Puzzling World, Wanaka

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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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  • My wife and I entered the maze. We found the 4 towers without to much stress. Then it was time to get out. Well what a mission that was. They say the average person walks between 3 and 5 km in the...  more »
  • The time flew and we spent over 2 1/2 hours there - and could have stayed longer. The Great Maze is fun, although not too difficult if you know the secret. The Illusion Rooms are fantastic - very...  more »
  • 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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