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Omaka Air Show

20th Anniversary - Including a one way flight on the DC-3

Get into the spirit of this aviation extravaganza including a one way flight on air chathams’ DC3 aircraft for more than just an air show. This action-packed weekend is a must-see biennial event. Don’t be surprised if formations of spitfire, focke-wulf and bi-planes buzz their way across the Marlborough skies just above your grandstand seat. the Omaka Aviation Heritage centre is also well-worth a visit! if you have never been to an Air Show and enjoy action, then this is a weekend for you. book early as spaces are limited -to 20 passengers on the DC3

  • DC-3

Your travel itinerary

Thursday 01 April

Auckland – Blenheim

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Morning departure on Air Chathams’ meticulously well-maintained warbird – a Douglas DC3. The DC3 is a dream way to travel, with large ‘skyliner’ windows and comfortable seating. Be one of only 20 passengers on this must-do experience and enjoy flying like it was in the ‘good old days.’ On arrival in Blenheim, visit a local vineyard for lunch and enjoy the wines. Later travel to your Blenheim accommodation. Evening free.

Friday 02 April


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Morning free before transferring to Omaka Airfield on the official practice day. Relax and absorb the ambience and / or visit the Omaka Aviation Heritage Centre located adjacent to the airfield. Later enjoy the spectacular Twilight Extreme Show of sunset flying and fireworks – a great beginning to the weekend.

Saturday 03 April


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Today is show day with more than 100 display aircraft expected to be participating. Experience mock airfield attacks, supported by ground theatre and pyrotechnics.
The aircraft and ground display will impress with WWI airplanes, military vehicles, mock battles and non-stop action. Lunch included.

Sunday 04 April


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A day of more non-stop aviation action, time to visit and re-visit, enjoy the day and the grand finale. Return to Blenheim for your Farewell Dinner.

Monday 05 April

Blenheim – Auckland

Depart on your return flight to arrive in Auckland late morning.


  •  One way flight on Air New Zealand between Auckland - Blenheim or vice versa.
  •  One way flight on the DC-3  between Auckland - Blenheim or vice versa.
  • Gold Pass to the Omaka Air Show (see details)
  • Four nights’ in comfortable Blenheim accommodation

  • Transfers as specified
  • Meals as specified, including a vineyard luncheon
  •  Farewell Dinner
  • Pukekohe Travel Tour Escort – subject to 15 people travelling


  • GOLD PASS (Inclusions)

  • Three-day access to an exclusive enclosure
  • A guaranteed grandstand seat
  • Access to a large marquee where additional under-cover seating is available and exclusive food is available for purchase
  • Lunch on Saturday & Sunday
  • A gift bag including event show programme and other items
  • One free admission to the Knights of the Sky exhibition at Omaka Aviation Centre


Cost Per Person *
Auckland - Auckland
Twin ShareSingle
   $2,237  $2,685

*This is a cash or cheque price. Credit cards will incur a 2% fee
*Itinerary and costs subject to change, airline and fuel charges and currency fluctuations prior to final payment


  • Items of a personal nature
  • Travel Insurance
  • Items not specified

Booking Conditions

  • A non-refundable deposit of $500 per person will secure a place on this tour
  •  Full payment is due no later than 19 February 2021
  • Bookings made after 19 February 2021 will require full payment


  • From date of booking until 19 February 2021 – loss of deposit
  • After 19 February 2021 – no refund

Travel Insurance/ Flights

• To ensure the tour is enjoyable for the whole group a good
standard of fitness is required
• Mobility frames are not practical or permitted

Health and Fitness

  • To ensure the tour is enjoyable for the whole group a good standard of fitness is required with the ability to walk independently. 
  • Mobility frames are not practical or permitted

Note: Pukekohe Travel reserves the right to correct errors and omissions on our website without recourse.
* Itinerary subject to change