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Zorbing at Ozball

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by Bee Hewitt (subscribe)
I am an artist living in Beachmere Qld
Published August 16th 2012
Ride in a large plastic ball down a hill for a thrill
Zorb Park
Zorb Park
My daughter decided to shout her friend a Zorbing ride for her birthday.

What is Zorbing Ozball I hear you ask? It is riding down a hill inside a giant plastic ball.(Ozball)
entrance
Arriving at Ozball

So on a beautiful, sunny Ekka holiday, we drove down the Gold Coast listening to Coastal Chill. Ozball is less than an hour's journey South of Brisbane and on the opposite side from Dream World off the Pacific Highway.
Zorb park at the Gold Coast

We arrived and filled in the forms and the girls changed into their swimmers and rashies. The first ride down the man made slope was the Harness dry ride. The girls were strapped inside the centre of a huge bubble wrap beach ball and pushed off down the Teletubbie-like-hillside.
Dry Harness Zorb ride
We could hear their screams as they careered down the hillside to the bottom turning over and over in giddy circles.

The next ride, The Hydro, involves 40 litres of heated water inside the Ozball where the girls Slip and slide in the bottom of the ball as it rolls down. They both preferred this ride and for $40 for both of them much better value than the Harness Dry Ride which cost $45 each.
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At the bottom of the slope the girls slipped out of the Ozball with a swoosh of water making us think of that famous Rhinoceros and Jim Carrey scene in "Ace Ventura"
The staff was helpful and didn't muck around. The grounds were groomed like golf green and obviously well cared for. We took our own camera but they do offer to video your experience, at a cost, as a memento of your first Zorb.
Wet and Wired

The girls rated their experience highly and had fun but wouldn't go back unless they got better value for their money.
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Why? The only Zorbing experience in Australia
When: Anytime
Phone: 617 55476300
Where: Pimpama Gold Coast
Cost: Hydro Ride for two Children $40
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