treat....

Volunteer Registrations are now OPEN!

Thank you for your support of WOW 2016 - we could not run the Airshow without you.

NEW in 2016

Titanium Pass
Amphibians on the Lake
International Jet Racing challenge... and more to come.

Book tickets online here or at 0800 224 224 (NZ) or 1 300 798 550 (Australia).

RIDES DAY bookings - ride in an aircraft of your choice, Spitfire, Kittyhawk, Tiger Moth and many more....

Visitors to New Zealand are advised to check the DriveSafe website for information on road rules and driving in New Zealand prior to collecting your rental vehicle.

WARBIRDS OVER WANAKA CLUB - we invite you to join here ..... once you are signed up we will come back to you.


2014 WOW Official DVD and Book available here.

Stunning photos ..... a great record of the Airshow and superb action on the DVD.