Puzzling World, Wanaka

4.3
#1 of 9 in Fun & Games in Wanaka
Entertainment Center · Fun & Games
Find a way out of the world's first 3D maze and boggle your noggin with the optical illusions at Puzzling World. From levitating sculptures to holograms, and from leaning houses to water flowing against gravity, this complex encompasses puzzles and oddities that appeal to visitors of all ages. The eccentric amusement park includes a cafe, picnic area, and gift shop on site. The complex is divided into several areas, some of which are admission free, while others require an entrance fee. Buying a combo ticket will give you access to the entire complex at a reduced cost. Use our Wanaka road trip planner to arrange your visit to Puzzling World and other attractions in Wanaka.
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  • One of the best attractions for children and adults I have ever seen! Even though it was raining when we arrived we still occupied nearly 3 hours without noticing the time passing. The grandchildren.....  more »
  • Do not miss this it’s so much fun. Bring your kids or do what we did and release your kid. Loved the illusions and the maze was a hoot  more »
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  • Good place, but the bathrooms have room for improvement. The tilted room is by far the best one as you have no clue if the room is actually tilted or not. It truly is an illusion. The wall of heads is also great. This place is lots of fun and I would definitely recommend this to others.
  • We decided to do this because it was raining, and it was so much better than we expected. We spent hours here and the great maze was a fun challenge. The illusion rooms are awesome and really mind bending, we were actually a bit tired by the time we'd finished. The service was super friendly and the gift shop was incredible. If you have some time in Wanaka I would definitely recommend this place.

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