Activities & Itineraries

Test Your Skills And Break Free From The Gold Coast’s Best Escape Rooms

By Mitchell Shepherd
16th Mar 2020

Escape rooms gold coast

Some may say the idea of being voluntarily locked in a small room with other people and then attempting to break free is an odd, if not slightly strange, concept. But for those who haven’t experienced the peculiar excitement associated with escape rooms, don’t be so quick to judge.

In order to get you finding clues, deciphering puzzles, decrypting codes and solving mysteries, we’ve investigated some of the Gold Coast’s best escape rooms for you to track down and enjoy.

Strike Escape Room

Surfers Paradise

If ten-pin bowling and karaoke isn’t your thing, why not try Strike's escape rooms? Start by being blindfolded and led into one of a number of themed spaces, while you race the clock to figure out a way to escape with your mates. It's also a great way to test the intelligence of your friends! 

Escape Hunt Gold Coast


You know Escape Hunt is going to be a blast with games called Murder In The Cellar, A Timely Escape, The Lost Weapon and The Rising Alchemist. More than a standard Gold Coast escape room, Escape Hunt’s thrilling spaces come in beginner, intermediate and advanced levels, and will have you solving crimes, breaking into homes and locating weapons. 

Padlockd Escape Rooms

Surfers Paradise

Padlockd has three games that will see you shutting down Operation Nighthawk, stealing expensive art and unravelling the mystery surrounding the haunted toy store. Check out Padlockd’s party and corporate event packages, or simply come with friends for 60 minutes of brain-bending fun. If you’re on the hunt for the best things to do on the Gold Coast, this has to be one of them!

Fusion Escape Rooms

Surfers Paradise

Elves, monsters and murders, Fusion Escape Rooms offers four different rooms of varying difficulty, suitable for between two and six people. The rooms promise to test your team’s strengths and weaknesses, so if you wish to make it out alive, make sure your crew is stacked with clever and crafty individuals. 

Epic Escape


Epic Escape has two rooms to test your mettle: Blood (you decided to come, now will you escape before you’re killed?) and Jilted (Thaddeus is dead and we all know why. The question is, who had the guts to do it?) If murder and mystery is your thing, these are the best Gold Coast escape rooms for you.

Looking for more things to do on the Gold Coast? Get outside and conquer the region's best bush walks.

Image credit: Nathan Wright

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