Galway City Karting

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Galway City Karting
4.5
14:00 - 22:00
Monday
14:00 - 22:00
Tuesday
14:00 - 22:00
Wednesday
14:00 - 22:00
Thursday
14:00 - 22:00
Friday
14:00 - 22:00
Saturday
10:00 - 22:00
Sunday
11:00 - 21:00
About
Go karting is a fun activity for adults and kids alike in 20,000 sq ft of FUN. We organise Go Karting race meetings for larger groups and arrive and drive for those that wish to turn up and race (always pre call)We have special voucher days and our karting track makes a memorable birthday party or special event.We will also be concentrating on the corporate sector for events such as team building, seasonal parties and sports & social clubs within the workplace, we can arrange pit teams of drivers from different departments against each other, or test the skill of your managers against your employees !!! Stags and Hens just let us know where you are planning to spend your last weekend of freedom and the type of event you are looking for and leave the rest to us.We are ideally located near the motorway, so access is easy. Spectators are welcome for any of our events so if you have friends who want to come down to watch the go karting please bring them along.
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Cillian Lally Croke
Moycullen, Ireland3 contributions
Fun
Sep 2020 • Couples
Way better than going to a pub. Great fun for adults and kids. First bit of real excitement since the lockdown
Written 15 September 2020
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849alid
County Galway, Ireland5 contributions
Great family fun
May 2019 • Family
What a great day out for the kids, they had 30 mins on the track and loved every minute of it. Even so they wanted to race again. The cars were quick enough for young children and suited my 9 / 10 and 13 year olds. Great value for money. Will definitely be visiting again soon.
Written 26 May 2019
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Radarhead
Manchester, UK15 contributions
Tiny track, false advertising and terrible customer service.
May 2019 • Friends
Paid for grand prix. Advertised is practice session, 3 heats, semi finals and a grand final. We didn't get a practice session, apparently they don't do that even though on the website and literally on their wall it states they do.... I mean it's part of what you're paying for but at no point prior and including being there we were not told this.
The tracking system failed in the first set of semifinals(where the group is split into 2 halves), no times or positions were recorded, so they re ran and again it failed to record anything.

So then they with 0 apology or apathy and full of defensive unhelpfulness they completely cancelled the semi final for the other half of the guys who had patiently waited for their turn. I suggested running it regardless of time recording we could use our eyes to record who finished where etc... This was met with stonewalled confusion at the concept... The half of the guys who didn't get semi final were promised extra track time after the final. We Ran the final with meaningless positions. Then the extra track time wasn't delivered as they rushed the next group on. When I queried why we didn't get the extra time, the response was an unapologetic "it's because you didn't demand it straight after the final".... Didn't demand the thing we paid for? No apology for any of the problems lack of track time, lack of time recording.
Just defensive belligerence.
Also at least 1 kart broke down during each race but that's just the icing on the cake.

I just want reiterate at no point was an apology for their failing systems given or any remorse at all, very much felt like somehow we were at fault for asking to do what we had paid for.....

The track is also tiny, but I wouldn't review them down for that, it is what it is.
Written 5 May 2019
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Adam C
Dublin, Ireland1 contribution
False advertising & poor customer service
May 2019 • Friends
Got the Grand Prix package with a group of friends.

Advertised practice time on the track which we never got. This is advertised on their signage and their website.

During the race there was always at least one broken/slow car. They claimed to have swapped it out but I think they just replaced it with another broken one.

During the semi final, the system had an error and didn’t record the race. That half of our group had to race again and then they system thought it was the second race and started the final. As a result half the group missed out on track time. To “compensate” they put everyone into the final together which sucked. On top of that half the group missed out on track time.

The staff were really unhelpful and didn’t care. They offered extra track time but never delivered on it. We didn’t even get an apology. Their attitude was really poor.

Overall the track is quite small and suited to 4 cars max. Wouldn’t recommend at all.
Written 5 May 2019
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The Caltrop
1 contribution
Small track, bad service, bad vehicles
May 2019 • Friends
False advertising on track time. Belligerent and uncaring staff. The carts were extremely distinct in quality and the track was very small.
Written 5 May 2019
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Johanne W
Galway, Ireland21 contributions
Excellent service and great fun
Jan 2019 • Family
We bought groupon vouchers for this. One of the kids wasn't up for it when we got there. They were extremely nice and encouraging to him, without putting any pressure.They very kindly offered to allow us use vouchers on another day instead. Small downside is safety video not really geared towards kids, but otherwise lovely staff and great facility
Written 16 January 2019
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Liam P
44 contributions
Great Fun
Nov 2018 • Family
We had fun here Saturday last - my son was a novice but was shown the ropes by the patient staff which were friendly, helpful and really made sure we had a fab time overall.

There was a good info system so we could track who was in the lead etc and all the equipment was in good shape. I would recommend advance booking to ensure you are not disappointed. Have fun!
Written 4 November 2018
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Greg Massacra
Galway, Ireland392 contributions
Great for Saturday evening
Oct 2017 • Friends
It is Great way of spending time with friends without leaving the town. Track is exeptionally big, especially that is located on first floor of Warehouse located on the industrial Estate. Go-Carts are cool and fast enough, not as fast as Pallas carting but Its Great fun in the city. Prices are not that high as well, so I recommend to everyone. Have a fun :-)
Written 26 August 2018
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Mary M
County Kerry, Ireland13 contributions
Family Fun
Oct 2017
Went go karting my partner & I with our 14 yr & 9 yr old while holidaying in Galway. Booked the day before and went on a Thursday as there was a half price deal. We got half an hour on the track and was the best fun ever. We were the only 4 on the track.Would definitely recommend as family event.
Written 28 June 2018
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Smood
Dublin19 contributions
Exhilirating
Jun 2018 • Family
Rang this place on a wet Sunday afternoon to get a booking. Left message on voicemail. Got callback within 10 minutes. Busy til 5.30 but got booking for three of us. Turned up on time. Staff welcoming and competent. Slight delay to get on track with previous group in place and safety demos. Told porkie pie about age of 14 year old to ensure we were all in same cc karts. Shared track with three others which was just as well or 14 year old would have got bored very quickly, lapping his parents. Brilliant fun. We'd no experience of karting but loved this. Highly recommended. Overall took about 90 minutes between waiting, demos and racing.
Written 18 June 2018
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  • Sun - Sun 11:00 - 21:00
  • Mon - Fri 14:00 - 22:00
  • Sat - Sat 10:00 - 22:00
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