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Highlands Motorsport Park

SH6 & Sandflat Road, Cromwell 9384, New Zealand
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Museum is a bit static

We’ve been to the museum only. The collection is nice, but everything feels a bit static. It’s cars... read more

Reviewed 3 days ago
Marco N
via mobile
great family day out

First stop in NZ, with the wife and 3 kids we pulled up for a day of fun. She and the kids were hot... read more

Reviewed 2 weeks ago
Gold Coast, Australia
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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” (93 reviews)
“race track” (39 reviews)
“taxi ride” (27 reviews)
Suggested Duration: 1-2 hours
SH6 & Sandflat Road, Cromwell 9384, New Zealand
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Reviewed 3 days ago via mobile

We’ve been to the museum only. The collection is nice, but everything feels a bit static. It’s cars and signs. In comparison to the Nürburgring and Spa Francorchamps museums in Europe the enterance fee is insane for what it is.

Thank Marco N
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

First stop in NZ, with the wife and 3 kids we pulled up for a day of fun. She and the kids were hot lapped in their wild taxi to their enjoyment. The kids enjoyed the free arcade games, the mini golf, playground and museum,...More

Thank TAP73
JSHMP2015, General Manager at Highlands Motorsport Park, responded to this reviewResponded 1 week ago

Thanks TAP73 for your fantastic feedback - we really appreciate you taking the time to let us know how your experience was and the constructive way in which you provided it. Totally take on board your feedback about the Go-Karts, the tandems are intentionally slower...More

Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

This was our second time to highlands, first time was 3 years ago and was great did the Porsche taxi and go karts both fun, this time round got more into wife had a ride in the new Ferrari and absolutely loved it, I went...More

Thank Andy Ciney G
Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

Myself and my teenage boys had a fantastic time driving the go karts here. Very quick karts and very exciting track with many turns.

Thank Dale4wd
Reviewed 4 weeks ago

We had limited time so only did go carting and the museum.We were all impressed with the whole setting.

Thank Graham K
Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

Visited Highlands Motorsport with a group of friends for a spin around the go kart track. None of us had been before and we all left wanting to come back the next day! Go karts were so much fun, super laid back and informative staff...More

Thank MatchstickTraveller
Reviewed 9 August 2017 via mobile

Lifetime dream came true when the wonderful team at highlands park agreed to let me have a U drive experience in V8 Mustang. It was an experience I will remember for life. We also did the taxi ride, go carts and museum all of which...More

Thank makinmems
Reviewed 24 July 2017 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 23 July 2017 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 21 July 2017

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
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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