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Fear Factory Queenstown

54 Shotover Street, Queenstown 9300, New Zealand
+64 3-442 8666
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Fear factory

We were over for a couple of days from oamaru so fun was awesome would definately come again had a... read more

Reviewed 2 days ago
Rachael H
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We went in to the Fear factory as a group of 7 (3 adults, 4 teenagers). I was left a little... read more

Reviewed 3 days ago
Esther B
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Experience true terror, fun and frights at Fear Factory, Queenstown's newest, scariest haunted attraction! Be brave, grab a tight hold of your best friends and enjoy the horror that lurks in our spooky halls!
  • Excellent83%
  • Very good13%
  • Average2%
  • Poor1%
  • Terrible1%
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54 Shotover Street, Queenstown 9300, New Zealand
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+64 3-442 8666
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Reviewed 2 days ago via mobile

We were over for a couple of days from oamaru so fun was awesome would definately come again had a great time :-)

Thank Rachael H
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Viv S, Owner at Fear Factory Queenstown, responded to this reviewResponded yesterday

Brilliant Rachael! Thank you for your great review, we look forward to welcoming you back :)

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Reviewed 3 days ago

We went in to the Fear factory as a group of 7 (3 adults, 4 teenagers). I was left a little disappointed at the end as I think my expectations were that I would be extremely scared the whole way through. I was last in...More

Thank Esther B
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Viv S, Owner at Fear Factory Queenstown, responded to this reviewResponded yesterday

Hello Esther B, Thanks for your email, we're pleased you had fun during your visit, with lots of laughs too. I checked with our Duty Manager and you and your friends and family were told the experience would be more intense and interactive if you...More

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Reviewed 4 days ago

It was ok if you are easily scared but not my cup of tea. We walked through a dark hallway holding on to each other- people jumped out in front of you or touched you and the occasional figure lit up and came at you....More

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Viv S, Owner at Fear Factory Queenstown, responded to this reviewResponded yesterday

Hi Bellsie17, We're guessing you're a fan of straightforward visual scares? Fear Factory's speciality is in playing with the psychology of fear - and the imaginations of our customers who are fortunate enough to process one ;-)

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Reviewed 6 days ago via mobile

Me and my friends decided to go to Fear Factory not expecting to get scared at all. When we arrived there, the staff were engaging with us and really fun and friendly, they told us to select all of the options on the fear list,...More

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Viv S, Owner at Fear Factory Queenstown, responded to this reviewResponded yesterday

Hello khushnumanisha, Amazing! Thank you for your great review, made our day! And recommending us to others is the greatest compliment you could pay us :)

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Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

House was mostly dark hallways that took 10 minutes to walk through. A few good scares but was dissapoined in the lack of visuals and special effects. Good customer service but spend your money elsewhere.

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Viv S, Owner at Fear Factory Queenstown, responded to this reviewResponded 1 week ago

We're pleased you found our Customer Service to be so good kate7832018. But obviously you are a person who likes their scares limited to just simple visuals...

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Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

My sister and I arrived to our booking tonight and the staff were absolutely amazing! During the tour my sister lost her beanie and the scarers behind the scenes scaring us was wearing it whilst following and scaring us! It was so funny yet so...More

Thank Meghan L
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Viv S, Owner at Fear Factory Queenstown, responded to this reviewResponded 1 week ago

Thank you so much Meghan L (and Niamh!) We loved reading your review and hearing how much fun you hadon your visit - and your recommendation to others is the best compliment you could pay us:) Happy onward travels from all the team here in...More

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Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

Read the reviews and decided to come here and have some fun! Came here with a few friends with an open mind, no expectations and have a good time. 15 mins later, walked out disappointed, only to have people run up and down the hallways...More

Thank alcrossy
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Viv S, Owner at Fear Factory Queenstown, responded to this reviewResponded 2 weeks ago

Alcrossy, We have read your review and tried to understand your comments. It appears you are more frightened by simple visual effects rather than the compexity and range of imaginative scares we offer within Fear Factory Queenstown. Your concluding comments contain strong innuendo. What you...More

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Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

My 14yo daughter and I stepped up to the fear factory. After being warned that it is not recommended for under 15yo we went in. I have never laughed screamed and shouted more in 15 minutes. I don’t easily scare but it was very fun...More

Thank stuwebster
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Viv S, Owner at Fear Factory Queenstown, responded to this reviewResponded 2 weeks ago

Amazing stuwebster! We loved reading your review, thank you!! So pleased you and your wife and daughter enjoyed your time in our Haunted Hallways - sounds like heaps of fun and screams all round :) Best spooky wishes from all our Team here in Queenstown

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Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

I get scared quite easily so it's not a surprise that I was crapping myself the whole way round. My husband however is not easily scared, his face in the pics made me laugh! I have never heard him yell so loud before! The gentleman...More

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Viv S, Owner at Fear Factory Queenstown, responded to this reviewResponded 2 weeks ago

Hello boogerbum, Thank you for your great comments, we are so pleased to know what a great time you and your husband had, even though you '...crapped yourself the whole way round', haha! And thanks too for your feedback about our staff, made our day:)...More

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Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

My husband and I had high expectations after reading the reviews. My husband was skeptical and I was a bit nervous at the start due to a couple before us screaming. The staff were really nice and we give them one point for effort as...More

Thank Desiree C
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Viv S, Owner at Fear Factory Queenstown, responded to this reviewResponded 2 weeks ago

Hello Desiree C, Thank you for your positive comments about our staff, we pride ourself on great customer service! Re your feedback about not being scared, we are frankly surprised. By far the majority of our guests would very strongly disagree with you. We can...More

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pipmcconalogue
19 April 2018|
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Response from natalieeokane | Reviewed this property |
No, too scary I think!
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alpal78
13 December 2017|
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Response from Manish_B28 | Reviewed this property |
No you can't see the actors but yes you can feel and sense them they are closer to you than you think. the don't grab you but sometime they touch your leg or shoulder. Sometime they ran beside you sometime suddenly appear... More
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tara124428
6 January 2017|
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Response from TheFearFactoryTeam | Property representative |
Hi Tara12442... Maximum group sizes of 6 at one time. We don't mix groups so you will only go through with your friends or family :-). Thanks, The Fear Factory Team
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