Escape Mate

Escape Mate, Wellington: Hours, Address, Escape Mate Reviews: 5/5

9:30 AM - 10:00 PM
Monday
9:30 AM - 10:00 PM
Tuesday
9:30 AM - 10:00 PM
Wednesday
9:30 AM - 10:00 PM
Thursday
9:30 AM - 10:00 PM
Friday
9:30 AM - 10:00 PM
Saturday
9:30 AM - 10:00 PM
Sunday
9:30 AM - 10:00 PM
About
Be a special agent for an hour and take your team to an epic, live-action, puzzle-solving adventure game in the heart of Wellington. Boasting three epic, hour long games across two locations, featuring exciting and interactive puzzles with thought-provoking challenges and hi-tech puzzles. The best indoor activity, perfect for rainy days! At Johnston St, embark on a mission to save the world from the wrath of the Death Gods as you explore 'Ancient Temple' ruins. Or, enter a 1930's bank vault, the 'Spaceship' to investigate the crash site of an AI operated alien spacecraft and prevent an alien invasion. At Victoria St, investigate a mysterious, sunken shipwreck to find the lost continent, Atlantis and untangle the dark secrets of the long-lost Utopian paradise, the land of the titans. Switch off from reality and immerse yourself in a hidden world in a movie-like, themed environment with seriously cool, tactile puzzles. Always thought you'd make a damn good detective? Well, prove it.
Suggested duration
1-2 hours
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Pixisyrup
Wellington, New Zealand3 contributions
Jan 2022 • Family
We had a great time doing this escape room. Guy at the counter was super friendly and helpful (sorry guy didn't get a name!). Definitely recommend this place and the Atlantis version.
Written January 16, 2022
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Gee
Greater Wellington, New Zealand13 contributions
The staff are awesome, quick response on email, friendly and fun on the day. Facilitated an awesome teenage treat for a stressed mum, thank you so much!!!!
Written December 3, 2021
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Hi vegeboxme, Thank you so much for this awesome review! Feedback like this means the absolute world to us so thank you for taking the time to write it. We are thrilled to hear that you enjoyed your time with us! You were an absolutely fantastic team to host and I really hope that we see you all again for another world saving mission in the future! Kind Regards, The Escape Mate Team
Written December 5, 2021
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NicJ
1 contribution
Nov 2021
My husband and I are Wellington locals and having experienced an Escape room in Melbourne years ago, we thought we’d try our local. It was a fantastic experience...the staff were friendly and helpful when required, the attention to detail and challenges set were the perfect amount of difficulty and logic.
Would highly recommend this experience
Written November 15, 2021
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Hi nicj844, Thank you so much for this awesome review! Feedback like this means the absolute world to us so thank you for taking the time to write it. We are thrilled to hear that you enjoyed your time with us! You were an absolutely fantastic team to host and I really hope that we see you all again for another world saving mission in the future! Kind Regards, The Escape Mate Team
Written December 5, 2021
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beki
Lower Hutt, New Zealand2 contributions
My husband and I went to try this for the first time. Excellent escape room - challenging but not too hard. The staff were really helpful without making us feel silly.
Written October 25, 2021
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Hi Escape21441648000, Thank you so much for this awesome review! Feedback like this means the absolute world to us so thank you for taking the time to write it. We are thrilled to hear that you had a good birthday with us! You were an absolutely fantastic team to host and I really hope that we see you all again for another world saving mission in the future! Kind Regards, The Escape Mate Team
Written November 7, 2021
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Fforde
Manchester, UK434 contributions
Oct 2021
Three of us leapt in enthusiastically to learn just how great (we were at some of the clues) and how not-great (we were at many many others) our temple game was.

This is a two room challenge, and for some reason we could not remember that clues/items are only used once. We reminded each other, the “voice of the gods” reminded us…and yet two seconds later we would look at a key/book/wooden block and try and reuse it.

