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Sessions

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Wed

27th Sep 2021
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$299
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THU

27th Sep 2021
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FRI

27th Sep 2021
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$299
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SAT

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SUN

27th Sep 2021
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MON

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cars

MUSTANG GT

CHEVROLET CAMARO

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Our most powerful cars that really deliver the grunt! The closest you’ll get to driving a V8 Supercar, these machines are almost identical to the ones racing in the championship and offer the most intense, exhilarating and heart racing driving or passenger experience. Get strapped in and feel the power!

Ultimate Supercar Experience

Starting from 5 Laps
Drive a Mustang GT or Chevrolet Camaro
Up to 200km/h

PRICING

5 x Drive or passenger laps
$369
Combo 5 Drive + 3 Passenger Laps
$539
Add extra laps to your experience
$60/lap

Why us

The now-famous Hampton Downs Go-Karts are a must do adrenaline pumping experience. Our modern 270cc Karts and the undulating 530m outdoor track makes for an exhilarating experience. *We reserve the right to adjust the speeds of our karts for health and safety reasons, at any time. Standard opening hours are Thursdays, Fridays, Sundays: 10am - 4:45pm and Saturdays: 10am - 6:15pm. Opening hours will differ over the December and January period, please scroll down to FAQ's for complete opening hours.

2 SEATER KART OPTIONS

530M TRACK

EXHILARATING EXPERIENCE

Day of the event

1.  ARRIVAL

Please arrive 15 minutes prior to your booked experience then fill out your details on the paperwork on the tables at the front of pitlane.

2.  SHOW ID AND LICENCE

Drivers will need to show their photo ID and voucher/

confirmation email at the desk. Drivers will then be given an armband.

3.  driver briefing

Your next step will be the drivers’ briefing, at the end of the briefing you’ll receive a stamp.

4.  staging area

Participants will then get ready to head out on track, they’ll head to the staging area in pitlane to get suited.

5.  get on the track

Next, you’ll proceed to the waiting bays and get in line to jump in a car. You’ll be behind the wheel in no time from here.

6.  get certificate

After you are off track your printed certificate will be ready for pick up. You’re welcome to grab a coffee or some food from our onsite café.

get certificate

After you are off track your printed certificate will be ready for pick up. You’re welcome to grab a coffee or some food from our onsite café.

vehicle & track

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vehicle & track

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Race DETAILS

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EXPERIENCE details

We have two track formats. The main circuit is a 530m sprint track and the most used configuration. The 840m Le Mans Track is preserved for special events and is only available to experienced drivers on these event days.

MODERN 270CC KARTS

Get behind the wheel of one of our 270cc karts and experience first-hand the unrivaled power!

9.5 HORSEPOWER PETROL MOTOR

The perfect powerhouse for all petrol heads combined with a lightweight, responsive chassis. Hear the noise, feel the power!

SINGLE

STARTING FROM
$49
per session

EXPERIENCE details

We have two track formats. The main circuit is a 530m sprint track and the most used configuration. The 840m Le Mans Track is preserved for special events and is only available to experienced drivers on these event days.

MODERN TANDEM KARTS

Get behind the wheel of one of our petrol karts and experience first-hand the unrivaled power!

TWIN 200CC, 6.5 HORSEPOWER PETROL MOTOR

Twin motor, dual seats and steering wheel, double the fun!

TANDEM

STARTING FROM
$59
per session

Drivers NEED

  • Photo ID.
  • Voucher or booking confirmation.
  • Drivers have to be over the age of 18.
  • Minimum clothing requirement for this event is long sleeve shirt (covering to wrists), long pants (covering to ankle) and enclosed shoes.
  • Balaclava (Can be purchased on the day for $10).

passengers NEED

  • Photo ID.
  • Voucher or booking confirmation.
  • Must be over the age of 7.
  • All passengers under 18-years-old need to have parental permission. Legal guardians must sign the indemnity form and produce their Photo ID and Medicare listing themselves and the child.
  • Minimum clothing requirement for this event is long sleeve shirt (covering to wrists), long pants (covering to ankle) and enclosed shoes.
  • Balaclava (Can be purchased on the day for $10).

Customer reviewS

14 reviews

The instructor I had was incredible, I felt very safe and not worried.

“- Amber”

A great atmosphere was projected.

“- Duncan”

The staff were all friendly and helpful.

“- John”

Very enjoyable experience.

“- Andrew”

Great fun!

"Tony"

Love the track, especially the complete version.

"Rory"

The staff at the Hampton Downs Go Karts were awesome, friendly, supportive, and helpful.

"Ryan"

Excellent. Staff very friendly and organised. Great tracks and carts

“Neil”

GROUP PACKAGES & SPECIALS

Take advantage of our special group pricing when planning your next work do, key client event, stag do, birthday party or social gathering. The Hampton Downs Go Karts are a very popular choice for groups of all sizes, for all occasions. Ask about our function room and BBQ hire. *Please note that payment must be made at time of booking.

