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U-Fly Wanaka

8 Spitfire Lane | Wanaka Airfield, Wanaka 9382, New Zealand
+64 3-443 4005
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Best Scenic Tour

If you are looking for a scenic tour of the Queenstown area you can't go past U-fly! No high... read more

Reviewed 4 weeks ago
Brisbane, Australia
via mobile
50 minute flight lesson.

I was slightly apprehensive about this but was glad that I bit the bullet. The take off and landing... read more

Reviewed June 28, 2017
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2 in 1 incredible scenic flight plus your fun chance to fly a plane. Show up, get in and fly! Sit back and enjoy a truly superb personalised scenic flight over the lakes, mountains and glaciers. We use highly reliable training aircraft that have dual controls for the person flying and experienced instructor. Some of our aircraft also have two extra seats in the back for you to bring along friends and family for the ride.
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8 Spitfire Lane | Wanaka Airfield, Wanaka 9382, New Zealand
+64 3-443 4005

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Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

If you are looking for a scenic tour of the Queenstown area you can't go past U-fly! No high pressure selling, choose your tour from several options or plan your own route. They offer both high wing and low wing aircraft so take your pick....More

Thank Missy601
Reviewed June 28, 2017

I was slightly apprehensive about this but was glad that I bit the bullet. The take off and landing were as smooth as silk, with only slight turbulence during the flight.The instructor (Chris?) was very calm and I felt relaxed under his instruction. I controlled...More

Thank BateyBoy
Ivan K, Public Relations Manager at U-Fly Wanaka, responded to this reviewResponded June 30, 2017

We're glad to hear you enjoyed your flight with our Instructor Chris! Thank you for your review!

Reviewed May 20, 2017

My partner and I both booked a flight, we were passengers on each others flights. Our pilot, Byron, was very good at explaining what we could and couldn't do and judging each of our levels of comfort and nerves. Even when you're flying their is...More

1  Thank Andy H
Reviewed May 6, 2017

I went there with my husband and just like that we decided to fly a plane for 30 min each. And we are so thankful we made that decision. We ad total control of the plane and that was exhilarating! We went with an instructor...More

1  Thank Ri R
Reviewed April 27, 2017 via mobile

I went on solo because my friend doesn't trust my driving skills lol the reception lady kindly picked me up from wanaka I centre since we didn't rent a car. I got the 50 minute golden tour and flew over lakes and valleys. The weather...More

Thank 595priscillal
Reviewed April 5, 2017 via mobile

One of the best experiences you can have in the South Island...5Stars. Would definitely recommend for young or old

Thank Michael D
Reviewed March 13, 2017

Was a childhood dream to fly an airplane and thanks to the wonderful folks at Ufly Wanaka it came true. Had sent several emails asking lots of questions and was always answered promptly. Even requested and got a pickup and drop off - I did...More

1  Thank wingsonwheels
Reviewed March 13, 2017 via mobile

I booked this flight as a surprise for my partners birthday and we both absolutely loved it!! It was amazing that he got to fly the plane and I loved sitting in the back and watching the mountains, lakes, glaciers and waterfalls from above. Byron...More

Thank jane_b99
Reviewed January 1, 2017 via mobile

It's really an amazing and memorable experience. I was surprised to know a place where I could fly a plane! Ben was very patient, supportive throughout the trip. He showed me how to control the plane and also calmed me down when it became a...More

Thank Jennifer T
Kylie K, Owner at U-Fly Wanaka, responded to this reviewResponded January 3, 2017

Thanks Jennifer it was our pleasure to share the backyard of lakes, mountains and glaciers with you. Thanks for looking after Ben for us!

Reviewed December 28, 2016

Wanaka is one of my favourite places of all time, and to experience it in flight was just an amazing moment. My husband and I booked seperate flights with U-Fly - I did the 20 minute scenic flight, and my husband did the longer acrobatic...More

1  Thank rwyhuang
Kylie K, Manager at U-Fly Wanaka, responded to this reviewResponded December 30, 2016

Thank you for your great review!! Ben is still blushing ; ) We enjoyed you flying us! Next time you can try the aerobatics while you sit in the back of your hubby's flight...

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December 30, 2016|
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Response from 79robynb | Reviewed this property |
No idea but they are very experienced at what they do