Weekend Accommodation - Warbirds over Wanaka

9/2/2018 | Posted in Discover Queenstown

This year celebrates 30 years of Warbirds over Wanaka, the largest airshow in the Southern Hemisphere. Held biannually over the Easter long weekend (30th – 1st April), WOW draws in over 50, 000 aviation enthusiasts from around the world to enjoy a display of 80 different aircrafts in flight.

Set in Wanaka, the dramatic mountain scenery provides the perfect backdrop for the extravaganza of aerial action, with warbirds, jets, helicopters, aerobatic displays, skydiving and much more! 

Friday the 30th is a practice day and is not open to the public until late in the afternoon when WOW will be showcasing helicopters and the Catalina at a free event help on the waterfront. Saturday 31st March and Sunday 1st April are the Airshow display days where continuous action with the flying programme goes from 10.00am to 4pm. 

Book your accommodation now and stay in Queenstown, a short 50-minute drive from the event. Choose from the extensive Staysouth property portfolio – Managers of Queenstown’s premium luxury accommodation.

To see the airshow schedule and purchase tickets see the website here.