Looking for some fun and mind bending indoor activities to beat the heat this summer in Dubai? Visualize yourself being trapped in an unknown chamber and the only way to escape is to use your mind and wits.This is the scenario of Dubai’s Escape rooms. Each room transports players into an alternate reality providing a fun, bonding and creative experience with friends or close associates.

Here is a list of the many Escape Rooms in Dubai we love :

1. Impossible Mission – Escape Room

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If you love action spy movies, this one’s for you!

Theme : In this game You are the top-secret Syndicate agent, which is the world’s biggest mafia organization. The syndicate has been finding this treasure for years. Now it’s time to finally find & steal the priceless treasure from the highly secured art museum. It’s an extraordinary task but probably the most critical mission in your life. There’s no choice but to use all your equipment to break the security systems to get the treasure before the police come and catch you in 60 minutes.

Duration : 60 Minutes

People : 2-5

Location : Phobia Dubai – JLT, cluster X, Jumeirah Bay X1 Tower, shop S-07 (Parking available for 4 AED/hour and VIP parking for 10 AED/hour)

Timings : Weekdays 11:00 am – 11:00 pm, Weekends at 11:00 am – 12:15 am

2. Thriller MANIAC Escape Game

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Do you like serial killer movies? If yes you will love this one.

Experience the chilling atmosphere of Dr. Hannibal Lecter’s Silence of the Lambs-style prison cell as you struggle to free yourself from the Dr. Lecter-inspired killer who might have laid a trap that could split your head into two or slash your jugular without a chance to shout help!

Theme : Dr. Hannibal Lecter is serving his years in prison for terrible murders, but it’s still not safe outside. Not everyone sees him as a psychopath killer, there are some fascinated by him. It seems like he’s got a copycat. Outsmart the killer or prepare to get slaughtered!

Duration : 60 minutes

People : 2 – 6

Location : JLT, Cluster M, HDS Business Center, Shop 05, Dubai, UAE

Timings : Weekdays 12.00 am – 10:30 pm, Weekends at 11.00 am – 11.00 pm

3. Mystery DA VINCI Escape Room

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Da Vinci escape game will transfer you into an era of bold ideas and tricky inventions. Get ready to face legendary devices, solve Leonardo’s riddles and search for hidden clues in the elegant Renaissance artwork.

The escape room Da Vinci challenges players to put their logic skills to the test. Explore 15th century style locations, deal with fabulous inventions and prove your brilliance. Reveal the enigma behind all these complex mechanisms and Renaissance-inspired puzzles and masterpieces. Immerse yourself in an engaging atmosphere, which makes this mystery escape game a great adventure for the whole family. 

Theme : You’re locked in Leonardo’s workshop. Find all clues hidden by the cunning inventor and reveal his greatest mystery in one of the best escape rooms Dubai!

Duration : 60 minutes

People : 2 – 6

Location : JLT, Cluster M, HDS Business Center, Shop 05, Dubai, UAE

Timings : Weekdays 12.15 pm – 10:45 pm, Weekends at 11.15 am – 11.15 pm

4. School of Magic Adventure Game

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This one is for Potterheads! If you fantasize living in a world full of Sorcerers,Magic wands and wizardry, this is just the right adventure for you.Discover The School of Witchcraft, cast spells and defeat the dark followers of he who must not be named.

Theme : School of Magic is in great danger! While other students are on vacation, you are the ones the Headmaster called for help. Discover the world of Sorcerers and Magic! Cast spells, use magic wands, solve puzzles, and defeat dark followers of He-Who-Must-Not-Be-Named. Great fun for the whole family. Hurry! Unforgettable adventure awaits!

Duration : 60 minutes

People : 2 – 6

Location : JLT, Cluster M, HDS Business Center, Shop 05, Dubai, UAE

Timings : Weekdays 11.45 am – 10:15 pm, Weekends at 10.45 am – 10.45 pm

5. Live Actor Escape Room | The Ring

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If you love supernatural horror thriller films and have watched the terrifyingly famous movie ‘The Ring’, you already know what this escape room is about.

Encounter a high-tech interaction with the unknown in a gothic setup that is sure to raise the hairs on your neck. Read life-saving clues on a flickering TV screen or computers facing electromagnetic interference hanging on the wall. The scary girl with her long wet hair falling to her chest is crawling out the well and walking right out of your TV screen. Pretty terrifying isn’t it?

Theme : Mysterious deaths are on the front page of every local newspaper. Residents are advised to stay indoors during the investigation. Are you curious enough to face the reality? The dark atmosphere and constantly growing sense of danger make this game incredibly tense. There’s a great chance you will be screaming and dashing around the room. For those brave souls seeking unforgettable emotions – a mixture of pure fear and excitement.The only goal here is to survive!

