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Velocity Karts

Pages Road | Bexley Reserve, Christchurch, New Zealand
+64 3-388 8222
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Birthday party fun

6 children aged about 12 and one very big kid had sooooo much fun and we will be back with the... read more

Reviewed 2 days ago
celticbound
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Christchurch, New Zealand
Great Fun

We had such a great time. Staff were amazing and super friendly. Highly recommend.. We will... read more

Reviewed 3 days ago
floristlay1
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Dunedin, New Zealand
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We offer two choices of outrageous fun on 3 wheels: -Wind powered blokart (land yachts) -Battery powered Driftkarts Two purpose built tracks in Christchurch where you can hire a kart and have some fun with family and friends. A GREAT EXPERIENCE FOR PEOPLE AGED 8 TO 80+
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  • Very good4%
  • Average1%
  • Poor0%
  • Terrible1%
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“great fun” (32 reviews)
“fun activity” (8 reviews)
“all ages” (18 reviews)
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Pages Road | Bexley Reserve, Christchurch, New Zealand
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+64 3-388 8222
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Reviewed 2 days ago

6 children aged about 12 and one very big kid had sooooo much fun and we will be back with the family for another go. The guys where very helpful and friendly and we just had an amazing time.... CHEERS Velocity Karts

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Reviewed 3 days ago via mobile

We had such a great time. Staff were amazing and super friendly. Highly recommend.. We will definitely be back..

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Reviewed 5 days ago

My kids are 8 and 10 and LOVED their experience. Even though we bought on online deal, the staff were very patient and friendly with us. We never felt rushed through the experience even though we paid a discounted rate. It was easy for the...More

Thank Jan L
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Reviewed 1 week ago

Good fun, freedom to go mad with the Blokarts a bit, enjoyed drifting (quite hard but rewarding), well organised, good safety briefing video

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Reviewed 1 week ago

We tried this as a family outing and it didn’t take long to master for adults and the kids. We had lots of fun! I would have liked to track to be bigger though. But definitely recommend this!More

Thank amber398
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VelocityKarts, Owner at Velocity Karts, responded to this reviewResponded 1 week ago

Thanks for writing a review, great to hear you found the activity easy to master and lots of fun and appreciate your recommendation. We'd love to have larger tracks but set-up costs have determined the initial size which works well. Hopefully see you again sometime....More

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Reviewed 1 week ago

Well organised outfit offering a fun experience. These guys catered it to our level and were really helpful.

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VelocityKarts, Owner at Velocity Karts, responded to this reviewResponded 1 week ago

Thanks for your review and positive endorsement of your experience with us. Great to hear you were happy with how we catered to your individual level. Hopefully see you again sometime soon. Cheers Ian

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Reviewed 2 weeks ago

We, a family of 4 with 2 teenagers, absolutely loved this. Great fun and not too difficult to master. Can’t wait to go back!

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VelocityKarts, Owner at Velocity Karts, responded to this reviewResponded 1 week ago

Thanks for your enthusiastic review and that you found a good balance between fun and ease of use. It's great to see the whole family enjoying themselves on the blokarts. Looking forward to your next visit. Cheers Ian

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Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

Had good day out with kid.was very windy on the day so was very fast.I found it a little dear for 30 mind ride. $40.00More

Thank dave r
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VelocityKarts, Owner at Velocity Karts, responded to this reviewResponded 2 weeks ago

Thanks for taking the time to write a review but unfortunately you have incorrectly stated our price is $40 for 30 mins when it is only $30 for 30 mins. I'm pleased you otherwise had a good day with us and trust had you not...More

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Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Kids loved it, started off with light winds but luckily it picked up quickly and we had some fast racing. A great kid's birthday party option.More

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Thank Mark R
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VelocityKarts, Owner at Velocity Karts, responded to this reviewResponded 2 weeks ago

Thanks for writing a review and pleased to hear the birthday party was such a success. The children handled the wind increase extremely well and were very competent in the blokarts. I'm pleased to hear they loved it . Hopefully we will see you again....More

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Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Excellent outfit; very attentive, understanding (when the conditions during the holidays weren't up to scratch for the karts to really go - winds too light - they were more than happy to rebook the time for another day when there was more action free, which...More

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VelocityKarts, Owner at Velocity Karts, responded to this reviewResponded 2 weeks ago

Thanks for such a detailed review and for coming back a second time. As you will have seen we need such a little amount of wind for little children and they can get going quite quickly. I'm pleased they had a blast and thanks for...More

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hannahmcinnes9
27 November 2017|
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Response from VelocityKarts | Property representative |
Hi for blokart children can be age 7 and above to sail solo. Those under 7 can sail alongside an adult or older child in our tandem karts. Blokart is very easy to learn and safe. We have 4 different sized sails that we... More
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Jeff L
18 September 2015|
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Response from VelocityKarts | Property representative |
Hi we have had someone weighing 150kg and another gave feedback on Facebook that a member of their group weighed 130kg. We set our sails according to the wind strength and sailor size and generally need a stronger breeze to... More
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