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Vortex Wind Karting

384 Lower Queen Street | Richmond Park, Nelson 7041, New Zealand
+64 21 111 6944
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Wind Karting is not open for business.

Their web site said it would be open until 28 January 2018, the kids got excited, then the owner... read more

Reviewed 27 January 2018
Kevin K
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Austin, Texas
Hooked!! Got the Blokart grin

Visited Vortex whilst in Nelson, didn't know what to expect but instantly took a 30 minute taster... read more

Reviewed 23 January 2017
David E
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Track open again 26th December, book now for a ride of your life Kind regards, Ally and Murray Shaw
  • Excellent81%
  • Very good16%
  • Average0%
  • Poor3%
  • Terrible0%
Jan 26, 2018
“Wind Karting is not open for business.”
Jan 23, 2017
“Hooked!! Got the Blokart grin”
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Hours Today: 12:00 PM - 6:00 PM
Suggested Duration: < 1 hour
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384 Lower Queen Street | Richmond Park, Nelson 7041, New Zealand
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+64 21 111 6944
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Reviewed 27 January 2018

Their web site said it would be open until 28 January 2018, the kids got excited, then the owner closed for the season a week early. Big disappointment.

Thank Kevin K
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Reviewed 23 January 2017

Visited Vortex whilst in Nelson, didn't know what to expect but instantly took a 30 minute taster session. Myself, my 70yr old Dad and my 10yr old son took to the course and absolutely loved it, hooked straight away. What an experience, doesn't matter if...More

Thank David E
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Vortex-Wind-Karting, Owner at Vortex Wind Karting, responded to this reviewResponded 28 January 2017

Hi David. It was so great you could spend some time at our track, come back next time you are in town. Regards, Murray

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Reviewed 5 January 2017

Had a great time here with the kids, oldest driving her own cart and my 6 year old in beside me, not to mention my wife loved it as well. The venue is perfect for learning and the instructions and support from the owner brilliant....More

Thank Geoff G
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Vortex-Wind-Karting, Owner at Vortex Wind Karting, responded to this reviewResponded 20 January 2017

Geoff. Thanks for your great comments, we enjoyed having you all at our track, see you again, regards, Murray

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Reviewed 30 December 2016

5 competitive guys had great time racing around the track: good balance between exhilaration and fun. Well worth the visit but check the wind: the organisers will give you an honest assessment of the wind before you commit.

Thank Martin T
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Vortex-Wind-Karting, Owner at Vortex Wind Karting, responded to this reviewResponded 1 January 2017

Thanks Martin, it was great having you at our track, regards, Murray

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Reviewed 4 December 2016 via mobile

Definitely worth taking time out of a trip to the area to try Blo karting here. Good track near the sea providing opportunities to practice speed and turning giving a great experience of the sport. Different sized sails mean you can try in a variety...More

Thank GSET36
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Vortex-Wind-Karting, Owner at Vortex Wind Karting, responded to this reviewResponded 7 December 2016

We would like to thank you and your wife, for coming to our great track and giving us the feedback you have given. Kind regards, Murray and Ally

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Reviewed 8 October 2016

The price and the half hour we had was enough for us and wonderful. it depence on wind how strong the ride is.. but i think there is often good wind 😉 we really enjoyed it on our day. (04.10 i think) we had lots...More

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Vortex-Wind-Karting, Owner at Vortex Wind Karting, responded to this reviewResponded 21 October 2016

Thank you Jenny, we enjoyed having you. Thanks so much for taking the time to review. Regards, Murray

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Reviewed 3 March 2016

Great fun and great people running venue, value for money and guaranteed to put a smile on your face.

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Vortex-Wind-Karting, Owner at Vortex Wind Karting, responded to this reviewResponded 31 October 2016

Thanks for sending us your reaction, you,re welcome

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Reviewed 25 February 2016

Great fun, upside down once but that is part of getting the hang of it, Murray is very helpful & you learn the basics quite quickly. Will be back again.

1  Thank Chris B
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Reviewed 16 January 2016

Thanks Murray and Ally for a very good time. We are coming back again for a second go its so good. We highly recommend people to come and give it a go it so easy It put you I a High for a long time....More

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Reviewed 15 January 2016

We are lucky to have this in Nelson. A great set up and Murray ( owner ) is excellent, always there to help and make sure you get the most out of your visit. Our 2 sons have been several times and loved it every...More

1  Thank Vanessa M
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We have a side seat that attaches to the parents blokart for children under 8 years old
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