Warbirds and Wheels Museum

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Visitor Info

SUMMER hours:  1 November to 30 April:  9.00am to 5.00pm


During Warbirds Over Wanaka airshow on 18, 19 & 20 April, access to the Wanaka Airport will be restricted to airshow ticket holders only.

Warbirds & Wheels will be OPEN during the airshow for customers to view our collection.

However, we will be CLOSED on 25th April to observe ANZAC Day.


Winter hours:  1 May to 31 October:  9.00am to 4.00pm

Open seven days per week including Statutory holidays.  Closed Christmas Day & ANZAC Day only.

We recommend you allow 40-60 minutes to view all collections.


Adult $20                
Child (5-15years) $5
NZ Student $15
Seniors 65+
Family (2 Adults, 2+ children)        
Infant (under 5) Free



Our classic retro diner offers delicious snacks, meals and refereshments.  Relax and enjoy panoramic views of the Southern Alps and view aircraft activity overhead Wanaka airport.

Click here for our diner menu

Summer hours 1 November to 30 April:  8.30am until 5.00pm

Winter hours 1 May to 31 October:  8.30am until 4.00pm



Visit our shop stocked with loads of exciting car and aircraft memorabilia including Warbirds Over Wanaka Airshow merchandise.  Enjoy browsing through a unique selection of souvenirs, tin signs, models, clothing, toys, jewellery and body lotions ~ something for all ages.  The shop also stocks a range of body lotions, soaps, handcreams.

Warbirds & Wheels is also an official stockist of Chemz products.




We are located at the Wanaka Airport, 9km from Lake Wanaka township on SH6 to Cromwell and Queenstown.  State Highway 6 is the main thoroughfare for West Coast traffic from Nelson to Queenstown.