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MariCAR Akihabara No. 1

Open today: 10:00 AM - 10:00 PM
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Extremely exciting and a must have experience when you visit Japan. Just imagine yourself on a custom made go kart specifically tailored to realize the Real Life SuperHero Go-Karting experience! MariCAR is in no way a reflection of Nintendo, the...more
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Suggested duration: 2-3 hours
4-12-9 Sotokanda, Chiyoda 101-0021, Tokyo Prefecture
Kanda, Akihabara, Ochanomizu
+81 80-8899-8899
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Reviewed 6 days ago

I had an amazing time gokarting at night! I think 2 hours is a decent amount of time, and I definitely recommend doing it at night! We drove through Shinjuku, Shibuya, Ginza, etc and it was a lot of fun. I recommend gloves and mask...More

Date of experience: December 2018
Thank christinang89
Reviewed 1 week ago

Had an amazing time. Our guide, Selim was so friendly. Definitely a once in a lifetime experience driving a go kart on the street of Tokyo. 2 hours wasn't enough at all. Driving in the winter is chilly but it works just fine for me...More

Date of experience: January 2019
Thank jzivy93
Reviewed 1 week ago

We travelled to Tokyo to visit our son for his thirtieth birthday, so prior to going, I booked MariCAR from the UK. Booking was a really simple process online with great communication to confirm booking and supply instructions. Important - you must get an international...More

Date of experience: December 2018
Thank ChrisB0
Reviewed 1 week ago

Definitely choose the 3 hour option and definitely choose Akihabara if you want to drive on highways like the rainbow bridge and see Ginza at night! We lucked out by booking a 6pm ride on new year’s eve and there were luckily no cars on...More

Date of experience: December 2018
Thank Koumeister
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

It was an awesome experience thanks to Shogo my tour guide. He was very knowledgeable of all the areas we visited. Also he was very kind, fun and professional. The course I chose included the Tokyo Skytree, Akihabara, Ginza area and much more! I had...More

Date of experience: January 2019
Thank x556
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

That you start seeing Tokyo differently. In a fast track and most exciting way. So, it's a just do it experience that will only get better and better on the road. If there's anything to say is; try not to be super germophobic. The rest...More

Date of experience: December 2018
Thank Jacob H
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

My wife and I booked this for our last night in Tokyo and it was an absolute blast!! We had the best time and it was a great way to end our trip to Japan. Totally worth the money! Book in advance to your holiday...More

Date of experience: January 2019
Thank ABaker1993
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

So fun. Had an amazing instructor Selim who made the experience that much better. Would recommend to anyone who is comfortable driving around the streets. It’s an unforgettable experience - especially as they take the time to snap photos of you while you’re on the...More

Date of experience: January 2019
Thank Kahliajoy
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

The Maricar tour of Tokyo was the highlight of our trip. We did 3 hours around the city and saw most of the major attractions. Our guide Isabell was always attentive of traffic and communicated with us constantly. She also was really funny and spoke...More

Date of experience: December 2018
Thank Darcy C
Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

My husband and I have been all over the world going on ATV and segway tours and doing adventurous activities. This by far was the BEST we have EVER experienced. We were cracking up in our costumes the whole time. We got a 3 hour...More

Date of experience: January 2019
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Ochanomizu / Akihabara / Kanda
Ochanomizu boasts its academic foundations starting
with Yushima Seido, the birthplace of modern day
Japanese education. The area has kept its college town
feel with several university campuses. If you head
towards Jinbocho, you'll find musical instrument and
sports equipment shops, and an area of used bookstores
for students and anyone interested in literature and
the arts. Akihabara is well-known for its computer and
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5 January 2019|
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Response from MariCARJAPAN | Property representative |
Hi there, We believe your question has already been answered, but just in case, we will also answer. If your license is issued in America you will need to get an International Driving Permit from AAA or AATA. Most of our... More
Irene G
26 December 2018|
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Response from MariCARJAPAN | Property representative |
Hello Irene, Thank you for reaching out to us. We are very sorry but we currently do not have a service for non-drivers, including children, in all our Tokyo shops due to maintenance. We truly are sorry about this but we... More
25 December 2018|
Response from MariCARJAPAN | Property representative |
Hello, Thank you for your inquiry. All our 2hr and 3hr courses are equally popular. The choice really depends on the preference of the customers. For those who would like to see the city lights, they prefer courses that go... More