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3 Fun Places for Go-Karting in Singapore

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Looking for an exciting thrill-seeking activity to enjoy with the kids? We round up the best spots to try go-karting in Singapore!

Ever dreamed of racing through a circuit like the Grand Prix F1 drivers? Go-karting is a great way to do just that! There are a number of places to go kart in Singapore, so you can be sure to find a go-karting circuit that’s convenient for you! From the KF1 Karting Circuit at Kranji (the largest go-karting circuit in Singapore!) to electric go-karting Hyperdrive in Sentosa you can satisfy your craving for an adrenaline rush at any of these tracks for go-karting in Singapore!

Best go-karting tracks in Singapore for kids 

1.  HyperDrive: Indoor Gamified 3-level Go-Kart Circuit

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Image: Hyperdrive The Palawan

The newest go kart track in Singapore, HyperDrive is part of the family beach club, Shangri-La’s The Palawan @ Sentosa. HyperDrive is a fully electric and indoor go-karting experience! It’s not your run-of-the-mill go-karting circuit. It has a three-level racetrack and an integrated gamified experience that will transport drivers into a virtual game. Imagine playing Mario Kart in real life! HyperDrive’s go-karting track was designed by former karting world champion David Terrien – the go-karting tracks are catered to the need for speed with 308 metres of thrilling straightways and 14 exciting turns. There will be 36 eco-friendly electric go-karts in senior, junior and tandem kart configurations.

Go Kart Singapore at Shangri-La Palawan Shores HyperDrive Circuit
Image Credit: Shangri-La via Facebook

Parents with younger kids can pair up in dual go karts. Go-karts can go up to a top speed of 30km/h for the novice level and 50km/h for the advanced level (with additional requirements) to allow overtaking in a race to the finish. If you fancy watching the action head to the second-floor HyperDrive Cafe overlooking the tracks! Plus they’ve just launched Game of Karts where you will get to race and collect ‘weapons’ to sabotage competitors or ‘boosts’ to turbo-charge yourself to the finish line!

Can kids go-kart?
Kids need to be at least 9 years old to go-kart and to go-kart alone kids must be at least 140 cm tall. Children under 140cm can ride tandem go-karts with an adult.
Where: HyperDrive is located within The Palawan @ Sentosa, along Palawan Beach
Go-karting prices: passes from $35, More info here.

2. KF1 Karting Circuit Kranji: go-karting in Singapore

Go kart singapore KF1 Circuit Go-Karting in Singapore
Image Credit: KF1 Karting Circuit via Facebook

KF1 Karting Circuit Kranji is the largest go-karting circuit in Singapore! For the thrill-seekers, this 960-metre circuit with 18 turns is sure to get your adrenaline pumping as you race to set the new record speed! And if you’ve ever wanted to go kart in the rain, this is your chance. Their petrol go-karts are safe in the rain or shine.

go kart singapore - kf1 karting circuit
Image Credit: KF1 via Facebook

Can kids go-kart? Drivers must be at least 1.4m to go-kart on this track.
Operating Hours:
1pm – 9pm (Tuesdays – Fridays); 9am – 9pm (Weekends & PH)
Where: 1 Turf Club Avenue, Singapore 738078
Go-karting prices: From $18 for a 10-minute go-kart ride (under 21 years old). From $28 (above 21 years old). Click here for more information.

3. Go Kart in Singapore: Skyline Luge

Go Kart Singapore Skyline Luge Sentosa
Image Credit: Skyline Luge via Facebook

This may not be your typical go kart, but don’t underestimate the adrenaline rush you can get from this gravity-fuelled ride! Skyline Luge sits on Sentosa island and boasts four tracks with sharp corners, tunnels and downhill slopes. The track is right beside a lush forest and we live that you take a ‘ski-lift’ Skyride up the hill each time to start your ride making this ‘go karting’ experience extra memorable.

go kart singapore - skyline luge singapore
Image Credit: Skyline Luge Singapore via Facebook

Can kids go-kart? Kids must be at least 6 years old and 1.1m or taller to ride alone. Kids under 6 or shorter than 1.1m can ride in tandem with an adult but require a ‘Child Doubling’ ticket. Click here for more. 
Operating Hours: 
11am – 7:30pm (Monday – Thursday); 11am – 7:30pm (Friday – Sunday)
Where: Between Imbiah Lookout and Siloso Beach on Sentosa Island, Singapore
Go-karting prices: From $29 for 2 rides. Click here to purchase tickets.

KF1 Karting Circuit Expo: Go-karting with 16 turns (closed)

Go-Karting in Singapore at KF1 Karting Circuit Expo
Image Credit: KF1 via Facebook

KF1 Karting Circuit Expo has a 750-metre karting circuit with 16 turns that was converted from an under-utilised car park. The record time to complete this go-karting circuit is one minute! If you love speed and think you have what it takes, this go-karting circuit would have been your fave! Sadly, it has now closed its doors.

Can kids go-kart? Drivers must be at least 1.4m to go-kart on this track.
Operating Hours: Permanently closed.
Where: 1 Expo Drive, Singapore 486150 (Singapore Expo, Carpark H)
Go-karting prices: From $28 for a 10-minute ride. Click here for more.

The Karting Arena at Bukit Timah: Electric Go Karting (closed)

Go-Karting in Singapore at The Karting Arena at Bukit Timah
Image Credit: The Karting Arena via Facebook

If you want to try out electric go-karts, then this is the place for you! The Karting Arena at Bukit Timah has a 500-metre circuit with 9 turns. If you’re watching your kiddo go-kart and are feeling a little nervous – this go-karting spot has extra safety precautions in place – they have a remote stop system connected to all go-karts in case of an emergency!

Can kids go-kart? Kids must be at least 9 years old and 1.4m to ride.
Operating Hours: Permanently closed.
Where: 200 Turf Club Road, #01-01B, The Grandstand, South Car Park, Singapore 287994
Go-karting prices: From $30.50 for an 8-minute ride (approximately 8 – 10 laps). Click here for more info.

The Karting Arena at Jurong: Double-Seater Go-Karts (closed)

Go-Karting in Singapore The Karting Arena at Jurong
Image Credit: The Karting Arena via Facebook

If you want to feel like a professional racer, head down to The Karting Arena at Jurong! With a 700-metre go-karting circuit, 11 turns, track cameras, and even a race control room, this track was designed to host professional race events! Their circuit ensures safety by maintaining a minimum width of 10 metres throughout the track. These go-karts operate on petroleum, so you will be able to speed (within limits!) to your heart’s content! And if you want to ride with someone, you can hop into their double-seater go-kart for double the fun!

Can kids go-kart? Kids must be at least 9 years old and 1.4m to ride.
Operating Hours: Permanently closed
Where: 511 Upper Jurong Road, Singapore 638366
Go-karting prices: From $30 for a 10-minute session. Click here for more information.

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Lead image credits: Skyline Luge Singapore via Facebook, KF1 Karting Circuit via Facebook, Beate Baldry

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