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Puzzling World, Wanaka

(4.4/5 based on 1,400+ reviews on the web)
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. Plan your visit to Puzzling World and a wealth of other attractions, well-known and undiscovered, using our Wanaka vacation planner.
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  • So much better than we expected.. the maze is challenging, you really need to focus on it to complete in colour order. The illusion rooms are so cool, just wish it was closer, would be great school ou...  more »
  • We all enjoyed puzzling world, my 3 year old and my 65 year old dad, included. The tilted room is a lot of fun and will have everyone giggling! I did fee they could have had more puzzles in the whole ...  more »
  • We had fun, and are clearly in the children age out. It was a nice change. We have tested about what was on the ground. The labyrinth under the open sky has beat us then, but it was nice anyway
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  • Very cool place for kids and adults! Good luck in the maze! I especially liked the room that messed with your sense of gravity. The lounge and cafe is awesome too, lots of puzzles to exercise your brain and let kids play around.
  • Definitely worth a stop if you want to get entertained. separate entries for puzzle world and maze. Lots of puzzles just outside in the lounge area if you just want to sit have a coffee and get your brains worked out.
  • Good place to spend a couple of hours (max). Surprisingly fun for people of any age. They've got an area where you can enjoy a few puzzles which they've laid out. Great for kids, and adults!
  • Loved this place. If you love to see and do things that challenge or just break your mind, this this place is where it's at. So glad we made the drive. Made for a great morning.
  • Cool place to go on a rainy day. Just did the indoor section. Very interesting but wish it was a bit longer. The walking room was so cool