Beyond the Jack-o’-Lanterns: Experience Halloween Like Never Before in Melbourne’s VR Escape Rooms


Halloween, originally known as All Hallows’ Eve, has long been a night of mystique, magic, and mayhem. 

From carving pumpkins to donning ghostly garbs, Halloween’s origins trace back to ancient pagan rituals.

Over time, our once-spiritual celebration morphed into a spectacle of sweets, spooks, and soirées. Ghost stories around the campfire have now become binge-watching horror movie marathons.

From the USA’s Trick-or-Treating to Mexico’s Dia de los Muertos, Halloween is an international sensation. 

Kids (and let’s be honest, some adults, too) dress up, homes are haunted with decor, and creepy confections are everywhere. But here’s the kicker – while many traditions remain timeless, others are evolving with technology.

The Rise Of Virtual Reality And Its Merge With Festive Celebrations

Enter Virtual Reality (VR). Not the kind where you pretend your mother-in-law’s fruitcake is “delicious.” We’re talking about the immersive, all-encompassing tech wonder that’s transforming how we party and play.

Down Under in Melbourne, we’re taking Halloween to the next dimension, quite literally! And no, it’s not just about throwing a shrimp on the Barbie in a Dracula costume.

So, then, what are we trying to accomplish?

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What are VR Escape Rooms?

Imagine being inside a video game. But instead of a joystick, you’re using your wits, skills, and teamwork. VR escape rooms combine the intrigue of traditional escape rooms with the immersion of VR.

While traditional escape rooms have physical locks and clues, VR escape rooms offer endless possibilities. 

Flying broomsticks? Check. Ghostly apparitions? Absolutely! 

All while staying safely in one room.

Experience Halloween in Virtual Reality

Venture into haunted mansions, eerie graveyards, or even a witch’s lair. The virtual world makes anything possible.

Here is why Virtual Reality Escape Room Games are the talk of the town – 

Soundscapes, Graphics, And Storylines That Amplify The Spooky Factor

The wind howls, chains rattle, and somewhere in the distance, an owl hoots. With top-notch graphics and sound, you’ll be checking over your shoulder for real.

Interactivity and Engagement

Solving riddles? Check. Casting spells? Oh, for sure. Be prepared to get hands-on in this virtual world.

Hands-on Puzzles and Challenges

It’s not just about looking and listening; it’s about doing. Put on your thinking cap (or witch’s hat), because you’re in for some brain-bending fun!

Collaborating with Team Members in a Virtual Space

You’re not in this alone! Communicate, cooperate, and conjure up solutions with your mates, even if they’re floating as a holographic ghost beside you.

Safety and Accessibility

One of the many beauties of VR is the lack of real-world dangers. No tripping over tombstones or getting tangled in spiderwebs here! 

The ultimate safety guide to escape rooms

Enjoying Halloween Festivities without External Risks

Rain, crowds, or pandemic woes won’t dampen this party. Celebrate safely indoors without missing out on the thrills.

Suitable for a Broad Audience

From young adults to grandparents, and everyone in between (even those with mobility challenges), there’s a virtual spook for everyone!

If you haven’t tried an escape room yet, this is your calling to start one!

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Entermission VR Escape Rooms Melbourne

Wondering why you should give Entermission Melbourne’s VR Escape Room a go this Halloween? Well, here’s the lowdown:

  1. Top-Notch Fun

With 14 ripper missions to choose from, including spooktacular Halloween specials like ‘Dragon Tower‘ and ‘House of Fear: Cursed Souls‘, you’re in for a treat, no tricks!

  1. Unique Experience

This ain’t your average escape room. It’s a fully immersive VR adventure where you and your mates become avatars in a virtual world. Solve puzzles, fly through space, and unleash your superpowers – all in under 60 minutes!

  1. Ace Value

Prices start at just $49pp from Mon-Thu. Plus, with complimentary refreshments and three food package options, it’s bang for your buck.

  1. For Everyone

Whether you’re planning a kid’s birthday bash (8+), a teen party, or just a fun day out with the adults, there’s something for every sheila and bloke.

We also host corporate team-building events, special occasions, school or vacation outings and even bucks and hens parties

  1. Party Like a True Aussie

With a shared party space featuring Nintendo Switches and VR headsets, you can have a chinwag, play games, and watch the VR action unfold. And don’t forget to snap some pics and videos for the memories!

So, why wait? Head down to Entermission Melbourne and have a Halloween that’s bonza! 

What to Expect When You Book a Session

Stepping into a VR (Virtual Reality) Escape Room is like diving into a whole new dimension of entertainment and challenge. 

When you book a session, expect a fusion of the traditional escape room’s puzzle-solving thrill with the immersive experience of virtual reality.

Pricing and Group Rates

Competitive rates ensure you get more boo for your buck. And bringing along a ghoul gang? Group discounts are available!

Duration and Session Times

Sessions typically run for an hour, giving you 60 minutes of spine-chilling adventures. But remember, time flies when you’re being haunted!

Pre-booking Instructions and Preparations

Wear comfy shoes (no need to outrun zombies, but you’ll want to be comfortable). Pre-booking online ensures you’re not left in the dark.

In-VR Guidelines and Tips to Enhance the Experience

Listen to the in-game guides, and remember, it’s all in good fun! Well, mostly… 😉

Feedback and Reviews: Real Experiences Shared

Don’t just take our word for it! Check out rave reviews from other brave souls who’ve ventured into the virtual void.

Feedback, reviews, real experiences

Instead of the same old song and dance (or zombie shuffle), why not level up your Halloween with a VR escape room experience?

Get ready to swap your candy for some adrenaline-pumping action! Go on, give it a burl! 

Dive into a Halloween you won’t soon forget.

Tell us in the comments below what you did for Halloween or tried any of our games! We promise to reply. 

Until then, cheers! 

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