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Makutu's Island

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Address: 6919 West Ray Road, Chandler, AZ 85226
Phone Number: 480-344-3740
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12:00 pm - 8:00 pm
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Sun 10:00 am - 8:00 pm
Mon - Thu 12:00 pm - 8:00 pm
Fri 12:00 pm - 9:00 pm
Sat 10:00 am - 9:00 pm

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Most recent review
Arizona Vacation

My wife, my three kids 4,2,8months and myself can to Arizona to get away from the winter in Colorado and Makutus was one of the stops! I would say overall they had so much fun it... read more

5 of 5 starsReviewed February 23, 2015
DanielDavis101
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed February 23, 2015

My wife, my three kids 4,2,8months and myself can to Arizona to get away from the winter in Colorado and Makutus was one of the stops! I would say overall they had so much fun it was crazy! The kids loved it so much there was plenty to do and seemed very clean for a kids play place which are... More 

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Scottsdale, Arizona
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1 of 5 stars Reviewed December 30, 2014

The new owners (Kiran and Kiran) are at best GREEDY! They had an event advertised for New Years eve and were selling tickets for $40 (adults) and $25 (kids), when I talked to one of them. He gave me all the details of the event along with the pricing. As soon as I went to book, I saw the only... More 

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Rob V, Owner at Makutu's Island, responded to this review

I apologize you are frustrated over the pricing regarding the event we hosted at Makutu’s Island on New Year’s Eve. Like many venues and entertainment options, we offer different tiers of pricing based on each event. We also offer discounts for our VIPs (through social media and via our newsletter). I am sorry you feel the need to call us... More 

Mesa, Arizona
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28 reviews 28 reviews
5 attraction reviews
8 helpful votes 8 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed December 24, 2014

This place is pretty fun for young kids. There are a lot of things to climb on and explore with some pretty fast slides! There is a small zip line and a small arcade. There is a cafe but it's somewhat expensive. The best part is that parents are free!

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19 reviews 19 reviews
11 attraction reviews
7 helpful votes 7 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed October 4, 2014

Like all places of its ilk, this place smells like stale Odor Eaters. But in terms of the things the kids enjoy (rides, places to have a party) it is top notch. It's a little expensive (but not crazy) compared to its peers Peter Piper, Chuck E. Cheese and Amazing Jakes.

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Tempe, Arizona
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164 reviews 164 reviews
43 attraction reviews
92 helpful votes 92 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed September 10, 2014

The kids love going simply to ride the zip line over...and over...and over. Food court leaves a lot to be desired, but at least the kids are always exhausted when I bring them home!

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Saskatoon
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121 reviews 121 reviews
11 attraction reviews
56 helpful votes 56 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed August 30, 2014

Being in the Phoenix area for a few weeks, we happened upon Makutu's. For our 5 year old, and even our 10 year old) this was one of their funnest days of the trip. We were there for over 3 hours and the kids played almost the whole time. The place seemed quite well taken care of, although the staff... More 

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Chandler, Arizona
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36 reviews 36 reviews
13 attraction reviews
29 helpful votes 29 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed August 19, 2014

Have to be frank, this place smells like feet. But the kids love it. Have taken my son a few times to play and attend a birthday party. It seemed pretty clean. They just need to do something about that smell.

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14 helpful votes 14 helpful votes
1 of 5 stars Reviewed August 13, 2014

Let me tell you about my experience with Makutus Island. Last Saturday, I wanted to have Nyah's 4th birthday party there...so I did. The party was scheduled for play from 3:15pm to 4:45 pm. Then from 4:45 to 5:45 we were to celebrate Nyah's birthday with pizza, cake, and gifts. There were 20 children on our guest list and of... More 

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Gilbert, Arizona
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33 reviews 33 reviews
12 attraction reviews
15 helpful votes 15 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed August 4, 2014

We have been to Makutu's Island many times in the past years. We recently heard they closed for refurbishment and reopened. We were excited to take our grandchildren there. Yes they have improved some but I was expecting a total refurbishment according to the news reports that said how much they spent. Our kids had fun and it was equal... More 

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Gilbert
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9 reviews 9 reviews
11 helpful votes 11 helpful votes
2 of 5 stars Reviewed July 11, 2014

We received an email that Makutu's had reopened after their remodel so we thought we'd check it out. The staff at the front counter were very nice. Kids are now $10 each which is a big increase. Adults, 1 per paid kid are now free which is nice. Once inside the place looks pretty much the same. I brought my... More 

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