Get Dad to the Circuit for some go kart rides over the Father’s Day weekend, on Saturday or Sunday and he goes into the draw to win Hot Laps* around the Phillip Island Grand Prix Circuit.
Imagine Dad strapped into a race prepared vehicle for the ride of his life with three Hot Laps around the circuit and in the hands of an experienced driver, this is a Father’s Day he will never forget.
Show Dad the MotoGP Motorcycle Collection at the Circuit
The circuit has a superb private collection of 24 grand prix winning motorcycles from the famous Italian marques, Aprilia and Cagiva, with the two-wheel treasures permanently installed as the star exhibit in the History of Motorsport Display at Phillip Island Grand Prix Circuit Visitor Centre.
All two strokes, they raced in GP competition between 1987 and 2003 and on board were some of the world’s great riders including the Italian aces Valentino Rossi, Max Biaggi and Loris Capirossi, and American stars Eddie Lawson and John Kocinski. In total these sleek racing machines have won 9 World Championships, 51 Grand Prix wins and 106 Podiums. Make the time these holidays to take in these magnificent pieces of racing history.
Race Dad on the Slot Cars – The Best Fun for all Ages
Outrace dad and experience the fun on Australia’s largest four-lane GP Slot Car Track an exact replica of the circuit.
Simulator Race Centre
Test your skills against Dad in a simulated race on the Phillip Island Grand Prix Circuit. Go flat out down Gardner Straight, through ultra-fast Doohan Corner, slide through Stoner, thread your way through Siberia and slip stream up the back straight. Watch out for the hairpin at the bottom of Lukey heights. Who will get the bragging rights?
Guided Circuit Tours
Let dad follow in the footsteps of racing superstars on a daily guided circuit tour featuring a MotoGP sound simulation and access to exclusive and restricted areas such as the Control Tower, Media Centre, Pit Roof, and of course that “Hero” photo opportunity on the Winner’s Podium. Tranquil water gardens lead you through to the viewing mound capturing some of the most unique and invigorating panoramic views of the Circuit and Bass Straight.
Champions’ Bar and Licenced Cafe
After all the excitement let dad relax in the Champion’s Bar & Cafe that delivers with its fresh menu with plenty of choices. Fantastic coffee and delicious scones, cakes, slices, muffins, pastries, sausage rolls and pies are all available.
Our gift shop at the Visitor Centre has a wide selection of stylish apparel, merchandise and souvenirs to choose from so Dad can take a memento home with you.
Hidden Gems at the Circuit
Keep an eye out for our beautiful peacocks roaming around our tranquil watered gardens. Stop and say hello to Robbo, have a chat and he will probably talk back. While speaking to Robbo keep an eye out for our kangaroos, the only ones on the island.