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Warbirds & Wheels

11 Lloyd Dunn Avenue, Wanaka 9382, New Zealand
+64 3-443 7010
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An excellent display of Military Aircraft, Cars and Motorcycles,

I spent almost 2 hours wandering around looking at the collection and ran out of time. I had not... read more

Reviewed 1 week ago
Macca M
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Lake Macquarie NSW
Very Interesting

Well presented collection. Particularly loved the cars however we were warned that it was cold in... read more

Reviewed 2 weeks ago
Jenny K
via mobile
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Our world-class visitor attraction showcases a collection of Warbirds aircraft, over 30 world class and privately owned classic cars, RealArt Roadshow of unique New Zealand art, wearable arts and tales of a local legend Sir Tim Wallis. This attraction also contains a 1950's retro diner with a wide range of delicious snacks baked on site daily, diner-style meals and refreshments, and retail shop with loads of exciting car and aircraft memorabilia. Open seven days 9am to 5pm. Located at the Wanaka airport, 9km from the township.
  • Excellent47%
  • Very good35%
  • Average12%
  • Poor5%
  • Terrible1%
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“on display” (19 reviews)
“vintage cars” (14 reviews)
“war planes” (10 reviews)
Suggested Duration: 1-2 hours
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11 Lloyd Dunn Avenue, Wanaka 9382, New Zealand
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+64 3-443 7010
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Reviewed 1 week ago

I spent almost 2 hours wandering around looking at the collection and ran out of time. I had not seen it all. The information about each piece in the Museum seemed to be comprehensive. The cars were in excellent condition as you might expect and...More

Thank Macca M
Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

Well presented collection. Particularly loved the cars however we were warned that it was cold in the museum and yes it was freezing!

Thank Jenny K
Reviewed 4 June 2017

A very good interesting collection. Not a place you can rush through. Husband could have disappeared for a week! He loved it.

Thank Ruth W
Reviewed 17 May 2017

We spent almost half a day here. We enjoyed some breakfast at the cafe (pancakes & the bacon & eggs - the eggs were super orange - delicious!) & enjoyed the museum. If you are into classic cars & warplanes then don't miss stopping by....More

Thank Alicia N
Reviewed 25 April 2017

The kids and hubby loved this place. The collection of cars and planes was great and the care with which they were presented was admirable. A great place to visit.

1  Thank 435melinam
Reviewed 24 April 2017

I feel we were spoilt with seeing Motorworld in Invercargill first! Great seeing these war planes on display though. It didn't take long to go through displays and I felt the charge was a bit steep for what we saw in comaprison to other places.

1  Thank DondeaB
Reviewed 18 April 2017

We are lucky enough to have Wigram just down the road and it's free. The planes were on display/loaned from Wigram so no thrill for us. The old cars and diner were cool, but we mostly loved the rather sparse and unloved looking part of...More

Thank HAPDAZ
Reviewed 13 April 2017

This is an amazing display of auto history and memorabilia. The Dusenberg is just sensational, one of a kind. Classic cars at every turn and great info on each.

1  Thank Grabman
Management response:Responded 17 April 2017

Hi, thank you for your raving review! We're glad you loved the cars as much as we do! Hope to see you again soon!

Reviewed 28 March 2017

Aviation history focused on New Zealand military pilots and airplanes. There were several aircraft to look at with a lot of information to read. There was a number of finely preserved old automobiles which were fun to look at and photograph. Probably not worth the...More

1  Thank CyberDawg
Management response:Responded 17 April 2017

Hi, thank you for your review. We're glad you enjoyed our museum, the cars are very photogenic!

Reviewed 21 March 2017

I'd been keen to visit this museum and found a gap in my schedule. So off I went. The 'marker' for this museum is an aircraft (L 39 ?) on a pedestal. It looks tatty and dirty and is not attractive yet not representative of...More

1  Thank Jim333
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