New Zealand's Travel Network
Home    Blenheim    Blenheim Accommodation    Blenheim Bus Services     Help
Blenheim Sightseeing Tours and Attractions
  Knights of the Sky - The Great War Exhibition in Blenheim - Duration: Own Leisure  


The Omaka Aviation Heritage Centre presents the outstanding Knights of the Sky exhibition, featuring Sir Peter Jackson's own collection of World War One aircraft and artifacts. This story of aviation in the Great War is brought to life in sensational sets created by the internationally acclaimed talent of WingNut Films and Weta Workshop. Not just for aviation buffs, this world class exhibition has something for everyone. This Great War story of aviation show is both innovative and visually stunning. Captivating scenes depict the aircraft in context, sometimes recreating an incident that actually happened in the war. Rare memorabilia is on display, worthy of any national collection and ranges from beautifully crafted ‘trench art’ through to personal items belonging to the famous Red Baron himself.

aircraft exhibition
  For further information, prices and online reservations
  The Hobbit Barrel Run Rafting Tour on the Pelorus River - Duration: 4 Hours  

Join our experienced, friendly guides on an eye-opening, exhilarating adventure, kayaking down the wild Pelorus river in the South Island. This area was used in the filming of the second Hobbit movie “The Desolation of Smaug”. Stand where Sir Peter Jackson and his film team made this great movie and paddle yourself along the Hobbit river in our very safe inflatable kayaks. Our trip starts with a pick-up in Havelock where we register you and fit you out for the adventure ahead. Once wet suits and life jackets are on we transfer you to the entry point of the Pelorus river. Before boarding our boats we brief you on safe conduct on the river and ensure you are ready for the experience ahead. From here we hop on board your vessel and start the decent down the beautiful river used in the filming of the movie the Hobbit - The Desolation of Smaug.

the hobbitbarrel run rafting
For further information, prices and online reservations