Mario Kart Heads to Egypt


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Monday 2 October | 10am - 4pm 

Drop and leave program

8-12 years

$90 per participant 


Developed for children aged 8 to 12 years old


Please arrive at 9.45am to complete participant registration and consent details.

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Get ready to take Mario Kart to the desert sands of Egypt in augmented reality!

Spend the day with the SPACEJUMP gang as we transport you to Ancient Egypt, where floors become epic racetracks. Immerse yourself in the action as you race augmented reality karts through thrilling circuits. This groundbreaking experience merges real cars with virtual racing, offering a fresh twist on the excitement of Mario Kart. 

During this drop and leave program, participants will:

  • Work in teams to brainstorm, create and build ancient Egyptian racetracks.
  • Get creative with arts and crafts to decorate their racetracks.
  • Race augmented reality karts using a Nintendo Switch.

Experience a full day of fun during these school holidays! Don't forget to bring a water bottle and your lunch.

Participant reviews

  • “I liked all the collaboration and being with my friends.”
  • “It was cool building tracks and racing on them”.
  • “What I liked about this program is how we got to create our own racetrack and how we got to race on it.”
  • “I liked racing and building it was so much fun.”

Drop and leave programs

Drop and leave programs enable juniors to experience the Museum independently, discover and learn something new in an area of interest and access materials and resources that would not normally be available at home. All programs are managed and monitored by our experienced Learning and Engagement staff.

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