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Dark Ride

7 Earl Street, Queenstown 9300, New Zealand
+64 3-441 8080
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Dark Ride Movie Simulator
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Virtual reality at its world class best. Darkride won the prestigious Brass Ring Award at the International Association of Amusement parks and Attractions expo at Orlando Florida.Take a walk down Earl St and you'll find an adrenaline center that is out of this world. Forget every preconception you've ever attached to the word "Adrenaline" and enter a zone where your natural receptors will compete to process experiences you will relive for days to come.Explaining the towns most comprehensive test of the human nervous system is easy... There is a fun ride to suit all ages. The first simulator to blend a competitive interactive and reactive game into a 3D ride. Experience the thrill of up to 400 mind blowing movements per second and up to 2Gs acceleration. Accurate motion is driven digitally by exclusive custom made ride content and this all means you will experience an unbelievably fantastic ride without the side effect of motion sickness often experienced on simulators. Never has the phrase "Adrenaline Junkie " been better applied,which makes this place easy to find as you get closer because in Darkride EVERYONE can hear you scream.
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  • Very good15%
  • Average3%
  • Poor1%
  • Terrible1%
Travellers talk about
“roller coaster” (77 reviews)
“zombie shooting” (23 reviews)
“great fun” (97 reviews)
Suggested Duration: < 1 hour
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7 Earl Street, Queenstown 9300, New Zealand
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Reviewed 22 November 2017 via mobile

Well we aren't normally the kind of family who does arcade type games, but we had heard about Dark Ride being a great experience of both 3D and shoot em up. Really, really enjoyed the experience and would highly recommend for anyone wanting something different...More

Thank The_Crofter
emerger1, Sales Assistant at Dark Ride, responded to this reviewResponded 27 November 2017

Hi The_crofter, Thank you for taking your time to review the award winning Shoot-Out Dark Ride. Very pleased to hear you had such a great time. Definitely agree it is a very different but awesome experience! Hope to see you again on your next visit....More

Reviewed 21 November 2017

The spouse and I went into Dark Ride on a whim and boy were we happy with our decision! We spent 20 minutes shooting Zombies and aliens in an apocalyptic wasteland! Far scarier than I thought it would be! Great option for a rainy day...More

Thank Damo Y
emerger1, Sales Assistant at Dark Ride, responded to this reviewResponded 25 November 2017

Hi Damo Y, Thanks so much for your fantastic review. Very pleased to hear you had such a great time shooting zombies and aliens here at the Shoot Out Dark Ride. Hope to see you again on your next visit. Have a great day! Jack...More

Reviewed 4 November 2017 via mobile

Great fun, interactive if you take the shooter style game. Perfect for a wet day. Rides are pretty short so not a lot of bang for your buck but if you havent done one before its a good experience. Sina our attendant was excellent. Top...More

Thank thatguynick
emerger1, Sales Assistant at Dark Ride, responded to this reviewResponded 9 November 2017

Hi Thatguynick, Thanks for your awesome review! Glad to hear you had an awesome time at our Shoot Out DarkRide. Sina was very pleased to hear you mentioned her in your review. We do make sure all our staff are part of all our customers...More

Reviewed 26 October 2017 via mobile

What a fantastic place! The simulated roller coaster rides were fabulous and so life like! The simulated shooting games were fantastic causing the family to become very competitive! Staff extremely friendly. Absolute fun for our group who ranged in age from 4yo -73yo.More

Thank jayJ01
emerger1, Sales Assistant at Dark Ride, responded to this reviewResponded 27 October 2017

Hi JayJ01, Thanks for taking the time to review the Shoot-Out Dark Ride. Very pleased to hear the staff looked after you and you had such a great time! Definitely agree with you the Shoot Out games can get very competitive! Have an awesome day,...More

Reviewed 14 October 2017

Cool graphics, interactive competitive play, and heaps of fun. My only regret is the rides are on the pricey side, but it's definitely worth itMore

Thank Johngrimesh
emerger1, Sales Assistant at Dark Ride, responded to this reviewResponded 16 October 2017

Hi Johngrimesh, Thanks for taking your time to review the award winning Dark Ride. Were very pleased to hear you had such a great time! We do know how addictive the rides can be which is why we offer great combo deals which do actually...More

Reviewed 28 September 2017

This place is way better than expected!! not just your everyday 3D ride. It left our hearts pumping and us wanting more. Brilliant for competitive natures and those thrill seekers out there, takes you away from the average computer game and brings it to life....More

Thank Alice D
emerger1, Sales Assistant at Dark Ride, responded to this reviewResponded 11 October 2017

Hi Alice D, Thank you so much for your awesome review! Were so pleased you had such a good time here at the Award winning Dark Ride. I still have the same feeling when I play now! Have a great day and we look forward...More

Reviewed 25 September 2017 via mobile

Great time for a family of 4. Our 19 and 22 year old enjoyed as did we. Very friendly staff, well organised. Could be addictiveMore

Thank MelissaGM6
emerger1, Sales assistant at Dark Ride, responded to this reviewResponded 9 October 2017

Hi MelissaGM6, Thank you for taking the time to review the Award winning Dark Ride. We are so pleased to hear you and your family had such a great time. Definitely agree it can be very addictive with all the different ride options we have....More

Reviewed 21 September 2017 via mobile

Massive fan, of this family friendly, fun experience. Have been before and will go again. All ages would be catered for and you are certain to leave with a massive grin on your face! The service of the place is also unbelievably good. Can't to...More

Thank Danwelly96
emerger1, Sales Assistant at Dark Ride, responded to this reviewResponded 9 October 2017

Hi Danwelly96, Thank you so much for your awesome review! Very pleased to hear you had such a great time and you were well looked after from the staff. Have a great day and we look forward to seeing you here again at the award...More

Reviewed 20 September 2017 via mobile

This is a great way to spend sometime,especially if it is bad weather.I went with my 23 year old son who absolutely hammered me at the Robot cowboys and Aliens shooting game.The 4d effects were superb.Murray,the owner,was very friendly and even threw in a free...More

Thank Little00715
emerger1, Sales assistant at Dark Ride, responded to this reviewResponded 9 October 2017

Hi Little00715, Thanks so much for taking your time to review the award winning Dark Ride. Glad to hear you had a great time shooting Robots and Aliens and you were well looked after from our owner Murray :-) Have a great day and we...More

Reviewed 13 September 2017 via mobile

Doesn't look much from the outside, but don't be fooled. Great fun, wife thoroughly enjoyed it after previous scepticism. Owner operator was very inviting and even good for a chat. Definitely recommend doing the double (roller coaster & shooting screen), once you've had 1 you'll...More

Thank Brad H
emerger1, Sales Assistant at Dark Ride, responded to this reviewResponded 9 October 2017

Hi Brad H, Thank you very much for your awesome review! We are very happy you had a great time here at the award winning Dark Ride. I definitely agree once you have done one it gets very addictive. Have a great day and we...More

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