Fly A Plane - our 20 minute flight

  • $214 per flight.
  • Allow 40 minutes for this tour.
  • 20 minutes flying
  • Distance 52km

Our Route:We fly over Lake Wanaka township, out over Glendhu Bay and back via Mount Iron and the sparkling Clutha River. You will see the beautiful vastness of Lake Wanaka and her islands.

For those short on time or limited by budget, this is the flight lesson for you!

No previous experience necessary as you will be with an experienced pilot/instructor.

Everyone can learn to fly! Ages 10 – 101 years

Your chance to fly a plane with U-Fly

Our experienced pilot will encourage and assist you to fly the plane. Be warned, flying is rewarding and fun and can be addictive!

The photographic opportunities are abundant in the region so your instructor will take the controls from time to time to allow you to shoot some pictures.

Once in the air, you will be able to climb, descend, and do some turns together with our instructor, and then it is your turn . You don’t need more than a few minutes to learn to fly this bird.

The aircraft on offer are safe & easy to fly. The fleet consists of: Cessna 172 (4 seater), Cessna 152 taildragger aerobat (2 seater), Robin HR200 (2 seater), and a modern Light Sport Aircraft.

Just wear your normal clothing, footwear and sunglasses - it is not cold up there. But don't forget your camera.

An unforgettable day for locals and visitors alike and we won’t be surprised to see you back again for your next flight lesson with U-FLY Wanaka.

"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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