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A Maze’N Things Phillip Island Is Your Place For Fun, Magic & Adventure!

A Maze’N Things is one of Phillip Island’s most popular family attractions and if you haven’t been in a while (or have never been) it’s absolutely worth a visit.

You won’t be able to miss it as the theme park is marked by a head-turning giant floating tap that floods the house below. Our kids squealed every time they saw it driving down Phillip Island Road!

General admission gets you access to Puzzle Island, Magic Manor and the Giant Maze. You can also add admission to Parky’s 19-Hole Mini-Golf and the SkyTrail high ropes course.

A Maze’N Things, 1805 Phillip Island Road, Cowes, Phillip Island

The SkyTrail is a tree top walk and high ropes course suitable for kids who are 120cm+.

Unfortunately this meant that we had to miss it but we still spent 2 hours having fun with puzzles, illusions, the maze, mini golf and playground.

A Maze’N Things, 1805 Phillip Island Road, Cowes, Phillip Island

At the puzzle house, we enjoyed old-fashioned interactive fun, with mirrors, trickery and gags galore.

A Maze’N Things, 1805 Phillip Island Road, Cowes, Phillip Island

The kids most enjoyed Puzzle Island – Lady AB zoomed along on a flying boogie board and Baby 2.0 loved driving (and crashing) trains on a big screen!

Most recently opened at A Maze’N Things is Magic Manor, which is themed around magic. Here, you’ll be surprised and delighted by magic tricks, optical illusions, riddles and more.


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A Maze’N Things, 1805 Phillip Island Road, Cowes, Phillip Island
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The maze is enormous (there are over 2 km of pathways to meander through!) We actually found it quite difficult, even with wooden platforms that you can climb to get a bird’s eye view of the area.

It’s a fun activity made to challenge families with confusing turns and many dead ends.

I’ve been told that it takes an average 45 minutes to complete the maze. If your group gets confused or tired you can always take the easy way out via the emergency exit.

A Maze’N Things, 1805 Phillip Island Road, Cowes, Phillip Island

Lastly, we headed to Parky’s Mini Golf course where the kids enjoyed having a hit around the beautifully landscaped course.

The holes are fun and a little challenging for youngsters, however you could easily complete just half of the course if desired.

A Maze’N Things, 1805 Phillip Island Road, Cowes, Phillip Island

If you’re holidaying in Phillip Island A Maze’N Things is a great destination to keep the kids amused for a couple of hours. It’s suitable for toddlers right up to adults and most of the puzzle house is pram accessible.

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A MazeN Things

HOT tips:

  • Small playground is suitable for toddlers;
  • SkyTrail is only open for children 120cm+; and requires pre-booking online or at the gatehouse onsite for a 1 hour session;
  • Children between 120 – 140 cm need an adult chaperone;
  • Take food, snacks and water bottles with you;
  • Baby change facilities available;
  • Play mini golf first so you don’t have to wait for other players before your turn (most people do the puzzles first);
  • Expect to spend about 2-3 hours there, including the playground and lunch. BBQs on site for Maxigolf customers;
  • Free parking on site;
  • Keep an eye out for coupon deals.
  • There is on-site accommodation at Park Lane Phillip Island Holiday Park which is great for families

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About Joyce Watts

Joyce Watts is a former intellectual property, IT and media lawyer turned serial entrepreneur.

As well as being the founder of TOT: HOT OR NOT she helps businesses with their SEO, email marketing & social media as BrightSmart.com.au; she owns an online bike store CycleStyle.com.au and develops and produces creative experiences for families via WheelieGoodFun.com. She used to publish another popular lifestyle and food blog called MEL: HOT OR NOT The decisive guide to Melbourne.

She lives in inner-city Melbourne with her husband, two children and seven bikes.

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