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OGO Rotorua

525 Ngongotaha Road, Rotorua, New Zealand
+64 7-343 7676
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The experience of rolling down a hill inside a giant inflatable ball has been an iconic adventure experience since Andrew and David Akers developed the first operation in the world in Rotorua back in 1997. Rotorua remains the ONLY location in New Zealand where you can experience this amazingly fun and bizarre activity.With a new site just 5 minutes from the town centre with a hill that is almost twice as long, you can ride with 1, 2 or 3 people inside the same H2OGO (with warm water in winter or cool water in summer),race against your friends, or try the Harness OGO where you are securely strapped in and sent rolling head over heels through the trees down our custom designed harness track.OR … try our BRAND NEW ride; THE FISHPIPE!A new and unique type of water ride where you slide for over 600 metres! Further than the longest water-slide in the world!Up to 3 riders, 75 litres (20 gallons) of water and a barrel that spins at up to 45 revolutions per minute (although we can slow it right down for the kids and those of you with nervous dispositions.)If you’re riding solo, you can slide, try to run inside, or even try surfing on your feet. With 2 or 3 riders inside you slip and slide together in a tangled mess ... backwards, sideways, frontwards, upside-downwards and whose-foot-is-that-in-my-mouthwards.Open 364 days from 9:00 to 5:00pm in all weather conditions, do not miss out on this unique New Zealand invention. No bookings necessary.
  • Excellent73%
  • Very good21%
  • Average4%
  • Poor1%
  • Terrible1%
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“zig zag” (61 reviews)
“warm water” (68 reviews)
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525 Ngongotaha Road, Rotorua, New Zealand
+64 7-343 7676
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Reviewed 1 week ago

We travelled to Rotorua with a group of 10. One of the best activities we did was the OGO. Awesome time for everyone involved and what topped it off on a winters day was the warm spas at the top and the bottom. Highly recommended.

Thank aussie_si
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

OGO Rotorua was sensational. Our family loved the experience, the friendliness, the efficiency and the hot tubs! So much so that our young son Samuel (Junior Wild Guy) rated OGO as the best part of our July 2017 expedition....and this is a big call because...More

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kellyhO2415NZ, Owner at OGO Rotorua, responded to this reviewResponded 2 weeks ago

Thanks for the raving review Wild Guy. Very pleased to hear that Samuel enjoyed himself so much! Congrats on your boy's presentation too - how cool that he's spreading the news about what to do in NZ!

Reviewed 2 weeks ago

A lot of fun and something pretty original to do! The zig zag track is a lot of fun and the straight one gets you good speed! Jacuzzi available on site while you're waiting for your next ride!

1  Thank Tarek-Terry S
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

You must do zorb if you are visiting Rotorua. I chose to have H2OGO - Sidewinder Track. It was $60. The experience was awesome. They have a heated pool where you can sit while you wait for your turn. I recommend doing sidewinder, it's much...More

1  Thank Velvon A
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

Took our girls (8 and 11) to try this H2Ogo out on a cold winter's morning. They loved the experience and we are likely to visit again in the near future. No waiting around as the crew was all set up to go and take...More

Thank Hugekong
Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

Fantastic, friendly and helpful staff who were very easy to talk to. Side winder track was lots of fun. Definitely returning for a visit next trip.

Thank katrinaluke2016
Reviewed 11 July 2017

Plan on the three run package. The curved course is best. Better with a second person inside. Strap a waterproof camera to your wrist or ankle. Have fun and don't throw-up. Pretty much the same as Zorb but do your own research.

Thank James J
Reviewed 9 July 2017 via mobile

Was apprehensive about this but turned out to be the funniest thing we did all weekend. The wet ogo was great and so enjoyable had a great laugh. Kids had a great time also would recommend to all to give it a go. Thanks ogo

Thank Priscilla S
Reviewed 7 July 2017 via mobile

This was just good old fun and definitely worth it. Best activity we spent for in Rotorua. Go with a friend/partner if you can as two in the ball is more fun. The track that goes side to side is better and lasts longer. This...More

Thank JetsetHer
Reviewed 5 July 2017 via mobile

Professional service, exciting experience. Didn't try the wet ride, but too chilly for us in winter, but all had fun. Small hiccup with the ride but the guys managed it greatly and the girls felt special as they got extra rides :) thanks But more...More

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22 July 2016|
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Response from Andrew A | Property representative |
Hi AnitaJ387 ... As Marla correctly says; it would be no problem for you and your husband to swap child caring duties while you each ride. Alternatively we have a number of staff on site who LOVE children. If you and your... More
10 February 2016|
Response from James J |
2 people at a time. My daughter's plan to ride me like a boogie board failed. We just fell over each other and laughed the whole time.
29 January 2016|
Response from kellyhO2415NZ | Property representative |
Yes, no problem!