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Omaka Classic cars

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A step back in time to bring back happy memories

Nostalgia at its best. As we walked around we chatted about the good old days when our parents had... read more

Reviewed May 12, 2019
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A trip down an automotive memory lane...

If you're a child of the 50's (as my wife and I are) or 60's you'll love this exhibition situated... read more

Reviewed April 13, 2019
Yatton, United Kingdom
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Situated next to the Omaka Aviation Heritage Centre on the outskirts of Blenheim and showcasing around 60 vehicles from the 1950's to the 1990's, the collection offers a special insight into both Marlborough and New Zealand motoring history from...more
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Aerodrome Road | Omaka, Blenheim 7272, New Zealand
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Reviewed May 12, 2019 via mobile

Nostalgia at its best. As we walked around we chatted about the good old days when our parents had this car and that & the trips we used to take as a family. A collection of happiness 🥰

Date of experience: May 2019
Thank LilyL2006
Reviewed April 13, 2019

If you're a child of the 50's (as my wife and I are) or 60's you'll love this exhibition situated close to (just over the road from) the Omaka Aviation heritage Centre. You'll pay NZ15 each for a trip back in time to remember vehicles...More

Date of experience: February 2019
Thank jonathank7
Reviewed April 12, 2019

Located at Omaka airfield is this superb collection of Classic cars this is a must see for those with a passion for vintage and classic cars, highly recommended.

Date of experience: February 2019
Thank Ian S
Reviewed March 6, 2019 via mobile

Two large undercover spaces jammed pack with NZ motoring heritage from essentially the post war period. Cars are immaculate, and kept so they can be driven, with keys still to be seen inside some of them! Some absolute classic British motors, Jags, Austins, Morris and...More

Date of experience: March 2019
Thank ThePughs14
Reviewed January 25, 2019

As a child of the 70's, this was a trip down memory lane for me. My daughter was hoping for more American muscle cars, but the collection was more AU/NZ/European. But we both enjoyed the relaxed stroll among the cars picking our favourites. The friendly...More

Date of experience: January 2019
Thank aidsnang
Reviewed January 19, 2019 via mobile

Right next door to the aviation museum. There is a $15 entrance fee. There are approx 100 cars over 2 buildings and are mostly 50's to 70's era from the UK, Australia And NZ. The cars are in good condition. Not many muscle cars at...More

Date of experience: January 2019
Thank Rodman100
Reviewed January 11, 2019 via mobile

I can’t believe others describe this as a “pristine” or “interesting” collection?? Be prepared for the worst of British motoring (Morris, Austin, 1980’s Jags, etc) and some very run-of-the-mill Australian stuff, with just a very small number of less common cars (like the Datsun Violet/160J...More

Date of experience: January 2019
Thank 427michaelm427
Reviewed January 1, 2019 via mobile

An interesting collection of classic cars which is exactly what it says on the tin! A modest price to get in and you are also welcome to get up close and personal to the vehicles which is a refreshing change. If you were born in...More

Date of experience: December 2018
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Reviewed December 31, 2018 via mobile

Amazing collection of 100 plus cars from all eras & all owned by one man! Reasonably priced and we'll worth a visit.

Date of experience: January 2019
Thank katz123
Reviewed December 13, 2018

A "back in time" experience when UK manufacturers sent cars in "knock down" for assembly in NZ. A great collection of nostalgia.

Date of experience: December 2018
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