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OPTICAL ILLUSIONS AT MYSTERY SPOT

Behold the mysteries of the California forests at this gravitational anomaly located in the heart of the redwoods. You won't believe what you see at this unusual tourist attraction open since 1941. You will leave perplexed by these optical illusions that break the normal rules of physics. 45-minute tours leave every day on the half hour. See this fascinating mystery for yourself! The Santa Cruz Mystery Spot is only a quick ride from our hotel.
 

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Prices 


$8 per tour; debit cards accepted with an additional $2 service fee.
 

Hours


Hours - Mon - Fri: 10 am - 6 pm; Sat - Sun: 9 am - 8 pm
 

Events

  • Guided Tours
 
 

Activities

  • Historic Landmark
  • Optical Illusions
  • Hiking
  • Gift Shop
  • Snack Bar
 

FAQs

  • WHAT ARE THE SEASONAL HOURS AT SANTA CRUZ MYSTERY SPOT?

    During the summer the Mystery Spot is open daily from 10 am to 6 pm on weekdays and 9 am to 8 pm on weekends. In the off-season, the hours are usually 9 am to 5 pm, but it is best to call ahead and double check. Weather and holidays may affect opening times.
  • HOW LONG DOES THE TOUR TAKE?

    Tours are led by a knowledgeable guide. They leave every half hour and last around 45 minutes. The last tour of the day happens at 6:05 pm on weekdays and 8:05 pm on weekends during the summer. Advance tickets are recommended during the peak season.
 

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