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Velocity Karts

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Pages Road | Bexley Reserve, Christchurch, New Zealand
+64 3-388 8222
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Its good but very wind dependant

It is fun to have a go on these karts but it is largely dependant on wind and your weight. Still... read more

Reviewed 4 days ago
dharris303
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Curitiba, PR
Fantastic fun!

Good, easy to learn fun! The staff are all really friendly and helpful and a quick video and... read more

Reviewed 21 April 2018
Lee_A_B_1976
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Christchurch, New Zealand
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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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Reviewed 4 days ago

It is fun to have a go on these karts but it is largely dependant on wind and your weight. Still lots of fun

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Reviewed 21 April 2018 via mobile

Good, easy to learn fun! The staff are all really friendly and helpful and a quick video and overview easily sets you on your way. The karts are in excellent condition and the weather was perfect for blokarting! Definitely worth a visit!

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VelocityKarts, Owner at Velocity Karts, responded to this reviewResponded 4 weeks ago

Great to hear you enjoyed your blokart experience and nice conditions. Thanks for taking the time to write a review and your positive recommendation. It is always good to hear people find the blokarts easier to learn than what they expect. Cheers Ian

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Reviewed 15 April 2018 via mobile

First try and it was real fun!! Can really recommend it! :-) Was there with my girlfriend and we both got in competition (fun type) ;-)More

Thank mi_ok243
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VelocityKarts, Owner at Velocity Karts, responded to this reviewResponded 4 weeks ago

Wow you sure had a windy day so it is great to hear you enjoyed it and can recommend it. You both sailed really well. It is always fun to see the blokarts bring out the competitive spirit in everyone. Enjoy your travels around NZ....More

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Reviewed 6 April 2018

Great family fun out dragged kids out and they had a ball. But the one who had the most fun was the big kid ie their dad - speed round with another dad like crazy men.

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VelocityKarts, Owner at Velocity Karts, responded to this reviewResponded 4 weeks ago

Thanks for your review and it was great to see you all having some good healthy outdoor family fun together. Great to hear Dad had so much fun. We look forward to seeing you all again. Cheers Ian

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Reviewed 5 April 2018

Our Scout group had a couple of evenings booked in to Velocity Karts recently and weren't disappointed! Well run, great instructions and help available, challenging all ages and stages to the best of their ability. Would highly recommend for friends, families and groups.More

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VelocityKarts, Owner at Velocity Karts, responded to this reviewResponded 4 weeks ago

Thanks for your lovely review and kind recommendation of our activities for such a wide range of people. We love to see people overcome any anxiety when they find out how easy they are to sail and develop confidence. We look forward to your next...More

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Reviewed 19 March 2018 via mobile

Excellent way to spend an hour of good fun. Class was only$30 comma what a bargain! I highly recommend this adrenaline rush of fun.More

Thank Susan C
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VelocityKarts, Owner at Velocity Karts, responded to this reviewResponded 5 April 2018

Glad to hear you had a blast and you found it a good value for money experience, even better a bargain! Thanks so much for your review and recommendation of our activity. I'm sure there was a great rush of adrenaline in that breeze. Hope...More

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Reviewed 16 March 2018

We have been doing velocity karts for the second time. The kids liked it so much last year that they asked to return for another go this year. Our guests enjoyed it too. Very good supervision with enough vigilant staff to keep every customer safe...More

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Thank Svetlana M
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VelocityKarts, Owner at Velocity Karts, responded to this reviewResponded 5 April 2018

Great to hear the kids enjoyed a repeat of their birthday activity on the blokarts. We really appreciate your comments about our management of the activity, balancing safety and happiness is really important to us. Thanks. Hopefully see you for a threepeat next year. Regards...More

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Reviewed 10 March 2018 via mobile

10 of us from Harcourts Holmwood for a work outing, and what great fun we had! Had long wanted a go at the land-yachts and were impressed with how easy it was thanks to the clear instructions and friendly encouragement of Ian, Charlie, and Andre....More

Thank Steven M
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VelocityKarts, Owner at Velocity Karts, responded to this reviewResponded 16 March 2018

Great to hear you had a blast and found it easy to sail the blokarts. You had your blokart going very well during the race! There is always so much fun and banter when a group is involved. Thanks for your kind comments about our...More

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Reviewed 8 March 2018 via mobile

Had an amazing experience. It may look difficult or complicated but it really easy so that even kids can operate it. Would definitely do it again next visit.More

Thank Lisa G
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VelocityKarts, Owner at Velocity Karts, responded to this reviewResponded 16 March 2018

Thanks for taking the time to write a review. Good comment about the children being able to do it as I recall you had a good number of youngsters in your group. Glad to hear you'd like to give it another try. Safe travels! Cheers...More

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Reviewed 8 March 2018

Ian and his team was amazing. All the children had lot of fun. Absolutely loved it. They like to come back again.

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VelocityKarts, Owner at Velocity Karts, responded to this reviewResponded 16 March 2018

Thanks for your review and great to hear the children are keen to have another go on the blokarts. By the looks of their smiles and excited voices it was a great birthday party. We look forward to seeing you again. 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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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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