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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 1 week ago

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 1 week ago 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 2 weeks ago 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 weeks ago

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
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

We decided to try the OGO experience as part of a work conference with a party of 10. Upon arriving you can tell they have really thought about the layout of the attraction and have invested well in facilities. The staff were friendly, good at...More

Thank jamesure
Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

We were a little skeptical of Ogo in Winter and are so glad we ended up doing it. With younger kids, my husband and I each ended up going in the Ogo with one child in the water filled ball. They make the water a...More

Thank youngti
Reviewed 10 August 2017

We travelled to Rotorua with a group of 10. One of the best activities we did was the OGO. Awesome time for everyone involved and what topped it off on a winters day was the warm spas at the top and the bottom. Highly recommended.

Thank aussie_si
Reviewed 31 July 2017

OGO Rotorua was sensational. Our family loved the experience, the friendliness, the efficiency and the hot tubs! So much so that our young son Samuel (Junior Wild Guy) rated OGO as the best part of our July 2017 expedition....and this is a big call because...More

1  Thank WildGuy1
kellyhO2415NZ, Owner at OGO Rotorua, responded to this reviewResponded 2 August 2017

Thanks for the raving review Wild Guy. Very pleased to hear that Samuel enjoyed himself so much! Congrats on your boy's presentation too - how cool that he's spreading the news about what to do in NZ!

Reviewed 30 July 2017

A lot of fun and something pretty original to do! The zig zag track is a lot of fun and the straight one gets you good speed! Jacuzzi available on site while you're waiting for your next ride!

1  Thank Tarek-Terry S
Reviewed 23 July 2017

You must do zorb if you are visiting Rotorua. I chose to have H2OGO - Sidewinder Track. It was $60. The experience was awesome. They have a heated pool where you can sit while you wait for your turn. I recommend doing sidewinder, it's much...More

1  Thank Velvon A
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26 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!
21 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
9 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.