How it works

RaceTime 10: $39 per person, per session (10-19 drivers) Additional sessions: $34 per person
RaceTime 20: $34 per person, per session (20+ drivers) Additional sessions: $29 per person
We can run a leaderboard competition for your group.
We have a function room for hire trackside, with a viewing balcony for spectators. We also have a BBQ for hire or can organise catering if required.
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PRICING

5 x Drive or passenger laps
$229
Combo 5 Drive + 3 passenger laps
$333
Add extra laps to your experience
$39/lap

Things you need to know

Safety

  • You must hold a current restricted drivers licence or higher (you must bring your licence with you on the day)
  • Driver must be aged 16 years or over
  • Minimum height: 150cm
  • Maximum height: 195cm
  • Maximum weight: 115kg
  • We have a zero tolerance to alcohol on all self drive experiences
  • Not suitable for pregnant women or those suffering from a heart condition
  • You must have a credit/debit card for a $2,000 security bond, for any damages that are caused through negligent or inappropriate use of the vehicle. All funds will be released after the experience is finished if no damage has been caused to the vehicle
You must hold a current restricted drivers licence or higher (you must bring your licence with you on the day)
Driver must be aged 16 years or over
Minimum height: 150cm
Maximum height: 195cm
Maximum weight: 115kg
We have a zero tolerance to alcohol on all self drive experiences
Not suitable for pregnant women or those suffering from a heart condition
You must have a credit/debit card for a $2,000 security bond, for any damages that are caused through negligent or inappropriate use of the vehicle. All funds will be released after the experience is finished if no damage has been caused to the vehicle

What to wear

  • Closed in shoes
Closed in shoes

What we provide

  • Race suit
  • Helmet and hair net
  • Neck restraint
  • Gloves
  • Race boots
Race suit
Helmet and hair net
Neck restraint
Gloves
Race boots

Safety

  • Minimum age: 10 years (single) and 6 years (tandem)
  • Minimum height: 140cm (single) and 120cm (tandem)
  • Maximum height: 2m (single)
  • Maximum weight: 120kg (single)
  • Drivers must be aged 16 years and over for the tandem karts
Minimum age: 10 years (single) and 6 years (tandem)
Minimum height: 140cm (single) and 120cm (tandem)
Maximum height: 2m (single)
Maximum weight: 120kg (single)
Drivers must be aged 16 years and over for the tandem karts
Drivers for the tandem karts must have a minimum height of 140cm
Drivers aged 12 years and under will be speed restricted
Please arrive 30 minutes prior to your booking
We have zero tolerance to alcohol on all self drive activities

What to wear

  • Minimum age: 10 years (single) and 6 years (tandem)
  • Minimum height: 140cm (single) and 120cm (tandem)
  • Maximum height: 2m (single)
  • Maximum weight: 120kg (single)
  • Drivers must be aged 16 years and over for the tandem karts
No loose items or clothing
Closed footwear (no crocs)
You may bring your own full face NZ safety accredited helmet, if you prefer

What we provide

  • Minimum age: 10 years (single) and 6 years (tandem)
  • Minimum height: 140cm (single) and 120cm (tandem)
  • Maximum height: 2m (single)
  • Maximum weight: 120kg (single)
  • Drivers must be aged 16 years and over for the tandem karts
Helmet and hair net
Helmets with Go-Pro mounts are available

CORPORATE BOOKINGS

V8 Race Experience offers corporate bookings for organisations looking for an excellent team bonding outing that their customers, employees, sponsors or friends and family will never forget. To learn more read our brochure below.

6 Laps (Driver or passenger)
$249
9 Laps (Driver or passenger)
$369
6 drive laps + 3 hot laps
$349
9 drive laps + 3 hot laps
$469
3 front seat hot laps
$149
Add 3 back seat hot laps to your package
$99

FAQS

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Are there height/age/weight restrictions?

Yes, there is. For our single karts, our minimum age is 10 years old and 140cm tall.

For our tandem karts, the driver must be 16 years old and 140cm, the passenger is required to be a minimum of 6 years old and 120cm tall.

Please note that our maximum height is 200cm (6 foot, 6 inches) tall and maximum weight is 120kg. We cannot allow any person exceeding this to ride in our karts strictly due to customer health and safety.

How long is a race/How fast do our karts go?

Races are 10 minutes long; you will get approximately 18 - 20 laps dependent on your speed. *We reserve the right to adjust the speeds of our karts for health and safety reasons at any time.

Can I buy multiple races?

Yes, you can. However, you MUST have a 10-minute health and safety break between each race. Please use the "2 or 3" race options when booking online to ensure your races are correctly spaced.

Can I bring food/drinks?

Yes, you can however there is a strict NO alcohol policy on the premises and customers may be breath tested if you are suspected of being under the influence before your race.

We have picnic tables for your use and bbq/room hire if you would like to host a lunch/party. (Please enquire with gokarts@hamptondowns.com)

What do I need to wear?

Covered in shoes. Please refrain from wearing any loose clothing as well as this may be hazardous. Everything else you require, we provide.

What time do I need to arrive?

30 minutes prior to your first race. This allows us time to register and brief you. If you do not arrive 30 minutes prior, you may miss out on your race.

I have a group of 10 or more people, what is the best way to book?

Please email gokarts@hamptondowns.com or phone us 09 2806593 and our staff will be happy to assist you and ensure you receive the group discount pricing.

What happens if it rains?

We do not operate in wet weather and will pause go kart track activity until we see fit to resume.

What are your opening hours over December and January?

24th December (Christmas Eve): 10am - closing subject to demand

25th December (Christmas Day) & 26th December (Boxing Day): Closed

Open every day from 27th December until 8th January, as below:

  • Monday - Friday & Sunday: 10am - 4:45pm
  • Saturday: 10am - 6:15pm
  • 31st December (New Year's Eve) & 1st January (New Year's Day): 10am - closing subject to demand

Standard opening hours apply from 12th January onwards:

  • Thursday, Friday & Sunday: 10am - 4:45pm
  • Saturday: 10 - 6:15pm
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