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Escape Mate

12 Johnston Street | Aviation House, Wellington 6011, New Zealand
+64 210 225 4443
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Super fun!

Our large group of friends did the Alchemist! Everyone had a great time! The staff are excellent... read more

Reviewed yesterday
WalkTheW0rld
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Vancouver, Canada
Big Group in The Alchemist

10+ of us went for a friends birthday - we all had a great time. Most of us were strangers to each... read more

Reviewed 5 days ago
yungthug
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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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  • Average2%
  • Poor1%
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Hours Today: 8:00 AM - 11:00 PM
Suggested Duration: 1-2 hours
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12 Johnston Street | Aviation House, Wellington 6011, New Zealand
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+64 210 225 4443
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Reviewed yesterday

Our large group of friends did the Alchemist! Everyone had a great time! The staff are excellent, funny and welcoming. They have an actual bank vault door it's really cool. The puzzles are well designed and have interesting mechanisms. Well paced to finish within the...More

Thank WalkTheW0rld
Reviewed 5 days ago

10+ of us went for a friends birthday - we all had a great time. Most of us were strangers to each other so it was a bit chaotic to coordinate everyone and figure out what was happening - but that added to the experience...More

Thank yungthug
EscapeMate, Manager at Escape Mate, responded to this reviewResponded 4 days ago

Thanks for the review! The Alchemist is designed for groups large and small, and Escape Mate is always great with friends. We look forward to seeing you on your next mission.

Reviewed 6 days ago

Myself and 4 other friends went and did the Temple Room, a couple of us had done some rooms in Rotorua which we enjoyed, this was more intense with a lot more to figure out but I really enjoyed it and I would love to...More

Thank Samantha P
EscapeMate, Manager at Escape Mate, responded to this reviewResponded 4 days ago

Thanks Samantha! It's great to hear you enjoyed yourself at Escape Mate. Reading reviews such as yours are what makes this job so rewarding. Looking forward to seeing you again on your next mission!

Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

4 of us did this and it was fantastic. I’ve done a few rooms around the country and this is very well done. We will be back to do the others.

Thank Mike D
EscapeMate, Manager at Escape Mate, responded to this reviewResponded 4 days ago

Thanks so much for the review!

Reviewed 2 weeks ago

We took our son here for his 13th birthday with a few of his mates (followed by Burger King around the corner). It was a good choice. The boys enjoy arguing with and one-upping each other at the best of times so this gave them...More

Thank Clare S
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

11 of us braved the Alchemist. The hosts were welcoming and in character. The vault (a beautiful old mechanism) was better than imagined: packed with themed furnishings, hidden closets, and a huge variety of gadgets to figure out. The solve was mentally & physically engaging....More

Thank barefootguru
EscapeMate, Manager at Escape Mate, responded to this reviewResponded 2 weeks ago

Hi there! We're thrilled that you enjoyed your mission with us! Thanks for your kind words about our hosts and vault - we're very fond of that beautiful vault door and we're glad you were too! Many thanks again, and we'd love to have you...More

Reviewed 3 weeks ago

We went here for our office Christmas outing, four of us altogether. It was great fun and we got out with a couple of minutes to spare. Great puzzles, great set up and a great time had be all. ThanksMore

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EscapeMate, Manager at Escape Mate, responded to this reviewResponded 2 weeks ago

Hi there, Thanks for your kind words! We're so thrilled you were able to make it out in the nick of time - we never like to lose an agent to the mysteries of Escape Mate. If you're ever keen to pay us another visit,...More

Reviewed 3 weeks ago

Great Fun for the whole family. Took a little bit to get our head around it and although we needed some hints nothing was beyond us. Highly recommended and looking forward to our next mission.More

Thank Malcolm B
EscapeMate, Manager at Escape Mate, responded to this reviewResponded 2 weeks ago

Hi Malcolm, We're glad you enjoyed your experience! Thanks for coming to see us. Our Escape Mate experiences are all about the little 'aha' moments, and we're glad that our hints helped you all escape before time ran out! If you're interested in coming back...More

Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

Great fun had by the team Wasn’t easy, we found it pretty challenging. Our hostess was brilliant. Good set up.More

Thank ashcamjess
EscapeMate, Manager at Escape Mate, responded to this reviewResponded 2 weeks ago

Hi there! Thanks for your kind words about our Temple! We're always glad to hear that people enjoyed it, even if it was a little trickier than they expected. You know what they say, saving the world is never easy... If you're ever interested in...More

Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

We had a Saturday night free so decided to hit up Escape mate. It was awesome! Great fun for a big group. Teamwork and communication are required and we were hopeless at it. So it made it great. Really challenging puzzles too. It made you...More

Thank SilicoJack
EscapeMate, Manager at Escape Mate, responded to this reviewResponded 2 weeks ago

Hi there, Thanks for your kind words! We're always glad to have big groups through our doors, but we aim to cater to smaller teams as well - our Temple has just been revamped for teams of up to six if you're ever looking for...More

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Pradee01
7 February 2018|
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Response from EscapeMate | Property representative |
Hello Pradee, Thank you very much for getting in touch, it is nice to hear from you. The game is $40/person, but occasionally we do kids' discounts. Please feel more than welcome to contact us on email or 021 0225 4443... More
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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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