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Mystery Spot

Closed Now: 9:00 a.m. - 4:00 p.m.
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Interesting. ...

We had fun. ... It's very interesting and mysterious. ... it's worth visiting. ... i was dizzy... read more

Reviewed 4 days ago
Phia V
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I’m baffled

Went here with wife and 2 adult sons. I have been to a couple of similar places before and the one... read more

Reviewed 5 days ago
Hemet, California
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The Mystery Spot is a gravitational anomaly located in the redwood forests just outside of Santa Cruz, California. It is a circular area of effect around 150 feet or 46 meters in diameter. Within the Mystery Spot you will be stunned as your...more
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Suggested duration: 2-3 hours
465 Mystery Spot Rd, Santa Cruz, CA 95065-9658
+1 831-423-8897
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Reviewed 2 days ago

You have to see it, to believe it! Tour guide was fantastic and very funny. Would be difficult for the disabled due to steep hills that you have to walk up.

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Reviewed 4 days ago via mobile

We had fun. ... It's very interesting and mysterious. ... it's worth visiting. ... i was dizzy most of the time but it was mysterious and fun. ... the tour guide was entertaining,friendly, well informed and funny. ... The price was good. ...Around $8 i...More

Thank Phia V
Reviewed 5 days ago via mobile

Went here with wife and 2 adult sons. I have been to a couple of similar places before and the one they used to have a Knotts Berry Farm was presented better. The girl we had talked way to fast and the jokes are just...More

Thank gottcoke
Reviewed 1 week ago

Went to Mystery Spot to check it out, as I'd been to the Cosmos and the Vortexes in Sedona before and I heard it was similar. Our guide was AWESOME (Moe), so try to get on his tour! Gravity doesn't know which way it wants...More

Thank Nicole A
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

It is a wonderful experience to visit this spot at California.Best tome is post lunch on a week day as the question is smaller.There is enough parking place.No point in tAking wheel chair person and infants.The guide is very knowledgeable and entertaining.You cannot stand walk...More

Thank kmprasanak
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

A quirky 'must do'! Having lived in LA and driving to SF and passing through Santa Cruz for years... we finally stopped to have the 'mysterious experience' and loved it! A serene environment, fun guides, a good laugh and just something different!

Thank ali1999london
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

I love this place. It is indeed a Mystery. The guide makes his fun for everyone in the group. Book online as the tour booked out fast. Bring cash to pay for parking and tip the guide. A fun place for everyone in the family....More

1  Thank Sin_Slasher
Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

It was a fun trip. Really crowded but they moved us through quickly. The tour guides were great. They were funny and courteous. We enjoyed our time there. It is a short tour but interesting.

Thank Teriberi52
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

I have been here several times because it is fun! The Mystery Spot is nestled between massive redwood forests. I bring relatives and friends when they visit my town. The drive out there is beautiful and not that far from the city. Then once you...More

1  Thank gourmet4uh
Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

I'll focus my review on the mystery spot itself, though I'd like to mention that the drive there was a bit tough. Since it's privately owned, the owner might not want to invest on road improvements. The little house where the mystery lies is truly...More

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Kim M
April 30, 2018|
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Response from dandksmommy | Reviewed this property |
It's an optical illusion. That's it. Your eyes/brain is playing tricks on you and your belly. If you just take a moment to focus on one single object while standing still, you will stop spinning. There is no magnetic field... More
Yael D
July 15, 2017|
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Response from puneet265 | Reviewed this property |
The tour guides are very good. They involve every one especially children. Even if they cant understand the mystery they will enjoy the presenter. Drive is good. Must visit with children or alone. Not to forget Chai (TEA... More
Lindsey D
March 1, 2017|
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Response from CCMH | Reviewed this property |
I agree with the other people who responded in regards to your dog. I don't agree with the 'total ripoff'. It's just something fun to do, and I have spent the same amount of money for a 2 minute quick thrill (with an hour... More