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Crate Escape

196 Armagh Street, Christchurch 8011, New Zealand
+64 210 291 0169
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Unexpected

Since the start you have all the environment to put you in the game inside of the room. Nice set up... read more

Reviewed yesterday
Judit T
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Best escape room in New Zealand

I have done escape rooms all around the world and these 2 are in my top 5 ever and by far the best... read more

Reviewed 2 days ago
ianweir87
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Alton, United Kingdom
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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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“escape room” (16 reviews)
“great fun” (10 reviews)
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Hours Today: 10:00 AM - 10:00 PM
Suggested Duration: 1-2 hours
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196 Armagh Street, Christchurch 8011, New Zealand
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+64 210 291 0169
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Reviewed yesterday via mobile

Since the start you have all the environment to put you in the game inside of the room. Nice set up and puzzles. Maybe the only point out will be more history and scene since you get your foot in the installation from part of...More

Thank Judit T
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Reviewed 2 days ago via mobile

I have done escape rooms all around the world and these 2 are in my top 5 ever and by far the best ones in New Zealand. They are perfect for new and experienced escape roomers

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Reviewed February 26, 2018

Went there on a date with my man, and we had so much fun! It helps to have good communication skills ;) This room would be perfect for 2-4 people max. We did the older/easier room, as the other one was already booked, which was...More

Thank Miriam G
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Reviewed February 24, 2018 via mobile

This was our first crate escape and enjoyed every minute of it. Holly was helpful but not too much, we will definitely be going to others

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Reviewed February 15, 2018

I have done a few escape rooms including two now in NZ and this was one of the best. The puzzles were well thought out, original and a very fun challenge. The whole storyline was very well done and the clues given were timely and...More

1  Thank Janet B
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Reviewed February 6, 2018

Fantastic way to bring a family together and problem solve. Challenges for each member and fun to see how each of us reacted under the time pressure. Really well positioned to have a coffee in New Regent Street and visit the Margaret Mahy playground too....More

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Reviewed January 26, 2018 via mobile

Friendly staff, really well constructed immersive setting with challenging puzzles. Great fun and highly recommened.

1  Thank Jeremy H
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Reviewed January 21, 2018

Shipping containers are not an unusual sight in the post-quake Christchurch. But inside one of them hides a real gem of an experience...! As Escape Room games go, Crate-Escape is up there with best. Certainly the best of the genre in CHCH, and very strong...More

1  Thank Gareth H
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Reviewed January 18, 2018

If your looking for something to do and something different this is for you! Probably fours fiend but up to 6 will enjoy this very different entertainment! Its evidently a new fad called Escape Rooms (well its new in my experience). With 40% success rate...More

1  Thank kiwi353
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Reviewed January 4, 2018

This was our first escape room experience, and it was excellent. We did the "Lost Hut of Antarctica". You are Antarctic adventurers, trapped in a blizzard, when you come across this old hut. What secrets lie within? Having watched far too much The Crystal Maze...More

1  Thank Ross Y
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