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Address: 465 Mystery Spot Rd, Santa Cruz, CA 95065-9658
Phone Number: +1 831-423-8897
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10:00 - 18:00
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Mon - Thu 10:00 - 18:00
Fri 10:00 - 16:00
Sat - Sun 10:00 - 17:00
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This enigmatic place draws curious visitors who come to witness its...

This enigmatic place draws curious visitors who come to witness its gravity-defying properties.

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Fun and Tour Guide was Great!

This was a fun outdoor activity. It's a bit difficult for those with walking or health issues to maneuver the attraction. The price is about right for the attraction. Mo the tour... read more

4 of 5 bubblesReviewed 1 week ago
Trish B
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Lee, Florida, United States
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Lee, Florida, United States
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43 reviews
12 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 9 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 week ago NEW

This was a fun outdoor activity. It's a bit difficult for those with walking or health issues to maneuver the attraction. The price is about right for the attraction. Mo the tour guide involved everyone in attendance in his demonstrations. This was an interesting way to spend an hour.

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Sterling, Massachusetts
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146 reviews
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 45 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

We took our 8 & 13 year old grandsons. They really enjoyed being off kilter. Tours are well organized and staff is very friendly. Expect Corney jokes! Be aware the walk to the top is steep, but you are given enough time and railings.

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Silver Spring, Maryland
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4 reviews
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

Weird but true that we had quite some fun there.. the gravity is pretty abnormal which makes the visit all the more fun!!! Will surely come back given a chance!!

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Thank QuickSillver
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20 reviews
18 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 3 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 week ago

I didn´t care much for going cause i didn´t believe in it. Walking up the hill was surprisingly hard, and hanging from the roof inside the house blew my mind. Still trying to google this mystery 2 years later.

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Sacramento, California
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99 reviews
23 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 39 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

If you are in Santa Cruz this is a must. I've seen the bumper stickers for years. We finally went. Our guide was a great kid that kept us entertained. It's a great way to start the day and then head downtown to Santa Cruz for lunch. Make your reservations for tickets online before you go and bring $5 cash... More 

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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

The tour was great we had a very good spirited tour guide. I can't remember his name but he's in the picture. Very good illusion and was a trip. I got very dizzy upon entering the house like my equilibrium was off. Just word of advise you can fall. Will plan to the take my kids

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Thank Erika H
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23 reviews
4 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 3 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

This was a neat spot to see. It was really busy. We didn't think about buying tickets in advance online and they were sold out for the upcoming tour. It was a 2-1/2 wait til the next tour start time. Lucky my wife was smart enough to ask about a wait list for no shows. We were able to get... More 

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Kingman, Arizona
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 6 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

This mysterious fascinating place is nestled down a paved bumpy road surrounded by redwoods. It doesn't open until 10 am so no need to arrive any sooner. When we arrived we were told that there would be a 5 hour wait until the next tour was available. I would suggest making reservations if possible. The cost is $8 per person... More 

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Reno, Nevada
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17 reviews
6 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 6 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 4 weeks ago

This is your typical out of the way woodsey kooky place to visit. It will cost you more to drive there than to get in for your 15-20 min tour, but with the right guide you will have a joyful time. Packed full of eye-rolling jokes, this place was just a good place to get away. Caution goes to those... More 

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portsmouth
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39 reviews
21 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 4 helpful votes
3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 4 weeks ago

It's an interesting diversion but if I'd known a bit more about it I wouldn't have made the effort to drive the distance for this. The tour guides make their best effort and are lively, but they're giving the same tour over and over to endless tourists so I feel sorry for them. It didn't quite capture my imagination. the... More 

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