Unique and fun online escape rooms

Virtual Escape offers online escape rooms that provide the same fun, thrill and excitement as real escape rooms.

An interactive experience
A real operator joins your team on WhatsApp and provides you with the story, the challenges and some hints.

Teamwork required
Use a video call, or real-life communication, and work together as a team.

Get creative
Use audio/video, social media, Google or what you think is best to solve a variety of puzzles.

At a glance

  • Played completely online, no need to leave the house
  • A real operator will join your team and guide you through the game
  • Work together in teams of 2-6 with friends, family or colleagues
  • Perfect as a team-building activity, played with multiple teams

Online escape room

Work together, solve puzzles and "escape" before the time runs out

Play from anywhere

Play with mates at home or with family abroad, it doesn't matter where in the world your team is

Whenever suits you

Use our booking tool to find a day and time that suits you

60 Minutes game time

The clock is ticking, does your team have what it takes?

Age 16+ recommended

Our games are best suited for anyone aged 16 and over

Team size 2-6

Play a casual game or contact us for a team-building event with multiple teams

Our Experiences

Time's Ticking

Difficulty: Moderate
Game Time: 60 mins

A bomb is about to go off. You and your friends are the only ones who can save the city!

Hack the terrorist's website, navigate with Google Maps, use audio/video, and more.

  • Already played by 500+ people
  • Requires teamwork and creativity
  • The same thrill and excitement as a real escape room

Only $35 per team

The Heist

Difficulty: Moderate-Hard
Game Time: 60 mins

Ever wanted to rob a bank? Now's your chance! You've got 60 minutes to steal as much loot as you can.

Bypass security, crack vaults, fill the loot bags and safely escape.

  • A variety of puzzles and challenges
  • Each vault will become harder to crack
  • Fully interactive; communicate with the bank robber via WhatsApp

Only $35 per team

The Hangover

Difficulty: Moderate
Game Time: 60 mins

Ouch, the headache! What happened last night!? Help Jack figure out what went on the night before.

Check the hotel room, visit the casino and catch the flight before it departs.

  • Lots of fun puzzles and challenges
  • Work together as a team to figure out what happened
  • Communicate with Jack via WhatsApp and help him out

Currently in development

Team Building

Difficulty: Any
Game Time: 60 mins

Looking for something fun and different to do with your colleagues?

Try one of our Virtual Escape experiences as your next team-building activity!

  • Suitable for 1 to many teams
  • Make it competitive and play with multiple teams at the same time
  • We'll find a day and time that suits you

Contact us to discuss options

Gift Card

Difficulty: Any
Game Time: 60 mins

Surprise your mate, family or a colleague with the Virtual Escape e-gift card!

The perfect gift for anyone who already has everything and loves a fun activity.

  • Give a Virtual Escape session as a present
  • Perfect as a birthday gift or for any other occassion
  • Redeemable for up to 5 years after purchase

Get your e-gift card now

City Discovery

Difficulty: Moderate
Game Time: 3 hours

A self-guided outdoor "escape room", played in Melbourne CBD.

You and your team follow in the footsteps of a detective and need to discover the city to solve a crime case.

  • A paper based game, play whenever suits you
  • 3 Hours of discovering, puzzling and fun
  • Learn about Melbourne and its iconic places

Available after the lockdown


Time's Ticking

# Team Time
Brexit Strategy 34:13
A&V Detectives Inc. 37:29
AusBrit 39:51
Houdini's 40:25
Mama Houlie 40:27
Vexatious Litigants 41:08
Medan 99 41:21
The scAvengers 42:51
Richard's 30th 43:14

The Heist

# Team Loot
ESCAPETHEADVENTURers $5,249,000.00
Bunnanny $3,137,000.00
Hattem & Hats $2,949,000.00
AWESOME $2,749,000.00
F.R.I.E.N.D.S $2,685,000.00
Nightnoon $1,737,000.00
Escape Covid $1,537,000.00
JBZ $1,457,000.00
Roel & Loes $385,000.00

Think your team has what it takes? Or just want to have some fun?


Form a team, book a session and play the game

1 Form a team of 2 to 6 people
Create a WhatsApp group with your team and pick a date/time that works.

Larger group? Contact us and we'll make it work!
Book your 60 minute session through our website.
After booking, you'll receive instructions on how to add our operator to your WhatsApp group.

On the day/time of your booking, our operator will explain the game and start the time.

It's all about teamwork and fun

To play Virtual Escape, you'll need the following:

  • WhatsApp group
  • Ability to view PDF documents
  • Audio/video call with your teammates, e.g. Jitsi
  • Multiple devices for multi-tasking (laptop/tablet)
  • Pen and paper
  • 1
    Create a WhatsApp group with your team and book a session through our website
  • 2
    Wait for a confirmation email and follow the instructions to add our operator to your WhatsApp group
  • 3
    On the day/time of booking, our operator will send you the story, challenges and hints in the WhatsApp group
  • 4
    Once the time starts, use Google or any other website or tool to solve the puzzles, and post the result back into the group

What People Say

Here's some feedback from teans that have played Virtual Escape.

We did it!
Loved ittt!
Really felt the time pressure
Team Grant has left the group
Yay, we saved the city!
Whoop! Whoop!
Team Manna
Loved the instructions to find the house, so cool!
't was fun, all in all. Thanks!
Amazing you can play it with friends on the other side of the world.
Team Herman
Really cool stuff
How many minutes left!?
When is the next game coming? Sign me up
Team Who's The Chef

Get In Touch

If you have any questions, simply use the WhatsApp button below or fill in the form and we'll be in touch. Promised!

Or click here to book now for only $35 per team.

Here's A List Of The Most Asked Questions

All players should be in the same WhatsApp group and at least one person should have access to Facebook.
You'll need to be able to open PDF files.

We also recommend having an audio/video call with your friends and where possible multiple devices.

After booking your session, you'll receive instructions on how to add our operator to your WhatsApp group.

On the day/time of booking, the operator will explain the game and send you messages in your WhatsApp group.

Read the messages, solve the puzzles and respond back into the WhatsApp Group to inform the operator of the answer.

The operator will inform you if it's correct and will also provide you with hints when required.

Absolutely, you won't get far without your Googling skills.

Get creative, as puzzles require you to use social media, audio/video, Google Maps and much more!

We won't stop you from playing alone or with more friends, but it's probably less fun.

In case you've got more than 6 people, we recommend booking multiple sessions and making it a bit of a competition.

Yes, it totally is.

Our games really focus on teamwork, so they are perfect for team-building.
We can also run multiple teams at the same time, just message us for more information.

As with real escape rooms, once the clock stops ticking it's game over.

We're pretty flexible in times and operate 7 days a week. Use our booking tool to select a time that suits you.

The game is fun for anyone, it doesn't matter if you've played 0 or a 100 escape rooms before.

We're always open to new business opportunities. Whether you'd like to be a retailer or want to partner up in a different way. Email us and we'll be in touch!

We're delighted to hear about your ideas and feedback. Email us and we'll be in touch!

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