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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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525 Ngongotaha Road, Rotorua, New Zealand
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Reviewed 7 November 2017 via mobile

The staff were great, very welcoming - standout was Liam - he was awesome! 👍🏻 It is pricey, but we're on holidays that's what we are here to do, it's an experience and we all loved it. The look on my girls faces were priceless,...More

Thank kcjade
Reviewed 6 November 2017

Super fun for adults and kids. Long track -- do the sidewinder one, lasts longer, goes faster than the straight track.

1  Thank Rachel S
Reviewed 1 November 2017

What a good way to start the morning when you are super tired. Relax in the hot tub, take a ride up the hill and jump in a big ball and race down with your mate or go solo!! Waaaaay too much fun, even when...More

Thank Michael K
Reviewed 28 October 2017 via mobile

We were able to book through our hostel and get a Bus straight to the location (Bus 1 leaving from Rotorua iSite) The Zorbing was more enjoyable than I expected and well worth doing both tracks. We had cold rainy weather for our visit and...More

Thank William H
Reviewed 20 October 2017

We were laughing the entire time we rolled down the hill! You sit in the ball and the water is placed in between the outside ball and the ball you are sitting in. Then as you roll down the one you are in just moves...More

1  Thank Stephanie P
Reviewed 15 October 2017

Great facility and longer rolling distance than the Zorb. Hot tubs to stay warm while waiting for your next run. Get there early or make a reservation for a time slot it is busy with lots of buses. Staff is very friendly and engaged with...More

Thank Tim J
Reviewed 13 October 2017 via mobile

I totally loved OGO, it is such a great idea to have fun. The company was perfect, heaters and hottubs everywhere! You can relax as long as you want in the hottubs with beautiful views. Did not expect it to be so much fun, but...More

Thank Bo N
Reviewed 6 October 2017

We did the straight run and thoroughly enjoyed it - a crazy 30 seconds flying around a water filled ball. The only thing I didn't like about the whole experience was the process with the photos. It felt like they were forced upon us.

1  Thank rushing-man
Reviewed 5 October 2017

Awesome experience, made that much more special by the amazing staff. Plenty of laughs, and the hot tub at the top of the hill is a must.

Thank Kane F
Reviewed 5 October 2017

I had an awesome time with OGO Rotorua. Right from when we were greeted at the door by Melissa and Anna, we were made to feel so welcome. Charlotte kept us entertained as we waited for our ride with Sam up to the top. The...More

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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.