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Address: Pages Road | Anzac Drive end, Christchurch, New Zealand
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+64 3-388 8222
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Recommended length of visit: <1 hour
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We offer two choices of outrageous fun on 3 wheels:

-Wind powered blokart...

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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Exhilarating Escapades at Velocity Karts

This birthday gift for my 67 year old mum visiting the South Island turned out to be the most exciting adventure sport she has ever attempted on dry land! The Velocity Kart team... read more

5 of 5 bubblesReviewed 3 days ago
emmariddle
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Christchurch, New Zealand
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Christchurch, New Zealand
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 3 days ago NEW

This birthday gift for my 67 year old mum visiting the South Island turned out to be the most exciting adventure sport she has ever attempted on dry land! The Velocity Kart team were totally welcoming and reassuring on our arrival which helped to dispell my mothers (and my own) intrepidation we may be 'too old'. Velocity Karts were completely... More 

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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 4 days ago NEW via mobile

Booked with Ian. Great customer service and welcome when we arrived. After the safety briefing the 3 of us were let loose on the track. An awesome 30 minutes of fun and highly recommended We will be back!

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Thank Paul W
Christchurch, New Zealand
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

Great fun activity. Really did exceed my expectations. It was also fun for our 8 year old who had a blast. I look forward to organising a work activity here. Affordable as well!

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Glasgow
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 weeks ago

We stumbled upon Velocity Karts while trying to find things to do in Christchurch and so pleased we did. We did a 30 minute BloKart session and it really was so much fun regardless of your experience level. Cannot recommend it more. The price is great, the staff are fantastic and the karts are amazing. Now searching the internet to... More 

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Christchurch
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 3 weeks ago

My family tried this out for the first time yesterday. Ages ranged from 13-67. The karts were easy to control and fast enough for some great fun. Would recommend for any age group. There are also tandem karts so you can take a smaller child as well.

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Thank 921trish
Christchurch, New Zealand
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 3 weeks ago

Great Saturday afternoon fun, Ian was really knowledgable and safety conscious, you felt like you were in safe hands. Conditions were excellent and the boys had such a great time

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Thank Sue G
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 5 weeks ago via mobile

You have to give this a try...... I went for my birthday and had the most amount of fun... it was easy to understand you just need the right amount of wind! The guys that were running it were nice, friendly and very informative. You will miss out if you miss going here!

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Thank Nicnac23
VelocityKarts, Owner at Velocity Karts Ltd, responded to this review

Thanks for visiting us with your German and American friends on your kiwi birthday experience and for taking the time to write this review. I hope you liked the photos which captured some nice wheel lifting! Its always great to hear people find the blokarts easy to operate and that you had so much fun. Thanks for the comments about... More 

Whangaroa, New Zealand
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 21 February 2017

Highly recommend this activity, we arrived with no booking just to check it out, a group of 8 us. The staff were great they were so accommodating, they are very good at their jobs! We had a sticky start with low wind levels, so when the time was up they invited us to return later in the day to try... More 

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VelocityKarts, Owner at Velocity Karts Ltd, responded to this review

Thanks you so much for writing this review, great to know we are still in your mind so long after your visit. Its great when we can reschedule people to capture optimal conditions and the sea breeze doesn't disappoint us too often thankfully. I love hearing people describe their experience as fantastic and that you all enjoyed your day. Thanks... More 

Christchurch, New Zealand
1 review
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 20 February 2017

Went with my son and nephew,was a strong easterly wind,was excellent fun, My 9 year old got the grab of it pretty quickly, but his nephew couldn,t figure it.... recommend double carts for younger than 8 year olds.... Voucher is great gift idea, or small party group

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Thank mothynz
VelocityKarts, Owner at Velocity Karts Ltd, responded to this review

Thanks for writing such a nice review. It is great to see children adapt to sailing the blokart and as you say the tandem is a great option for the younger ones. It also provides a good learning opportunity for them to progress to a single blokart. Everyone finds their own level in the blokart which makes them such a... More 

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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 17 February 2017 via mobile

Did the Blokarts--Super cool experience! Never tried anything like this before. Was a bit rainy when we went but still had a great time. The guys running it were awesome. You surprisingly go faster than you'd think with just a sail! Next time we'll have to try the drifting karts when it's not so wet

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Thank Jessica L
VelocityKarts, Owner at Velocity Karts Ltd, responded to this review

Thanks for taking the time to write a review and for braving the elements for your blokart experience. Blokart sure is exhilarating and being so close to the ground accentuates the feeling of speed. Thanks for your kind comments about the crew, we appreciate it. See you next time for some drifting action. Cheers Ian More 

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