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Highlands Motorsport Park

SH6 & Sandflat Road, Cromwell 9384, New Zealand
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Go go go go carting

Great time we did two circuits. Well managed and a fabulous track. Lots of fun. Great value we did... read more

Reviewed 5 days ago
Queenstown, New Zealand
via mobile
Must do!

We have been on Go Carts which is heaps of fun. Also the Taxi ride which is very fast and fun with... read more

Reviewed 6 days ago
Danial J
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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.
  • Excellent86%
  • Very good9%
  • Average2%
  • Poor1%
  • Terrible2%
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“go karts” (90 reviews)
“race track” (42 reviews)
“hot lap” (28 reviews)
Suggested Duration: 1-2 hours
SH6 & Sandflat Road, Cromwell 9384, New Zealand
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Reviewed 5 days ago via mobile

Great time we did two circuits. Well managed and a fabulous track. Lots of fun. Great value we did $25 Monday.

Thank NZtouristinNZ
Reviewed 6 days ago via mobile

We have been on Go Carts which is heaps of fun. Also the Taxi ride which is very fast and fun with 4 people able to fit in. I did the McClarin Fast Lap, which seems expensive for one very quick lap but it is...More

Thank Danial J
Reviewed 1 week ago

Great facilities with staff that are very helpful. I completed the drive in the Mustang and it was an enjoyable experience. The museum is brilliant What an achievement to build this facility and to have such a professional outcome in a very short period of...More

Thank Craig H
Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

Stopped at Highlands cafe to have lunch. Great value Steak sandwich with nice chips $18. BIG sausage roll ( best ever ) $6.00 Great coffee and the view out to the track, Just seen a beautiful brand new red Ferrari driving around the track. The...More

Thank Maggy20152015
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

What a great experience for everbody. I would be dissapointed if any visitor to Central Otago did not take the oppunity to visit the cafe, museum and to view the track. Also gives you the chance to participate in a trip on the circuit. Highly...More

Thank bobfc
Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

My family had a great few hours here and really loved the museum seeing the awesome race cars and doing a hot lap in porche 4WD around the track. The cheese rolls in the cafe were the best we've ever had. Thoroughly enjoyed everything except...More

Thank Jen M
Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

Excellent course clear instruction , friendly and electronic lap times with printout. Good karts - 1.6 Hp

Thank David M
Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

Our day at Highlands was just fantastic. There was so much to see and do. The museum was fabulous to start with. Then we moved onto the Highlands Taxi ride with Steve. What a hoot!! Then onto the McLaren fast laps for the girls with...More

Thank McGuire4
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

We were really looking forward to the go-karts as my 13-year old daughter has never driven one and a visit of Highlands seemed the perfect opportunity for her. The safety briefing was very clear - collisions between karts are to be avoided and a driver...More

Thank Lasse H
JSHMP2015, Manager at Highlands Motorsport Park, responded to this reviewResponded 3 weeks ago

Hi Lasse, I 100% agree with you that your experience on our Go-Karts was not up to our professional high standards, and I again unreservedly apologise for your experience. We have undertaken further training with our staff and the importance of enforcing our rules as...More

Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

My partner and I went to the raceway today and had a ride along in the highland taxi - great fun and the driver was very knowledgable about the car and the track. The speed lap was fun too! The museum was half price with...More

Thank EmMary1001
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12 April 2017|
Response from JSHMP2015 | Property representative |
HI There, We are open both days - in fact the only day we are not open is Christmas Day. Our operating hours are 10 - 5pm. The Taxi can fit up to four people at a time. You can do two taxi's and have three in one and... More
16 March 2017|
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Response from marketing753 | Property representative |
Hi MKunzmann, Our Jurassic Safari tour is best suited for families, with children 10 years and under. It is a 50minute experience, exploring the forest of large scale animals on display, with accompanying commentary from a... More
Danielle W
25 October 2016|
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Response from Maggy20152015 | Reviewed this property |
Hope it's not too late but the McLaren would be amazing