Duration : 60 minutes

People : 2 – 6

Location : JLT, Cluster M, HDS Business Center, Shop 05, Dubai, UAE

Timings : Weekdays 12.30 pm – 11:00 pm, Weekends at 11.30 am – 11.30 pm

6. Sherlock vs the Ripper | Escape Room

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Get your Sherlock cap on and put your investigation skills to a test at the Sherlock vs the Ripper Escape Room.

Theme : The city has become unstable: a hazardous criminal is on the loose.“Jack the Ripper” terrorizes the Whitechapel in London’s East End. Never captured, his identity is one of English’s most famous mysteries! Find the proof hidden inside Sherlock’s office and help him stop the next crime or die at the hands of the serial killer.

Duration : 60 minutes

People : 2 – 6

Location : JLT, cluster X, Jumeirah Bay X1 Tower, shop S-07 (Parking available for 4 AED/hour and VIP parking for 10 AED/hour)

Timings : Weekdays 11:30 am – 11:30 pm, Weekends at 11:30 am – 12:45 am

7. Battle of Wizards | Phobia Dubai

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This room allows you to dive into the world of magic and enchantments to save the world from an evil wizard. Using your magical powers and intellect you will have to solve mysterious puzzles and find clues to help you win the Battle of Wizards, and save the world from destruction.

Theme : The one who should not be named is threatening the whole world.An All-out burndown battle is about to take place. It’s time to use your magical power!Your spells might turn the world around, or they could totally fail- it’s up to you to master the magic. 

Duration : 60 minutes

People : 2 – 5

Location : JLT, cluster X, Jumeirah Bay X1 Tower, shop S-07 (Parking available for 4 AED/hour and VIP parking for 10 AED/hour)

Timings : Weekdays 11:30 am – 11:30 pm, Weekends at 11:30 am – 12:45 am

8. Vault Escape Room

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Zombie lovers!! Where you at?? If you are intrigued by the art of survival and love considering an apocalypse, this will surely fascinate you!

Theme : In Vault Escape Rooms, your underground shelter has kept you safe after a terrible nuclear war; the rest of the world was also unlucky. Radiation has turned the majority of the world’s population into flesh-eating zombies. Now, the oxygen is running low, and zombies can break into the shelter anytime to feast on your body. Will you be able to escape in time?

Duration : 60 minutes

People : 2 – 6

Location : Phobia Dubai – JLT, cluster X, Jumeirah Bay X1 Tower, shop S-07 (Parking available for 4 AED/hour and VIP parking for 10 AED/hour)

Timings : Weekdays 11:00 am – 11:00 pm, Weekends at 11:00 am – 12:15 am

9. Live – Escape Room

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Feel the chills down your spine as you are being kidnapped by a maniac while your life is in his hands!

Theme :So the doors have been locked behind your back, and the adventure has begun.You are in the lair of amad maniac, and now your life is in his arms. Only he decided whether you should live or not. Do not disappoint him! It will be a real team adventure with an atmosphere of a thriller with visual effects.

Duration : 60 minutes

People : 2 – 5

Location : Phobia Dubai – JLT, cluster X, Jumeirah Bay X1 Tower, shop S-07 (Parking available for 4 AED/hour and VIP parking for 10 AED/hour)

Timings : Weekdays 11:00 am – 11:00 pm, Weekends at 11:00 am – 12:15 am

10. Dark Room

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The Dark Room is a horror escape room in Phobia Dubai where you can be part of a bone-chilling experience. The game is an interactive escape game played in real life. Besides, solve riddles, find clues, use tips, team up with friends and family, you have to think out of the box to escape the room in just under 60 minutes.

Theme : This room was once a little girls’ playroom. All her toys and puzzles wear in here and another would play with them everyday however a horrible thing happened the little girl was murdered right in this room. Now her spirit is trapped inside and can’t get out. The only way to set her spirit free is to play all her games in the room and win. Sounds easy right! Here’s the catch. Since she had a horrible death,her soul turned into a revengeful spirit. It filled the whole room with evil energy and no light could exist inside. Are you ready to relive this little girl’s life and set her soul free?

Duration : 60 minutes

People : 2 – 5

Location : Phobia Dubai – JLT, cluster X, Jumeirah Bay X1 Tower, shop S-07 (Parking available for 4 AED/hour and VIP parking for 10 AED/hour)

Timings : Weekdays 11:00 am – 11:00 pm, Weekends at 11:00 am – 12:15 am

And that sums up  our guide to the best escape rooms Dubai has to offer its residents. If you are looking for more such fun places in Dubai take a look at the indoor theme park tours we offer.