PO Box 5392, Hamilton, New Zealand

Rally Drive N.Z. offers three main options in its Rally Driving Programme

- Rally School Weekend - Rally Experience Course - Hot Seat Thrill Rides

The rally school is a two day weekend course. Saturday is based in Hamilton, commencing at 10.00am with a morning classroom session. Theory on safety, navigation skills, preparation and driving techniques are covered. An afternoon practical session of grass motorkhana events and a touring stage follow with the day concluding at 4.00pm.
On Sunday students depart for Maramarua forest at 7.30am. Students drive the rally cars on a real forest gravel road with an experienced tutor alongside providing expert tuition. The road used provides students with a mixture of smooth and twisty surfaces in a real rallying environment. A range of 4WD Mitsubishi rally cars are used to test skills and abilities.
To round out the day students receive a ride in the rally car at rally pace with an experienced rally driver. A full day is spent in the forest concluding around 3pm.

Rally Experience Course
The Rally Experience is an introductory style course involving a morning or afternoon practical session of rally driving. The day is based in Maramarua Forest. A short brief on the sport of rallying and driving techniques is followed by students driving a rally car with a Rally Drive N.Z tutor providing guidance. Students complete 3 laps of the forest circuit driving on a gravel forest rally stage. The day is completed with a full on ride in the passengers seat of the 4WD Mitsubishi Lancer Evo with an experienced rally driver at the wheel.

Hot Seat Thrill Ride
Be strapped into the passengers seat of a Mitsubishi Lancer Evo Rally Car with an experienced rally driver and enjoy a flat out blast on a 5 kilometre rally stage in Maramarua Forest, reaching speeds of 150kph on gravel !!

Corporate Functions
Want to have a truly memorable experience for staff or clients? What better then a day in the beautiful surroundings of the forest, and some high adrenalin action in our fleet of rally cars. Drive the rally cars during the day, then hold on to your seat with a full pace run with our rally tutors to round out the day. Fully catered lunch available on site. A day to remember!!

Private Training
Do you want to have a private day in the forest for practice or pleasure? One on one tutoring available to hone your skills in any one of our rally cars or bring your own car along.

Rally School:
$1350 two days

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Rally Experience Course
4WD turbo $520

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Hot Seat Thrill Ride

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Prices include all equipment (helmets and overalls), with lunch and refreshments also provided over the weekend.
Gift vouchers available!!
BOOKINGS ARE ESSENTIAL - sign up for a place today.

2020 Date


09 February Rally Experience, Hot Seat Rides
01 March Rally Experience, Hot Seat Rides
21 & 22 March Rally School, Rally Experience, Hot Seat Rides
5 April Rally Experience, Hot Seat Rides
10 May Rally Experience, Hot Seat Rides -Cancelled Due to Covid
24 May Rally Experience, Hot Seat Rides - Cancelled Due to Covid
14 June Rally Experience, Hot Seat Rides
5 July Rally Experience, Hot Seat Rides
2 August Rally Experience, Hot Seat Rides
12/13 September Rally School, Rally Experience, Hot Seat Rides
4 October Rally Experience, Hot Seat Rides
1 November Rally Experience, Hot Seat Rides
15 November Rally Experience, Hot Seat Rides
29 November Rally Experience, Hot Seat Rides
13 December Rally Experience, Hot Seat Rides
NOTE: Subject to minimum bookings.

Note: Rally Experience and hot seat ride options only operate on the Sunday of each rally school weekend. Extra days can be arranged upon request dependent on group size and requirements.

Rally Drive N.Z. is run to full Motorsport New Zealand standards and the opportunity to obtain a national rally license is available. Participants must be at least 15 years of age with parental permission if under 18. Previous motorsport experience is not necessary.
An indemnity form must be completed stating that each individual is responsible for any damage caused.
Gift Vouchers and bookings are valid for 6 months from date of issue and non-refundable. 14 days notice required for change of booking date, rebooking of dates subject to availability.
Cancellation of booking incurs 20% administration fee.

Rally Drive NZ Limited

PO Box 5392, Hamilton, New Zealand.

Phone: +64 274 742561 (Dale) or +64 274 818011 (Maureen)

N.B all rally experiences and hot laps help at our forest venue on Okareia Rd Maramarua

Dale Perry Manager - [email protected]

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