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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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525 Ngongotaha Road, Rotorua, New Zealand
+64 7-343 7676
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Reviewed 14 March 2017 via mobile

Great view as you throw yourself down a steep hill in a massive ball. It's exhilarating as you roll down a hill at ridiculous speeds with arms n legs flying everywhere. Really different to any other experience we had. An absolute MUST SEE 😜

1  Thank Peter M
Reviewed 14 March 2017

A bit pricey but by far one of our favourite activities from our trip. The zorbing itself was great fun, made even better by the beautiful surroundings. You're allowed to take in your own camera for free, which is definitely worth it - the video...More

Thank Cadianne
Reviewed 7 March 2017

I had no idea what to expect, but it was awesome. It was so much more fun then we ever imagined. We laughed so hard and long our stomachs hurt. It is a definite must do. We tell everyone we meet in New Zealand to...More

Thank AdventureKelly
Reviewed 5 March 2017 via mobile

We found a coupon through bookme to go zorbing here. It was an awesome experience, a must do in the area! The staff were super friendly and made the experience even better. The hot tub at the end was a major plus! Thanks OGO!

Thank Stephanie M
Reviewed 1 March 2017 via mobile

Our 15 yr old and 11 yr old girls loved this! My husband and I loved it too! We went on a somewhat rainy Monday and there was no waiting and no lines. Super clean facility and really nice staff.

Thank greengirlies
Reviewed 1 March 2017

I highly recommend this activity especially for kids,teens and young adults. I just did the Sidewinder Ogo but it was the best experience! The staff were all excellent as well. I went in with a friend you can have 2 people in the Sidewinder and...More

Thank StephB1995
Reviewed 22 February 2017

We were in the winter months, so we were somewhat hesitant about the water. But the crew filled the chamber with hot water. They were very funny and really friendly. The course has a straight run where you can race the group in the other...More

Thank Lopeti_Fekasoni
Reviewed 20 February 2017

I loved loved doing Ogo. It's ah ugh ball you are zipped up in with a little bit of water and down the hill you go .I did 2 rides- the straight-down the hill and the sidewinder. I highly recommend both as they are different...More

Thank trooperdog1
Reviewed 19 February 2017

OGO are very large balls that you climb into, the opening gets zipped up and you come down a hill. Just like on Amazing Race. FUN! FUN! FUN! There are two routes down, one is a straight line which allows you to go faster. The...More

Thank THSF
Reviewed 17 February 2017 via mobile

Chose Ogo over Zorb based on the reviews. Their ride is also longer in length and time. Initially just wanted the kids to have a go, but the wife and I ended up going ourselves. FUN! The hot tubs are an added treat! Helpful and...More

Thank PinoyKiwi
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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!