The Omaka Aerodrome, in Blenheim, Marlborough NZ is home to the Yealands Classic Fighters Airshow and the Omaka Aviation Heritage Centre. Only 5km from the Blenheim CBD and, 8 km from Marlborough Airport, the route is well sign-posted off SH1, along SH6 to Aerodrome Road. For general information on Marlborough, things to do and where to stay please visit MarlboroughNZ or contact the Marlborough i-Sites. Keep scrolling to discover great offers and handy info once you arrive!
Marlborough is serviced by two commercial airlines, Sounds Air who operates from both Blenheim and Picton, and Air New Zealand. For private aircraft planning to fly directly to Omaka, please see the AIP Supplement. Pages 37-44 relate to Omaka and can be downloaded here.
Visiting Pilots: Please see the AIP Supplement. Pages 37-44 relating to Omaka can be downloaded here.
The Interislander has been connecting the North and South Islands since 1962 and is New Zealand's original Cook Strait ferry. They are offering Yealands Classic Fighters Airshow attendees 15% off the best available fare!
INTERISLANDER OFFER – Yealands Classic Fighters 2021 Promo Code:
Yea21 15% off Best Available Fare
Booking conditions and instructions:
Reservations can be made direct with Scenic Journeys online at http://www.greatjourneysofnz.co.nz Click on Book – top of page
> Book a ferry
> Enter journey details
> Click continue
> Choose travel date, vehicle type and fare type
> Please read fare conditions prior to continuing through the booking process
> Add any extras if required
> Continue through the booking process.
> On payment page Enter Yea21 into the promo code box – click on enter – Discount amount will be shown
> Space is subject to availability at the time of the booking request.
> Date and time changes as per fare conditions.
Valid for travel from 01 March through to 30 September 2021
PLEASE NOTE THAT A VEHICLE MUST BE IN THE BOOKING FOR THE PROMO CODE TO BE APPLIED.
Sounds Connection provides return transport from Picton and Blenheim to Omaka so you can enjoy the entertainment – without having to worry about getting there and back.
Cost: $35.00 per adult, $17.50 per child return from Picton and $15.00 per adult $7.50 per child from Blenheim.
Click the button below for the Bus Timetable
Contact us: 03 573 8843 (or +643 573 8843 for our international visitors)
Park your car at Brayshaw Park and take the Blenheim Riverside Railway straight to the Airshow gate!
The first train leaves Brayshaw Park Station for Omaka at 8.45am and thereafter on demand between Brayshaw Park and Omaka. The last train from Omaka to Brayshaw Park will depart at 5pm.
Cost: $7 per adult, $4 per child return. Eftpos available.
We've joined up with Beachcomber Cruises so that you and your family can enjoy a day at the Yealands Classic Fighters Airshow then head out to the beautiful Marlborough Sounds to experience the magic of birds, of the feathered variety at the Kaipupu Point Wildlife Sanctuary. Home to the Tui, little blue penguins, Kereru and other endangered New Zealand birds this is a brilliant Marlborough package at an exceptional price!
Departing Picton at 9:00am on Sunday 5th this 2.7km nature walk returns to Picton at 11:00am by water taxi.
Find out more here
For aviation enthusiasts planning their dream airshow experience!
All packages are tailor-made, suited to your budget, which can include flights based on the latest deals and specials available. We deal direct with the operators and the airlines (access to wholesale special fares). We offer special attention to detail when planning your holiday to ensure you have the best experience possible. Airshow Travel is managed by a pilot and CJ6 Nanchang owner with a life-long passion for aviation plus over fifteen years’ experience in the travel industry. Anywhere worldwide - we’ll get you there to see AvGas turned into noise!
Ph: (+64) 0276094816 / 0800 336660
Our fascinating journeys are a MUST for those passionate about aviation!
Join us on our fully escorted 10 day journey to discover the top of the South Island's aviation history and spend 3 days at the airshow with Gold Passes.
Share this comprehensive journey from Christchurch to Blenheim with fellow enthusiasts and create memories and friendships to last year after year.
Contact Melanie on 021 076 8308 or firstname.lastname@example.org
See more at: www.aviationtoursnz.com