Whether it’s recovering valuable information, breaking and entering, or investigating government secrets, there’s an escape room in Sydney to test your wits, nerves, and intelligence. But will you be able to work as a team to find the way out, or will you butt heads and face the head of the Corleone family? Test your abilities at Sydney’s most puzzling escape rooms.
1. Bank Heist, Social Escape
You’ve dreamt of robbing a bank. Of stealthily sneaking in, hacking the computer system, bypassing the mainframe, picking locks and cracking the safe open to reveal the bounty that is, as you believe, rightfully yours. Well, thanks to Social Escape you have your opportunity to do just that and come out with the diamond prize. Be careful though, as Bank Heist has only a 35% completion rate, which drops to just 20% when there are only two thieves in the room. So, will you make it out before the cops come?Book your daring bank heist break-in here
62 Wyndham Street, Alexandria
2. The Marlowe Hotel, Cipher Room
Rated the most difficult out of the Cipher Room’s five escape rooms (across two locations), The Marlowe Hotel is a film-noir adventure complete with matching black and white set. Step into 1950s New York as a P.I and help the famed singer Betty McGee escape from the clutches of her gangster-kingpin boss, Eddie Marlowe. Retrieve the documents and Miss Betty McGee will be free. Fail, and you’ll find out just how notorious Eddie Marlowe is.
It’s recommended to wear black, white or grey clothing to add to the immersive experience. Also suitable for families.Book your Marlowe Hotel escape here
640 King Street, Newtown
3. Madmind, Entermission VR
Where are you from? The future. Who are you investigating? A maniac. Where are you going? Into his memories. Why? To solve the mysterious kidnapping of a child, that’s why.
Thanks to a crossover between VR and escape rooms, Entermission proudly presents Madmind, which sees players enter the mind of a maniac child kidnapper to solve the case and bring comfort to the family. Though not the most difficult escape room in Sydney, the VR element—with added effects like wind and heat on your face—makes for a great time. If you really want to up the ante, split your crew in half and race each other to the find the missing child.Book your Madmind session here
1/484 Kent Street, CBD
4. Unstoppable, Mission
Time is almost out before you even begin. The train is about to depart with a series of bombs on board, all containing a mutated virus that, if released, will decimate this Sydney escape room and wreak havoc across the city, Australia and, god forbid, the world. We don’t want to go into lockdown again, so it’s up to you as a member of the Australia National Security Agency to defuse the bombs and save the day.
Find out if you’re unstoppable here
Suite 202/332-336 Pitt Street, CBD
5. The Artefact, Next Level
The CIA has come across an alien artefact and, since their team don’t have the expertise to decipher or understand the strange things it is doing, they have called upon you and your team of crack investigators to figure out what the heck is going on. With the help of a benevolent AI program, will you be able to piece together the clues and discover what is sitting in front of you? To really test your escape room skill, try to complete the room with only two investigators.Make yourself available to the CIA here
LG, 23 O’Connell Street, CBD
6. La Rébellion, The Cipher Room
Some secrets are hidden but not forgotten and when they are remembered, hope is at hand. As part of the Rebelles in a dystopian France, you’re charged with infiltrating the bunker of the most despotic leader the continent has ever seen. Find the secret and you’ll be well on your way to liberating the people of France.Infiltrate the bunker without being seen
31-35 May Street, St Peters