Puzzling World, Wanaka

4.3
#1 of 9 in Fun & Games in Wanaka
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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  • This visit was a nice change on the trip. The three of us had fun, even our little one with 9 months. In the maze we got lost like all :) We thought we'd do it very quickly, but NO.. we were wrong like the rest and it was quite funny. The sensory illusions were also well done. It was a fun stay :)
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  • Loved this as we did have to use the brain a little. The maze was great fun...we rocked it. And the leaning tower room...awesome!! Sort of... haha. Well worth it.  more »
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  • Great place for family. The facilities has been very well maintained for many years as we aware and the staff are very friendly. The illusion room is interesting to explore especially for kids. The wood great maze is challenging for teenager as well as adult. You need to have good energy to keep walking up and down of stairs and bridges. We spent more than 1 hour at the maze. Have fun!
  • Great experience 👍 loved it both times I went there but surely not for people who get disoriented easily. Lots of stuff for kids to do as well and adults to enjoy. Prices have been relatively the same over the years so still an affordable day out when visiting this part of the country. Exhibits are mind bending!
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