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Phillip Island Grand Prix Circuit

Back Beach Road, Ventnor, Phillip Island, Victoria, Australia
+61 3 5952 2710
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The Phillip Island Grand Prix Circuit Visitor Centre offers activities for everyone. For speed fiends strap yourself into our Go Karts on the 750 metre scale replica of the circuit or adrenaline fuelled Hot Laps in a race prepared vehicle. For something quieter there’s the Guided Circuit Tour taking in the spectacular water gardens and panoramic views over the circuit and Bass Strait then gain exclusive access to race control, pit roof and podium. The History of Motorsport Display, Slot Cars, Race Simulators, licenced cafe and gift shop are all on offer to make a great day for everyone.
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  • Very good32%
  • Average5%
  • Poor2%
  • Terrible3%
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“race track” (21 reviews)
“go karts” (37 reviews)
“great fun” (21 reviews)
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Back Beach Road, Ventnor, Phillip Island, Victoria, Australia
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+61 3 5952 2710
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1 - 10 of 231 reviews

Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

Only did the go karting. It is on a scale replica of the actual GP race circuit. 10 min per round was more than enough to get the blood pumping. Even though there were some professional teenage racers the overall experiences was pretty good.

Thank Kate N
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

We arrived in time for lunch to find the Chef off sick. Not a problem, the helpful staff rallied together and organised some food for us. Happy hungry six year old. We then went try out the Go Karts. After a detailled safety briefing we...More

Thank tim2606
Reviewed 4 weeks ago

We came along with our two boys 3 and 6 and did the circuit tour which included the museum ticket as well, great value for money. Tour was very informative and the museum was interesting. Our kids opted to also have a turn on the...More

Thank Fursties
Kelsey M, Sales & Marketing Assistant at Phillip Island Grand Prix Circuit, responded to this reviewResponded 4 weeks ago

Thank you for taking the time to share your experience with us! It's great to hear that you and your boys enjoyed the Guided Circuit Tour, History of Motorsport Display as well as the Go Karts Hopefully we see you back here soon!

Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

I'm not a huge fan of car racing so maybe I'm not the best option as a reviewer but as far as souvenir shops go the place seemed kind of empty. Considering the history of racing I felt there could have been a lot more...More

1  Thank PLVine
Kelsey M, Sales & Marketing Assistant at Phillip Island Grand Prix Circuit, responded to this reviewResponded 4 weeks ago

Thank you for taking the time to let us know your experience at the Phillip Island Grand Prix Circuit Visitor Centre. I have passed on your recommendation to the relevant department about the race footage. You'll have to come back and try out the Go...More

Reviewed June 9, 2017 via mobile

Stopped for a coffee and was pleasantly surprised by the peacocks in the garden just outside the cafe.

Thank Greyhound77
Reviewed June 5, 2017 via mobile

Popped in to check out the circuit. Great that it is open 7 days and the staff were so friendly. Opted for the circuit tour plus the historical room and both were really interesting.More

Thank Lucy954
Kelsey M, Sales & Marketing Assistant at Phillip Island Grand Prix Circuit, responded to this reviewResponded June 6, 2017

Thank you for sharing your experience with us! It's great to hear that you enjoyed the Guided Circuit Tour and the History of Motorsport Display! Nice to see that you got to meet some of our local residents too (our peacocks!) I have passed your...More

Reviewed May 10, 2017

What a fantastic weekend! A friend and me attended the 2017 Classic. Friday we walked right around the perimeter of the circuit and checked out the pits. Saturday & Sunday we had booked into the Grandeur Club. This was so worthwhile. Food and drinks supplied...More

Thank Tony H
Kelsey M, Sales & Marketing Assistant at Phillip Island Grand Prix Circuit, responded to this reviewResponded May 29, 2017

Thank you for review! We are pleased to hear that you enjoyed the Phillip Island Car Classic and the Grandeur Club facility. I have passed your comments onto the relevant staff Thanks again - See you in 2018.

Reviewed May 6, 2017

Nice little museum, a track walk and go karts. Very friendly staff, nice little cafe and lots of merchandise to purchase

Thank hsmith6169
Kelsey M, Sales & Marketing Assistant at Phillip Island Grand Prix Circuit, responded to this reviewResponded May 29, 2017

Thank you for sharing your experience with us! We are pleased to hear that you enjoyed the Phillip Island Grand Prix Circuit Visitor Centre I have passed your review onto the relevant staff Hope to see you again soon

Reviewed May 1, 2017 via mobile

Went 3 rounds at the Go-kart! Really awesome as the track is a miniature replica of the Phillip Island MotoGP. Staff friendly and well-trained, ensures safety equipment is donned properly. They even have a training and safety video. The go-karts are pretty new and well-maintained!...More

Thank fikfauz
Kelsey M, Sales & Marketing Assistant at Phillip Island Grand Prix Circuit, responded to this reviewResponded May 29, 2017

Thanks for taking the time to share your experience with us! We are pleased to hear that you enjoyed the Go Karts - they definitely give you that 'racing buzz!' I have passed your review onto the staff at the Visitor Centre and Go Karts...More

Reviewed April 30, 2017

An added bonus was seeing and hearing an Audi doing hot laps - adds to the atmosphere. A fun informative tour going behind the scenes, into the control room, victory dais (those champagne bottles are super heavy even when empty). We also did the go...More

Thank rjane15
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Michelle M
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Response from Margaret K | Reviewed this property |
We were there for the hot rod show, so everyone was allowed to the inner area. So I cant answer your question. Sorry. The track is open every day for visitors, you could probably ring them.
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