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OGO Rotorua

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Address: 525 Ngongotaha Road, Rotorua, New Zealand
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+64 7-343 7676
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09:00 - 17:00
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Sun - Sat 09:00 - 17:00
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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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An absolute must do in Rotorua, be it racing on the straight or around the curved track. Better value and more fun with more people. The staff were a laugh and added to our... read more

5 of 5 bubblesReviewed 2 days ago
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2 of 5 bubbles Reviewed yesterday NEW via mobile

Undoubtedly the ride was awesome but the only issue was that when we asked for the copies of our photos and videos they. Actually offered to give them in a compact disk instead of a pen drive . We even offered them that we could connect our phones to the computer or maybe get a pen drive but the chose... More 

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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 days ago NEW via mobile

An absolute must do in Rotorua, be it racing on the straight or around the curved track. Better value and more fun with more people. The staff were a laugh and added to our experience immensely

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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 4 days ago NEW

This was one of the best things I did in New Zealand. A very unique experience and great staff. Make sure you have a few days in Rotorua because this can easily be canceled due to high winds or bad weather so you would need to come back to try a different day. It was so so so much fun!... More 

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3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 5 days ago NEW

There are 2 tracks - straight and windy. We took the windy track and has a 2-ish minute laugher filled ride down the hill. Super fun.

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Christchurch, New Zealand
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 week ago NEW via mobile

Myself and my 10yr old daughter did 3 rides. Both the straight and zig zag rides alone and then the zig zag together. So much fun!! Staff are great too! Can't wait to do it again.

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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 week ago

our 12 and 14 year did this and it was the highlight of their holiday. Would highly recommend. Thought you got flipped upside down in ball but it is like zooming down on a water slide and you don;t tip upside down. They LOVED it. Staff excellent. Spa pool and blankets and shade provided . Kids did three rides each... More 

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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

What an experience this was!! We were greeted by friendly staff and attended to straight away despite a tour bus pulling up a few moments before us. Signed in using iPads and given the all go to wait in line. After being driven up the hill my partner and I were offered a GoPro for our trip down - WOULD... More 

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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 week ago

We had so much fun doing this! The only thing that was an issue was the wind. We did not know that might be a factor. We had a limited time frame and had to wait for the wind to settle. We managed to get all three runs in, but we would have liked to do the sidewinder again and... More 

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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

So much more fun than I thought it would be would recommend going with someone inside and bring a towel unless you want to pay $20 to hire one also they take photos that are way to expensive so bring a go pro the view on top of the mountain before you go is so amazing as well!!

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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

Great time and really recommend doing the sidewinder track together. Can be a few delays when it's windy though so best going when not too windy. Nice, friendly staff as well

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