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OGO Rotorua

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Address: 525 Ngongotaha Road, Rotorua, New Zealand
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+64 7-343 7676
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09:00 - 17:00
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Sun - Sat 09:00 - 17:00
Recommended length of visit: <1 hour
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The experience of rolling down a hill inside a giant inflatable ball has...

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.

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US$25.16*
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OGO Rotorua Inflatable Ball Ride
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We saw these videos before we came to New Zealand and immediately put them on the to do list. Went today and it didn't disappoint at all! Only went down once on the zig zagging... read more

5 of 5 bubblesReviewed 13 February 2017
Jessica L
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 13 February 2017 via mobile

We saw these videos before we came to New Zealand and immediately put them on the to do list. Went today and it didn't disappoint at all! Only went down once on the zig zagging trail but would definitely go back to do it again and the other trail!

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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 7 February 2017

My kids, age 10 & 12, pushed us to do the OGO. I thought I could avoid the experience entirely by claiming I didn't bring my swim suit or an extra change of clothes. Not to worry - you can rent clothes - so my fate was determined. The giant orb is filled with warm water and you slosh around... More 

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Cambridge, New Zealand
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 7 February 2017

It is extremely sill to throw yourself down a hill in a large inflatable ball. But so much fun. the staff are all professional and friendly; the venue close to town, and the balls are big. Fantastic time was had by all, would even consider going again. Plus also saw the venue catering for a wheelchair bound lady (who had... More 

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Loveland, Colorado
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 5 February 2017

Were here around 11:30a Dec 29, 2016 with family of 4(son 14, daughter 20). My son had seen this online as we did our pre-trip planning ... was a fun shared adventure for he and our daughter. Saw kids as young as 8 thru adults in early 60s in these Zorb balls. Main office not large, were perhaps 25-30 other... More 

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Taupo, New Zealand
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 4 February 2017

After wanting to go zorbing for many years my friend and I came across a deal on bookme and thought 'why not?'. We had the water option and were able to go together which I think made the whole experience much better, we were literally rolling around on top of each other and laughing the whole way down. We then... More 

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Auckland, New Zealand
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 3 February 2017 via mobile

friend suggested this place and we were not disappointed 👌had lots of fun ,friendly staff a must do if you are around,but i think first time price is bit higher

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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 3 February 2017 via mobile

Kia Ora fam, just wanted to say thank you so much for the hospitality we received with your crew today. You guys are amazing at what you are doing , keep the smile on your beautiful faces & come see us in Auckland . Again, KA PAI !!!!! Must do !!! Thank you Poko AJ Hackett Auckland

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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 3 February 2017 via mobile

Novelty- I call it a Human hamster ball -beg called it "zorbing" . Basically they roll you down the hill inside of a giant ball - options with or without water. Ages 7 and up.kids had a blast. After they soaked in the hot tub. Did both zig zag and straight shot.

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Chino Hills, California
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 February 2017 via mobile

This is a little pricey but we had a ball rolling down the sidewinder track a few times. The hot tubs are nice and the staff is very friendly. I would give it 5/5 but I think it's too expensive.

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Rotorua, New Zealand
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 31 January 2017 via mobile

Great fun rolling down a hill in an inflatable ball! The three of us went in one ball with cold water and down the straight run. There's a hot tub at the top and bottom, which you can use before and after your zorb. The staff were all friendly and professional and we felt well taken care of. We'd definitely... More 

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