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Combo Admission to Puzzling World

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    What to Expect
    Visit: Puzzling World, 188 Wanaka-Luggate Highway Southern Lakes, Otago, Wanaka 9305 New Zealand

    Welcome to Wanaka’s wonderful world of weirdness!

    Immediately, visitors are met with the famous Tumbling Towers while opposite, The Leaning Tower of Wanaka offers great photo opportunities as friends or family appear to hold, push or rip out the tower, foundations and all.

    Walking into the Puzzle Centre where dozens of puzzles await the curious, while a massive kaleidoscope ceiling looks on from above is a visual treat in itself.

    Grab a bite to eat or a drink from the well-stocked Café then engage the brain with many individual puzzles and two-person brain teasers on offer. Trained staff are on hand to help if required and with a huge selection for sale in the Gift Shop all ages, abilities and temperament are covered.

    Even the bathrooms here are photogenic with both the Roman Loos and Puzzle Abyss toilets featuring incredible floor and wall art that seems to absorb the user within its imagery.

    If your mind is still not boggled, a visit to the Illusion Rooms is sure to. From one of the world’s largest displays of 3-D Hologram photos, a room where 168 famous faces seem to follow you, one where you appear to shrink or grow, another where objects look to glide uphill and a sun-filled gallery of incredible illusionary sculptures, these amazing rooms will certainly challenge your perceptions of reality.

    Outside, The Great Maze encourages problem solving, exercise and fun. The format was invented and designed to suit all ages with over-bridges and underpasses to create the world’s first 3-Dimensional Maze. Don’t worry, Emergency Exits for those with limited time, patience or energy are also included for those who may struggle.

    With so many incredible things to see and do here we suggest you allow plenty of time to enjoy your unforgettable visit to Puzzling World.

    Located two kilometres from Lake Wanaka on the main highway north, Puzzling World is just an hour’s drive from Queenstown.
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    Departure Point
    On the main highway heading north from Wanaka
    Duration
    24h
    Inclusions
    • All activities
    • Info Guide (in own language)
    • Free Parking
    • GST (Goods and Services Tax)
    • Entry/Admission - Puzzling World
    Exclusions
    • Food and drinks
    • Hotel pickup and drop-off
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    Additional Info
    • Confirmation will be received at time of booking
    • Travelers should have a moderate physical fitness level
    • Children must be accompanied by an adult
    • Not recommended for participants with major balance issues or other serious medical conditions
    • Wheelchair accessible (all areas except Great Maze over-bridges)
    • Operates in all weather conditions, please dress appropriately
    • Infants (0-4) are free
    Cancellation Policy
    For a full refund, cancel at least 24 hours in advance of the start date of the experience.
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    Reviewed 2 days ago

    Was in Wanaka for holiday and took my 7yr old daughter here. Did the maze first and found all 4 corners but cheated to get back to start as daughter was tired and thirsty. Then the illusions rooms - Awesome. Spent a while going through...More

    Date of experience: October 2019
    Thank Mark E
    Reviewed 2 days ago

    We arived early so avoided the buses.We did both the maze and illusions. The maze was fun, but the illusions were really great.Never got to try the cafe as it was full. Allow at least 2 hours here.

    Date of experience: October 2019
    Thank ratz297
    Reviewed 5 days ago

    Had reservations before entry and was blown away by painting on wall and was very exited to go in after that. But that’s about as far as the excitement went. Over priced for the experience and only a couple of things that were worth being...More

    Date of experience: October 2019
    Thank Beardedbandid
    Reviewed 1 week ago

    Need to do the combo maze + illusions room for best value, otherwise you would be done too soon. Cafe area with puzzles to solve is great. Probably a little over priced but this doesn’t seem to stop people coming. Kids had a great time.

    Date of experience: October 2019
    Thank 5464LisaB
    Reviewed 1 week ago

    Actually this attraction it is for all ages and Susie the manager was amazing, friendly and so helpful! I arranged my daughters birthday party here and my phone died so I couldn't access the online tickets that I had brought prior, my partner was over...More

    Date of experience: October 2019
    Thank nikeyecam
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