Self-fly Options:

20 Minute Flight

Pure fun and a taste of adventure. A great way to see Lake Wanaka and the surrounding mountains from above. Perfect for the first time flyer and people who have a limited time frame.

$214 per flight. Allow 40 minutes for this tour. Read More

30 Minute Flight

Take control over New Zealand’s 4th and 5th largest lakes. Enjoy the thrill of flying a plane whilst soaking in the views of the Wanaka region, sparkling lakes and surrounding mountains.

You will have time to enjoy manoeuvring the aircraft as well as taking in Wanaka’s famous island ‘Mou Waho’ which hides it’s secret lake in the top and is a bird sanctuary for the flightless ‘Weka’ bird. From here fly across lake and farmland to view the Lake Hawea dam and return to Wanaka Airport where your instructor will land the plane.

$285 per flight. Allow one hour. Read More

50 minute Flight

The most popular choice for those who love the mountains and wish to see our spectacular Avalanche glacier and its cascading waterfalls up close. The ultimate mountain flying experience right here in our backyard!

Mount Aspiring National Park makes up part of the UNESCO South West World Heritage Park (Te Wahipounamu) & has over 97 glaciers, so it is a definite 'must see' for photographers. To fly in this region is a real privilege as we are surrounded by landscapes exhibiting classic examples of tectonic, climatic and glacial processes.

$450.00 per flight. Allow 1½ hours. Read More

"This is a must do when visiting New Zealand - the U-Fly staff are so helpful and obliging - nothing is a trouble + the opportunity to fly a plane yourself is sensational."

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