The Best Places for Go-Karting in Melbourne

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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.

Open hours:

Mon - Wed 9am - 9pm

Thur - Sun 9am - 10pm

Getting there: 

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.

Bookings: here.

Image Credit: Ace Karts Facebook

Image Credit: 234 Fun Galore 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!

Opening Hours: 

9am - 12pm 7 days.

Getting There:

234 Ballarat Rd, Braybrook VIC 3019

Bookings: (03) 9317 - 8222

Height Requirements:

Standard go karts  Min. 138 cm 

Smaller go karts – Min. 120cm & 9 years old

Image Credit: Auscarts Racing Facebook


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.

Opening Hours: 

Sunday -  Thursday: 10am - 10pm

Friday - Saturday: 10am - 11am

Getting There:

50 Salmon St, Port Melbourne VIC 3207

Bookings: (03) 9646 6015

Image Credit: Le Mans Go Karts and Skirmish Facebook

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!

Opening Hours: 

10am - late, 7 days including public holidays.

Getting There:

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!

Public Transport

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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