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OGO Rotorua

525 Ngongotaha Road, Rotorua, New Zealand
+64 7-343 7676
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US$26.24*
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OGO Rotorua Inflatable Ball Ride
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US$749.65*
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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.
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  • Very good20%
  • Average4%
  • Poor1%
  • Terrible1%
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525 Ngongotaha Road, Rotorua, New Zealand
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+64 7-343 7676
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"hot tub"
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"zig zag"
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"warm water"
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"sidewinder track"
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"straight track"
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"straight run"
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"great fun"
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"go pro"
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"warm spa"
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"hamster ball"
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"changing rooms"
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"big ball"
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"photos and videos"
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"waterproof camera"
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"wet ride"
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Reviewed 21 June 2012

I was greeted by very friendly staff, who were very helpful. A fun experience to be shared with friends. Loved the pot belly stove to get warm by!

Thank Jack B
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Reviewed 19 June 2012

Had a fantastic time at ogo. Ogo is more expensive than their competition ZORB but you do get a longer ride and teh staff were fantastic. Highly reccomend

2  Thank rachfoster1988
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Reviewed 14 June 2012 via mobile

My husband and I did the h2ogo sidewinder option and had a ball (pardon the pun). It was fun, the staff were very friendly, and although it was quick it was worth the money. Didn't buy the photos afterwards - at $25 it was a...More

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Reviewed 5 June 2012

My daughter, her boyfriend and her brother had a fantastic time. They were initailly apprehensive about the idea of water at this yime of year, but apparently it was so warm, they felt they were rolling down hill in a sauna. The team went out...More

1  Thank Cheryl E
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Reviewed 28 May 2012

When it's 9am, 4 degrees celcius and you get into your swimmers and into a massive plastic ball filled with water to roll down a hill! Awesome fun!

1  Thank Emulatori
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Reviewed 25 May 2012

Highky recommend done in water, winter is even good they put warm water in for you. Friendly people, and a good bit of fun. Recommend the straight one.

1  Thank brendy101
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Reviewed 25 May 2012

My ten year old son had the best time ever! He had 2 straight runs without harness and with water. He loved seeing how long he could stand up for. He also did a zigzag run. After that he decided to do the fixed ride...More

1  Thank Wendy R
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Reviewed 22 May 2012

OGO was recommended to us and they definitely lived up to the recommendation. My son went on the water zorb ride and then wanted to be straped in for a second ride. The staff were great very friendly and professional, I would highly recommend them...More

1  Thank Kim H
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Reviewed 18 May 2012

My sibling and I went in the Harness OGO (where you are strapped in and are turned upside down and sideways with the ball) - unfortunately we both found the experience nauseating!! Going sideways and upside down etc was too much movement and we felt...More

Thank star6582
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Reviewed 18 May 2012

I did the wet runs, one down the zig zag path and one down the straight path. I loved the zig zag path as I was tossed around more than I'd imagined. The water was really warm and comfortable. The staff was awesome and the...More

Thank mlbirdsong
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TinaSueWP
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!
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AnitaJ387
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
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Sigiie
10 February 2016|
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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.
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