Warbirds Over Wanaka International Airshow

Tickets on sale NOW!

2016 Rides Day info here



 25th, 26th, 27th, 28th March 2016!





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.  

Set in an extraordinary setting of stunning scenery you will watch pyrotechnics, aerobatics, team formations and some skilled flying.... enough memories for a lifetime!

On the Ground

There's also lots to do on the ground - come for three days and keep one day just for ground exhibits.... from the warhorses, vintage trucks, avaition trade stands, market stalls, aircraft for sale, wine and food from the region and much more.... Watch what our experts can make out of aircraft parts ...

New in 2016

See the first full display of 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.

Ensure you read 'Airshow Programme' and 'Titanium, Gold, Silver and GA ticket' pages to get all the details you need..... we welcome your attendance. 



"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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NEW in 2016

Titanium Pass
Amphibians on the Lake
International Jet Racing challenge

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

RIDES DAY bookings

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.

27.3.15 How Fast is Fast?

16.3.15 Call for Amphibian Aircraft

23.1.15 Catalina at WOW 2016.

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.