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Crate Escape

Closed Now: 10:00 - 22:00
Open today: 10:00 - 22:00
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Great prison escape

Had a great time with the prison escape tonight. Great being in the real cells and good challenges... read more

Reviewed 5 days ago
Christchurch, Canterbury, New Zealand
via mobile
Workmate team building

Group of six completed The Misadventures of Max Magnus. We found it challenging but a lot of fun... read more

Reviewed 1 week ago
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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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Suggested duration: 1-2 hours
196 Armagh Street, Christchurch 8011, New Zealand
+64 210 291 0169
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Reviewed 5 days ago via mobile

Had a great time with the prison escape tonight. Great being in the real cells and good challenges to escape. Good fun, collective brains required and escaped with plenty of time to spare

Date of experience: March 2019
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Reviewed 1 week ago

Group of six completed The Misadventures of Max Magnus. We found it challenging but a lot of fun, would defiantly recommend for a team building activity.

Date of experience: March 2019
Thank HayleyZizi
Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

We decided on a rainy day to venture to escape the prison and boy was it fun, the variety of puzzles and the real cells was awesome!!! Loved every minute and managed to escape in time, buzzing! Would 100% recommend

Date of experience: February 2019
1  Thank RaichelR247
Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

Signed up to spend my Valentine’s Day on a blind date locked in an old prison cell! ... and it did not disappoint! The escape room was so much fun, I met lots of cool people and the staff were fantastic! I’ll be back to...More

Date of experience: February 2019
1  Thank Sophpete2
Reviewed 15 February 2019 via mobile

Walked in having no idea what to expect and I really enjoyed the entire experience. Met some cool new people and had loved a bit of a challenge.

Date of experience: February 2019
1  Thank DANTH3MAN183
Reviewed 14 February 2019

The booking process and staff were great, with the location being very central and easy to locate. We had a lot of fun escaping the room with a variety of puzzles and a few new tricks that we have not seen before. Without giving anything...More

Date of experience: February 2019
1  Thank worldofmousey
Reviewed 9 February 2019

Prison escape was amazing. The setting of the room is in a former holding cell under a previous (real) old court house, hence felt extremely life-like. The puzzles were clever and involved some ingenuity and next level imagination. Had an awesome time with the flatmates....More

Date of experience: February 2019
2  Thank Travelguru_nz1
Reviewed 8 February 2019 via mobile

Done the Antarctic room. Great range of different puzzles to solve. One of the best escape rooms we’ve done!

Date of experience: February 2019
2  Thank Corza61
Reviewed 1 February 2019 via mobile

Hands-down the best escape room in Christchurch. The puzzles are challenging yet satisfying (the solutions are all reasonably logical, not frustrating), and the (pretty large!) prison complex has the perfect atmosphere. I would recommend a group of 5-7 for maximum enjoyment, as there's always multiple...More

Date of experience: February 2019
3  Thank kotor36
Reviewed 27 January 2019

was very good excellent clues and well set up. Very easy to find an convenient to other attractions in town. also its great for kids.

Date of experience: January 2019
1  Thank 11AGT11
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