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Crate Escape

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196 Armagh Street, Christchurch 8011, New Zealand
+64 210 291 0169
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Has set a high standard for other escape rooms

Having never done an escape room, we were blown away with crate escape and had so much fun. When we... read more

Reviewed today
Holly Rentsch R
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Geelong, Australia
via mobile
Lost Hut of Antarctica

This is the second room at Crate Escape that we have done and our whole family loved it! We have... read more

Reviewed 2 weeks ago
dkmacdonald55
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Rai Valley, New Zealand
via mobile
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The live escape rooms, Crate Escape, is Christchurch's newest tourist attraction. You have 1 hour to find clues, solve puzzles and unravel the mystery to escape.
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196 Armagh Street, Christchurch 8011, New Zealand
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+64 210 291 0169
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Reviewed today via mobile

Having never done an escape room, we were blown away with crate escape and had so much fun. When we first walked past this we questioned what it would be like but after reading reviews online we couldn't not give it a go. Great pricing....More

Thank Holly Rentsch R
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Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

This is the second room at Crate Escape that we have done and our whole family loved it! We have done a room in another city in NZ but rate Crate Escape more! Price is right, time is right and it is a great family...More

Thank dkmacdonald55
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Reviewed 21 April 2018 via mobile

Since the start you have all the environment to put you in the game inside of the room. Nice set up and puzzles. Maybe the only point out will be more history and scene since you get your foot in the installation from part of...More

Thank Judit T
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Reviewed 20 April 2018 via mobile

I have done escape rooms all around the world and these 2 are in my top 5 ever and by far the best ones in New Zealand. They are perfect for new and experienced escape roomers

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Reviewed 27 February 2018

Went there on a date with my man, and we had so much fun! It helps to have good communication skills ;) This room would be perfect for 2-4 people max. We did the older/easier room, as the other one was already booked, which was...More

Thank Miriam G
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Reviewed 24 February 2018 via mobile

This was our first crate escape and enjoyed every minute of it. Holly was helpful but not too much, we will definitely be going to others

Thank ludimac
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Reviewed 15 February 2018

I have done a few escape rooms including two now in NZ and this was one of the best. The puzzles were well thought out, original and a very fun challenge. The whole storyline was very well done and the clues given were timely and...More

1  Thank Janet B
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Reviewed 6 February 2018

Fantastic way to bring a family together and problem solve. Challenges for each member and fun to see how each of us reacted under the time pressure. Really well positioned to have a coffee in New Regent Street and visit the Margaret Mahy playground too....More

Thank lesparrow
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Reviewed 26 January 2018 via mobile

Friendly staff, really well constructed immersive setting with challenging puzzles. Great fun and highly recommened.

1  Thank Jeremy H
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Reviewed 21 January 2018

Shipping containers are not an unusual sight in the post-quake Christchurch. But inside one of them hides a real gem of an experience...! As Escape Room games go, Crate-Escape is up there with best. Certainly the best of the genre in CHCH, and very strong...More

1  Thank Gareth H
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