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Classic Flyers Aviation Museum

9 Jean Batten Drive, 3116, New Zealand
+64 7-572 4000
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Great time being flown in a Boeing Stearman Bi Plane

Not only do you have the museum with its wonderful aeronautical exhibits but if you book ahead then... read more

Reviewed 2 weeks ago
paulcc115
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Tauranga, New Zealand
Great for the guys or girls if you are into vintage and planes

My husband and brother-in-law loved this and spent a happy couple of hours wandering whilst i had... read more

Reviewed 15 March 2017
Lee W
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Melbourne, Australia
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  • Excellent55%
  • Very good38%
  • Average5%
  • Poor2%
  • Terrible0%
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“bi plane” (3 reviews)
“all ages” (4 reviews)
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9 Jean Batten Drive, 3116, New Zealand
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+64 7-572 4000

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Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Not only do you have the museum with its wonderful aeronautical exhibits but if you book ahead then you can choose and aircraft and take a fight. My wife chose the Bi Plane as a birthday present. Pete was the pilot, very experienced and explained...More

1  Thank paulcc115
Reviewed 15 March 2017

My husband and brother-in-law loved this and spent a happy couple of hours wandering whilst i had coffee in the cafe - oh, and a chocolate biscuit, both excellent.

1  Thank Lee W
Reviewed 4 March 2017

A great experience to view all of the restored aircraft and to see the amount of work involved in restoration when seeing their workshops. Volunteer guides are available to answer your questions as well as working displays to check out. Took a flight over Tauranga...More

1  Thank Worldly2013
Reviewed 18 February 2017 via mobile

We were looking for something to do on a rainy Saturday and this museum was recommended on google and other websites. Sadly the museum was closed when we arrived. Would have been nice to see that posted on they're website as it would have saved...More

Thank jonnk157
Reviewed 11 January 2017

Great museum for young and old - heaps to see and do inside and out - great place to visit with plenty going on

Thank Herbies1
Reviewed 8 January 2017

The museum was a great place to visit. It is not a massive sized attraction, with much of the museum being in a really Chocker Hanger... however their was so much detail and charm in the Hanger you could read and absorb over a couple...More

1  Thank TamanMcK
Reviewed 6 January 2017 via mobile

We took our two kids (9 and 11) to this museum and it really wasn't their thing. However, it's a reasonably good collection of bits and pieces and anyone with a passing interest in aviation should check it out.

1  Thank DaveDogNZ
Reviewed 15 November 2016

I visited Tauranga many times and reviewed already some hotels and restaurants. But recently I visited Aviation Museum for the first time - and I really liked it! Honestly, I expected something boring with a lot of old photos and may be a number of...More

2  Thank Dmitry G
Reviewed 2 November 2016

Classic Flyers museum is something Tauranga locals should be proud of. A real credit, considering how small the population is and that they don't really have any other museums to speak of. The thing I found most stand-out about this place is that you are...More

Thank TeamIan
Reviewed 1 October 2016 via mobile

Only had an hour or so and it coincided with an event so most of museum was closed but main hanger was open which had quite a few interesting and generally well looked after exhibits. I think it would be a real treat to see...More

Thank Andrew B
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