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Fun, challenging and loads of laughs.

Put six friends in a room and watch them try to work out the clues to solve a puzzle. What a hoot... read more

Reviewed 3 weeks ago
O2518UQjacquelinef
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Sydney, Australia
Can’t fault a thing - loved it!

Today my friend and I did the Surveillance Division 5 experience. First of all, what an original... read more

Reviewed August 18, 2018
MilkyButterBae
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Escape Room Melbourne is Melbourne's original live room escape game! Working in a team of 2-6 people, you have 70 minutes to unravel the mystery of a hidden room, working together to solve a variety of quirky and inventive puzzles to escape. We have...more
Suggested duration: More than 3 hours
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9 Lee St | 12-18 Yarra Street, South Melbourne, Melbourne, Victoria 3031, Australia
South Melbourne
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+61 455 661 777
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Reviewed 3 weeks ago

Put six friends in a room and watch them try to work out the clues to solve a puzzle. What a hoot! Having never done this before we used the walkie-talkie to the control room a few times but we never felt like we couldn't...More

Thank O2518UQjacquelinef
Reviewed August 18, 2018 via mobile

Today my friend and I did the Surveillance Division 5 experience. First of all, what an original idea! The atmosphere created by the game master was great. He stayed in character and really immersed us in the story. The experience itself was a good mix...More

Thank MilkyButterBae
Reviewed August 4, 2018 via mobile

Today we completed our very first escape room - surveillance division 5 in Flemington. It was fantastic! We loved how it started outdoors like a treasure hunt. Great interaction with a very in character host - Matt. And finished up inside the back of a...More

Thank Paige K
Reviewed July 21, 2018

A group of us visited the Escape Room in South Melbourne courtesy of our employer as a 'team-building exercise'. It was a lot of fun - and as a bonding exercise it seemed to work, as everyone was still talking to each other on the...More

Thank JElliot32
Reviewed July 21, 2018

We love escape rooms! We have done about 10 now. Escape room Melbourne was really fun, Cool rooms and puzzles. Worth checking out!!

Thank jennerndave
Reviewed July 11, 2018 via mobile

As novices to escape rooms we thought this would be a great thing to do as a family to mark our twins 18th birthday! It took us a few minutes to get into it & work out how to approach things but once we got...More

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Reviewed July 4, 2018

This was our second time at an escape room (group of 3), and we decided to do Kellar's Magic Emporium after reading rave reviews. I'm happy to say that we were not disappointed! At first, we were unsure about the place because the entrance and...More

Thank Chrissy H
Reviewed June 21, 2018 via mobile

Had a great experience, it was everything we expected of an escape room and more! Our ‘guide’ was fantastic, incredibly helpful and fun & was very understanding of two girls who’ve seen too many scary movies! We did the Keller’s Magic Emporium and were amazed...More

Thank Kiara W
Reviewed May 27, 2018

This was an entertaining, thought provoking experience. I would recommend this for a group of up to 3 people. Their space is small so more than 3 would detract from the experience. The clues provide good brain teasers and there are lots of them. Well...More

Thank hugosampson
Reviewed May 18, 2018 via mobile

My friends and I chose to do the beginner escape room. It was AMAZING! The puzzles were so creative and you really had to think out of the box. In saying that the puzzles weren’t extreamely hard that they were imposssible to solve, and they...More

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fionasue2017
September 9, 2018|
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Response from MilkyButterBae | Reviewed this property |
If you’re both into puzzles and games, then yes!! This would be an amazing date idea. If she’s a basic girl who doesn’t really enjoy much beyond drinking, movies, and dancing... then try something else.
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tessrocky2
October 29, 2017|
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Response from Leo661 | Reviewed this property |
Please see answer below, I don’t represent escape room but my understanding is for 1 year
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Lee-Ann M
June 9, 2017|
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Response from Paulie S | Reviewed this property |
That is a good question. As far as I can recollect, I believe there was a couple of steps when entering the building. However, I believe it is not wheelchair friendly - not the place we have been to. It is quite narrow and... More
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