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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 3 days ago

Great facility and longer rolling distance than the Zorb. Hot tubs to stay warm while waiting for your next run. Get there early or make a reservation for a time slot it is busy with lots of buses. Staff is very friendly and engaged with...More

Thank Tim J
Reviewed 4 days ago via mobile

I totally loved OGO, it is such a great idea to have fun. The company was perfect, heaters and hottubs everywhere! You can relax as long as you want in the hottubs with beautiful views. Did not expect it to be so much fun, but...More

Thank Bo N
Reviewed 1 week ago

We did the straight run and thoroughly enjoyed it - a crazy 30 seconds flying around a water filled ball. The only thing I didn't like about the whole experience was the process with the photos. It felt like they were forced upon us.

Thank rushing-man
Reviewed 1 week ago

Awesome experience, made that much more special by the amazing staff. Plenty of laughs, and the hot tub at the top of the hill is a must.

Thank Kane F
Reviewed 1 week ago

I had an awesome time with OGO Rotorua. Right from when we were greeted at the door by Melissa and Anna, we were made to feel so welcome. Charlotte kept us entertained as we waited for our ride with Sam up to the top. The...More

Thank illume87
Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

Had a great time here! The staff were fantastic, the concept is amazing and the result is spectacular. Had 2 zorbs with our 6 & 8 yr olds who loved absolutely every second of it! Highly recommend. Although it's brief, there's nothing else like it!!!

Thank Randomactsofkindness
Reviewed 12 September 2017

I've been wanting to do this since I saw it on Getaway when I was a kid. I finally got the chance and even after all these years of waiting it was as good as I thought it would be! The staff on arrival were...More

Thank Johnjohn1080
Reviewed 10 September 2017 via mobile

This is a must do it was raining and cold however still did this and it was an amazing fun with the staff very friendly and accomodating! The hot spars are amazing and the heated prep room are also great! Loads of fun! Highly recommended

Thank Kylie_co87
Reviewed 5 September 2017 via mobile

Where do I begin... I LOVE OGO ROTORUA! I could literally spend my whole life rolling down that hill in the zorb! So so much fun! Could not stop laughing! The wet option is awesome! They provided warm water as it was cold that day...More

Thank DanielleVictoria97
Reviewed 2 September 2017

Totally worth your time and money for this wonderful experience. Each ball is around 100 kilos and is filled with warm water (in winter) to help protect you from friction and the cold. Super fun and mildly terrifying, my friend and I thought we were...More

Thank SMobinA
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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.