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So much fun!

I went to the Velocity VR last night for the first time. I'm not a gamer at all. My kids are. We... read more

Reviewed 6 days ago
Shannon R
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Phoenix, Arizona, United States
Virtual reality game is awesome!!

Took a couple gamers (14 year olds) to try VR out. Staff was excellent-gave safety briefing and... read more

Reviewed 4 weeks ago
AZ-Traveler85253
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Scottsdale, Arizona
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America's Best Kart Racing! Octane Raceway features a 1/3 mile indoor/outdoor track, 45+ mph karts, Velocity VR, Brickyard Bar & Grill, mini-bowling, arcade, and event rooms. Corporate events and private parties from 10 - 500.
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9119 E Talking Stick Way, Scottsdale, AZ 85250
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Reviewed 6 days ago

I went to the Velocity VR last night for the first time. I'm not a gamer at all. My kids are. We had 8 people including 5 teenagers and a 68 year old grandmother. This was a blast! It felt so real. We all loved...More

Thank Shannon R
Reviewed 1 week ago

Teens went on the go carts but weren’t that impressed. The kids thought the virtual reality was great. We ate a snack. Teens had the baked pretzels and loved them. We had the onion rings, fantastic but too much.

Thank saowill
Reviewed 4 weeks ago

Took a couple gamers (14 year olds) to try VR out. Staff was excellent-gave safety briefing and assured that everything fit. After brief instructions-ready to go. This is so much fun! If you are prone to motion sickness-have no fear- this isn't going to trigger...More

1  Thank AZ-Traveler85253
Reviewed 4 weeks ago

Nice air conditioned indoor race way with loads of fun with each turn. Go as a couples date or a small group. The adrenaline will race as you push the limits of your driving abilities!

1  Thank 42randy
Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

This place is a blast. We brought our daughter and niece for their birthdays and they, along with their loves, had an amazing time. We ate dinner, raced 2 races and did some fun miniature bowling. The staff are all fun and friendly and I...More

1  Thank Alicia F
Reviewed 4 weeks ago

The place is not cheap. For a tween birthday party its pretty good. The staff are fairly attentive and the cars seem to be well maintained. The only thing I thought was odd is that you can drink liquor at the bar and then drive...More

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sundeviljp, General Manager at Octane Raceway, responded to this reviewResponded 4 weeks ago

Thanks for your review and we are glad you enjoyed your time at Octane Raceway! We have a strict two drink max policy before racing. We enforce it by marking the customer's wristband when they come up to the bar for a drink.

Reviewed June 7, 2018 via mobile

Went to Octane Raceway for my birthday two days ago. We did the VR gaming and it was incredible. It was so fun that we bought a second game and got a 50% discount for it!! The staff was amazing and helpful. Best experience of...More

1  Thank Michelle D
Reviewed May 24, 2018 via mobile

Went with my wife and friends, had a lot of fun! We did 2 races and had a beer afterwards in the bar... I now know where to go when i wanna go fast!

1  Thank villar1503
Reviewed May 17, 2018 via mobile

I was there a week ago Friday to help with a private event for a foundation. The team made it so easy, they were so helpful and nice!!! All the while making sure those that were going to race were safe. Very nice facility with...More

Thank Teresa S
Reviewed May 6, 2018

I am not a video game person so my expectations were very low... But the second the experience started I was amazed at the clarity and realness of how everything looked. I was laughing out loud in disbelief this was possible. The game was very...More

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saowill
June 26, 2018|
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Response from sundeviljp | Property representative |
All racers need a $7 Annual Membership that includes an Octane license, helmet rental, and head sock. The per person cost for one race is $20, two for $38, or three for $50. An adult race for ages 16+ is 14 laps. A junior... More
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Ginger P
May 24, 2017|
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RACING MEMBERSHIPS (REQUIRED) Annual Racing Membership$7 Includes: Octane License, Helmet Rental, Head Sock, 10% Pro Shop Discount, Monthly Emailed Discounts, and Race Results ADULT & JUNIOR RACING PRICES Races are for one... More
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