Melbourne’s Top 5 Best Escape Rooms

Never been to an escape room? Now’s the time. Dotted all over Melbourne are some of the world’s best escape rooms, that not only challenge you physically and mentally, but also allow next-level escapeism into totally different worlds.

Here are 5 of Melbourne’s best escape rooms.

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Ukiyo is the Japanese for “floating, fleeting or transient world”, which is exactly what you get from this escape room located on Moreland Road in Brunswick. With a mystical Japanese style garden setting, your journey through Ukiyo will feel like the inside of a Studio Ghibli film. It’s immersive and interactive, but most importantly it has a story. Ukiyo isn’t just a bunch of meaningless puzzles and riddles that eventually lead to the way out. Combine a story-driven experience, with the set design, state of the art tech and it’s one of the best escape rooms in Melbourne.
How to book: Call Ukiyo on +61 481 045 310

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Rush Escape Game

Rush Escape Game is all about time-based challenges. With six different themes that differ completely, there is something for every type of player. You can be a knight of the round table in The Last Knight Rises, take a trip down the rabbit hole in The Matrix, or confront a grieving father’s dreams in Nightmare. Experiencing these escape rooms, kinda feels like being inside a video game – in the best possible way.
How to book: You can book your escape challenge online here

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Escape Room Melbourne

South Melbourne
Escape Room Melbourne was Melbourne’s first ever escape room, and you’ve got to experience it. You get 70 minutes in the room of your choice to unravel the mystery and escape, with a group of 2 – 6 people. Some challenges include: getting mine workers to safety in time in Mine Escape, prove your magic skills as a magician’s assistant in Kellar’s Magic Emporium or enter the mind of a World War 2 Veteran to awake him from a coma in Fractured: Remember Me. No one does it better than Escape Room Melbourne. Being a part of these escape room challenges will be something you’ll never forget. 
How to book: Browse the rooms and book through their website.

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The Mystery Rooms

The Mystery Rooms was voted Best Escape Room in Melbourne and made it into the Top 100 Best Escape Rooms in the World, so you can’t really go wrong with this one. The storylines are rich, believable and sometimes just plain scary. These challenges are the definition of immersion. Some of our favourite stories are: unearthing the book of the dead in ancient Egypt with The Lost Tomb and getting lost in the enchanted forests and frozen kingdom of The Grimm Finale.
How to book: Book via their website

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TRAPT Bar and Escape Rooms

Lonsdale Street, Melbourne CBD
Multi-sensory puzzles and challenges that are not all as they seem, TRAPT houses four different escape rooms as well as an underground speakeasy bar. Choose your room: The Wizard of Oz, Cave In, S.P.A.C.E or Under the Big Pop and face the challenges head on, only to reward yourself with a flaming cocktail on the way out. It’s the full experience.
How to book: Book and browse options online

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