We stopped in Pigeon Forge just for this experience and I'm so glad we did. Yes, it's a little expensive but I do think it's worth it b/c it's such a unique adventure that you can only do in a few places. My husband and I each did the 3 ride package which includes 1 dry single run, 1 wet single, and 1 wet double. The dry one was my least favorite but mostly because the rides with water are so much more fun. I thought it would go by fast but when you're inside it actually feels like a long ride (maybe too long for my taste). My zorb actually bounced up and down the hill instead of just rolling so it was a little scary at times. I didn't feel sick in there exactly, but it was rougher than I expected.
The single wet ride was great because you go down a zig-zag course instead of straight down. I laughed the whole way down, splashing around in the water was hilarious. It was a definite improvement on the dry zorb. But, by far the best one was the double ride with water, it's just more ridiculous when you have someone in there with you. I thought we'd be bumping into each other on the way down but you somehow just slide together around the zorb as it's rolling. It feels like you're on a super fast water slide, it's seriously one of the best things I've ever done.
The staff was awesome- very friendly, energetic, and reassuring when you're feeling cautious about doing something crazy. We got there right when it opened so we didn't have to wait at all, and by the time we finished there was quite a crowd so get there early. Bring towels, a change of clothes and a USB drive so you can save (purchase) your photos. They take way more photos than you need and it's a little pricy but we were happy with them.
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