MakoTrac International Racetrack (Go Kart Action), Mareeba

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**Please call for different opening times during school holidays**

MakoTrac is a world class go kart facility situated 1 hours drive from


Go Kart Action is 411m long and 7m wide with a fine asphalt surface open for the public to test their skills. The covered pit area shields the karts from the tropical sunlight. Flood lights provide comprehensive illumination of at least 200 lux on every corner of the circuit for pre booked evening events*.

The visitor observation deck as well as the air conditioned Cafeteria overlooking the track are equipped with a monitor displaying lap times and track positions of all karts and drivers, providing spectators with continuous information. A trackside BBQ House caters for 22 persons equipped with spotlights, sound system and Japanese-style Teppanyaki BBQ set situated right next to the 18 hole putter golf course. The surrounding landscaped area offers numerous shady locations for pick nickers.

MakoTrac Facilities

The world standard electronic time lapping system (up to 1/1000th second) delivers a precise print out of drivers, kart numbers, race position, best and average lap times, maximum and average speeds. The system can compete an indefinite number of laps completed within a 24 hour period. The Hire Kart Circuit features a high degree of safety: difficult corners are marked with plastic safety barriers and orange cones.

A remote control system enables staff to shut down individual karts at any time in the interest of overall safety. All drivers are provided with a helmet and protective hair net, those in the 3 Star Extreme class upwards are also provided with gloves, overalls and an optional neck brace. Fully covered footwear is essential or can be hired.

Endurance Race is a special feature event. Lasting from 1 – 2 hours, it provides maximum fun and entertainment racing a go-kart. Competitors have a practice session, followed by a time trial to determine positions on the grid (standing start). The race itself features stop and go penalties, pit stops, driver changes and re-fueling. A minimum of 10 drivers (2 drivers per team) or a maximum of 30 competitors (3 drivers per team) may take part in an endurance event.

* Please call for more information To visit MakoTrac International Racetrack (Go Kart Action) on your trip to Mareeba, use our Mareeba trip website .
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  • Usually when we go on holidays just my husband and boys do this type of thing but this time I thought I’d have a go and WOW so glad I did... was just the five of us there and had the track to...  more »
  • I needed to go racing, but I had a kid. In Cairns, there is a minimum of 1.5 metres, so it was definitely Mareeba, where they have karts set up for those who want to try out their skills.. The...  more »
  • Amazing, exceptional service and coaching. Used to be a 3* kart racer going back to get to that rating again. Go karts are well maintained and perform exceptionally well. Highly recommended for anyone looking for some wild fun.
  • Best track, fast go karts and the friendliest people ever. We had such a great family day experience
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