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Highlands Motorsport Park

SH6 & Sandflat Road, Cromwell 9384, New Zealand
+64 27 221 4334
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So much to do.

There is so much to do and see. We were there for three days to watch the Australian GT races. The... read more

Reviewed 4 days ago
Jenny H
Jurassic Park is a joke

$99 for jurassic park tour is not worth it, only a couple of dinosaur status under the tree, no... read more

Reviewed 4 days ago
Monica L
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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” (94 reviews)
“race track” (39 reviews)
“taxi ride” (28 reviews)
Suggested Duration: 1-2 hours
SH6 & Sandflat Road, Cromwell 9384, New Zealand
+64 27 221 4334
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Reviewed 4 days ago

There is so much to do and see. We were there for three days to watch the Australian GT races. The museum has some very nice race cars and information boards about motor racing in New Zealand. There are also many activities that you could...More

Thank Jenny H
Reviewed 4 days ago

$99 for jurassic park tour is not worth it, only a couple of dinosaur status under the tree, no other decoration, $10 per person would be reasonable.

Thank Monica L
Reviewed 5 days ago via mobile

Having wanted to see this place for myself I incorporated the 501 with a trip to central Otago. We were not disappointed. The venue is pristine with nice entrance and gardens. A great museum and you can see majority of track. They encourage spectator involvement...More

Thank Keith F
Reviewed 1 week ago

So much to do, and it's all a lot of fun! The go karting is great for all ages, and not too expensive. The Highlands taxi is fantastic as you can split the cost between up to 4 passengers, and it's good value for money...More

Thank Paula A
Reviewed 1 week ago

We brought a group of 40 conference delegates for an afternoon of fun and competition and it was fantastic. The staff were so friendly and professional, helpful and organised. The track and all the activities exceeded our expectations (even hardened go-karters in our group said...More

Thank Penny B
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

As a wheelchair user needing to use hand controls to drive, it was awesome to be able to experience a true motor racing experience. Incredibly helpful staff and 2 days later am still smiling about the memory of barrelling down that back straight!

Thank andyshaznz
Reviewed 4 weeks ago

I'm sure people have referred to places as being "petrolhead heaven", so rather than drag out that cliche, if a trip to Highlands Motorsport Park isn't on your bucket list, then best you take a fresh look... It would be nice to afford a car...More

1  Thank darrenl931
Reviewed 4 weeks ago

We called in having heard there was a cafe at this location. The park was much more impressive than I had expected. Front desk people were friendly and helpful. Service at the cafe was excellent along with the food. The cafe looks out over the...More

Thank matase h
Reviewed 5 weeks ago via mobile

Went to the track with a group of about 15 (both males and females ). We were split into 2 groups so we all got a turn weaving through the cones, sudden braking, sudden braking and turning then driving round the track. Even the very...More

Thank lefantlover
Reviewed 5 weeks ago via mobile

We went go karting and it was great fun. Great karts and a fun track. Definitely worth a visit. Must do if in wanaka or queenstown.

Thank Michael C
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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