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Official Street Go-Kart Tour - Osaka Shop

Highlights
  • Experience this unique Japanese activity that’s popular on social media
  • An international driver’s permit and passport is required
  • Choose between several departure times throughout the day
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Official Street Go-Kart Tour - Osaka Shop
From US$ 69.20
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OSA 2 hour Tour: 1 PMMost Popular
1.5 to 2 hours (depending on the traffic) Depart from the shop, drive to the center of Osaka, Umeda, Nodahanshin, Namba, and also drive to Osaka Castle or Nakanoshima.
US$ 69.20
OSA 2 hour Tour: 4 PM
1.5 to 2 hours (depending on the traffic) Depart from the shop, drive to the center of Osaka, Umeda, Nodahanshin, Namba, and also drive to Osaka Castle or Nakanoshima.
US$ 69.20
OSA 2 hour Tour: 7 PM
1.5 to 2 hours (depending on the traffic) Depart from the shop, drive to the center of Osaka, Umeda, Nodahanshin, Namba, and also drive to Osaka Castle or Nakanoshima.
US$ 69.20
Overview
Get behind the wheel of a custom-made street go-kart dressed up in your favorite Japanese-inspired character on this tour. After a briefing on how to operate the karts, safely ride around the streets of Osaka with guides on a set course. The tour includes a drive to either the Osaka Castle or Nakanoshima, then through Namba, Nodahanshin Station, and Umeda in center of Osaka.
What to Expect

Once you arrive at the shop, please check in, stating your name and reservation time and present your international driver’s permit and passport.  Once validity of the international drivers permit is confirmed, you will be handed the "terms and conditions" and waiver to sign.  Upon signature, please hand the waiver to a staff and choose a costume.  All customers wear the costumes over their clothing so there is no changing room but there are lockers for your personal belongings.  Once all the participants are ready, you will be briefed on how to operate the karts and lecture you on safety precautions.  After the lecture, you will hop in a kart and turn on the engine.  Once all engines are running, then the Guide will lead the group on to the tour. 

 

Once you leave the shop, the excitement begins!

 

As long as you know how to drive a regular car, handling a kart is not so difficult. Just make sure to keep up with the guide because 2 to 3 hours is definitely not enough time to see all of Osaka!

You will not only see but drive to either the Osaka Castle or Nakanoshima, then drive through Namba, Nodahanshin, Umeda (center of Osaka), enjoying the unique Western Japan's culture!!

The Japanese locals will wave at you, greet you with a big smile, and take pictures of you! A worm welcome you know you can’t receive just by walking down the street!

You will have a short break in the middle of the tour. 

Yes, you will be driving for at least 1.5 hours to 2 hours depending on traffic. 

It may seem long, but most of our customers ask for seconds!  1 is never enough once you experienced THIS!

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Reviews (31)

1 - 5 of 31 reviews

Reviewed 3 days ago
BEST TOUR EVER!

I mean in all honesty, anybody who has played Super Mario Bros SHOULD want to do this. Dress up like your favorite characters and go-kart through the streets of Osaka! Sign me up! The tour guides were especially fun & SAFE! They let you have...More

Thank Ezekiel S
Reviewed 5 July 2018 via mobile
For those who love driving - best and most fun way to see Osaka.

Had an *AWESOME* two hour drive with Akira along the streets of Osaka, Namba and Dotonbori! It was really fun and a different way to see Osaka. If you have kids, they can follow in the driver’s car. I think they are the only kart...More

Thank HaileySingapore
MariCARJAPAN, Public Relations Manager at Maricar Osaka, responded to this reviewResponded 10 July 2018

Hi! Thank you for this great review. We are extremely happy to hear that you enjoyed our tour! Come ride with us again.

Reviewed 18 June 2018 via mobile
Thanks for the great Fun!!

My family and friend love this fantastic tour with the fun guys!! Thanks for making this a most memorable drive in Osaka 2018!! Thanks for activating the nice red convertible for Zach n Jarrett!!More

Thank James N
MariCARJAPAN, Guest Relations Manager at Maricar Osaka, responded to this reviewResponded 11 July 2018

Hello, Thank you so much for your awesome review!! We are so happy to hear that MariCar is one of the best experience you had in Japan!! Thank you for riding with us!! It is our pleasure and goal to provide our guests with a...More

Reviewed 18 June 2018 via mobile
Brilliant experience

Exhilarating experience.🤗 Beats gokarting hands done. Loved the fast turn at the end. Guide was encouraging.More

Thank toastytoaster
MariCARJAPAN, Guest Relations Manager at Maricar Osaka, responded to this reviewResponded 11 July 2018

Hello, Thank you so much for your awesome review!! We are so happy to hear that MariCar is one of the best experience you had in Japan!! Thank you for riding with us!! It is our pleasure and goal to provide our guests with a...More

Reviewed 12 June 2018 via mobile
June 12 tour

The tour is great. My group did it at night. It was a great experience that I would recommend to anyone.

Thank Leo S
MariCARJAPAN, Reservation Representative at Maricar Osaka, responded to this reviewResponded 11 July 2018

Thank you for driving with MariCAR. We are extremely happy that you had a great time with us. Hopefully, You will comeback and visit us again!

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Patrick6398
25 July 2018|
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Response from HaileySingapore | Reviewed this property |
Yes there is. It will cost him ¥3000 but he follows you on the entire route. This is the only company so far that lets non-driver go along.
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nadinelivio
2 June 2018|
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Response from Zainab Q | Reviewed this property |
Hello, you have to hold the international driving license in order to book a cart, cz you will be driving in the main streets with other vehicles. And they told us sometimes the police would stop you to check if you are... More
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Lisa K
13 May 2018|
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Response from Zainab Q | Reviewed this property |
Not sure about that.
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