Frequently Asked Questions
Go karts are automatic.
Picton Karting Track can stay open until late by arrangement only.
Picton Karting Track operates during public holidays, except during Easter and Christmas & New Year, to check our calendar or call 02 4677 3330 or 0431 792 777 for updated operating hours and availability.
Yes you can use your own helmet as long as your helmet is full faced and in good tack/condition without damage and has the Approved Australian Standards sticker. Motocross Helmets are allowed providing you use eye protection. Strictly NO open face helmets without chin protection.
Call us now to enquire about holding that special event with us on 4677 3330 or email us at firstname.lastname@example.org
No adult can kart with their child at the same time on the track unless your child is 14 years +
Yes you can at no charge all we ask is that you please share some images with us on our Facebook page.
No. Picton Karting Track has a strict no alcohol and drug policy. Participants that consume alcohol or drugs during/before karting will not be able to go kart.
No you cannot use your personal Go Pro, however we hire out Go Pros at a cost of $25 per person/per 15 minutes with an uploaded file given to you on a USB stick.
Yes, however if the weather conditions is deemed to be dangerous, karting events will be stopped till the track supervisor finds it safe enough to return to the track. In extreme weather the track may be closed. We will not operate during dangerous or inclement weather conditions. No refunds will be given on the basis of wet weather, and cancellations or transfers of bookings cannot be requested on the basis of wet weather. Picton Karting Track operates in wet weather to please ensure that you make allowances for wet weather by bringing a change of clothes.
In the event that your karting event is postponed or cancelled due to extreme weather conditions which would make it dangerous or unsafe to kart, you will be contacted. Should karting need to be cancelled then your deposit will be transferred to your rescheduled date.
Government issued photo id must be presented by all drivers over 18, anyone under 18 must have a guardian present a valid form of photo id. If no valid photo id is presented then you will not be permitted to drive.
Yes you do. Picton Karting Track Driver’s Licence fee is $10 includes a balaclava and the membership is valid for 12 months.
We offer hot & cold drinks, pies & sausage rolls, ice creams and an assortment of confectionery. For groups we can include catering/function room hire.
There is no fee for spectators.
We use several different flags and lights with different meanings. Please take a minute to learn these below;
- Green Light– Track clear
- Yellow Flag or Light– Extreme caution, slow down, no overtaking
- Black Flag– Driver disqualified & must exit the track with caution as soon as it is safe to do so
- Red Flag or Light – Session Stopped
- Checkered Flag– Session is finished
To purchase an instant gift voucher to go on our live booking system, to select the Karting event you wish to gift, then press the book now tab, scroll down to buy gift card tab, and follow the prompts. Or you can purchase a gift voucher by calling us on 024677 3330 or if you prefer to deal personally simply call in to the Track.
HIRE KARTING SESSIONS CAN OPERATE IN 10 OR 15 MINUTE BLOCKS DEPENDING THE KART HIRE. IN BETWEEN SESSIONS A 15 OR AT THE MOST 25 MINTUE BREAK.
THE TRACK IS LICENSED TO OPERATED WITH 28 KARTS ON THE TRACK AT ONCE ! IN THE PAST FOR SPECIAL KARTING AUSTRALIA EVENTS WE HAVE HAD IT PASSED FOR 32 KARTS. OUR MAIN FLEET OF ADULTS KARTS WE OPERATE WITH UP TO 25 KARTS. JUNIOR KARTS UP TO 1O.
As many as you wish, there is no need to have a group, you can just come along yourself.
Yes we have qualified First Aid staff available to assist if an incident were to occur.
Picton Karting Track is an Outdoor circuit.
Yes on arrival you will need to register on our online system and then attend to the front counter to complete the booking process. (under 18’s will need a guardian consent).
- Helmets and racesuits are supplied for hire kart clients at no extra cost.
- For hygiene purposes hair nets are available or you can purchase a balaclava at a cost of $5.
- Gloves are optional if you wish to gain a better grip on steering at an extra cost starting from $20
- Please note comfortable casual clothing is advisable with enclosed shoes, (loose clothing, sandals, thongs is not permitted).
