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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.
  • Excellent74%
  • Very good20%
  • Average4%
  • Poor1%
  • Terrible1%
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“zig zag” (62 reviews)
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525 Ngongotaha Road, Rotorua, New Zealand
+64 7-343 7676
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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

Thank mofrills
Reviewed 2 July 2017 via mobile

We were worried that we would freeze doing the wet tracks but the hot tubs at the bottom and the top as well as the heaters in the changing rooms kept us warm. Inside the balls was heaps of fun, I could probably do it...More

Thank Katarina A
Reviewed 29 June 2017

This was seriously so much fun. We're glad we chose Ogo as the staff was absolutely amazing as were the courses. The video/photo packages are reasonably priced as well. My wife and I rode together three times (H2O); twice on the sidewinder and once on...More

Thank dr_j_now
Reviewed 26 June 2017 via mobile

Great experience. Definitely recommend doing it with water. You can chill in the hottie so you don't get cold

Thank Jonny W
Reviewed 25 June 2017 via mobile

This place is easily accessible. They have 2 tracks. Straight and zig zag. You can do both the tracks wet or dry. It is a lot of fun and the staff there is good too.

Thank arnold1aaron
Reviewed 13 June 2017 via mobile

Even in 5deg freezing weather, this was still an awesome experience! The changing rooms have heaters, the car that takes you up the hill has heater on max, then there's a hot tub at top of the hill with amazing views & another hot tub...More

Thank Bec_RRR
Reviewed 5 June 2017 via mobile

Thats one experience first time going zorbing .. brings out the little kid in you. The staff are all so friendly.. very easy going guys. Just a time consuming process between chances.. definitely go the sidewinder if you are only going once..

Thank Sid K
Reviewed 4 June 2017

SO MUCH FUN! Do an H20 ride for sure. We were there on a cold and overcast day and it was still worth it to change and get wet. The hot tubs at the top and bottom keep you warm. The sidewinder with 2 people...More

Thank jbev_262
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27 August 2017|
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Response from kellyhO2415NZ | Property representative |
Hi, as the other reviewers have indicated you are fine to show up on the day. Alternatively you can book on our website. We look forward to welcoming you when you arrive!
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.