Great fun - highly recommended as a break from the normal week night life.
Written October 23, 2021
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Hi Fforde, Thank you so much for taking the time to write this great review, we are thrilled to hear that you enjoyed your time with us. Feedback means the world to us so thank you for taking the time to write it. We are sorry however to hear that the mission was not a 5-star experience. Did something go wrong during your visit? We would love to hear more about your time with us, if anything was missing from the experience please email us at booking@escapemate.co.nz with more information and hopefully we can clear up any issues and boost that rating up to the full 5 stars! :-). You were an absolutely fantastic team to host and I really hope that we see you all again for another world saving mission in the future! Kind Regards, The Escape Mate Team
Written November 7, 2021
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Brita D
2 contributions
Aug 2021
Highly recommend! I booked in for a very large group (19 people) and staff were super helpful at making sure we all had an excellent time across 2 rooms. We did the Spaceship and Temple rooms as they're both at the Johnston Street office and everyone had so much fun. The staff were really lovely and the rooms were very detailed with cool puzzles. Everyone said that it was by far the best escape room they had done so bravo Escape Mate! We'll be coming back to do Atlantis very soon :)
Written August 22, 2021
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Izabella_EMHQ
Thank you so very much for this stunning feedback and for taking the time to review us. We really do appreciate it and we are thrilled to hear that you have had a great time playing our games. It is very rewarding to see your compliments on our game masters and the detail of the games. We hope to see you back at a future mission! Many thanks, this made our day.
Written August 23, 2021
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MJef
Bristol, UK9 contributions
Aug 2021
We did this as an indoor activity on my son's 14th birthday, as the weather put paid to our original plans. We are a family of five, kids are 15, 14 and 10. The oldest had done two escape rooms before - if we didn't have her experience, we would have been totally in the dark. They give very little instruction, and although you have a walkie talkie to ask for clues and tips, it was hard to hear over it.
After about 20 mins of faffing, we got into the way of it, and completed it with a few seconds to spare.
Written August 10, 2021
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Izabella_EMHQ
Thank you so much for your review and feedback, it is lovely to hear that you have had a good time. The nonlinear structure of the games sometimes a bit confusing at start, but once you get into it, it flows quickly. However our game masters are always there to help and they are happy to repeat and clarify instructions. They watch your progress carefully and usually don't interrupt in the beginning of the game, to allow you to discover and find clues by your own. If they see the players getting stuck, they come in over the radios to give extra help to ensure that players make it on time. In your case, if the game masters only gave you little hints, that's because you were doing well and you can be proud of yourselves. It is a challenging game and you must have been working through the puzzles as a perfect team. It is a great achievement to get out of the room on time with just a few little hints! Congrats and we hope to see you back at a future mission.
Written August 23, 2021
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Valeska Campion
1 contribution
Aug 2021
There were 10 of us trying to find Atlantis, aged 30 - 70 years, and we loved every minute of it. Highly recommend for everyone!
Written August 3, 2021
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Hi Pippin2021, Thank you so much for this awesome review! Feedback like this means the absolute world to us so thank you for taking the time to write it. We are thrilled to hear that you had a good birthday with us! You were an absolutely fantastic team to host and I really hope that we see you all again for another world saving mission in the future! Kind Regards, The Escape Mate Team
Written August 4, 2021
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rosalind cervante
Wellington, New Zealand2 contributions
Jul 2021
It was a great escape room and a really friendly host, would highly recommend :) went with colleagues and found the clues challenging and fun to solve, thanks again
Written July 5, 2021
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Hi rozzlethegreat, Thank you so much for this awesome review! Feedback like this means the absolute world to us so thank you for taking the time to write it. You were an absolutely fantastic team to host and I really hope that we see you all again for another world saving mission in the future! Kind Regards, The Escape Mate Team
Written July 5, 2021
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Blylie
Kerikeri, New Zealand12 contributions
Great set up and fun to complete. Good level of complexity. We had five in the team and all were well engaged. Looking forward to trying the other options.
Written July 2, 2021
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Hi Blylie, Thank you so much for this awesome review! Feedback like this means the absolute world to us so thank you for taking the time to write it. You were an absolutely fantastic team to host and I really hope that we see you all again for another world saving mission in the future! Kind Regards, The Escape Mate Team
Written July 5, 2021
This response is the subjective opinion of the management representative and not of TripAdvisor LLC.

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