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Zorb Rotorua

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The Original ZORB starting out in 1996, experience our 3 amazing tracks solo or with a couple of mates. Race your family and friends down our Fast lane tracks, experience the closest thing to being in a washing machine on our Zig-Zag track or if...more
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146 Western Rd, Ngongotaha, Rotorua 3010, New Zealand
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Reviewed 5 days ago

My husband had been zorbing once before on a vacation many years ago, and as we discussed everything we wanted to do on our trip, I figured I could take it or leave it. We ended up deciding to ZORB and I am so glad...More

Date of experience: December 2018
Thank Lauren S
Reviewed 1 week ago

This was super fun to do, and should be done at least once in your life. The ball is filled with water as your being tossed down a hill in a giant bubble. There is no experience like it. I would do this again any...More

Date of experience: January 2019
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Reviewed 1 week ago

We stumbled across Zorb by accident when our camper broke down, the staff were super helpful to us, so we decided to have a go while we waited for our vehicle to be fixed. Two of us went down the zig zag course together which...More

Date of experience: January 2019
Thank Edward G
Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

We had an absolute ball (pun intended) at Zorb Rotorua. We all did the zigzag course with two in each zorb and were laughing the whole way down. Staff were really fun and helpful too. Will definitely be back

Date of experience: January 2019
Thank Caltownandfam
Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

Upside down rolling about soaking wet squealing and laughing. Great way to spend some time. No queues when we went so straight on and wet inside a minute.

Date of experience: January 2019
Thank bunionsEssex
Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

This is an amazing activity but somewhat short. Even if you do 3 runs, you will only be there around 1 hour. The staff is helpful and friendly they even let me ride shotgun for all 3 trips up to the top. Some suggestions to...More

Date of experience: January 2019
Thank CharlieP142
ZORBAssistantGM, Manager at Zorb Rotorua, responded to this reviewResponded 2 weeks ago

Thank you for taking time out of your busy day to leave us a review, we are happy to know you enjoyed yourself, we will certainly look into getting lockers that lock as you say for such things as wallets and other valuables, in the...More

Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

Zorbing was awesome, and I certainly recommend anybody to try it. Although it might look adventurous / scary, I never felt safety was a serious issue, and this operator seemed to have good equipment. My only hesitation with this operator was that we had an...More

Date of experience: December 2018
Thank hvnair
ZORBAssistantGM, Manager at Zorb Rotorua, responded to this reviewResponded 2 weeks ago

Thank you for your great and honest review, we are stoked you still managed to have a great time regardless of the issue you had with our staff member, you will be happy to know we have taken your advice on board and amended the...More

Reviewed 2 weeks ago

I always come back to "The Original Zorb" & refer family/friends because it is the BEST! There are 3 AWESOME FUN PATHS you can go down. Additionally, "The Original Zorb" has an AWESOME FRIENDLY FUN & SAFE crew: Connor, James, Ina & Kayla!!! This is...More

Date of experience: December 2018
Thank judi l
ZORBAssistantGM, Manager at Zorb Rotorua, responded to this reviewResponded 2 weeks ago

Yaaaassss!!! Thank you for your amazing review we love having loyal awesome customers like yourself, you are truly appreciated!! Next time you come by mention this review to us we have something for you ;) See you again soon.

Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Yes the ride is over quickly but it's something which is worth having a go at (at least once). We all chose the zig-zag course with water. It's somewhat surreal how muted sounds become once zipped into the zorb and you do become a bit...More

Date of experience: December 2018
Thank acgtravel
ZORBAssistantGM, Manager at Zorb Rotorua, responded to this reviewResponded 2 weeks ago

Thank you for taking the time to leave us a nice review. Sorry you felt the ride was over quickly, as they say time flies when your having fun and it sounds like you all enjoyed it which makes us super happy, come back and...More

Reviewed 3 weeks ago

It was so much better than we expected! Watching the ball come down it doesn't look as mental as it actually is when your in it. I did the zigzag alone and with another person and laughed hysterically every time! You're in the ball with...More

Date of experience: November 2018
Thank tumblingdice3
ZORBAssistantGM, Manager at Zorb Rotorua, responded to this reviewResponded 2 weeks ago

Thanks for taking the time to leave us a great review. Your not wrong, watching from the outside just doesn't do the ride justice, what you see from the outside is totally different from what happens on the inside so thank you for pointing that...More

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486jessica
June 30, 2018|
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Response from AndyNZ71 | Property representative |
Kia Ora Fro Zorb, we let our staff have one day off a year ;-) Unfortunately it's Xmas day, we're open Xmas eve and boxing day though.
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Wanderlust0913
October 24, 2017|
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Response from ZORBAssistantGM | Property representative |
Kia Ora, We are happy to hear you would love to come take a roll with us!!. It depends on how many rides you intend to do. We would say to allow 1 hour just in case you love your first Zorb experience and want to try more... More
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Krit S
September 19, 2017|
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Response from ZORBAssistantGM | Property representative |
Kia Ora!! Yes there is!. If you grab the number one bus from the I-Site building in town, it brings you right to our doorstep. And YES Zorb is located on Western Road. If need be, give our friendly staff a phone call and we... More
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