Directions by Car

Puzzling World is located two kilometres from Lake Wanaka on the main highway heading north from town. We are found two hours from Haast, two hours from Tekapo or just over one hour from Queenstown. For more information on Wanaka, visit

Transport from Queenstown

Many shuttle buses run between Queenstown and Wanaka, we recommend either: Connectabus or Ritchies (formerly Alpine Connections)

Puzzling World Junior Challenge Triathlon

Join hundreds of budding triathletes, aged from 5 to 11 in our major sponsorship event. Racing on one of the most scenic courses in the world this event kicks off the Challenge Wanaka triathlon series and offers fun, competition and prizes for all!  

PW Junior Challenge

Keen to hit the slopes?

This winter promises to be a cracker! Here's a link to more information about Wanaka's ski-fields so you can plan what to do when not exercising your brain with us!

Ski Wanaka


Address:  188 Wanaka-Luggate Hwy 
(Hwy 84), Wanaka 9382
Phone: +64 (03) 443 7489
Fax: +64 (03) 443 7486
Post: PO Box 95, Wanaka,
New Zealand


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Summer Hours

October to April

Open: 8.30am to 6pm
Last admission: 5.30pm


Winter Hours

May to September

Open: 8.30am to 5.30pm
Last admission: 5pm


Christmas Day

Open: 10am to 3pm
Last admission: 2.30pm


* We close inside 30 minutes after last admission (Illusion Rooms & Puzzle Centre) however ticket holders can begin the Great Maze after this time as this is outdoors. 


Contact us!
Heidi Landsborough
Managing Director
Duncan Spear
Operations & Marketing Manager