Mystery Spot

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The Mystery Spot is a visual illusion–based tourist attraction near Santa Cruz, California. See more

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Mar 24, 2024
This place was so cool! The tour was very informative and the guides are really personable. It’s not a terribly long tour, as it’s not a big place, but the whole experience was fun! I’m glad we vi… Full review by Dsar6798
Jan 2, 2024
It's a good attraction for 10 bucks and you can spend about an hour here. Though location is out of the way so overall time taken can be longer. Of course, there is no mystery here but simply an opti… Full review by ashish1
Oct 11, 2023
It was so cool!! I don’t want to spoil it but it was a definite 5 out of 5 stars! I recommend going! IT Is not like anything I have ever been to! Full review by Heidi S

Facts

Date founded:1939
Total length:150 feet

Questions & answers

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Do they allow dogs?
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They allow dogs on the hiking trail and I read somewhere service dogs are allowed but not sure if you would want to take your dog inside...I got dizzy and it's a small house and we …
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They allow dogs on the hiking trail and I read somewhere service dogs are allowed but not sure if you would want to take your dog inside...I got dizzy and it's a small house and we had a large group. I wouldn't reccomend it, I would hate for someone to step or fall on your dog
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Could I go to the Mystery Spot and not do the tour?
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they tend to keep visitors together. Everything of interest is beyond the pay booth.
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Why do i get and feel sick. And the world is spinning like vertigo.
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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. …
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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. Look it up online.
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traveling with a 4.5 year old and a toddler from SF to SLO and stopping at Monterrey bay. Is it worth stopping here? will …
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traveling with a 4.5 year old and a toddler from SF to SLO and stopping at Monterrey bay. Is it worth stopping here? will the girls get anything out of it?
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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 …
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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) and samosa for indian tourists in canteen
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How long is the Mystery Spot tour?
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Our fully guided tours are approximately 45 minutes long.
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