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Amazing vistas, memorabilia and food.

This place is so popular, especially for car enthusiasts. You can choose from the broad selection... read more

Reviewed yesterday
Oamaru, New Zealand
Great Facility

Worth a visit to check out all this facility offers from a display of old and rare cars, take a... read more

Reviewed 5 days ago
Brisbane, Australia
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  • Excellent83%
  • Very good11%
  • Average3%
  • Poor1%
  • Terrible2%
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“go karts”(97 reviews)
“race track”(43 reviews)
“hot lap”(29 reviews)
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...more
Suggested duration: 1-2 hours
SH6 & Sandflat Road, Cromwell 9384, New Zealand
+64 3-445 4052
Most Helpful Positive Review
Reviewed 13 November 2015 via mobile

This Motorsport park is unreal, we booked go karting which was not only cheap but they offer free transfers from Queenstown for any activity no matter how much you spend. The karting was good fun, it's a great little track. But I wanted more so...More

3  Thank Brett S
Most Helpful Critical Review
Reviewed 20 September 2013

Went to highlands park as part of a friends 25th birthday several weeks ago and received the worst welcoming ever. The lady took one look at the rag tag men I was wish and visually rejected the idea of having them near the park so...More

9  Thank Jo S
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Reviewed yesterday

This place is so popular, especially for car enthusiasts. You can choose from the broad selection of eats and watch cars racing around the track. Just brilliant.

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Reviewed 5 days ago

Worth a visit to check out all this facility offers from a display of old and rare cars, take a spin round the track and activities for children. Was wet the day we were there so all track activity was cancelled, but the car display...More

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Reviewed 6 days ago via mobile

Top quality experience, even for those who aren’t much into cars or racing it’s fantastic. Do yourself a favour and get in that Ferrari...

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Reviewed 6 days ago

I am not a car enthusiast, but I had arranged to go there as my husband enjoys vintage cars. To my surprise, I actually loved it. It was spacious, clean, good service, good coffee and we got to do a bit of car racing, which...More

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Reviewed 1 week ago

We were picked up from our hotel (The Rees) and were taken to the park. Very informative ride thanks to Andy he was awesome. We started with a little confusion between what we thought we were getting and what we actually got. Due to the...More

Thank Scott S
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Outstanding motor racing complex in a wonderful Central Otago location. The staff were friendly and accommodating at every turn. A couple of hot laps, in a Porsche Cayenne turbo and then in a 488 Ferrari gave the adrenaline glands a work out. Followed up with...More

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285josies, General Manager at Highlands Motorsport Park, responded to this reviewResponded 2 weeks ago

Thanks for the awesome feedback! We look forward to welcoming you back in the wrx soon! Kindest Josie

Reviewed 2 weeks ago

An amazing car collection and well explained museum with lots of detail as to the cars on display and a lot about New Zealand Motor racing History

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Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

At $25 it's the most I would want to pay. You do get to look at some cool vehicles, and you can walk right around them. An hour was all I needed but if you want to read everything then you will need longer. Very...More

Thank David B
Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

Very professional looking complex. My kids and husband enjoyed the go kart race. All laps are timed and the winners displayed on a screen above the race track so you can see where you’re sitting lap by lap. Price is a little high, but i...More

Thank Badj_Tas
Reviewed 3 October 2018

Family of 4 - 10yr and 11yr old boy and parents, we loved it. Safe but speed thrills for young and old. We liked the offer of 2 rides for 1 with our ski pass.

Thank stevade
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Karen O
29 July 2018|
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Response from rsatnam | Reviewed this property |
We had a rental car too. It is an hour or two drive to the park and it is a beautiful drive too. On the way back we stopped for wine and cheese tasting at Gibbston. If you can do the same, it would be awesome. I am not sure... More
Suhaimi H
4 July 2018|
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Response from JSHMP2015 | Property representative |
HI there sorry minimum age is 6 years old, we do have balance bikes though for little ones.
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