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Published April 29th 2020
An online escape room played via WhatsApp

Bring the exhilaration, challenge and edge of your seat excitement of an escape room to your home with Virtual Escape. An all-new, innovative online experience for 2 to 6 players!

Perfect for those who love escape rooms, as well as those who are brand new to the worldwide phenomenon. Virtual Escape will see players band together to defuse a bomb and save Melbourne city in just 60 minutes!

Suitable for ages 16 and over, Virtual Escape is played through a WhatsApp group.

To get started, all you need to do is book a 60-minute session through the website. You will then receive instructions on how to add a real 'detective' to your WhatsApp group.

On the day/time of your booking, the detective will detail the story, offer some handy hints on the challenges ahead and start the timer!

You then have to work together as a team to complete a variety of mind-bending puzzles in 60 minutes, including:

  • Figuring out passwords

  • Combining clues to find a key location

  • Working together to disarm a bomb

  • And much more!

    You can audio/video call your teammates during the game and it is recommended you use multiple devices for multi-tasking.

    You'll need to work closely together to be able to succeed within 60 minutes! And don't be surprised if you feel a bit nervous and sweaty towards the end of the game!!!

    If it all sounds a little too technical - don't worry, it isn't - the whole experience is designed to be fun, interactive and a great way to socialise with your friends and family during the lockdown.

    The platforms required are most likely ones you regularly use:

  • WhatsApp

  • Google Maps

  • At least 1 person with a Facebook account

  • PDF Reader

    What's more, is you can get friends and family to join in from other states and even overseas! All you need to do is work out a suitable day and time and make a booking. Sessions are available 7 days a week.


    Check out the 5-star ★★★★★ reviews below:

  • Amazing you can play it with friends on the other side of the world

  • When is the next game coming? Sign me up

  • How many minutes left!?

  • Loved the way we got instructions, so cool!

  • Really felt the time pressure

    Have you and your mates got what it takes? Book your session now through and see if your team makes it on the leaderboard! The first 20 groups to sign up will pay the discounted price of $29 per group! The regular price is $39.

    To take advantage of this special, you'll have to be fast! The clock is ticking!

    If you have any questions, get in touch at

    Virtual Escape makes for a great night in and a unique gift idea to celebrate a birthday! For all the latest, follow @Virtualescaperoom

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    When: Every day
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    Cost: $29 (only first 20 groups) - $39 per group (2-6 people)
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