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1-Hour Street Go-Kart Experience: Original Street Kart

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Rev up your engines and race through Osaka's streets on a custom kart, decked out in a fun costume, and capture unforgettable moments with your guide.

Highlights

  • Whether solo or with your squad, zip through Osaka in a go-kart for an hour, a unique way to roam Japan's cultural hub with your expert guide.

  • Slip into your costume and blend into Osaka's vibe, whether you're a superhero or an anime star, playing your favorite tunes through the speakers.

  • Step back in history as you drive through the Shinsaibashi area, view the neon lights at Dotonbori, and pass by comic book stores at Namba.

  • Soak in Osaka's Western-influenced street art and food scene as you visit the America-Mura district. Don't worry, your guide's got the pics covered!

  • Fun fact: The neon signboards you'll see in Dotonbori are a form of Kanban culture, a unique aspect in Japan where signboards are appreciated as art.

Inclusions

  • 1-hour street go-karting experience in Osaka

  • English-speaking guide

  • Costume rental

  • Photo & video

  • Gas, tax & insurance

Cancellation policy

You can cancel these tickets up to 7 days before the experience begins and get a full refund.

Go-kart cosplay quest

Picture yourself standing in the heart of Osaka's electric atmosphere, preparing for an adventure about to kick into high gear. With a selection of rental costumes, transform into your favorite character, adding an extra dash of excitement to your journey. It's now time to hop onto a custom go-kart, revving its engine as you prepare to dive headfirst into the streets for an hour. Your go-karting experience begins amidst the colorful backdrop of America-Mura, where every corner is adorned with street art and the aroma of local food wafts through the air. With a trusty guide leading the way, zoom past Shinsaibashi, Osaka's shopping hub featuring a mix of trendy boutiques, high-end brands, traditional shops, and more.

Sprinting through the city

Hold onto your seat, because the real thrill awaits in Dotonbori! Feel the rush as you catch sight of the legendary Glico Running Man sign, an emblem of Osaka's lively nightlife that ignites the city with its vibrant glow. And just when you think the adventure couldn't get any better, you'll arrive at Namba illuminated with countless neon signs, modern buildings with glass facades, and traditional Japanese structures. And the cherry on top? Your guide will be there every step of the way, capturing the magic of your adventure in stunning photographs that will serve as cherished mementos of your time in Osaka.

What to bring

  • All guests will need to obtain an International Driving Permit (IDP) issued in the booklet format under the 1949 Geneva Convention from a government-authorized association to drive in Japan.

  • Guests with licenses issued from Switzerland, Germany, France, Taiwan, Belgium, or Monaco would be required to obtain a Japanese translation of their license from the Japan Automobile Federation (JAF).

  • Guests must carry their physical International Driving Permit (or for exceptional countries listed above that require a Japanese translation, the physical domestic license + official translation) and physical passport.

  • Guests in the US Military will be eligible to drive with either the SOFA (USFJ Form 4EJ) Permit or a state-side license + Active Duty Uniformed Military ID.

What's not allowed

  • Guests with licenses issued from countries that are not under the 1949 Geneva Convention (such as China, Indonesia, Mexico, Qatar, Saudia Arabia, etc) will not be allowed to drive in Japan.

  • Cards or digital documents are not allowed.

  • Safety is a priority so this experience is restricted for guests under the age of 18 years.

Accessibility

  • Choose safety and comfort: This experience is not the best fit for pregnant women.

Additional information

  • Valid IDPs can only be issued by the same country that issued your domestic license and cannot be obtained online while traveling.

  • Guests need to email a copy/photo of all participants' International Driving Permits (Cover Page & Picture ID Page) to headout-license@agent.ninjatravel.com for the verification process.

  • It is recommended to not wear flip-flops, high heels, or sandals.

  • Your voucher will be emailed to you shortly.

  • Display the voucher on your mobile phone with a valid photo ID at the redemption point.

  • Please arrive at the redemption point 30 minutes before the scheduled time of your activity to avoid any delays.

Ticket redemption point

  • Show your ticket at Street Kart Osaka.

  • Address: 1 Chome-14-19 Minamihorie, Nishi Ward, Osaka, 550-0015, Japan.

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