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“Lots of puzzling fun”
Review of Puzzling World

Puzzling World
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USD 15.83*
and up
Combo Admission to Puzzling World
Ranked #4 of 6 Fun & Games in Wanaka
Certificate of Excellence
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Recommended length of visit: 1-2 hours
Owner description: Welcome to Wanaka's wonderful world of weirdness! Puzzling World has been messing with people's heads since 1973. Bizarre buildings, rooms of illusions and our famous maze will baffle your brain and challenge your perceptions of reality. Even if you only pay a visit to New Zealand's most unusual public toilets, your world will never be the same again. Seeing is disbelieving!
Useful Information: Activities for older children, Bathroom facilities, Activities for young children, Food available for purchase, Wheelchair access
Reviewed 6 April 2018

Good value but smaller than it seems. Also the maze is wooden not a hedge...very confusing and puzzling in the maze. The room of faces is amazing....really looks like the heads are moving and watching you...bit like the pics in harry pitter! Spent ages on the free puzzle tables at entry. Great souvenirs

Date of experience: April 2018
Thank millsy123
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Reviewed 2 April 2018 via mobile

This is a fun place to go on a rainy day. The maze is super hard and only my little brother completed it. The rest of the family gave up and walked out of their no patience emergency exits. It’s worth it to do the maze and the rooms. Also, the maze is outdoors so be prepared if it is raining. It was a fun time.

Date of experience: April 2018
Thank Raquel I
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Reviewed 1 April 2018 via mobile

We enjoyed our visit! Great for people of all ages. Maybe slightly overpriced, in my opinion but we did enjoy our time there. Would recommend for families

Date of experience: March 2018
Thank Amber D
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Reviewed 1 April 2018 via mobile

We spent only a couple of hours here becore we headed out to our next destination.

We purchased the package for the maze and illusion rooms.

So much. You can spend hours in the maze. Which we would have done as it was hard, but we had to go.

Highly recommend taking the littlies here to let them burn off some energy.

Loved how the eating area had heaps of puzzles to play while eating or just to chill out.

Date of experience: March 2018
Thank MariaBT21
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Reviewed 31 March 2018 via mobile

If you are into puzzles or understanding optical illusions and why the brain interprets some things incorrectly this is a great place to visit. Fun time can be had by visiting the outdoor maze and getting to all 4 towers. Good selection of items at the cafe - you will need to stop for refreshments on a warm day after exploring the maze and you can sit and do puzzles while eating/drinking. Extensive gift shop with puzzles and books - but be forewarned they all are very expensively priced.

Date of experience: March 2018
Thank Happytraveller604
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