It’s been a while – a whole year in fact – since we last wrote an article on Escape Rooms in Jakarta. We recommend you read up on those first before you go into this one, but it’s not necessary.
An escape room, for those of you who don’t know is a cross between adventure and mystery. It is essentially the physical manifestation of an “escape the room” game – hence the name. While it’s generally on the pricier side of things, we do recommend you give it a go at least once as it’s one of the more unique ways of spending your time.
Time Machine, 28 Days Later
An escape room based on the vastly popular 2002 post-apocalyptic movie 28 Days Later, this game world of the same name forces you to navigate a similarly desolate, and very much zombified post-apocalyptic world. Your mission is simple, stay alive and wait for help. Even so, Time Machine’s 28 Days Later is one of Jakarta’s scariest escape rooms.
Time Machine game worlds have been hailed as some of Jakarta’s most immersive escape room “episodes”. While we can’t tell you what goes on inside this particular one, we can tell you that two of our team members have gone twice (on their own accord, unsponsored). That’s how good it is!
Time Machine, Resident Evil
Yet another great episode from the game masters at Time Machine, this time inspired by the recent release of the final installment of the cult classic Resident Evil. How many of us have watched the franchise and wished we could kick ass and save the world from the evil Umbrella Corporation? Your mission this time is to locate the T virus. How difficult could it be, right?
Where: Jl. Mandara Permai VII, Blok 6, Unit KL KM,
Ruko Metro, Pantai Indah Kapuk
Jl. Pluit Karang Ayu, Blok C Utara No. 11,
Pluit, North Jakarta
More Info: [email protected]
+6221 3001 0539 (PIK) / +6221 2608 1209 (Pluit)
Pandora Experience, The Hollows
Pandora Experience is one of the legendary escape room companies in Jakarta. We’re not sure how exactly, but somehow the game masters at Pandora Experience know just the right buttons to push to get us to jump up and scream and shout (from fear).
In The Hollows, you walk through the steps of British intelligence, who confronts terror itself in the aftermath of a tragic nuclear disaster. While the difficulty and physical activity is not too high, the fear you will feel is real.
Pandora Experience, Dawn of the Ripper
If you’re up for a bit more of a challenge, Pandora Experience’s Dawn of the Ripper is one that will test you in ways most escape rooms fear to. In this game you must evade danger whilst uncovering the real identity of Great Britain’s forever infamous Jack the Ripper.
Make sure you visit the gym a couple of times before deciding to run through this episode – and don’t forget to bring your trusted friends because Pandora Experience’s Dawn of the Ripper is decidedly the scariest escape room in Jakarta.
NOTE: The Hollows and Dawn of the Ripper are only available at their Puri Indah location, however they have other great episodes available at their Kelapa Gading and Alam Sutera locations.
Where: Puri Britannia T7/37,
Jl. Puri India, Kembangan
Mall @ Alam Sutera,
Jl. Jalur Sutera Barat, No. 46-47
Ruko Kelapa Gading Inkopal Blok B, No. 45
Jl. Boulevard Barat Raya
More Info: [email protected]
+6221 5830 4901 / +62812 6942 8561 (Puri Indih)
+62859 4635 4376 (Alam Sutera)
+62812 7061 0233 (Kelapa Gading)