Have you tried an Escape Room experience? These quirky games of logic and wit, in which participants must solve a series of clues in order to solve a mystery and ‘escape’ from the room, seem to be popping up all over Perth and growing in popularity. They are a great activity for older kids, teens, parents and even corporate events that require teamwork to complete the challenge. Here’s where you’ll find your local Escape Room experience.
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The Escape Hunt Experience, Fremantle Unit 29A/36 The Piazza, South Terrace, Fremantle (Across from ‘The Monk’ and up the stairs opposite ‘Freo Icecream and Waffles’ 9336 6773 Website: https://perth.escapehunt.com Prices: From $84 for two people (look for online deals.)
Escape Hunt Fremantle has three challenge rooms, as listed below. Refreshments are provided after the game.
• Poisoning in the Café
• Murder in the Tavern
• Escape from the Mine
As Perth’s newest escape room challenge, Realmz currently has one game, Curse of the Mummy, in which participants must work through the clues to solve the mystery and escape the mummy.
Mystic Clue, Cannington Unit 7/1451 Albany Highway, Cannington 6113 1409 Website: https://mysticclue.com.au Prices: From $35 per person.
Image: Mystic Clue Facebook page
There are three challenges at Mystic Clue, as listed below, ranging in difficulty from easy to hard, and room challenges are subject to change.
• Sherlock 2: London Case (Hard)
• Deep Space (Easy-Medium)
• The Innocent (Hard)
Time’s Up Escape Rooms, Wanneroo 24 Dundebar Road, Wanneroo 9404 5530 Website: http://timesup-er.com.au Prices: From $35 per person.
Time’s Up has two challenges available for groups of between two and four people and four and eight people, as listed below.
• The Pursuit
The rules are generally the same across the board – you have a given amount of time to complete the challenge and ‘escape’ from the room. There is always a staff member on hand to help and the room isn’t locked if you do need to leave the room for any reason. Mobile phones aren’t allowed inside the room and must be left with the attendant.
So if you fancy a bit of a challenge with the kids or a group of friends, have a go at an escape room. They are fun, everyone does their bit and you will no doubt feel the adrenaline pumping!
For more great indoor experiences in Perth, read on here.
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