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Escape Mate

12 Johnston Street | Aviation House, Wellington 6011, New Zealand
+64 210 225 4443
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The Vault

Had a brilliant time, such a fun experience. We were buzzing after it was over. Will be back to... read more

Reviewed 1 week ago
endacollins1
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Wellington, New Zealand
Lot of fun, met expectations!

We went as a group of 4 friends (age range 27-34), and had a lot of fun escaping The Lab! It was my... read more

Reviewed 2 weeks ago
CePheala
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Wellington, New Zealand
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Bookings essential! An Immersive, unique, dramatic, high-energy, intellectual puzzle solving escape game, that will test your wit, intellect and problem-solving skills. Work together with your team to accomplish a mission; find clues, solve mysteries, complete puzzles, operate hi-tech gadgets, and even use a time machine in order to save the world from total destruction! To complete these missions, you and your team will need communication, precise detective skills, and attention to detail, collaboration will see you escape, failure to do so could see the end of the world as we know it. Your mission in The Vault is to infiltrate the headquarters of a secret society known only as ‘The Syndicate,’ an organisation aiming to enslave humanity through brainwashing, human experiments and cyborg war machines. Once you’ve uncovered their secrets and collected all the incriminating intel, you can escape; but be warned, you only have an hour before ‘The Syndicate’s’ plans are put in motion, plans which could have disastrous effects on the entire world. The Lab is an inter-dimensional laboratory where one of our top scientists, who was in charge of weaponry research and development has been held as hostage and forced into developing a deadly, poisonous bio-weapon. You need to collect the main ingredients of the toxic weapon and the research in order to save the world from a chemical-biological warfare. The dimension of the room is unstable, and we only can keep the portal open for 60 minutes. If you are unable to rewire and operate the time machine on time, the portal shuts and traps you forever. Switch off from reality and switch onto a world where you are secret agents in a mind-blowing, movie-like, themed environment. Always loved spy movies and puzzles? Always thought you'd make a damn good detective? Well, prove it.
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  • Very good11%
  • Average4%
  • Poor1%
  • Terrible1%
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Hours Today: 08:00 - 23:00
Suggested Duration: 1-2 hours
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12 Johnston Street | Aviation House, Wellington 6011, New Zealand
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Reviewed 1 week ago

Had a brilliant time, such a fun experience. We were buzzing after it was over. Will be back to tackle the vault!! The team who ran the experience were awesome.

Thank endacollins1
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

We went as a group of 4 friends (age range 27-34), and had a lot of fun escaping The Lab! It was my second time in an escape room, and everybody else's first time. Friendly staff, immersive briefing, the difficulty was good (not too easy...More

Thank CePheala
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Thanks to Dave and everyone at Escape Mate for crafting such an enjoyable experience. Lots of fun, well run, recommended!

Thank Talia C
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

This was my second escapemate game in Wellington. The staff are so amazing and they make sure that you have a bundle of fun. This game was much harder than the first but we did it!!!!!!!!!!

Thank Lynn S
Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

Perfect activity for a rainy day in Welly. Skip the movies and come to Escape Mate! We went with a group of three (The Lab), and found the experience really enjoyable and stimulating! I got such a buzz each time we got a clue and...More

Thank abbygale90
Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

We used a GrabOne voucher to do The Lab in a group of 8. Overall fantastic experience - clever, challenging and fun. We felt that 8 was probably too many for The Lab, 6 (or even 4) would have been better. We also would have...More

Thank jesscnz
Reviewed 4 weeks ago

We used a Grabone voucher to do The Lab. Great fun for a group of 6. I think any more than that would've been too crowded. The puzzles are challenging but with a bit of logic work outable. The Agents were helpful and nudged us...More

Thank TasP13
Izabella V, General Manager at Escape Mate, responded to this reviewResponded 4 weeks ago

Hi there, Thank you so much for this, we are very happy to hear that you enjoyed playing our game. Also many thanks for the Harry Potter idea, we are planning something similar for October, which will remind you of the Harry Potter theme a...More

Reviewed 4 weeks ago

We used a Grabone voucher for two and had very enjoyable time in The Lab. Difficulty level is easy-medium, enough to stimulate your curiosity also not too difficult to frustrate you. The mystery was well-plotted. Interior decoration and objects make the game more interesting and...More

Thank Rich_Phuong
Reviewed 28 June 2017

We recently did The Lab with a group of 4, which I think was a perfect number not just for the size of the room, but so that everyone had a chance to solve a couple puzzles and do their part to save the day....More

Thank A C
Reviewed 28 June 2017

Really fun family bonding. Totally enjoyed our time solving the puzzles and will be recommending to others.

Thank Thomas C
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Vibbsan
31 October 2016|
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Response from EscapeMate | Property representative |
Hi Vibbsan, Thank you for getting in touch, it is $40/person, prices mainly depending on team size and chosen activities. Feel more than welcome to get in touch via phone or email, in case you need further assistance... More
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