ZORB Inflatable Ball Ride

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ZORB Inflatable Ball Ride
from USD $25.00
Take a wild and wacky ride with ZORB - roll down the longest tracks in the world. Owned and operated by inventors of this iconic activity, you get to slide around inside the inflatable ball in a warm water bath for a new type of thrill. Before you set off, your instructor explains how to ride and enjoy the twists and turns as the ball rolls downhill - don't worry it's like a giant water slide, no tumbling involved! You will also get a hand-held go pro to document your ride. Choose from four different runs that promise lots of laughs and fun.
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In Brief

Rotorua, New Zealand
New Zealand
1 hour
Important InfoInfo

Superman dive into a giant inflatable ball and roll down Mt Ngongotaha with ZORB, where the fun will have you laughing uncontrollably. Discover FOUR different ball rolling tracks – the world’s longest zig-zag Sidewinder Track, the smooth ‘n’ fast double Straight Track, MEGA Track -the longest, fastest and steepest track in all the land, and the newest track; Big Air, our latest thrill ride. Ride with water or without water, the choice is yours! The experience of rolling down a hill inside a giant inflatable ball has been an iconic adventure experience since Andrew and David Akers invented and developed the first ever ZORB site in the world back in 1997 at this very location! To this day, Rotorua is the ONLY location in New Zealand where you can experience this amazingly fun and bizarre bucket list activity. Do not miss out on this iconic New Zealand invention, where it all began!

Stop At:

• ZORB Rotorua, 525 Ngongotaha Road, Rotorua 3015 New Zealand


  • ZORB rides
  • Use of hot tubs
  • Free Wifi


  • Food and drinks
  • Gratuities
  • Hotel pickup and drop-off
  • Transportation to/from attractions

Departure Time

Three ride flexi combo 10/1/2018 - 9/30/2020

Monday - Sunday:09:00 AM - 05:00 PM
350m - Sidewinder Track 10/1/2018 - 9/30/2020
Monday - Sunday:09:00 AM - 05:00 PM
350m MEGA Track 10/1/2018 - 9/30/2020
Monday - Sunday:09:00 AM - 05:00 PM
Two Ride combo 10/1/2018 - 9/30/2020
Monday - Sunday:09:00 AM - 05:00 PM
VIP Maxi Combo 10/1/2018 - 9/30/2020
Monday - Sunday:09:00 AM - 05:00 PM
300m Big Air Track 10/1/2018 - 9/30/2020
Monday - Sunday:09:00 AM - 05:00 PM

Departure Point

525 Ngongotaha Rd, Fairy Springs, Rotorua 3015, New Zealand

Returns To

Returns to original departure point

Additional Information

  • Confirmation will be received at time of booking
  • Not recommended for travelers with back problems
  • Wheelchair accessible
  • Minimum age is 5 years
  • Maximum weight per person is 125kg or 275lb
  • Please bring swimwear and a towel
  • Customers can rent T-shirts, shorts and a towel for $7.00
  • Stroller accessible
  • Service animals allowed
  • Near public transportation
  • Surfaces are wheelchair accessible
  • Not recommended for pregnant travelers
  • No heart problems or other serious medical conditions
  • Most travelers can participate
  • This tour/activity will have a maximum of 3 travelers

Booking Information

You can present either a paper or an electronic voucher for this activity.

Cancellation Terms

This trip is fully refundable up to 96 hours prior to the commencement of your trip.

Booking Terms and Conditions

When you book this trip, you need to read and accept the terms and conditions for booking our day trips in excursions.

Scoring an average traveller rating of 5 out of 5 based on the last 8 recent reviews

Such fun - the team are great and the process is quick. ENjoy the roll down the hill! Change rooms are heated..merchandise available to buy and coffee is on hand to warm you up but the team are great!
• Submitted 25 Oct 2019
I had fun however the dry ball ride is not as advertised. If you book it, best to go in the morning, otherwise they will cancel it once temperatures increase as the ball becomes too hot. Because of less water, you only have one option which is the straight track to supposedly help with any wind factors. They took photos but didn't outfit me with a Gopro as I expected. Arrange to take the bus, Friday is free, taxis are expensive.
• Submitted 01 Dec 2017
So fun!!! Felt like a kid again! Staff was helpful and great! Can't wait to do it again! Loved it!
• Submitted 31 Jan 2017
So much fun! Definitely unique and awesome experience. Even though the sidewinder is longer I still enjoyed the straight line track much more. Be careful of the zipper area, it can scratch you during the sidewinder course.
• Submitted 23 Jan 2017
The kids and adults had a ball.
• Submitted 29 Dec 2016
The best thing we did in NZ per my teenage boys. Higher rates than Black water labyrinth tour or parasailing or the luges at the top of the gondola. Fun family activity and owner was very friendly and accommodating.
• Submitted 22 Mar 2016
This was an awesome tour! Unfortunately we went on a rainy day but it was still really fun and a unique experience. The customer service was great as well. A must-do in Rotorua!
• Submitted 17 Nov 2015
It was a lot of fun. The staff was friendly and talked us through what types of ball rides they offer. We opted to do the dry ball ride because it was rather cold outside and well, we're from Florida. Once we got into the ball and handed us a gopro camera to film the experience, they added the water in the space between the ball we were in and the outer ball. The water sloshing around during our ride made it a lot of fun. I would recommend this activity, it was awesome and the video of our experience is hilarious.
• Submitted 09 Nov 2015

In Brief

Rotorua, New Zealand
New Zealand
1 hour

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