JUNIOR KARTS DRIVERS MUST BE 7 TO 13 YEARS OF AGE
ADULT KARTS DRIVERS MUST BE 14 YEARS OF AGE AND OVER
CORPORATE AND CLUBMAN KARTS 17 YEARS OF AGE AND OVER
Height or Weight restriction on our Adults karts come with adjustable seats as well as adjustable pedals, providing the driver can seat/fit comfortably.
Height or Weight restriction on our Junior karts children must be 1 metre in height and there is no weight restriction, our karts come with adjustable seats and seat inserts if required as well as adjustable pedals for their comfort.
- Comfortable enclosed flat shoes/boots to be worn by all drivers (no thongs, no sandals or high heels)
- When go karting all long hair is to be tied back securely.
- Comfortable casual clothing is advisable, No scarfs or lose clothing to be worn while go karting.
- Helmets and racesuits are supplied for hire kart clients at no extra cost.
- For hygiene purposes hair nets are also supplied and are compulsory.
- Optional Gloves if you wish to gain a better grip on steering.
Picton Karting Track opens
Sunday, Monday, Wednesday, Thursday & Friday from 10am to 5pm
Saturday from 9am to 630pm
It is recommended that you contact us prior to coming for track availability or go to our calendar.
Picton Karting Track requires a 10 to 15 minutes arrival time prior to the scheduled booking time.
On Arrival you will need to register on our iPads then from there you will need to go to the front counter to complete your transaction.
From there you will need to wait until you are called in to view our Safety Briefing and Drivers Instructions and next you have an opportunity to ask any questions you may have and then you will be equipped with a race suit, helmet & balaclava and you are now ready to jump into your go kart to start your karting session on our Outdoor circuit.
We cater for all types of events; Kids parties, Adult parties, Bucks & Hens Parties, that special occasion, corporate events and events for small or large groups. What better way to celebrate with family, friends or work colleagues for that unforgettable experience!!
Call us NOW on 4677 3330 to book or enquire about your event.
DRIVERS MUST BE 14 YEARS OF AGE AND OVER.
The fleet of 25 go karts are purpose built with the European ‘’Intrepid’ chassis and powered by the Subaru 4 stroke engine which can accelerate at speeds up to 70 km p/h. Intrepid, the leading Italian company in the world map landscape, began its history in 1992 with the production of high -end go-kart spare parts and accessories, branded SKM, the first brand of the Intrepid group. In 2003, the production of spare parts is supported by the production of high performance frames that reach in no time the top of the podium of the most prestigious competitions at national and international level.
DRIVERS MUST BE 8 TO 13 YEARS OF AGE.
The R13 TB kart is an Italian kart engineered and developed with the younger driver in mind. The TB KART brand has established itself at the top of the national and international competitions obtaining numerous prestige results. The Rookie kart is specially designed for a range of driving abilities, making it safe and fun for beginners to the more advanced driver. A unforgettable experience for your child like never before…
All karts are fitted with an individual timing transponder which times the karts to an incredible 1/1000th of a second so you are able to time yourself and improve your time on the next round.
The Picton Karting Track is an outdoor circuit that caters for the go hire kart clients as well as for the karters that have their own kart that leisurely practice at their own speeds. The track is an AKA (Australia Karting Association) approved race track and is the home for the Wollongong Kart Racing Club which holds seven race meets in a calendar year and to many other race club meets.
If you’re looking for an exhilarating go-karting experience look no further than Picton Karting Pro Track, with a fully equipped 640m Outdoor Track, nine corners and a challenging hairpin, you’ll be able to reach speeds of 70KPH on our impressive 190m main straight.
The Rookie Track measuring at 330m in length, with 5 flowing corners including a hairpin will promise a thrilling experience. The Rookie Track was specially designed for a range of driving abilities, making it fun for beginners. A unforgettable experience for your child like never before…
Picton Karting Track is located 5 k/ms from the Picton Exit F5 Freeway at 200 Picton Road, Picton.