Interview: Big Kart Track

Ferre De Deyne is the owner of one of the Sunshine Coast’s most iconic tourist hotspots, Big Kart Track.  Based in Landsborough, and boasting a 1.2km track, the Big Kart Track is the largest commercial track in Australia. Ferre took some time to chat with Sajen and tell us a bit more…

Tell us a bit about your business, and the services you offer?

As the largest commercial kart track in Australia, Big Kart Track is a major attraction in the Sunshine Coast tourism industry. BKT is open every day of the year (except Christmas Day), and has extended opening hours during school holidays. We also do night racing and wet weather racing for some more extreme fun!

When did Big Kart Track start?

The Big Kart Track opened in Landsborough in 1983 with 25 karts. Today we have 80 karts (up to 50 allowed on the course at the one time) – with a maximum speed of 70km/h!

What are your goals for the future?

To stay the number 1 track in Australia!

SHARE YOUR FAVOURITES

Favourite holiday destination?

Everywhere there is art and culture.

Favourite local restaurant?

Hungry Feel

Favourite musician or artist?

Too many to name!

Leave us with some words of inspiration. What is your favourite quote?

Rule #1 – It has to be fun!

More About Big Kart Track

Website: www.bigkart.com.au

Facebook: www.facebook.com/Big-Kart-Track

Location: 2310 Steve Irwin Way, Landsborough QLD 4550


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