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Highlands Motorsport Park

SH6 & Sandflat Road, Cromwell 9384, New Zealand
+64 27 221 4334
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Dizzy for all the right reasons

I'm sure people have referred to places as being "petrolhead heaven", so rather than drag out that... read more

Reviewed 4 days ago
Invercargill, New Zealand
Cafe, Museum and Taxi

We called in having heard there was a cafe at this location. The park was much more impressive than... read more

Reviewed 4 days ago
matase h
Auckland Central, New Zealand
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Highlands is a destination for everyone. A truly international 5 star facility, it boasts multiple ways to experience the circuit at speed from McLaren’s to Porsche’s, is home to the best outdoor go-kart circuit in the southern hemisphere, showcases a safari dirt buggy adventure complete with 18ft dinosaurs and safari animals and a national motorsport museum. Onsite is also a new Cafe and unique wine adventure, that is incomparable with anything else in the region and all of this is encompassed in a breathtaking setting. Ideal for groups, families and individuals - there is no such thing as a bad day at Highlands. A passion for Motorsport is not necessary, but a sense of adventure is.
  • Excellent86%
  • Very good9%
  • Average2%
  • Poor1%
  • Terrible2%
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“go karts” (94 reviews)
“race track” (41 reviews)
“hot lap” (28 reviews)
Suggested Duration: 1-2 hours
SH6 & Sandflat Road, Cromwell 9384, New Zealand
+64 27 221 4334
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Reviewed 4 days ago

I'm sure people have referred to places as being "petrolhead heaven", so rather than drag out that cliche, if a trip to Highlands Motorsport Park isn't on your bucket list, then best you take a fresh look... It would be nice to afford a car...More

Thank darrenl931
Reviewed 4 days ago

We called in having heard there was a cafe at this location. The park was much more impressive than I had expected. Front desk people were friendly and helpful. Service at the cafe was excellent along with the food. The cafe looks out over the...More

Thank matase h
Reviewed 6 days ago via mobile

Went to the track with a group of about 15 (both males and females ). We were split into 2 groups so we all got a turn weaving through the cones, sudden braking, sudden braking and turning then driving round the track. Even the very...More

Thank lefantlover
Reviewed 6 days ago via mobile

We went go karting and it was great fun. Great karts and a fun track. Definitely worth a visit. Must do if in wanaka or queenstown.

Thank Michael C
Reviewed 1 week ago

My son, who is 4 years old, loved the Highlands Jurassic Safari. He also loved exploring the museum and thought that the sculpture park was great too. He still talks about the Highlands 4 months after we went there.

1  Thank GypsyPavee
Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

Had an awesome time - called in as we drove passed and ended up doing a drive in the mustang - Andrew the instructor was excellent.

Thank Andrew T
Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

I really didn’t know what to expect. It seems from the website etc to be a hodgepodge of different activities. What it is an astounding Motorsport park. With great little museum (aka amazing private collection of awesome cars of a very rich man). But. Thanks...More

Thank Aussie_trekker
Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

We’ve been to the museum only. The collection is nice, but everything feels a bit static. It’s cars and signs. In comparison to the Nürburgring and Spa Francorchamps museums in Europe the enterance fee is insane for what it is.

Thank Marco N
Reviewed 10 September 2017

First stop in NZ, with the wife and 3 kids we pulled up for a day of fun. She and the kids were hot lapped in their wild taxi to their enjoyment. The kids enjoyed the free arcade games, the mini golf, playground and museum,...More

Thank TAP73
JSHMP2015, General Manager at Highlands Motorsport Park, responded to this reviewResponded 14 September 2017

Thanks TAP73 for your fantastic feedback - we really appreciate you taking the time to let us know how your experience was and the constructive way in which you provided it. Totally take on board your feedback about the Go-Karts, the tandems are intentionally slower...More

Reviewed 3 September 2017 via mobile

This was our second time to highlands, first time was 3 years ago and was great did the Porsche taxi and go karts both fun, this time round got more into wife had a ride in the new Ferrari and absolutely loved it, I went...More

Thank Andy Ciney G
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12 April 2017|
Response from JSHMP2015 | Property representative |
HI There, We are open both days - in fact the only day we are not open is Christmas Day. Our operating hours are 10 - 5pm. The Taxi can fit up to four people at a time. You can do two taxi's and have three in one and... More
16 March 2017|
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Response from marketing753 | Property representative |
Hi MKunzmann, Our Jurassic Safari tour is best suited for families, with children 10 years and under. It is a 50minute experience, exploring the forest of large scale animals on display, with accompanying commentary from a... More
Danielle W
25 October 2016|
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Response from Maggy20152015 | Reviewed this property |
Hope it's not too late but the McLaren would be amazing