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OGO Rotorua

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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...more
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525 Ngongotaha Road, Rotorua 3015, New Zealand
+64 7-343 7676
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Reviewed 8 November 2013

This place was great! Truly one of the more memorable and talked about experiences from my holiday to NZ. The staff here were really friendly and laid back with great customer service. The price is fair when you compare to similar activities and was definitely...More

Date of experience: November 2013
2  Thank Stuart C
Reviewed 3 November 2013

Firstly the ball is filled with warm water and then you do a Superman and jump, or rather dive, into the ball. Then you, and possibly your partner(s), start rolling down the hill. At first you might do a feeble attempt of standing up straight...More

Date of experience: October 2013
2  Thank runawayviking
Reviewed 15 October 2013

This was great fun in Rotorua! The Staff are fantastic and pictures and videos of your rides are very reasonably priced. We liked this so much we went back the next day, just to start another day off with a splash!

Date of experience: September 2013
2  Thank FayLeanne
Reviewed 8 October 2013

You don't have this where I come from. I did not know what zorbing was but if you want to do something you've never done before and wanna have some fun this is the place to go. Get inside a ball and roll down the...More

Date of experience: September 2013
2  Thank Daan1993
Reviewed 5 October 2013

We came here as a group recently and had an awesome morning at OGO. We did both the straight track and the sidewinder. Even the most scared of our group gave it a go and everyone had an blast! The spa in between rides is...More

Date of experience: October 2013
2  Thank Kim C
Reviewed 4 September 2013

I planned a trip to New Zealand in part to go zorbing after seeing it online. The trip to Rotorua was totally worth it!!! I was scared at first but as soon as the zorb started rolling I noticed how smooth a ride it was....More

Date of experience: November 2012
2  Thank Kareem R
Reviewed 30 August 2013

I found myself thinking 'just how fun can it be to roll down a hill in a glorified hamster ball?' before arriving at OGO HQ. As soon as the bus rolled up and I saw the Sidewinder track, I knew this hamster experience was going...More

Date of experience: July 2013
3  Thank BradFraser
Andrew A, Owner at OGO Rotorua, responded to this reviewResponded 1 September 2013

Thanks very much for your comprehensive review. It's so nice as an owner/operator to get feedback about all the little things we try and do to make OGO Rotorua a fun and memorable experience for our visitors as well as for ourselves! You've given us...More

Reviewed 30 August 2013

The air temperature was around 12 deg cel, couple this with the 'wet zorb', I was apprehensive to say the least. My friends soon talked me into it, and I am glad they did. My apprehension was soon alleviated, the organisers have honestly considered everything...More

Date of experience: August 2013
4  Thank Ashley E
Reviewed 29 August 2013

Flying visit of North Island and we ended up with a bit of time to be big kids.. So.. Headed to Ogo for our last stop on our way to Auckland.. So glad we did.. Planned one trip down Zigzag.. Had to have 2.. Laughed...More

Date of experience: August 2013
2  Thank Balmyhumps
Reviewed 18 August 2013

Fantastic fund for three teenagers tired of travelling in the car and looking at sights. They had a really great time and ended up doing multiple trips (worth the money just to see how much fun they were having). Bring your own swimmers and towel...More

Date of experience: August 2013
2  Thank Kaz K
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10 October 2018|
Response from JanineL776 |
We went today and just turned up. Waited about 10 mins to go I the hill.
Darien H
27 April 2018|
Response from VitaminCTravel | Reviewed this property |
You can go there anytime during the day, but I suggest you check their open hour from OGO Rotorua page on TripAdvisor. It's different at different season.