Puzzling World, Wanaka

4.3
#1 of 9 in Fun & Games in Wanaka
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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  • What a great little spot to visit. Took our 4 year old daughter here as we drove from queenstown to wanaka. Was lots of fun and has a great gift shop.  more »
  • What a fantastic place to visit! We are a couple in our mid 50s and loved our three hours here. The illusion rooms are first class and they had us giggling like little kids. The maze is outstanding...  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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