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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
+64 7-343 7676
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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
Reviewed 1 June 2017

It was an amazing experience, A great couple of hours spent rolling down a hill. Price was great and everything photographed and videoed for you at a reasonable price.The staff were amazingly helpful as well. #ThePetesNZtour

Thank Peter S
Reviewed 29 May 2017

Mikey came up from Wellington to spend his birthday with Jamie his sister and they had the best experience with the Ogo Team. As they are 10 and 9 they were a little scared but the team made them feel comfortable and now it is...More

Thank lindapE9686KB
Reviewed 23 May 2017

So much fun. Locals love it, and they are so right about it. A bit pricey but so so much fun. You can chose among 1, 2 and 3 rides. Tip - take extra clothes because you are going to get wet and bring a...More

Thank Cristina S
Reviewed 23 May 2017

We arrived on a cold and wet Saturday morning but still had a great time. The crew were friendly and helpful. The spa baths were a great way to stay warm and chat between rides. I recommend sharing your Ogo with a friend to share...More

Thank Alastair B
Reviewed 15 May 2017 via mobile

We had discount vouchers for another place but was not welcomed, these guys were fantastic. Affordable, organised, safe and so proactively catered for the cold. Get up there and chill in a hot-tub whilst they inflate your zorb and fill it with nice warm water...More

Thank Johan K
Reviewed 30 April 2017

Wasn't sure about this when I arrived for the price but was soooo much fun and will defineatly do again. The staff are very friendly and gave us all a go pro to hold in the ball and took heaps of photos which cost less...More

Thank Brad C
Reviewed 23 April 2017

Something that should be tried at least once. Lots and lots of fun. We carried our GoPro cameras along with us for the ride and we have some incredible video of us laughing the whole way down the hill.

Thank nworbsa
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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.