Hotels in Mount Maunganui
Hotels in Tauranga
of the gems in Tauranga is the Classic Flyers Museum near the city
airport in Mount Maunganui.
Flyers is a museum that not only has a great collection of aircraft
and military items, but also hosts major airshows.
was created by people who want to preserve New Zealand's rich aviation
history and has grown into a terrific living museum.
aircraft at Classic Flyers include a Fletcher top-dresser, ex Royal
New Zealand Air Force Harvards, a CT-4B air trainer, DeHavilland
Devons, a Hawker Hunter, a half-scale Focke Wulf 190 and, best of
all, a full size replica Spitfire MkV!
the military museum there are plenty of vehicles, weapons, photographs
and other interesting pieces of memorabilia.
museum puts on at least one major airshow a year and these are pretty
spectacular events that include aerial dogfights, military re-enactment
battles and demonstration tabletop wargames.
Flyers is well worth a visit if you are in Tauranga or Mount Maunganui.
is located at 8 Jean Batten Drive, Tauranga Airport, Mount Maunganui.
Phone: 07 572 4000.
museum is open from 10am to 4pm, 7 days a week and has a Café &
Bar open from 8am to 5pm every day.