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 and refer to a special NOTAM issued for the 2020 Airshow.
Avoid the traffic over the Crown Range with a helicopter transfer directly to and from the Warbirds Over Wanaka Airshow. Alpine Helicopters are providing transfers from their private terminal (64 Grant Road, Queenstown) delivering guests to the Wanaka Airport. Available on a shared or private charter basis from $700 per person return. Additional Queenstown departure locations are available upon request for private charter bookings.
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 deal for anyone that has pre-purchased a WOW 2020 ticket.
These are available now to book and bookings must be made online. If there are any issues then please call 0800 878-898.
Shuttle between Wanaka & Airshow:
Ritchies will be running continuous shuttles from Wanaka to the Airshow from 8:00am until approximately 4:30pm on all three days. This service will leave from the Log Cabin on the Wanaka Lakefront and drop-off at the corner of Mt Baker Rd and the main highway.Tickets can be pre-purchased online or bought from the driver (with cash).
Bus service between Queenstown & Wanaka:
Return buses from Queenstown at 7:30am on Friday, Saturday & Sunday - these must be prebooked.
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.
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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