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Mystery Spot

465 Mystery Spot Road off Branciforte Dr., Santa Cruz, CA 95065
831-423-8897
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Ranked #14 of 36 Attractions in Santa Cruz
Type: Mysterious Sites
Activities: Group tours/walking tour
Description: This enigmatic place draws curious visitors who come to witness its gravity-defying properties.
Useful Information: Activities for older children
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Clearwater, Florida
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120 reviews 120 reviews
38 attraction reviews
31 helpful votes 31 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed August 31, 2014 NEW

Just a note: I did not actually take a guided tour of The Mystery Spot. I just went on The Mystery Spot's nature trail and then went to the gift shop. When I recently visited the Santa Cruz area, I at first considered doing the Mystery Spot because it sounded interesting. But from reading online and talking to people who... More

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 28, 2014 NEW

am not sure if it is because of natural zero gravity on earth at that particular place, or the because of the construction , but you can balance your self its tough to stand straight here, must visit. I liked it

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33 reviews 33 reviews
16 attraction reviews
8 helpful votes 8 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed August 26, 2014 NEW

People say its not because of the mystery, rather the landscaping. Whatever it is, it was a complete fun-filled experience for us. The guide is very welcoming and keeps you involved all the time. A must have in your list if you are in the bay area.

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Carmichael
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12 reviews 12 reviews
6 attraction reviews
1 helpful vote 1 helpful vote
5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 25, 2014 NEW

We have been 3 times now. This place is notonly a really unexplainable trip, the guides are a blast every time. The humor the display and the knowledge of the Myster Spot is awesome. We have taken different friends or family each time and really have a blast seeing the spot through their eyes and love laughing with them at... More

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Mumbai, Maharashtra, India
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42 reviews 42 reviews
7 attraction reviews
16 helpful votes 16 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 20, 2014

A very unique experience and quite thought provoking ! The guides are very humorous and entertaining! Wish the phenomenon could be explained !

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Fremont, California
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed August 17, 2014

Mystery Spot is a fun place to see optical illusions. Walking through the area and buildings in particular are a lot of fun. The information provided by the tour guide is good. They also hand out their bumper sticker of which once one has gone to see the Mystery Spot, one will start seeing it on people's car bumpers here... More

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Guildford
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5 reviews 5 reviews
2 helpful votes 2 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed August 16, 2014

Well organised, excellent tour guides and very good value for money. It's bizarre but lots of fun for all.

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Sacramento, California
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38 attraction reviews
58 helpful votes 58 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed August 15, 2014

The guide we had was superb. Although very young, he was very outgoing and funny. He put everyone at ease, and we enjoyed the tour through the 'mysteries' despite our skepticism as to what was really going on.

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4 helpful votes 4 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 15, 2014

It was a 1 hour tour, that we wished lasted longer! Our tour guide was hilarious, but for some reason I have forgotten his name! Must be the mystery spot! It was close to Santa Cruz and Los Gatos, beautiful historic and fun for all but not for those unable to walk or wheel up a hill.

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Milpitas, California
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47 attraction reviews
47 helpful votes 47 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 14, 2014

I had been meaning to come here for years. I started to think about putting it on my bucket list. I had heard it needed to be experienced to be believed. It is very inexpensive ($6) but I'd recommend going online and reserving a tour as they fill up quick since tours are limited to 16 people, and you might... More

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