The Best Places for Go-Karting in Melbourne
You feel the need, the need for speed? We've hooked you up with five great places across Melbourne to get behind the wheel and drive to the limit.
Ladies and gentlemen... start your engines!
Ace Karts, Albion
You won't miss out on the adrenaline at Ace Karts,whose track is outside under floodlights and "captures the excitement of real racing", with the track open to the elements (bring a raincoat!). And with 700m of "pure excitement", the track is reportedly the most challenging outdoor go-kart track in Melbourne.
Mon - Wed 9am - 9pm
Thur - Sun 9am - 10pm
The closest train station is Albion on the Sunbury line. Ace Karts is located 1.5km from Albion train station and can be walked in 15 to 20 minutes, at 20 Carrington Drive, Albion.
There is a bus stop located 300m from Ace Karts on Ballarat Road. Buses 215, 216 and 456 service this route.
Image Credit: Ace Karts Facebook
234 Fun Galore
In Melbourne's largest indoor entertainment centre lies the largest indoor Go-Kart track in the city with faster-than-usual Go Karts.
Alongside the largest track is also Victoria's only Go-Kart Drift Track that will really set your pulse racing - those corners are definitely not for the faint-hearted!
9am - 12pm 7 days.
234 Ballarat Rd, Braybrook VIC 3019
Bookings: (03) 9317 - 8222
Standard go karts Min. 138 cm
Smaller go karts – Min. 120cm & 9 years old
Auscarts Racing, Port Melbourne
For an indoor track amongst huge motorsport names like Holden, Toyota and Jaguar stationed in Port Melbourne, you'll be right in the mood to zoom around the track with grading, sunken corners, super-long straights and nail-biting hairpin turns.
There are a number of race packages to offer, ranging in price, time and race formats. You can find more details here of what's available.
Sunday - Thursday: 10am - 10pm
Friday - Saturday: 10am - 11am
50 Salmon St, Port Melbourne VIC 3207
Bookings: (03) 9646 6015
Le Mans GoKarts, Dandenong South
The largest Go-Kart Centre in Melbourne has 4 tracks over 23 acres on which you can drive 5 types of karts. Bored? We don't think so!
10am - late, 7 days including public holidays.
11 – 55 Waterview Close Dandenong South VIC 3175
Car Directions from Melbourne CBD
Easy drive- 30 minutes
Take the Monash Freeway heading towards Dandenong. Get onto South Gippsland Freeway. On the South Gippsland Freeway take the second exit, Pound Road. Turn right onto South Gippsland Highway.
Le Mans is around the corner!
Catch the Cranbourne, Pakenham or Dandenong Line to Dandenong Train Station. Take a 10 minute bus ride on Bus 892. This Bus stops on the corner of Waterview Close and South Gippsland Highway.
Bookings: Just show up!
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