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OGO Rotorua

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Address: 525 Ngongotaha Road, Rotorua, New Zealand
Phone Number: +64 7-343 7676
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The experience of rolling down a hill inside a giant inflatable ball has...

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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OGO Rotorua Inflatable Ball Ride
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Very fun indeed!

We booked the H2OGO (with warm or cold water inside the ball, you decide) through a website offering a discount, thus it was even more worth it! The prices at their site are a bit... read more

5 of 5 bubblesReviewed yesterday
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Tauranga, New Zealand
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Tauranga, New Zealand
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed yesterday NEW

We booked the H2OGO (with warm or cold water inside the ball, you decide) through a website offering a discount, thus it was even more worth it! The prices at their site are a bit high, but there is no other way to roll downhill in a ball and even if you don't get a discount you should definitely do... More 

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West Palm Beach, Florida
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 week ago

Zorbing is one of the most fun things to do in Rotorua! Definitely recommend both the straight away and side winder!!! I did this with my wife and we had a blast doing it! It is really well set up so that when it’s not your turn you can relax in the hot tub!

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3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

A short lived fun adventure. The hot tub between and after rides was appreciated. It would be an ideal activity for getting to know your first date fast! Overall value for money is questionable, not helped by the additional pricey fees for videos and/or photos.

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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

I booked 1 ride that zigzags down the hill and then immediately booked 2 more rides! I did one straight down the hill and then another zigzag. I had SO much. I highly recommend it! I would wear a pair of swimming goggles next time I do it! The staff were very nice.

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Thank A TripAdvisor Member
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 weeks ago

There is a reason when you tell people you went to Rotorua that they ask if you went Zorbing! It seems to be one of the main things that the town is known for. Not all options are available on all days. For example when it is too windy, they can only operate water zorb, so you don't blow away.... More 

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Palmerston North, Manawatu-Wanganui, New Zealand
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 weeks ago

This was a great experience, great entertainment and a lot of fun, a must when you visit Rotorua. We took a crowd with us, and no one disliked this attraction.

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3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 3 weeks ago

Second time visiting this place, changed since last time with a new area to go down the windy path down hill not just straight. we booked for the 'drygo' but it was too windy so had to do the wet version which was all good as they have now put in spa baths which i thought was a nice touch... More 

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Thank Unkn0wn93
Sydney, Australia
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

It was defiantly an experience ! The staff are so nice and friendly! There are two different paths you can go down depending on the strength of your stomach! I liked the straight one, but still felt sick, but overall very enjoyable !!!

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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

Well worth the money. Change rooms and facilities are quite good. Make sure you do both the straight and the windy runs. Be sure to bring a towel.

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Kurrajong, Australia
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

Awesome time at OGO. So much fun, could do it for hours, only problem is it is very pricey at about $35 a go, so not really worth repeat turns.

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