Rent go-karts and ride around the countryside of Saitama! Explore the old Edo-style town of Kawagoe, Saitama city and more!
※ You must have a Japanese drivers licence, Japanese SOFA licence, or an International Drivers Permit ※
- Drive go-karts in the quiet countryside of Saitama and feel the atmosphere of Japan
- View historical spots like Kawagoe or modern urbanscape like Saitama city
- Take a lot of pictures and have pictures taken of you by bystanders
- Have fun!
Rent go-karts and enjoy driving them on the public roads in the countryside towns of Tokyo's closest neighbouring prefecture Saitama! Particularly suitable and convenient for guests and residents of the Yokota Air Base in West Tokyo!
This is a wonderful and fun way of sightseeing, and a great day trip from Tokyo! Explore the historical and modern places of Saitama in a fascinating way!
This is a self-guided kart-rental only plan. There will be no guide with your group, but you can find below several examples of popular routes in Saitama that you can ride around:
Little Edo Kawagoe course (1 hour)
Ride around the historical town and the old warehouses of Kawagoe between the castle residence, Hikawa Shrine and the Bell Tower!
Saitama urban course(2-3 hours)
Explore the urbanscape of the giant Saitama Super Arena, the Cocoon City and the quiet streets of Saitama Bonsai Gardens!
Tokorozawa and Sayama course (3 and more hours)
Ride around the countryside towns and see the Aviation Park, the baseball haven Seibu Dome, Sayama Lake and the longest avenue with Zelkova trees in Japan!
You can rent a go-kart from 1 hour to up one whole day.
Business hours: 9 am - 5 pm
Note that the go-kart activity will not be available after 5 pm, therefore book earlier if you want to enjoy your entire requested time. For example, if you want to book a 2-hour tour, the latest possible time for booking will be 3 pm.
Please note that:
※ You must have a valid Japanese drivers license, Japanese SOFA license, or International Driving Permit based on the 1949 Geneva Convention*.
※ Bring a valid Japanese drivers license, Japanese SOFA license, or International Driving Permit* and a copy of your passport (passport is not required for Japanese) to the shop on the day.
※ All karts are for 1-person. There are no multi-person karts.
※ You have to fill the tank up before you return the kart when you choose the long courses.
※ The height restriction: must be 150cm to 185cm.
※ Preferred 100 kg and less. Over 100kg: the kart won’t move as fast
※ The activity is cancelled only when it rains heavily. When the activity is cancelled due to bad weather, you will be able to re-schedule without charge. If the alternative date for re-scheduling due to bad weather is not available, you will get a full refund.
※Pregnant Drivers: It is possible for pregnant drivers to take part in this experience but the go-kart handle may hit the guest's tummy and it may be uncomfortable. It is possible to make a booking first and go to shop try to see if she can fit comfortably in the kart. If the pregnant guest cannot fit, a refund will be provided for the pregnant guest.
※ The insurance fee is included in the price.
Third Party Liability = Unlimited
Guest himself/herself = up to JPY 30,000,000
Disclaimer = JPY 50,000
※ No helmets and no seatbelts are used.
*Holders of a license from Belgium, France, Germany, Monaco, Slovenia, Switzerland or Taiwan can use an official Japanese translation provided by the Japan Automobile Federation (JAF) or the country’s embassy or consulate in Japan.
We will promise you to make your trip unforgettable! Don't miss this chance!
Niiza city, Saitama (the exact address will be provided after you book. Please note that the rental location is far from railway stations. Arriving by taxi is recommended.)