V8 Jetsprints

Get close to the action. This thrilling spectacle is an annual favourite for locals and visitors.

December 27, 2022

  • Adults $30.00
  • Children 5 – 15yrs $10.00 (under 5yrs free)
  • Family pass $70.00 (2 adults, 2 children)

The methanol-sucking monsters are back!

Love speed, the smell of methanol and the vibration of V8s then you won’t want to miss the action of the V8 Jetsprints where high-speed adrenaline junkies make split-second decisions and hesitation could mean elevation (to an island or suspension in a fence that is!). Bring your family (but not the family pets), bring a blanket and be entertained by one of the fastest machines on the planet reaching speeds of 140km in under 2 seconds.

Watch as they navigate their way around the tight channels in a course about the size of a rugby field all of them pushing hard for the ultimate glory of winning.

Food caravans will be on site, and this event also has flushing toilets. This event is on a farm so it’s important to dress accordingly. Please NO PETS, this is an accredited farm.

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