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Birthday parties

Tired of going to McDonalds for the kids birthday parties? Want to try something different and more interactive for their next party?

Why not try Slot Car Racing!

What you get:

  • 1 1/2 hours of fun! (1 hour of racing + 1/2 hour party room use)
  • Our parties are fully hosted.
  • Drag Racing, practice session and computer managed race on our eight lane party track (1 hour total race time inc. drag racing)
  • All equipment supplied
  • Self catering facilities available with exclusive use of the party room including food warmer, fridge and microwave. Bring your own food (not frozen) and drinks (No Alcohol) or just order in pizza
  • Complimentary tea and coffee for mums and dads

Thunderbird Raceway is air conditioned and has a dedicated party room for your comfort & convenience.

For ages seven and over.
Bookings essential.

Cost:$180.00 for minimum 8 participants. Maximum number is 10 which is an extra $12.00 p/p. i.e. The total cost would be $204.00 if you have 10 participants.

Contact us to make a booking

Birthday parties can be booked at the following time. A $50.00 deposit is required at time of booking.

  • Saturday:1.00pm

The party room

Casual racing and equipment hire

Any time we're open, our seven tracks and drag strip are available for casual use. You can either bring your own cars, or we have cars available for hire.

No booking required for walk-ins, however we often get busy on weekends, so if you are with a large group you may want to phone ahead.

Track and equipment hire pricing as follows:

Any of our 1/32 scale 4 lane tracks + the 1/24 scale six lane 'Brabham' and 8 lane figure eight tracks (you can move between any of these tracks for the duration of your hire period with your own equipment. Conditions apply)

  • Lane hire + car and controller hire & use of 4 tracks with a minimum age of 6 years old.
    • 15 min: $8.00
    • 1/2 hour: $12.00
    • 1 hour: $15.00
  • Lane hire & controller hire (using your own cars)
    • 1/2 hour: $10.00
    • 1 hour: $12.00
    • 2 hours: $16.00
    • 3 hours: $22.00
  • Lane hire only (using your own cars and controller)
    • 1 hour: $12.00
    • 2 hours: $14.00
    • 3 hours: $20.00

The 1/24 scale drag strip:

Notes on equipment:
All of our tracks (both 1/32 and 1/24 scale) and our drag strip are compatible with most commercially produced 1/32 scale slot cars. Similarly, our 1/24 scale tracks and drag strip are compatible with most commercially produced 1/24 scale slot cars. However, hand controllers sold with most home racing sets will not be compatible with our tracks.


Event hire

Slot car racing makes for a fun and exciting club or corporate event and our large facilities can comfortably handle up to around 50 people.

We generally make our raceway available for venue hire during the evening outside of normal opening hours. For more information, please get in touch with us, we'd be more than happy to discuss your event needs and requirements.

Competitive racing

Thunderbird Slot Racing is a long time supporter of the South Australian slot car racing scene. Through our resident slot car club, SlotMasters, racing is run on Wednesday and Friday evenings across a range of classes. We even have 'Rookie' or beginners racing on Friday evenings starting @ 7.30.

We strive to make our racing atmosphere fun, friendly and accessible, regardless of skill level. If your interested in joining us, or would like to know more, please don't hesitate to visit us in store for a chat, or get in touch with us.

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