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Address: SH6 & Sandflat Road, Cromwell 9384, New Zealand
Phone Number:
+64 3-445 4052
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Recommended length of visit: 1-2 hours
Description:

Highlands is a destination for everyone.

A truly international 5 star...

Highlands is a destination for everyone.

A truly international 5 star facility, it boasts multiple ways to experience the circuit at speed from McLaren’s to Porsche’s, is home to the best outdoor go-kart circuit in the southern hemisphere, showcases a safari dirt buggy adventure complete with 18ft dinosaurs and safari animals and a national motorsport museum. Onsite is also a new Cafe and unique wine adventure, that is incomparable with anything else in the region and all of this is encompassed in a breathtaking setting. Ideal for groups, families and individuals - there is no such thing as a bad day at Highlands.

A passion for Motorsport is not necessary, but a sense of adventure is.

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Fast laps and Go carts

Hubby had n awesome ride in the Porche (fastlaps) scary but enjoyable The family,( 2 adults and 5 grown up kids) also went go carting, enjoying it so much they did it again the... read more

5 of 5 bubblesReviewed 4 days ago
Sue H
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 4 days ago NEW

Hubby had n awesome ride in the Porche (fastlaps) scary but enjoyable The family,( 2 adults and 5 grown up kids) also went go carting, enjoying it so much they did it again the following day. Great museum and cafe also. A must do if visiting Cromwell

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Thank Sue H
marketing753, Director of Sales at Highlands Motorsport Park, responded to this review

Dear Sue H, Thank you for taking the time to provide feedback of your recent visit to Highlands! Great to hear that your hubby had an awesome Fastlaps experience and the entire family had fun out on the go-kart track. There is really something for everyone at Highlands! We look forward to welcoming you back again! Kind regards, The Highlands... More 

Ireland
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3 reviews
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 6 days ago NEW via mobile

Came with visiting family. It's pretty expensive but really worth it. We all enjoyed the whole day, lovely staff, fun activity and little museum of car stuff. Recommend for families for sure. So fun!

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Thank Amyhilliehill
marketing753, Director of Sales at Highlands Motorsport Park, responded to this review

Dear Amyhilliehill, It is very pleasing to see that you really enjoyed your visit to Highlands, with your family. We do believe that we are a one stop destination for everyone - From couples, groups, families and individuals, so it is great to hear that you had a fun time! Thank again for your feedback, we truly appreciate it! We... More 

Durban, South Africa
1 review
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 week ago NEW via mobile

It was amazing . I do race cars at home and I was worried that it would that the cars would be restricted. This was not the case at all .

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Thank jamesatmurray
Auckland, New Zealand
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 week ago NEW

Here you can watch cars lapping a racing circuit, or experience the track itself in a Porsche Cayenne Turbo driven by a very fast Driver. or If they think you are right for it after a controlled lap in a Ve muscle car, you can drive, and come in on a high which has you bubbling with excitement. There is... More 

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Thank Khunjon
marketing753, Director of Sales at Highlands Motorsport Park, responded to this review

Dear Khunjon, Thank you for taking the time to review Highlands - We truly appreciate you taking the time to place feedback! And what amazing feedback you submitted. By all accounts, it sounds like you enjoyed your recent Highlands experience....We have 6 different ways that you can experience our international race circuit at speed. From our Highlands 'High Speed' Taxi,... More 

Springwood, Australia
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

This place is amazing!!! As an automotive person I love this place, it really is world class!! Great museum, awesome track, friendly staff who have a real passion for there workplace. This was the second time I have visited highlands and it just keeps getting better! This time I took my girlfriend who isn't into cars and even she loved... More 

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Thank explorer2777
marketing753, Director of Sales at Highlands Motorsport Park, responded to this review

Dear explorer2777, Thank you so much for taking time to review Highlands - And what a review it is! It is great to hear how much you enjoyed your 2nd visit to Highlands - We believe that Highlands is a one stop destination for everyone, hence why we like that you are a returning customer....What activity will you experience on... More 

Dunedin, New Zealand
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 week ago

Our meal was the chicken noodle salad . Cost $17 presentation was in a bamboo bowl and it looked nice. The meal lacked flavour it was very bland, and while the size good for a light lunch for me it was worth no more than $10 maximum. Another had the burger and chips which was ok. Their coffee was very... More 

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1 Thank Valda G
marketing753, Director of Sales at Highlands Motorsport Park, responded to this review

Dear Valda G, Thank you for taking the time to review our Highlands Café, we truly appreciate your feedback. Since opening our new Highlands Café, we have received very positive feedback on our presentation and variety of food on offer, so it is disappointing to hear that you thought your Chicken Noodle Salad was bland - I will be sure... More 

Sydney, Australia
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 week ago

This attraction has something for all the family if you're in this area and the kids are over vineyards etc. Of course everything costs but its worth a look .

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Thank Tania G
marketing753, Director of Sales at Highlands Motorsport Park, responded to this review

Dear Tania G, Thank you for your feedback of your recent visit to Highlands. We pride ourselves on the fact that we believe that we have something for everyone at Highlands - From the National Motorsport Museum, including our new Aroma Room wine experience, to 6 ways that you can experience the track at Speed and you can't forget the... More 

Pacific Coast Australia, Australia
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29 reviews
5 attraction reviews
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 week ago

This place is well worth a visit . We planned on visiting the museum only but on arrival my husband was lucky enough to be able to book a lap in a McLaren with Tony Quinn himself. Great fun and a very interesting, down to earth man. Well done Tony, this place is a winner. We spent several hours there... More 

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Thank kezzaknows
marketing753, Director of Sales at Highlands Motorsport Park, responded to this review

Dear kezzaknows, Thank you for taking the time to provide feedback on your recent visit to Highlands - It is pleasing to hear that you had great fun and that your husband managed to experience our Supercar Fast Dash with Tony, himself! We look forward to welcoming you to one of Festival of Speed events in the future. Kind regards,... More 

Holywell, United Kingdom
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345 reviews
241 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 235 helpful votes
3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 weeks ago

We did not really have time to stop and see the motorsports park in detail but from the road it looked impressive. I just had to take a photo of the beetle spider at the entrance. The venue is on my list for next time we visit the area.

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Thank Ron P
marketing753, Director of Sales at Highlands Motorsport Park, responded to this review

Dear Ron P, That's a shame that you didn't manage to venture into our Motorsport facility, as we have a lot to offer, from 6 ways to experience our track, Go-Karts, Jurassic Safari as well as our new Highlands Café and Aroma Room experience. Ron, I am a tad puzzled as to why you only gave us 3 stars when... More 

Auckland Region, New Zealand
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17 reviews
5 attraction reviews
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

Did the Supercar Fast Dash and what an experience!! Was so much fun and would highly recommend to anyone!

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Thank Jacqueline M
marketing753, Director of Sales at Highlands Motorsport Park, responded to this review

Dear Jacqueline M, Thank you for your very kind words about your recent visit to Highlands! Very happy to hear that you enjoyed your Supercar Fast Dash and it was a bucket list activity! Thank you for involving Highlands in such an exciting experience. We look forward to welcoming you back again, in the future! Kind regards, The Highlands team More 

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