About the Sport:

Zorbing is a recreational sport in which a person gets inside a big inflated ball called the zorb, which is then rolled down a hill. As the balls moves down, it gains speed and the person bounces around. There are two types of zorbs, harnessed and non-harnessed. Zorbing can be performed on gentle slopes, level surfaces, and on water surfaces. It is an exciting experience to be closed in a ball and rolled all over at a thrilling speed.


Relation To India:

People in India are very eager to perform zorbing and have a lifetime experience of rolling safely at a high speed. Manali, Lonavala, the Purana Quila, Lake in New Delhi, Della Adventure Park on the Mumbai-Pune road and Yogi Bear Park in Hyderabad are some of the places offering zorbing to the locals and tourists.


Tips / Precautions / Interesting Facts:

Safety measures need to be followed to avoid accidents and injuries. There are chances of the zorb going out of control and moving in another direction. To avoid this the zorb should be rolled out on even surfaces.

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Do's

  • Always have trained operators around
  • Ensure that all safety measures are observed

Don'ts

  • Don’t go zorbing in areas with no safety structures
  • Don’t forget that although a fun activity, zorbing is an adventure sport and can be dangerous if caution is not observed

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