A Go-Kart Track In The Middle Of Phuket
Patong Go-Kart Speedway is one of three Go-Kart tracks you can find in Phuket and no doubt has the most varied karts fleet and a very good track to offer. The Speedway is located about 30 minutes from Patong Beach, which is one of the main areas of Phuket. Whether you are a pro driver or just arriving for the first time at a karting track, the Patong Go-Kart Speedway offers a ton of fun.
The track is located pretty close to the centre of Phuket, and driving to the track will take around 30 minutes. The place is well maintained and includes 750 meters of asphalt in very good condition, with many turns and straightaways.
The place is surrounded by pastoral forest and offers a place for the non-drivers to sit and hide from the sun. Additionally, there is a kiosk you can purchase water and snacks while having a panoramic view of the track. Near the track, you will be able to find more attractions like buggies or even a shooting range.
The Go-Karts Fleet
The most attractive point in the track is that there are 6-7 different models of Go-Karts which can fit any level or any driver age. The fleet includes Go-Karts for kids (which has a speed limiter), Go-Karts for teenagers, and even double seaters for couples or parents with kids.
If you are looking for a real adventure, there are race-grade karts that will accelerate up to 120 KMH lite a bullet and will provide a shot of adrenalin in seconds.
List of available karts in the track:
- Kids Kart – Limited speed and small size seat for kids, reach up to 40 KPH
- Double Seaters Karts – Two seats, A good start to get familiar with the track and reach up to 50 KPH
- Single 4 Stroke Karts (250cc\270cc) – The normal size kart for adult or teenagers reach up to 50-70 KPH and is good for beginners
- Single 4 Stroke Karts (370cc) – Powerful kart for those who want to speed up the pace.
- 2 Stroke Karts (100cc\125cc) – A racing kart that accelerates fast and reaches up to 100-125 KPH, this kart is not a joke and will give you a taste of how it really fills in the pro leagues.
If you are looking for some action between the Banana Roti’s and the tours in the streets of Old Phuket, you will find that in the Speedway for sure. The team on the track is experienced; you will get the needed safety equipment for driving, which include a helmet, hair cover, and rib protector.
After making sure the equipment is fit, you will choose which kart you want to take for a 10 minutes session (more than that is not easy), and you will go to the pit to adjust the kart to your size.
Driving on the track is easy since the corners are wide, there is a lot of space for error, and the team ensures that there are not too many drivers on the track driving at the same time.
This story is written by Dor Shiff, from GoKart36.com
Patong Go-Kart Speedway Info
Location: Between Patong and Kathu
Address: 118/5 Vichitsongkram Road. Kathu, Phuket, 83120
Open: 10 am – 7 pm
Phone: 076 321 949
Patong Go-Kart Speedway Map