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“A magical must see! ”

The Lost Gypsy Gallery
Ranked #1 of 7 things to do in Papatowai
Certificate of Excellence
Reviewed 28 April 2017 via mobile

A place for the young and the young at heart! The two of us were amazed again and again with the many treasures that were on offer here! Defiantly pay the $5 so you can venture past the caravan and see many more amazing inventions and creations! SO much fun! ☀️❤️☀️

Thank Kayla M
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Reviewed 19 April 2017

The Lost Gypsy Gallery is a converted bus museum of silly things made from found objects. In addition to the free to visit bus, there is a theatre / park area behind which includes larger automata. There is a $5 admission fee for the theatre / park.

There is also a coffee cart out front that has tasty coffee for sale. Also a food cart that we did not try. Since there is not a lot of hot food for sale in the area, the food cart is probably quite busy.
Definitely worth a few minutes of your time. Really cute things to see starting at the mailbox (it's whale shaped).

Thank Suzanne B
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Reviewed 4 April 2017

a hidden gem. Was geocaching and stopped to pick the one up that was hidden here otherwise wouldn't have known this place existed. It is an amzing place so quirky. It certainly put a smile on my face. Very interactive. had some noodles here which were very good.

Thank filligirl
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Reviewed 25 March 2017

You have to admire the many things that have been created here. This man has imagination for all things that move. A special place to visit. It will make you laugh and complements nicely something man-made amongst the rest of the catlins all -so- natural.
Would you come and bring my place to life?
The piano takes the cake.
Thank you so much.

Thank dedicatedtraveller14
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Reviewed 18 March 2017 via mobile

Visit this exhibition of a work with old stuff to a small fantastic land of surprising happenings Gave me surrealistic feelings It was also fun in good sense Very good mockacoffe in the mystic coffebar

Thank Lufta2015
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