Entertainment Theme Park Business & Lifestyle Property For Sale
Taupo, New Zealand
Great Family Fun Business
If you are looking for a great life style, working 6 hours a day for $1000 per week plus car and utility expenses.
Time left for golf, mountain biking, swimming, sports, clubs, snow and water skying and of course fishing.
All less than 1 hours drive away.
Now rebranded to Mind Junction with all new marketing in place.
Also added a new attraction, A Flight Simulator.
This busy holiday destination is also a favourite with tourists. Taupo Township has great accommodation, dramatic lake and mountain views, busy cafés and bars, and award-winning restaurants. Further afield, Lake Taupo offers excellent trout fishing, water sports of all kinds, steaming thermal areas, and magnificent Huka Falls. Taupo is also a recognised Event Centre with local and national sports and cultural events nearly every week of the year.
Many families and tourists visit Mind Junction during their stay. This uniquely Kiwi business is a popular year-round attraction only 10 minutes from Taupo Township. It offers a unique mix of games and indoor-outdoor interactive experiences for all ages. The business also has a café for casual meals. No special skills needed to run the business just the enjoyment of talking to people from all around the world. It will only take a week to learn the business as all the food is brought in, there is no food prep done on site unless you have those skills to make use of the kitchen included and all the activities just about run themselves.
Cafe, puzzle retail shop, games, entertainment, and more
Mind Junction has come on to the market because the owners have family commitments in Australia. The business sale also includes land for grazing animals (10 acres) and a 3-bedroom home with magnificent rural views.
This is a very rare and exciting opportunity to purchase an established tourism business with a growing income (30% growth in past year). Even in the current economic climate, Mind Junction is still showing great returns.
If you are looking for a home and income business with growing turnover and exciting new opportunities, consider what this business has to offer:
- easily run by one person during the week and two on the weekends.
- ideal for a buyer wanting to semi-retire and just oversee the property.
- equally ideal for a family wanting to run a business together.
Tourism business in the North Island’s favourite playground
Mind Junction aims to provide a friendly and safe environment for all families to play and enjoy time together.
Set in a lovely rural setting, suitable for both wheelchairs and push chairs, fun for all ages. The maze is designed to be easily altered to keep it interesting for return visits. Questions and answers are hidden inside the maze just for a bit more fun.
Giant maze with hidden questions and answers to find.
MINI GOLF now added
Remote Controlled Boats
Visitors get to drive their own boat.
Can sharpen everyone’s game or provide a lot of laughs. Complete with "Hole in One" challenge.
Clay Shooting and Archery Simulators
Everyone wants to have a go.
No experience necessary at all anyone can get in a fly.
Take turns controlling the Loco’s and get the freight delivered on time. A favourite with all ages.
3D Hologram pictures that come alive as you look at them, including a new Huge Lego City display.
Puzzles and Games
Live Rush Hour, Noughts and Crosses, Pentago plus a variety of challenging puzzles.
- Casual meals - visitors can enjoy a coffee and a muffin or a light meal.
- Birthday Parties - Puzzle World caters for children’s birthday parties. The Party Menu includes a maze pass, food and drink. Optional extras include passes to play the drums, boats, trains, golf simulator, and 3D Hologram Room.
The business retails a huge selection of puzzles, jigsaws, games and books to suit all ages. Puzzle World will ship anywhere in the world.
The owners are selling the freehold title to land (10 contoured acres divided into 8 paddocks, all with water) and buildings at 8 Palmer Mill Road, Taupo. The property adjoins State Highway 5, the main highway between Taupo and Rotorua.
Mind Junction, driveway though the trees to owner's house on the hill
The main Mind Junction complex (345 square metres) comprises a building (250 square metres), outdoor maze, and customer parking. The building is a single pan construction on a concrete floor, with timber panel walls and a Colour steel roof. Interior walls are fully lined and insulated and floors have carpet and lino coverings.
There is heaps of parking available right outside the main entrance.
The owner’s residence (137 square metres) is sited on a hilltop above the Mind Junction complex. It comprises a modern 3-bedroom home with two living areas, fully-appointed kitchen, two bathrooms, and a north facing outdoor entertaining area.
Three bedrooms, two living rooms, two bathrooms, magnificent views
There is a separate double garage (36 square metres) with power, water and phone (an easy cottage conversion).
Assets being sold
Mind Junction is being sold as a going concern – just walk-in and start trading from day one. A full list of fittings, fixtures and chattels is available.
The business is proportioned at NZ$600,000 as part of the total sale price of NZ$1,400,000. making the house and the balance of the land NZ$800,000 plus GST if any.
Day to day management
Monday to Sunday – 10.00 am to 4.00 pm.
The business is operated by the owner with assistance from one staff person mid-week and two staff on the weekend. An extra 3-4 people are employed during school holidays. If required, the present owner is available to assist the new owner, terms by arrangement.
Advertising and Promotion:
The business advertises via roadside and building signage, referrals from i-Site Information Centres, rate cards displayed at local motels, and word of mouth recommendations. Mind Junction also has an informative web site www.mindjunction.co.nz
Call Jeff on +64 377 6555 (day) or +64 7 377 1349 (evenings) if you have any questions.
I would love to talk to you.
Taupo - the major tourist centre for the North Island
Taupo is the principal town for the central North Island of New Zealand. This huge area stretches from thermal Orakei Korako in the north to the Tongariro National Park in the south. It includes snow capped mountains, fresh water Lake Taupo, pristine native bush, steaming thermal areas, and one of the world's only Dual World Heritage Parks.
Taupo is only a few hours drive from any North Island city. The commercial district offers exciting retail shopping, cafes, bars, restaurants, and cultural and entertainment facilities. Golf enthusiasts love Taupo with two courses at the Taupo Golf Club as well as the Wairakei International Golf Club. Other popular activities include, bungy jumping, sky diving, and water sports. The ski fields of Whakapapa and Turoa are within easy reach.
Nearby are geothermal and volcanic areas and the famous Wairakei Park. Wairakei Park includes the majestic Huka Falls on the Waikato River and lots of visitor attractions, including Mind Junction. Lake Taupo (New Zealand’s largest lake) and its tributary streams are world famous for large fighting rainbow and brown trout, especially the Tongariro River.
Taupo is heralded as the events capital of New Zealand. Events include the International Ironman, the Wattyl Lake Taupo Cycle Challenge - with ten thousand riders completing the 160 km road ride around Lake Taupo, the 12 Hour mountain bike event – the biggest of its type in the world, the Oxfam Trailwalker, and the Odyssey 3 Day Mountain Bike Race to name some of the larger ones.
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