International airports are situated at Auckland, Wellington, Christchurch, Dunedin and Queenstown. Scheduled flights into Queenstown can be arranged through Air New Zealand and Jetstar from cities around New Zealand. From Queenstown to Wanaka your travel can be by car, coach or charter aircraft. Charter flights will operate from several locations around New Zealand.
Private aircraft may fly directly into Wanaka Airport. See further info here after August 2021 and refer to a special NOTAM issued for the 2022 Airshow.
Distances from other townships are as follows:
Alexandra 86kms, Christchurch 431kms, Cromwell 55kms, Dunedin 280kms, Invercargill 307kms, Oamaru 236kms, Omarama 113kms, Queenstown 120kms, Timaru 280kms, Twizel 130kms. Allow extra travelling time for delays on Airshow days.
The Interislander offers a discount of 15% for anyone that has pre-purchased a Warbirds Over Wanaka 2022 ticket and who travels from 1-30th April 2022. Each reservation must be made direct with Interislander online at www.greatjourneysofnz.co.nz
Please see the promo code and details of the offer here
These are available now to book and bookings must be made online. If there are any issues please call 0800 878-898.
Shuttle between Wanaka & Airshow:
Ritchies will be running continuous shuttles from Wanaka to the Airshow from 7:00am until approximately 4:30pm on all three days. This service will leave from the Wanaka Lakefront and drop-off at the corner of Mt Baker Rd and the main highway.Tickets can be pre-purchased online (preferably) or bought from the driver (with cash).
Bus services between Queenstown, Dunedin, Gore, Invercargill & Wanaka:
Return buses at various times on Friday, Saturday & Sunday - these must be prebooked. Check the link above for options.
Coaches and Private Vehicle Hire from Queenstown Airport or from Warbirds & Wanaka.
Can provide transport and group transport from any South Island destination.
Please contact firstname.lastname@example.org for a quote for your group.
Professional and friendly service every time - Wanataxi - the locals choice!
Reko Private Guides provide hassle-free VIP private transfers to Warbirds Over Wanaka from Wanaka, Cromwell and Queenstown. Our expert local drivers and late model Landrover Discovery vehicles will get you there in complete safety and comfort.
Private Vehicle Hire from Queenstown Airport or from Warbirds & Wanaka.
Providers of private transfers from Queenstown and the Southern Lakes to Warbirds Over Wanaka. At Luxe Guides, we work around your plans, allowing you the time to relax and enjoy the show.
Queenstown Airport pick up and drop offs can be arranged with our driver service – extra charges apply
Wanaka Airport pick up and drop offs can also be arranged – extra charges apply
All ranges of vehicles including 8 and 10 seaters.
FREE Wanaka Airport Pick Up and Drop Off! Book Online at our website - click on the link above OR call our office and we will assist with any queries. Full range of vehicles available from a small car right up to 12 seater Vans!