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Velocity Karts

Pages Road | entrance opposite 499 Pages Rd, Christchurch, New Zealand
+64 3-388 8222
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Hen's Do Blow Out

We arrived to Velocity Karts with a few sore heads on Sunday. These were soon blown away after we... read more

Reviewed 1 week ago
Nicole M
Great for everyone

Awesome time on the tracks with either the blokarts or drift karts. Really easy to learn and... read more

Reviewed 1 week ago
Ben F
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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 PEOPLE AGED 8 TO 80+
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“great fun” (26 reviews)
“all ages” (19 reviews)
“fun activity” (8 reviews)
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Pages Road | entrance opposite 499 Pages Rd, Christchurch, New Zealand
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+64 3-388 8222
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Reviewed 1 week ago

We arrived to Velocity Karts with a few sore heads on Sunday. These were soon blown away after we hopped into the karts. Our group of 14 had an absolute blast! We smiled for the full 30 minutes!! The staff were friendly and accommodating. I...More

Thank Nicole M
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

Awesome time on the tracks with either the blokarts or drift karts. Really easy to learn and control. Would recommend to everyone

Thank Ben F
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Easy to do activity with amazing guys. Perfect for an afternoon before going to the beach. Definitely recommand it.

Thank Benouanson
Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

Partner and I had a go at the Blo-Karting. The guys were super friendly and helpful, both had a great sense of humour. It was really easy to learn and good fun for all ages. We got pretty competitive which made it more fun racing...More

Thank Coupleofidiots
VelocityKarts, Owner at Velocity Karts, responded to this reviewResponded 2 weeks ago

Thanks for your review and I hope the big walk didn't turn into a competitive occasion like blokart sailing. We enjoyed watching you two battle it out on the track and are pleased that you both had lots of fun. I hope you enjoyed the...More

Reviewed 13 October 2017

Holiday time again so dad and the boys need an adventure, So lets try something different. After a briefing on how the karts work and the issuing of helmets and gloves it was time to get into it. A couple of slower laps around the...More

Thank ratz297
VelocityKarts, Owner at Velocity Karts, responded to this reviewResponded 2 weeks ago

Thanks for taking the time to write a review and I'm really pleased the 3 of you had such a good time. These great winds we've been having sure make for some exciting sailing in the blokarts and keep everyone developing their skills. I'm glad...More

Reviewed 13 October 2017

Very easy to get to , an awesome experience for both my two grandchildren and myself.The operators were very helpful in explaining how to do it and were stationed around the course giving instructions of what to do when you were having problems.The wind was...More

Thank kevinrobb
VelocityKarts, Owner at Velocity Karts, responded to this reviewResponded 2 weeks ago

Thanks for your review and it was great to see a Grandad having fun with the Grandchildren on the blokarts. They both did really well in those windy conditions and it is fun to see everyone buzzing with excitement after their blokart experience. Look forward...More

Reviewed 3 October 2017

My partner and my daughter had a go at this - yes, I was too chicken. We had seen the tips of the sails when travelling down Anzac Road a few times, but today we decided to investigate. Super friendly and helpful operators. I thought...More

Thank nessybear1
VelocityKarts, Owner at Velocity Karts, responded to this reviewResponded 2 weeks ago

Thanks for your lovely review and good to know people are noticing our sails from Anzac Dr. Great that they had a blast and hopefully you'll be ready to join in the fun next time. Looking forward to your next visit. Cheers Ian

Reviewed 18 September 2017

One of the best activities to do in Christchurch. Very easy to learn, and you quickly gain confidence and "the knack" to get your kart around the track! Will definitely be returning

Thank Bernard K
VelocityKarts, Owner at Velocity Karts, responded to this reviewResponded 20 September 2017

Thanks for your enthusiastic review. It is always pleasing to hear how people have found it easy to pick up sailing the blokarts and feel confident after such a short time. Well done! We look forward to seeing you on your next visit. Cheers Ian

Reviewed 16 September 2017 via mobile

Phone ahead to book as it's about 15 mins from town centre. Friendly staff. Good for all ages 8 and up.More

Thank Andrew B
VelocityKarts, Owner at Velocity Karts, responded to this reviewResponded 20 September 2017

Thanks for taking the time to write a review and your lovely comments about our team, we really appreciate it. Booking is strongly recommended at all times. Good that you found the activity suitable for ages 8+, it sure is a great activity for the...More

Reviewed 16 September 2017 via mobile

This was a great way to fill in a windy day. Highly recommended, well operated and really cool buzzing round in the carts.More

Thank Mark N
VelocityKarts, Owner at Velocity Karts, responded to this reviewResponded 20 September 2017

Thanks for your review. Yes if the wind is light or strong we will find a sail to suit and give anyone a blokart experience. I'm pleased that you found it a cool activity and recommend it so enthusiastically. We appreciate your comment that you...More

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Jeff L
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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