FAQ's

What is zorbing? How does it work?

Harness zorbing is a sport where 2 people are strapped into a 3m transparent inflatable ball and they roll down a slope at speeds of up to 30mph. Hydro-zorbing, is a sport in which 1 or 2 people, plus up to 20 litres of water, are placed in a 3m transparent inflatable ball which is then rolled down a slope.

How do we get to Cornwall Zorbing Park?

We're based between Porth and Watergate Bay, just 1 mile away from Newquay. You can find us by typing our postcode into your Sat Nav, or by checking out the map on our Contact Page. Is There Parking? Yes, we have plently of FREE customer parking.

Am I old enough?

Harness and Hydro riders must be at least 7 years of age.

Are there any restrictions for the harness-zorbing?

Yes, harness zorbing requires a minimum of 2 people, there is a weight limit of 120kg (19 stone) per person and a maximum combined weight of 200kg (32 stone), between the 2 riders. The is also a minimum height of 4'10", a maximum height of 6'8" and a minimum age of 7 years. Is there a height or weight restriction for the hydro-zorbing? Yes, with hydro zorbing there is a weight limit of 120kg (19 stone) per person and a maximum combined weight of 200kg (32 stone), between the 2 riders. The minimum age is 7 years.

How Do I Book?

Just drop us an email with the size of your party and the date/time you'd like to come and we'll get back to you with availability

How Do I Pay?

When you're ready to book, we'll send you a quote with a link to pay via debit/credit card or PayPal.

Can I Purchase Gift Vouchers?

Yes, you can purchase vouchers to give to friends or family as presents. To book a ride using a voucher, you must book at least two weeks in advance (unless otherwise agreed with us over the phone or by email).

Are there changing facilities on site?

Yes. If you are hydro-zorbing, we recommend bringing swim-wear and a t-shirt that you don't mind getting wet, plus a towel and change of clothes.

Are consents required for persons under 16 years old?

Yes. Your parent or guardian must sign a waiver on your behalf in order for you to participate in our zorbing activities. If you are 16 years or older you are required to complete and sign the waiver form yourself prior to partaking.

Can I just turn up on the day?

No, please do call us first to check that we have availability.

When is the zorbing park open?

Cornwall Zorbing Park opens every Friday, Saturday and Sunday from Saturday 26th March - Sunday 2nd October 2016. We're also open 7 days a week during July and August. Please email us or call us on 01637 800270 to check availability.

When is the office open?

Our booking line is open 9am - 5pm, 7 days a week, however we recommend emailing during peak periods. We respond to most emails within 2-3 hours.

Are you insured?

Yes, we have public liability insurance up to £5 million.

What will I need to bring on the day? You will need to bring your confirmation e-mail or have it accessible on a smart phone along with your voucher (if you have one). For the hydro zorbing you will need something suitable to wear inside the zorb. We recommend an old pair of shorts and a t-shirt that you don't mind getting wet, as well as a towel. You will need to remove all jewellery, personal belongings and footwear before entering our zorbs.

What happens on the day?

On arrival you will be checked in and asked to read through and sign a Cornwall Zorbing Park entrance form disclaimer. Please be aware you cannot partake in any of our activities unless you sign the disclaimer. Once signed you will choose a ride and be given an approximate waiting time where you can sit in our viewing area and watch rides before being called up for a briefing. Now it's your turn for your experience.

How long is the whole experience?

For The Taster ticket holders, please allow around 30 minutes at the park for your experience. For ultimate experience ticket holders, please allow up to 60 minutes for your experience. For large groups, allow roughly 1 hour per 8 people within your group.

Will zorbing go ahead in the rain/wind/lightning?

We do operate in most conditions, including light/normal rain and winds up to 20mph; however if the conditions are severe, e.g. torrential rain/lightning or strong winds, then unfortunately we may contact you and have to change dates or cancel, in which case you may be entitled to a full refund. This decision will be at the discretion of Cornwall Zorbing Park staff. We'd like to come but your opening times aren't convenient No problem. Just drop us an email with the date/time you'd like to come and we'll do our best to work around you.

Do you do private booking/exclusive park hire?

Yes. For groups of 10+, you can hire the park and have it all to yourselves from just £30 per person.

Please email us your specific requirements.