We welcome all Kiwis and International visitors who can get here, at our Warbirds Over Wanaka International Airshow 2022 at Easter weekend.  The Airshow is over three days with the fourth day for Rides Day:

Friday 15th April is practise day.

Saturday 16th April and Sunday 17th April are the Airshow display days where continuous action with the flying programme from 10am to 4pm.

Gates open at 7.30am on all three days.  All Airshow parking is free. 



Easy way to book tickets:

1.   In person:

For Wanaka residents purchase at the Wanaka -i-Site or at the Warbirds Over Wanaka Office at Wanaka Airport. For a full list of Ticketek agencies who sell Warbirds Over Wanaka tickets check here.

2.   Online through Ticketek - (click the Ticketek logo)

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3.   By phone:  Call within New Zealand:  0800 842 538

                        Call from Australia:  +64 4 384 3840

If you have any queries or issues with the ticket process, you can also email: 

In purchasing a Warbirds Over Wanaka ticket you are deemed to have read Warbird's full Terms and Conditions.


TITANIUM PASS - Saturday only (Sunday sold out)

The Titanium Pass is our exclusive ONE-day pass for Saturday, giving you the ultimate in luxury at the Airshow.  You are in a marquee situated directly in front of the runway.  Outdoor seating options for all ticket holders include a grandstand (96 seats) and ground options including outdoor furniture.  

A continual buffet, including complimentary continental breakfast (7.30am to 11am), morning and afternoon teas, lunch and great Central Otago wines and beer, until 4pm.

A Titanium pack including jute eco branded bag, Titanium cap, Airshow badge and Airshow programme as a collector's souvenir.

A voucher for free entry to the Warbirds and Wheels Museum (vintage cars, warbirds, art and our Founder, Sir Tim Wallis' story).

Free WiFi and closed circuit television to watch the Airshow whilst partaking in local specialties.

Priority parking and transport to the Titanium enclosure if required.

Mingle with pilots, get their autographs and walk the flight line once on Saturday.

Passes are available in limited numbers.


The three-day Gold Pass gives you the best seats at the Airshow in a grandstand situated directly in front of the runway.

Attached is a large marquee hospitality area where you may purchase from our different food options, with wine,spirits and beer able to be purchased from a cash bar.  Complimentary tea, coffee and water are available throughout the Airshow and breakfast may be purchased from 7.30am.  This area has its own facilities with closed circuit television to watch the Airshow.

You will receive a Gold pack with jute eco branded bag, Gold cap and badge, Airshow programme as a collector's souvenir, a voucher for one free drink and free entry to the Warbirds and Wheels visitor attraction (vintage cars, warbirds, art and our Founder, Sir Tim Wallis' story).  Mingle with some pilots, get autographs and walk the flight line once on the Saturday or Sunday.

Priority parking is available and you will be transported to the Gold Pass enclosure if required.

This pass is only available in advance, with limited numbers and it does not have a single day ticket option.  If children take a seat in the stand they pay full price.


The Silver Pass provides grandstand seating for the Airshow, along the runway, with onsite amenities but with no covered facility.  Refreshments include a selection of different coffee and food stalls with tasty morsels, craft beers and wine, within 50 metres of the stand.

Limited numbers available.  The Silver Pass does have a single day pass option.  If children take a seat in the stand they pay full price. 


A great position in the middle of the flight-line, in a large marquee with an exclusive grass area at the front with some seating.

Your ticket includes entry to the Airshow, all day tea and coffee plus morning and afternoon tea, lunch from the BBQ Grill and access to a cash bar.  Also your own amenities within this area.

Limited numbers for either the Saturday 16th April or Sunday 17th April.


General Admission provides you with access through the gate and the ability to watch the Airshow from the flight line.  Bring your own rug or folding chair.  Some upgrades to a silver grandstand pass may be available on the day if the grandstand has any spare seats - from the Warbirds Event Office, by the main gate.  It also provides access to all ground displays and free parking.

See our full Terms and Conditions of WARBIRDS OVER WANAKA ticket sales HERE


  Pre-booked   Gate Sales  
  Adult School Child Adult School Child
Titanium Pass - Saturday only  $549  N/A   N/A   N/A
Gold Pass - 3 day pass  $409  $409   N/A   N/A
Silver Pass - 3 day pass  $279  $279   $289   $289
   Silver Friday pass - one day   $89  $89   $99  $99
   Silver Saturday pass - one day   $149  $149   $159  $159
   Silver Sunday pass - one day  $149  $149   $159  $159
 Hurricane Tim Marquee        
    Saturday or Sunday  $229  $109  N/A  N/A
 General Admission - 3 day pass  $189  $20  $199  $30
    GA Friday - one day pass  $60  FREE  $199  FREE
    GA Saturday - one day pass  $89  $10  $99  $15
    GA Sunday - one day pass  $89  $10  $99  $15
 Family Pass - one day        
    Saturday or Sunday  $179    $190  
 Internet fee  $1.50 per ticket      
 Agency/Box Office  $3.50 per ticket      
 Call Centre  $4.50 per ticket      
 Family Pass sold via website/mobile  $6.00 per pass      
 Family Pass sold via Box Office/Agency/Phone $10.00 per pass      
EzyTicket/Mobile ticket/Print Your Own $0.00 per transaction      
Venue Pick Up $6.00 per transaction      
Courier fee (per transaction)        
     New Zealand - towns  $9.00      
     New Zealand - rural  $12.00      
    New Zealand - print your own $0.00      
Overseas (no delivery, only print your own) $0.00      


  • All children aged 0-16 are free on Friday 15th April - please collect your pass from the volunteer tent opposite the main gate, beside the ticket sales booth.
  • A child is aged 0-16 years.
  • Children under five are free.
  • A child that sits in a seat in a stand pays the full adult price.
  • A Family Pass is two adults and two children.
  • Gate Sale prices are higher than pre-booked prices as above
  • Booking and Delivery fees apply to all tickets
  • Full Terms and Conditions of Warbirds ticket sales are here and by purchasing a ticket you are deemed to have read them.
  • Veterans, the elderly and disabled please register with us to get assistance at the Airshow in moving from the car park and to meet other Veterans on 0800 496 920 or
  • No drones at the Airshow or in car parks, or within 5 kilometres of the Airport (as per NZ Law).
  • No dogs allowed at the Airshow or in the car parks
  • No chilly bins (food for small infants in a back pack is fine)
  • No alcohol.