The Big Puzzle Pieces are three blocks of puzzle pieces at the front of Puzzles on Yabba in Imbil.
Puzzles on Yabba is an assembly of puzzle exhibits that have been created over more than two years, started in 2016.
On display is the world’s third largest puzzle by number of pieces, with 33,600 pieces, taking nearly 300 hours to complete.
Also on display is the world’s second largest puzzle, consisting of 40,320 pieces. The Memorable Disney Moments is 6.8 metres wide and 1.92 metres high and is a collage of 10 iconic Disney films. Bambi, Beauty and the Beast, Cinderella, Dumbo, Fantasia, Peter Pan, Snow White, The Jungle Book, The Lion King, and The Little Mermaid.
The largest puzzle in the world, however not on display, is 48,000 pieces showing 24 travel destinations across the world including Australia with the city of Melbourne.
The puzzle displays are shown in different galleries, separated by the type of puzzles or themes. They include kids puzzles, 3D puzzles, movies and books, cars and trucks, and there’s even a glow in the dark display.
The big puzzle pieces are out the front and can be seen at any time without entry into Puzzles on Yabba. To see the amazing collection there is a small entry fee per adult and a flat fee for the whole family.
To Get There
The Biz Puzzle Pieces is found in Imbil on the Mary Valley Tourist Drive.
From the Bruce Hwy heading north, take exit 244 heading to Lake Borumba. Turn left at the end of the exit onto Old Bruce Hwy and follow for 4.6km. Turn left into Kenilworth Skyring Creek Rd at the brown sign for Tourist Drive 42 and follow for 5.6km. Turn right into Tuchenkoi Rd to continue on Tourist Drive 42 and follow for 4.6km to the end and turn left onto Mary Valley Rd. Follow Mary Valley Rd for 4.5km and turn right into Brooloo Rd, again following the brown sign for Tourist Drive 42 and Lake Borumba. After 2.2km you will reach another turn to follow the tourist drive. Do not turn and continue straight ahead on Yabba Creek Rd into Imbil. The big puzzle pieces is 250m on the left before Diggings Rd.
If coming from Gympie, head south and after passing the McDonalds, take the Mary Valley Road exit to follow the Mary Valley Tourist Drive 42. At the overpass, turn right, then follow the directions from Mary Valley Rd below.
From Gympie Visitor Information Centre, turn right to head north on the Bruce Hwy for 1.8km and exit left onto Mary Valley Rd and the Mary Valley Tourist Drive 42. Follow Mary Valley Rd for 24.2km and turn right into Kandanga Imbil Rd at the brown sign for Tourist Drive 42. Follow Kandanga Imbil Rd for 8km to the end, turning right onto Yabba Creek Rd after crossing the bridge over Yabba Creek. The big puzzle pieces is 250m on the left before Diggings Rd.