Hampton Downs Go Karts. © Hamilton & Waikato Tourism

Hit the race track at Hampton Downs


Unleash your inner racer on the track at Hampton Downs. 

Challenge your friends or family to the fastest lap time on either the 530-metre or the new 830-metre Go Kart circuits at the Hampton Downs Motorsport Park in North Waikato. 

With fast, responsive karts, you’ll fly around the outdoor circuit, designed to challenge your driving skills with straights, hills and snaking bends.

Home to many major motorsport events, keen drivers can take their turn on the Hampton Downs track, reaching speeds of up to 70km/h in single or tandem Go Karts that will thrill all the family 

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