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Velocity Karts

Open today: 12:00 PM - 5:00 PM
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Cool thing to try out

Decided to take my family to try out the blokarts and drift karts. We were pretty clueless when we... read more

Reviewed 2 days ago
dustyslider
Best fun on 3 wheels

The staff here are amazing, super helpful. When there is a good breeze these karts are quick, and... read more

Reviewed 1 week ago
Garry H
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We offer two choices of outrageous fun on 3 wheels: -Wind powered blokart (land yachts) -Battery powered Driftkarts Two purpose built tracks in Christchurch where you can hire a kart and have some fun with family and friends. A GREAT EXPERIENCE FOR...more
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Pages Road | Bexley Reserve, Christchurch, New Zealand
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All reviews great fun fun activity all ages light winds an absolute blast adrenaline rush whole family a lot of fun clear instructions any age great afternoon safety briefing an awesome experience these guys drift carts sail
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Reviewed 2 days ago

Decided to take my family to try out the blokarts and drift karts. We were pretty clueless when we got in the karts but got the hang of them in just a couple of minutes. Blokarts were super easy, the drift karts took a little...More

Date of experience: January 2019
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Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

The staff here are amazing, super helpful. When there is a good breeze these karts are quick, and it’s loads of fun for anyone, young and old. This was my fourth visit

Date of experience: December 2018
Thank Garry H
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

We didn't really know what to expect when we arrived, and my wife was trying to get out of it, but the staff were extremely friendly and very helpful, and in just a few minutes we were all whizzing around the track and having an...More

Date of experience: December 2018
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Reviewed 3 weeks ago

I took my son and three grand children to the Velocity karts on27 December. Although none of the party had had this experience before they were enthralled. Could not fault the organisation, preparation for the rides and the monitoring of the rides. The kids had...More

Date of experience: December 2018
Thank Marg W
Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

Had an experience booked for me. Ian and team were awesome.. so much fun. Very professional set up and made sure I had the best time. Thank you so much.More

Date of experience: December 2018
Thank ChrisA5526
VelocityKarts, Owner at Velocity Karts, responded to this reviewResponded 3 weeks ago

Thanks for your very quick review and great to hear it was an awesome experience for you. I have a feeling you may have got a little hooked on blokart as an activity! Thanks for your kind comments about our team, we appreciate it. See...More

Reviewed 4 weeks ago

I took a group of 15 girls of various ages from 7.5 to 14 years ,they started off nervous and excited and ended up with the biggest smiles at the other end. They all loved the experience especially when they got some speed up.More

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Date of experience: December 2018
Thank Maps68542018127
VelocityKarts, Owner at Velocity Karts, responded to this reviewResponded 3 weeks ago

Thanks for your lovely review and it was great to see the confidence levels rise as the girls found they could easily handle the blokarts. Great to hear they all loved the experience and left with the "blokart grin". They sure got some good speed....More

Reviewed 5 weeks ago via mobile

We had a great time at velocity karts. The owner was really friendly and genuine, and they were very professional. The karts themselves took a few minutes to get used to but once we got our bearings we were flying! Perfect thing to do when...More

Date of experience: December 2018
Thank Olivia S
VelocityKarts, Owner at Velocity Karts, responded to this reviewResponded 3 weeks ago

Thanks for your review and your really kind comments about us. Great to hear you adapted to the karts quickly and yes you sure got some good speed... without a motor! We love to see people of all ages enjoy our little fun machines in...More

Reviewed 14 December 2018

I went here for a work do last year and it was great fun! Was really well run and they were really friendly. Was enjoyed by all ages in the office!More

Date of experience: January 2018
Thank bdelaney2016
VelocityKarts, Owner at Velocity Karts, responded to this reviewResponded 3 weeks ago

Wow thanks for writing a review a year after your visit with your work team. Thanks for your kind comments about how our operation is run and that you found it a friendly place.Great to hear our activities appealed to all ages in your office....More

Reviewed 10 December 2018

Our work party arrived on a sunny day with a good breeze. The BloKarts were easy to master and everyone had a great time in a friendly environment. Thank you!More

Date of experience: December 2018
Thank WilliamM3192
VelocityKarts, Owner at Velocity Karts, responded to this reviewResponded 3 weeks ago

Thanks for taking the time to write a review and always good to hear a work group has had a good time. Great that you found the blokarts easy to master on a breezy, sunny therefore perfect day! We look forward to seeing you again....More

Reviewed 29 November 2018 via mobile

Such an amazing experience!! We went on the blokart and the driftkart!!! Both were heaps of fun!!! Staff incredibly friendly and safety at the highest level!!! Can’t wait to come back and do it again!! From Aussie

Date of experience: November 2018
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VelocityKarts, Owner at Velocity Karts, responded to this reviewResponded 3 weeks ago

Thanks for writing a review and so pleased to hear it was an amazing experience. We love it when Aussies enjoy a great kiwi experience. Thanks for your kind words re staff and safety. We look forward to your next visit. Cheers Ian

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hannahmcinnes9
27 November 2017|
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Response from VelocityKarts | Property representative |
Hi for blokart children can be age 7 and above to sail solo. Those under 7 can sail alongside an adult or older child in our tandem karts. Blokart is very easy to learn and safe. We have 4 different sized sails that we... More
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510jeffl
18 September 2015|
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Response from VelocityKarts | Property representative |
Hi we have had someone weighing 150kg and another gave feedback on Facebook that a member of their group weighed 130kg. We set our sails according to the wind strength and sailor size and generally need a stronger breeze to... More
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