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Vortex Wind Karting

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Couldn't be bettered for a group

7 of us booked, all a little apprehensive of what was to come. The briefing was clear and thorough... read more

Reviewed 2 days ago
205martint
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Nelson, New Zealand
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Wind-karting / Blo-karting / Land Yachting

This activity should be on your ‘Must Do’ list. Huge amount of fun and easy to learn (we had never... read more

Reviewed 2 weeks ago
GrantEdwardMurray
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29th SEPTEMBER 2018. Track open again for school holidays, bookings essential, so book now for a ride of your life. Kind regards, Ally and Murray Shaw
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384 Lower Queen Street | Richmond Park, Nelson 7041, New Zealand
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Reviewed 2 days ago via mobile

7 of us booked, all a little apprehensive of what was to come. The briefing was clear and thorough, but still left us wondering how we would manage the karts in the gusty winds but all of us had a huge smile on our faces...More

Date of experience: January 2019
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Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

This activity should be on your ‘Must Do’ list. Huge amount of fun and easy to learn (we had never done it before or done any sailing). We did a 1 hour session and we all loved it. Great hosts who run the place. I...More

Date of experience: January 2019
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Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

Had an awesome time :) none of us had any sailing/blokart experience, but the instructions were very clear and we got The hang of it quickly. Thanks for such a fun time!!

Date of experience: January 2019
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Reviewed 21 October 2018 via mobile

We booked as a group of about 7 of us of all different ages and abilities. The people running it are really friendly and after just a few minutes you are zooming around! Highly recommend!

Date of experience: October 2018
Thank LeithNZ
Vortex-Wind-Karting, Owner at Vortex Wind Karting, responded to this reviewResponded 24 October 2018

It was a pleasure having you Leith NZ. Thanks for the great comments. Regards, Murray

Reviewed 30 September 2018 via mobile

I was going crazy up on two wheels while my 8y/o was cruising around after only 5min of instruction. Heaps of fun.

Date of experience: September 2018
Thank sgcf48
Vortex-Wind-Karting, Owner at Vortex Wind Karting, responded to this reviewResponded 3 October 2018

It was great you could come and enjoy our track. Thanks

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.

Date of experience: January 2018
Thank U4378FUkevin
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

Date of experience: December 2016
Thank David E
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

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

Date of experience: January 2017
Thank Geoff G
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

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.

Date of experience: December 2016
Thank 205martint
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

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

Date of experience: December 2016
Thank GSET36
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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We have a side seat that attaches to the parents blokart for children under 8 years old
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