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“Quality display” 5 of 5 stars
Review of Warbirds & Wheels

Warbirds & Wheels
11 Lloyd Dunn Avenue, Wanaka 9382, New Zealand
+64 3-443 7010
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Ranked #8 of 12 Attractions in Wanaka
Type: Specialty Museums, Museums
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Owner description: Opened in December 2011, this visitor attraction showcases a collection of Warbirds aircraft, world class selection of privately owned classic cars, visual 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, 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.
Christchurch, New Zealand
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6 reviews 6 reviews
3 attraction reviews
Reviews in 4 cities Reviews in 4 cities
“Quality display”
5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 14, 2013

Extremely high quality restored vehicles. Some of the best I've Seen. Good food at cafe, pies appeared to be home made.

Visited May 2013
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Oamaru
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8 reviews 8 reviews
4 attraction reviews
Reviews in 5 cities Reviews in 5 cities
5 helpful votes 5 helpful votes
“Great Cars”
4 of 5 stars Reviewed May 12, 2013

An interesting Museum for both Male and Female, being a female I appreciated the time and money spent on renovating these fantastic vehicles.

Visited May 2013
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Addis Ababa, Ethiopia
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97 reviews 97 reviews
14 attraction reviews
Reviews in 44 cities Reviews in 44 cities
21 helpful votes 21 helpful votes
“Worth s visit if you get tired of walking and adrenalin sports”
3 of 5 stars Reviewed April 27, 2013 via mobile

Very small but well presented. Gives good background on new Zealand's fighter pilots which I had little idea of. Classic cars have been done very well. Interesting story of the deer industry in New Zealand too.

Visited April 2013
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Brisbane, Australia
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129 reviews 129 reviews
16 attraction reviews
Reviews in 50 cities Reviews in 50 cities
62 helpful votes 62 helpful votes
“Very well done”
5 of 5 stars Reviewed April 25, 2013

This is an excellent museum and has some beautifully restored cars and some greta aviation history throughout. The restorations are superb and a great representation of a bygone era, well worth a visit

Visited April 2013
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East Maitland
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66 reviews 66 reviews
22 attraction reviews
Reviews in 32 cities Reviews in 32 cities
18 helpful votes 18 helpful votes
“Great Museum and Food!”
5 of 5 stars Reviewed April 11, 2013

A walk around the museum is a must - some great old vehicles and planes. Plus the background story on deer farming - really interesting. Nice gift shop, not overpriced

Then you can go and have a coffee and cake or a meal next door at the cafe, which is done up as a 1950s diner! Fantastic!!! Food was great - in fact we went back 3 times because we enjoyed it so much

Visited March 2013
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