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Highlands Motorsport Park

SH6 & Sandflat Road, Cromwell 9384, New Zealand
+64 3-445 4052
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Karting at highlands

Had a quick visit at highlands for a round of karting. $45 per person for 10 rounds and of you... read more

Reviewed 1 week ago
Allan D
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Great Track and Museum, average Cafe

Went round the museum. Loved the interesting mix of competition cars, genuinely exotic (Rare Aston... read more

Reviewed 1 week ago
William M
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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.
  • Excellent84%
  • Very good10%
  • Average3%
  • Poor1%
  • Terrible2%
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“go karts” (100 reviews)
“race track” (41 reviews)
“hot lap” (30 reviews)
Suggested Duration: 1-2 hours
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SH6 & Sandflat Road, Cromwell 9384, New Zealand
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+64 3-445 4052
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Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

Had a quick visit at highlands for a round of karting. $45 per person for 10 rounds and of you decide to go for another round it will cost $25/ person.

Thank Allan D
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Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

Went round the museum. Loved the interesting mix of competition cars, genuinely exotic (Rare Aston Martin) and just plain interesting. The wall of fame is well worth a look. While up there on the mezzanine level take a look over the track. This is a...More

Thank William M
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Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

I’ve been here before and visited the museum and done the go-karts but this visit was just to beat my partner in the go-karts! I’d go back to the museum but the fun we had on the karts track can’t be beaten. Great set up!...More

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Reviewed 3 weeks ago

We went here with my 9 year old Car crazy boy and 8 year old girl. We did Go Karts and went to the museum. They have amazing collection of race cars. We could not do the Family taxi ride as there was a wait...More

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Reviewed 4 June 2018

Six hour return drive for a 25 minute experience costing $700 plus in total. Great vision / set up but staff, service and value for money totally missed the mark. First experience: Ordering coffees from the cafe took 20 minutes to deliver when only 8...More

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JSHMP2015, Manager at Highlands Motorsport Park, responded to this reviewResponded 4 weeks ago

HI there Global Travel We were incredibly sorry to read your first post on Trip Advisor was a negative one about us. I had the pleasure of speaking to one of the other guests in your party, and we were able to talk through the...More

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Reviewed 3 June 2018

Highlands Motorsport Park is a must see for men, women and children. The museum is fantastic and my wife and I spent a couple of hours in the museum before a nice lunch in the cafe.

Thank Spinner69
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Reviewed 19 May 2018 via mobile

We called in for a go kart race, & a visit to the cafe & museum. An amazing facility & definitely worth a visit. As a safety conscious person I can 100% say the go kart racing is really well run, the perfect activity for...More

Thank HollyA1985
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Reviewed 4 May 2018 via mobile

Something for every petrolhead here. Amazing museum pieces. Good cafe, great go kart track and amazingly scary fast car rides. Well done Highlands team.

Thank Gavin D
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Reviewed 30 April 2018

Called in here to take a look, first time we have visited and really glad we did. We came as a group of friends while visiting the area and did the go karts which was a lot of fun. Really neat spot and lots to...More

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Reviewed 29 April 2018

First visit back for 4 years and they haven't sat still, always looking to improve the experience, although the free mini golf could use some attention.

Thank Graeme S
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Suhaimi H
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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.
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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
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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
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