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Velocity Karts Ltd

Pages Road | Anzac Drive end, Christchurch, New Zealand
+64 3-388 8222
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Fantastic Fun

One of the best activities to do in Christchurch. Very easy to learn, and you quickly gain... read more

Reviewed 5 days ago
Bernard K
Great fun. Friendly staff.

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

Reviewed 6 days ago
Andrew B
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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 PEOPLE AGED 8 TO 80+
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Pages Road | Anzac Drive end, Christchurch, New Zealand
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+64 3-388 8222
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Reviewed 5 days ago

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 Ltd, responded to this reviewResponded 2 days ago

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 6 days ago 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 Ltd, responded to this reviewResponded 2 days ago

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 1 week ago 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 Ltd, responded to this reviewResponded 2 days ago

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

Reviewed 2 weeks ago

I went along with a group of 6 people from Canada, US, Ireland, Australia. The staff were all super friendly and accommodating. None of us knew how to sail but we picked it up quite quickly and all had a fantastic time... especially some of...More

Thank Canada S
VelocityKarts, Owner at Velocity Karts Ltd, responded to this reviewResponded 2 days ago

Thanks so much for your lovely review. It was great to see your multinational group having so much fun on the blokarts. I'm pleased you found it easy to pick up and then all honed your skills. That one puddle sure was very popular with...More

Reviewed 14 August 2017

We had a group of ten for a birthday celebration and it was a great time for all. Our youngest person was 12 and the oldest was 72 and a variety in between - we all had shed loads of fun. It was quick to...More

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

Thanks for taking the time to write a review. We love seeing the extended family enjoy the blokarts, a 60 year age spread is awesome! It is great to hear you found the karts easy to pick up and had SO much fun! We look...More

Reviewed 14 August 2017

Our kids did this activity as part of kid's fest over school holidays and they had a blast!The group wasn't too big and the instructor made sure he went over the instructions quite well before everyone could go out.The service was amazing and can't speak...More

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

Thank you for taking the time to write a review of your children's experience on the blokarts. They did so well! Thanks for your lovely comments about how you found our service and we look forward to seeing you on your next visit. Cheers Ian

Reviewed 11 August 2017

Our boys loved the experience with you. We are looking forward to coming back and enjoying the experience as a family- even Mum is keen!More

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Thank paulaodell
VelocityKarts, Owner at Velocity Karts Ltd, responded to this reviewResponded 14 August 2017

Thanks for your lovely review, it was great to see the boys having a blast on the blokarts. we hope you do come back to see us as it is a fun activity for the whole family ... including the grandparents even! We've seen lots...More

Reviewed 19 July 2017

We called into Velocity Karts in the school holidays on the off chance we could have a go. They were so accommodating, and even though they had a large group there made sure that we too were well looked after! It was worth the short...More

Thank Melkkees
VelocityKarts, Owner at Velocity Karts Ltd, responded to this reviewResponded 14 August 2017

Gee thanks so much for such an awesome review. It was great seeing your son and daughter having such a good time and becoming very good sailors on 2 wheels in a very short time. We appreciate you bringing them back to see us on...More

Reviewed 18 July 2017

I can't believe how much fun we had today. Had a 9 year old and myself go out and have some fun. The staff were amazing, clear instructions, its all about the customers having fun and making the most of our paid time! It is...More

Thank Stefanie I
VelocityKarts, Owner at Velocity Karts Ltd, responded to this reviewResponded 14 August 2017

Thanks so much for your review and enjoying our blokarts so much, it was good to see the 2 of you racing each other and having fun. We really appreciate your comments about our team and our approach to safety. We look forward to your...More

Reviewed 16 July 2017

We came out today to velocity blo karts and had a ball. We had to cancel our original booking yesterday due to one child being sick and Ian was very understanding and moved our days for us. It was a great day wind wise, being...More

Thank aliperth1977
VelocityKarts, Owner at Velocity Karts Ltd, responded to this reviewResponded 17 July 2017

Thanks for your lovely review and awesome comments about your blokart experience, it was lovely to meet you all. The blokarts catered for the speed demon in your family and everyone else found an exciting yet comfortable level to sail which is what family fun...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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