The 8 lane slot car tracks. Image is from the Hornsby slot car Raceway website.
Address: 126A James Lane, Waitara 2077
At a Glance: Show your kids some old school fun! The biggest slot car raceway track in the Southern Hemisphere and one of the last few left in Sydney. Race your own, buy your own, upgrade or hire. Different cars and designs to choose from.
The twists and bends of the track.
Cost: To hire a slot car and controller:
15 mins= $5 per person
30 mins= $10 per person
To use your own slot car with a hire controller:
10 mins= $3.50 per person
15 mins= $4.50 per person
30 mins= $6.50 per person
To just hire the track (using your own slot car and controller):
10 mins= $2 per person
15 mins= $3 per person
20 mins= $4 per person
30 mins=$5 per person
1 hr= $10 per person
You hold the controller, the power is in your hands.
Birthday parties= about $125 for approx. 10 children doing four races with a break in between.
Area set up for a Birthday Party. Image is from the Hornsby slot car Raceway website.
TV's above the drivers display your lap times, how many laps you have done and your speed with a colour code.
Kiosk or Cafe: Drinks are available for $2 each. You can also buy ice creams.
For Birthday Parties: You can use the fridge, freezer and microwave oven on site. BYO food and cake: its a popular choice to get the party kids McDonalds (which is just up the road) or to have some pizzas delivered.
Shade: All indoors ,with fans.
Tables: There is a long bench party table available for use and plastic chairs to sit on also.
Kids will love it.
Toilets: One unisex toilet is available on site. No baby change table though.
Water: BYO, sink and tap in toilet.
A full slot car supplies, equipment and even repair shop is on site.
Age Suitability: From 3 years. Children must have an adult supervising them at all times.
Parking: There is a tiny car park at the entrance or park in the back lane or side streets. Short distance from Waitara Station.
Description: Two awesome computer controlled tracks with lanes for up to 8 slot cars to race at once. Cars, lanes and controller bases are colour coded. Great fun for little kids and big kids ( aka adults). You hold the controller so the power is literally in your hands. Full shop and repairs are done on site. Slow down around the corners or you could cause a pileup! If your car comes off the track put it back on your colour, just make sure the other cars aren't in the way. Open afternoons, some weeknights, weekends and during public holidays.
Your child can even have their birthday party here. You can even BYO your own drinks, cake and food. Party table, table cloth and decorations are provided.
Great experience to keep them occupied over the school holidays. Check what place you are coming, how many laps you have done and your fastest lap time on the screen above you.
Two huge tracks with twists and bends. Image is from the Hornsby Slot Car Raceway Facebook page.
For my details, to book and to view their online booking schedule check their website or Facebook page or phone: 9489-5816 during opening times.