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Groovy Balls Adventure Park is situated in the Valley of 1000 Hills in the province of KwaZulu-Natal, South Africa. The Valley of 1000 Hills area lies between the city of Durban and Pietermaritzburg, approximately a half hours drive from Durban city centre.  

Visitors have an array of outdoor activities to embark on in this area, but none can compare to this one. Groovy Balls, or Zorbing as it is referred to, is an extreme sport where a participant is placed inside an inner capsule inside a large transparent ball and then rolled down a hill. Rides offered are between 60 metres and 150 metres, with different types of balls including an aqua ball where the participant is placed inside the ball with 20 litres of water allowing them to slip and slide in the bottom of the ball, surrounded by a pocket of air. All courses or grooves are professionally designed making it a safe as well as an amazing experience.

Groovy Balls has no time restrictions – come for one ride or stay the entire day.


  • Kamakazi Ride
  • Twister Run
  • Tornado Run
  • Aqua Strapless Balls
  • Harnessed Balls
  • Hamster Balls
  • Mini Balls
  • Off Road Go-Karting
  • Target Shooting
  • Paintball
  • Braai Area
  • Picnic Area
  • Kids Play Area
  • Tuck Shop
  • Change Rooms
  • Restrooms


Booking Essential - we are closed on Mondays

Groovy Balls: Ages 7 to 70+

Hamster Balls: All Ages

Prices vary between activities. Please contact Groovy Balls directly for confirmation on admission fees.

What to Wear

Older footwear and sensible clothing for outdoor activities and you don’t mind getting dirty. NO jewelry or belts with metal buckles are allowed. Bring along a towel and change of clothing for the Aqua Balls.


Durban has a warm climate throughout the year with cooler evenings in the winter months and rainfall in the summer months.

Summer months, November to March will have average temperatures of between 15˚C and 29˚C.

Winter months, May to August will have average temperatures of between 7˚C and 20˚C.


There are Domestic and International flights into Durban’s King Shaka Airport on a daily basis. Bus services, taxis and car rental companies are available for easy access around the area.

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