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Air Chathams is proud to offer our customers the opportunity to experience flying in our beautifully restored Douglas DC-3.
In the next few weeks we will be developing an online booking widget for customers to purchase DC-3 scenic flights direct from the website, but in the mean time please call our reservations team on 0800 580 127 (select Option #1) to secure your booking.
Scenic flight options listed below
Air Chathams have joined forces with Classic Flyers in Tauranga to bring you the amazing opportunity to enjoy a 30 minute scenic flight around the City of Tauranga and other points of interest in the beautiful Western Bay of Plenty.
Priced at only $99 per seat, this is amazing value to experience 'real' flying in a 1945 Douglas DC-3. This aircraft is a true blue kiwi, having served with the Royal NZ Airforce, National Airways Corporation, and even an aerial top-dressing aircraft within NZ.
An amazing family experience. Enjoy the flight and then wander around the incredible Classic Flyers museum, and enjoy a bite to eat and something to drink in their restaurant & bar onsite.
Weekend of 12th & 13th November
Weekend of 3rd & 4th December
Weekend of 17th & 18th December
Weekend of 14th & 15th January
Weekend of 28th & 29th January
Weekend of 4th & 5th February
Weekend of 11th & 12th February
Sunday 2nd April (Special Flight Addition)
Flight Duration: 30 minutes
$99 per seat (Adult or Child)
Family discount of 10% (two adults & two kids traveling together)
Bookings can be made online via booking widget on this page, or via phone with Classic Flyers at (07) 572 4000
NB# Flight subject to minimum numbers and weather. All passengers will be notified of changes. If cancelled due to weather, passengers will be offered rebook (no extra cost) on to another weekends flight, or refund of purchase price.
Passengers may be moved onto earlier flights to ensure minimum numbers are met for departure.
22nd October 12pm Departure
26th November 12pm Departure
10th December 12pm Departure
7th January 12pm Departure
Flight Duration: 45 minutes
$95 per Adult & $70 per Child (Under 12 years)
NB# Flight subject to minimum numbers and weather. All passengers will be notified of changes