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Step up your family time

The holidays… the time of year when we are constantly surrounded by friends and family. Often the time in which were looking to fill our days with exciting, family friendly and even blood pumping fun to make the most out of the days. Whether you’re flying solo over the holidays or with family or friends we have got you covered here at ZORB Rotorua.

Have you found yourself at some point doing any of the following: Rolling down hills in tyres on the farm, sliding on flax or cardboard boxes on grassy slopes or just been a lover of tumbling down a slope? Then why not come through and experience it from our perspective and roll down the longest, fastest downhill ball rolling tracks in the entire WORLD!!!!

Like many others, we’ve all wanted to walk on water but run into the unfortunate realism that we aren’t jesus so hence why owner/operators, Andrew Akers and David Akers created the double skinned spheres to give you and your family or friends the ability to do just that.

How many times throughout the course of your family trip have you heard “I’m bored”, “there’s nothing to do” or the always good “what is there to even do in the town?”. The answer to those questions lies right here (or rolls here) at ZORB Rotorua. We are a really cool babysitting service we’ve been told countless times before too.

Here at ZORB Rotorua you can race each other down the hill on the straight tracks with the loser doing chores or paying for dinner, the sidewinder track which will force bonds between you and your ball buddy as you zig-zag your way down the LONGEST downhill ball rolling ride in the world, Big-air which will leave your stomach in the air as you go down multiple drops including a 4-meter drop hidden in the track and the MEGA track which will get your heart racing as you zoom down the hill on the world’s FASTEST downhill ball rolling ride.

If you do find these kind of activities challenging by yourself then once again don’t worry as you can take a friend or family member inside of the ball with you (just not one of the crew members, Yes we do get asked if we can go in too) to share the amazing experience with.

Operating year round, ZORB Rotorua will keep you warm during those chilly winter days with multiple hot tubs scattered around the key points of the site and an all new sauna on site for you to sit and keep toasty in between rides along with warm water inside the balls and of course we can’t forget the delicious barista made coffee as well. However, during those toastier days, we can cool the water down to keep your ride cool as and have a massive viewing deck in which spectators can watch on as their people have the times of their lives rolling down the hill.

Rotorua locals at ZORB

Just a stone throws away from the city centre, we at ZORB are ready to see you all and get you in to experience this crazy, quirky but unique attraction only available here in Rotorua, New Zealand.


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April 14, 2022


Gotta love this view from the top of our tracks, including our new track Pipeline. How cool is that tree tunnel look from above? 🍃 #zorbrotorua #rotoruanz #purenz #thingstodo #slidewhileyouride
Well would you look at that, we have a new track called PIPELINE at ZORB Rotorua and it's OPEN. Come check it out. #zorbrotorua #rotoruanz #slidewhileyouride #newtrack
Hmmm, excuse me 'slide while you ride guy' are you meant to be in there? Caption this... #slidewhileyouride #zorbrotorua #rotoruanz
Something seems different here, what could it be? 🤔#zorbrotorua #rotoruanz
He's baaaack....but what for?! 👀 #areyouready #zorbrotorua
The thrill of downhill ball rolling and the beauty of nature captured in one epic shot! 📸🤩
Here's to a decade of shredding for @crankworxrotorua!! It's been epic witnessing our mates over the hill achieve such cool things in the last 10 years! Don't forget if you need to wash away all that mud, sweat and maybe tears while you're here for @crankworx , you can come and see us for a roll or three down the hill 💦🚲
Letting the good times roll on here at ZORB Rotorua 💚
Grab a friend or two and get your ZORB on this weekend! ☀️💚