We noticed that you're using an unsupported browser. The TripAdvisor website may not display properly.We support the following browsers:
Windows: Internet Explorer, Mozilla Firefox, Google Chrome. Mac: Safari.

DriftKartz

Closed Now: 10:00 AM - 8:00 PM
Open today: 10:00 AM - 8:00 PM
Review Highlights
Never thought I could drift a Go Kart like this

It was a wonderful experience, the car is weds setup with decent performance, the tyres are... read more

Reviewed 1 week ago
ClementL474
,
Hong Kong, China
via mobile
Great fun

Staff are friendly and helpful. Had a great time. Circuit is around a curvey lap. I have not done... read more

Reviewed 30 December 2017
deena88
,
Whangarei, New Zealand
via mobile
Read all 30 reviews
5
All photos (5)
Full view
Traveller Overview
  • Excellent54%
  • Very good30%
  • Average3%
  • Poor3%
  • Terrible10%
Travellers talk about
“great fun”(7 reviews)
“race”(4 reviews)
“heaps”(3 reviews)
About
Experience the thrill of racing on our indoor Go-Kart Drift TrackFULL DRIFTING ACTIONOur track is designed for full drifting action and full adrenalin fun. With our special track surface you can feel the drifting sensation as your Go-Kart slides...more
Closed Now
Hours Today: 10:00 AM - 8:00 PM
See all hours
Contact
10 Old Taupo Road | Mangakakahi, Rotorua 3015, New Zealand
Website
+64 7-345 6211
Call
Improve This Listing
Top Selling Tours & Activities in and around Rotorua
from US$91.29
More Info
from US$108.84
More Info
from US$25.28
More Info
from US$181.17
More Info
Reviews (30)
Filter reviews
29 results
Traveller rating
15
9
1
1
3
Traveller type
Time of year
LanguageEnglish
15
9
1
1
3
Show reviews that mention
All reviews great fun race heaps track blast
FilterEnglish
Updating list...
1 - 10 of 29 reviews
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

It was a wonderful experience, the car is weds setup with decent performance, the tyres are certainly not in its peak due to the need of “Lack of grip” for drifting, but the Kart is in decent shape, at least it is not greasy at...More

Date of experience: February 2019
Thank ClementL474
Reviewed 20 February 2018

As part of my sons 15th Birthday, he requested drift carting. My son and daughter selected the top option of 3 races and a practice race, this set me back $90 for about 30 minutes of entertainment. They both had heaps of fun but I...More

Date of experience: February 2018
Thank Crete_Ohope
Reviewed 27 January 2018 via mobile

Want somewhere fun to take your kids for their 12th Birthday? Don't bring them here. Tuesday 23rd January bought William & friends after visiting the week before, to check they'd be OK to participate. Measured the kids to make sure they were correct height 150cms....More

Date of experience: January 2018
1  Thank LADYLISA29
Reviewed 31 December 2017

We were lucky and there were only 3 in my group racing. I myself didn't race but the three teens did and they loved it! We did the 10 minute race and that was plenty long enough but there are longer sessions you can get....More

Date of experience: December 2017
Thank Karen70P
Reviewed 30 December 2017 via mobile

Staff are friendly and helpful. Had a great time. Circuit is around a curvey lap. I have not done much with Go Karts so I wasn't going too fast but you can get quite fast if you know what you're doing

Date of experience: December 2017
Thank deena88
Reviewed 17 September 2017

We visited here last night, first time in several years. Staff are still very friendly and extremely helpful to grandson of 14 who hasn't been before. One of the guys on the track helped him with ways to manage driving around the track. It was...More

Date of experience: September 2017
Thank Strickes
Reviewed 11 August 2017 via mobile

Me and my girlfriend went to have a look on the track. I saw the track and thought it was rather small. But when we sat us in the cart and had some laps, The competitive spirit kicked it and we had a blast. Would...More

Date of experience: August 2017
Thank Kevin-Abrahamsen
Reviewed 14 April 2017 via mobile

The track even though simple provided a challenging coarse which my brother and I took on with great speed. Moreover with great staff the experience was made a lot more enjoyable.

Date of experience: April 2017
Thank oscar s
Reviewed 13 January 2017 via mobile

Expensive for time you are actually on the track. Course is very short. Can never overtook without hitting someone into the barriers and then it all stops. No timers. No countdown of laps in the races. Very basic. Not worth it. Better off at luge...More

Date of experience: January 2017
2  Thank markedwards50
Reviewed 3 January 2017 via mobile

Once you try drifting, you'll never want to drive a regular kart again. Great fun, super value ($40 for about 30 mins), and the guys are friendly. Two thumbs way up!

Date of experience: January 2017
1  Thank Knuknuk24
View more reviews
Nearby
Nearby HotelsSee all 88 nearby hotels
Lake Rotorua Hotel
290 reviews
.51 km away
Cleveland Thermal Motel
797 reviews
.69 km away
Red Rock Thermal Motel
327 reviews
.75 km away
Bella Vista Motel
289 reviews
.88 km away
Nearby RestaurantsSee all 286 nearby restaurants
Third Place Cafe
414 reviews
1.32 km away
Maharaja Indian Take Away
52 reviews
.86 km away
Patrick’s Boutique Bakery
21 reviews
1.22 km away
EL Burrito Mexican Bar & Grill
15 reviews
.10 km away
Nearby AttractionsSee all 205 nearby attractions
St. Faith's Anglican Church
253 reviews
1.47 km away
Ohinemutu
181 reviews
1.58 km away
Kuirau Park
1,008 reviews
1.19 km away
Rainbow Mountain - Crater Lake Walk
48 reviews
1.32 km away
Questions & Answers
Get quick answers from DriftKartz staff and past visitors.
Note: your question will be posted publicly on the Questions & Answers page.
Submit
Posting guidelines