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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 31 January 2017

We brought our kids here and they all totally loved it. No booking was required, we just turned up. We all did the Sidewinder - our youngest is 6 (which is the minimum age) and she loved every minute. It was a pretty expensive activity,...More

Thank JulieONZ
Reviewed 31 January 2017

We did not know this was even an attraction in Rotorua but passed it on our way into town. We went back the next day because my husband wouldn't leave without trying it out. My dad had knee replacement surgery 7 months ago and was...More

Thank Allison B
Reviewed 30 January 2017

Rolled into town late one afternoon and managed to squeeze in OGO for the kids. Pretty expensive for three turns each (One they did in the same OGO). They weren't busy, we were the only customers. Kids had fun, but not something I would pay...More

Thank RSH68
Reviewed 27 January 2017

OGO was good fun bit expensive but overall was good ,they might need to re think about price being nit on higher sides.

Thank jeramy713
Reviewed 26 January 2017 via mobile

It was 2pm Thursday and the attraction was empty. I know why, it's expensive. Our kids were inside the same ball for one ride at $50 each. Whilst they loved the ride it's very expensive. Great idea to put in a GoPro to take footage...More

Thank Crinau
Reviewed 24 January 2017

We had an awesome time in the wet OGO going down the sidewinder. All the staff were very friendly, helpful and efficient. We had a jam packed day and did not have time to waste. We were taken straight up the hill and rolled down....More

Thank aspyreto
Reviewed 22 January 2017 via mobile

Undoubtedly the ride was awesome but the only issue was that when we asked for the copies of our photos and videos they. Actually offered to give them in a compact disk instead of a pen drive . We even offered them that we could...More

1  Thank mrunalis2016
Reviewed 21 January 2017 via mobile

An absolute must do in Rotorua, be it racing on the straight or around the curved track. Better value and more fun with more people. The staff were a laugh and added to our experience immensely

Thank guyincognito2121
Reviewed 19 January 2017

This was one of the best things I did in New Zealand. A very unique experience and great staff. Make sure you have a few days in Rotorua because this can easily be canceled due to high winds or bad weather so you would need...More

Thank Jon B
Reviewed 18 January 2017

There are 2 tracks - straight and windy. We took the windy track and has a 2-ish minute laugher filled ride down the hill. Super fun.

Thank isipcrew
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Hi there, my husband and I with our 18mo son will be coming through late September. Obviously our son is far too small. But, if he is with us, is it workable that Dad goes first, then we child swap and I have a go? I'm not sure of the set up. Thank you.
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
Greetings!! Can we use our own GoPros & waterproof iPhones?? Excited to experience OGO!!!
29 January 2016|
Response from kellyhO2415NZ | Property representative |
Yes, no problem!