There is nothing more exhilarating than a blast on the Hampton Downs Go-Karts! Choose from single or tandem karts. Challenge your friends or bring the family, and set your fastest lap time on our 530m Go-Kart track. Great for individuals or groups! Prices start from $49 for the single kart or $59 for the tandem.
OPEN 7 days in all weather
Lexus High Speed Safety Car
Take a fast ride of the Hampton Downs circuit, with family and/or friends in the car with you – a high speed experience for the whole family – we need say no more! Priced from $120 for up to four people.
The Ultimate V8 Hot Lap Experience
Experience the adrenalin rush as you blast around the 2.7km Hampton Downs race circuit in the passenger seat of an NZV8 SuperTourer race car reaching speeds of up to 230km/h.
Get in for 2 Laps in an NZV8 Race Car with a Hampton Downs Pro Driver.
Drive a V8 Muscle Car
Get behind the wheel of the Repco 5L V8 production-based race car. Our professional driver will guide you through 2 warm-up laps teaching you the ‘racing line’, then it’s onto 4 laps of adrenaline filled fun around our 2.7km National Circuit.
A must-do U-Drive experience for all V8 lovers.
What People Say
To Elton and team at Hampton Downs As you read below I had the Hot Laps yesterday and want to thank you all for a great experience. I started yesterday a little anxious travelling to HD but the efficiency and assurance of the office staff and the driver made the experience a pure adrenaline rush. Elton superb driving. I loved the Porsche GT3 and the surefooted handling of an amazing car by Elton.
THE PERFECT GIFT VOUCHER
Buy the adrenaline junkie in your life the perfect gift! Hampton Downs offers an exceptional range of adrenaline fueled activities that will make the petrol head come thrill seeker in your life very happy.
Everyone fancies their ability behind the wheel or want to be treated to an adrenaline fueled thrill ride so grab a voucher and make the next special occasion a whole lot better!
The fast paced Hampton Downs Go-Karts are a must. Choose from single or tandem karts, and head out on our 840m International rated Go-kart track. If you’d like a real race car experience in a genuine race car there are hot laps in a current NZV8 SuperTourer race car . If you prefer to be behind the wheel try our Camaro Muscle Car U-Drive experience – after some tuition you get in and drive four laps of our 2.7km national circuit. Then there is the Hampton Downs Lamborghini Fast Dash, which is a true bucket list adventure.
Some experiences are weather dependent, we will contact prior bookings to advise if there are issues due to weather.
Please note that with the unpredictable weather of the venue, sometimes we are unable to reschedule or advise you in advance, however we will make our very best effort to do so! NOTE: We have a zero tolerance to alcohol on all self-drive activities – so if you’ve been drinking the answer will be NO.