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The best escape room games and fun venues Joburg

“Out There Global has got you covered with these top rated fun adventure venues and escape room games that should be on your radar. Both indoor and outdoor they include escape games and mazes to obstacle courses, racing, water parks and treetop adventures. The game is on in Joburg as there is something for everyone…”

1. Hint Hunt Joburg

With branches across the globe, including Johannesburg here you need to work towards a successful escape! Their games are exciting and challenging! They are perfectly designed for groups of 3-5 people, regardless of knowledge or skills. Players are locked in their themed room and must put together the hidden clues they find to overcome various mental tasks that they encounter. And this in order to escape the room before the 60 minute timer hits 0!

Hint Hunt currently has a 5 Star TripAdvisor rating from over 100 reviews. Stay tuned for a full feature coming soon…

2. Hashtag Escape Joburg

Introducing an epic escape room puzzle game to adventure fans. You and your team of 3-7 friends are locked in a mysterious room. And you have 1 hour to work with your team to discover the secrets hidden inside, solve the puzzles and escape the room! Can you do it? This is like a real life adventure video game. There are 3 different rooms, all offering a different experience to adventurers: Rebel Room; Hackout; and Closure

Hashtag Escape currently has a 5 star TripAdvisor rating from over 180 reviews

3. Rush Extreme Sports

Xtreme fun for adults, teens and children alike! Well for the adults young at heart anyway. They offer a wide range of activities from open jumping to high performance trampolining, dodgeball, basketball, toddler time and a battle beam & fidget ladder. For those not participating, sit back and relax at their coffee shop which offers imported coffee, healthy snacks / cake and free Wifi.

Rush currently has a 4.5 star Google review rating from 40 reviews

4. Go Ape 

Built in one of Johannesburg’s oldest forests Go Ape is an aerial forest park suitable for all ages. Consisting of small platforms they are constructed at various levels of the trees. The platforms are connected by different types of bridges (that represent obstacles) and participants, using safety harnesses, maneuver from platform to platform. Here you can experience a one of a kind adventure course.

Go Ape currently has a 4.3 star Google review rating from approximately 18 reviews

5. Acrobranch 

This is an award-winning adventure park with 6 locations situated throughout South Africa.

  • Kids courses – they can swing through trees, dangle from branches, and balance in the air. But wait, they also take care of every parent’s fear, and tuck the kids safely into snug harnesses, hooked into secure lines all through the course. Also it has adult supervision throughout and courses are designed with specific ages in mind to keep your kids entertained.

  • Adult courses – experience a bird’s eye view as you trapeze through their indigenous tree tops, while taking on a variety of fun-filled activities, challenging obstacles and incredible zip lines.

Acro Branch currently has a 4.3 star Google review rating with over 40 reviews and a 4.5 star TripAdvisor rating from over 80 reviews

6. Honeydew Mazes

Honeydew mazes is fun for all ages and centres around 5 secret gardens. People entering the maze have to use their powers of navigation (or just plain guessing) to find their way out. Challenge yourself in their giant mazes, with the general knowledge quiz. The maze takes 90 minutes to solve! Also of interest is the moonlight maze and picnic. 

Honeydew Mazes currently has a 4 star TripAdvisor rating from over 40 reviews

7. Randburg Raceway

With 3 different kart sizes, juniors, teenagers and adults can race this track. Imported Karts from Italy cater for drivers from the ages of 7 to 70 years. Go and experience the adrenalin pumping action of indoor karting at Randburg Raceway. Here you can put your speed to test!

Randburg Raceway currently has a 4 star Google review rating from over 40 reviews

9. Blackops Advance Tactical Laser Tag

Black Ops South Africa uses real props and scenes, environmental lighting and noise, and more to immerse you in the action. Missions and scoring are displayed and controlled in real time with state-of-the-art software for all the world to see. Player accounts track scores, so rankings display who is the best of the best.

Imagine moving with your squad at dusk through a dark alley in search of an enemy hide out. Jets are flying overhead, explosions are going off nearby, and bullets are whizzing by on the next street over…

Black Ops Advanced Tactical Laser Tag currently has 4.4 Google review rating from approximately 50 reviews.

9. Stoke City Wake Park

Stoke City WakePark is the ultimate outdoor adventure playground. The park offers a range of features including a full size main cable, a beginner specific 2-tower cable, a floating obstacle course called the AquaPark, 1.2km clean open-water swimming course, and a 1.2km stand up paddling course.

It is suitable for all levels including beginner. You can  choose to kneeboard, water-ski, wakeboard or wakeskate, all depends on your ability, and mood!  More advanced riders can enjoy the ever changing obstacles.

The Aqua Park is a floating obstacle course with a series of inflatable slides, runways, jumping pillows and bouncers all connected together and floating in a large, clean and refreshing lake. It features swings, ramps, jumps, ladders, a trampoline, a slide, wiggle bridges, and so much more. There is a great variety of different shapes, sizes and functions, making the activity exciting and entertaining for everyone.

StokeCity WakePark is your escape from the concrete jungle. Once you enter into the park you’ll be overcome by that holiday feeling. Please note that the park is only open during summer months.

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Tracy Burrows160 Posts

If there is one thing that I have learnt, it is the more I see, the more there is to see! My name is Tracy Burrows and I am the managing editor of Out There Global, a community driven travel platform for both cost effective and luxury travel ideas around the world. From Jan 2014 - Dec 2016 I managed the LatestSightings.com blog (a United Nations World Summit Award Winner: Culture & Tourism 2016 & National Geographic partner). I was also consulting editor at MOZambique Magazine, and contributor at Sawubona. Prior to my career I obtained a tourism marketing degree, and graduated from a 2 year 'Hospitality Management in Development Program' in California. Following this I acquired a journalism diploma and since it's been all about travel and writing! And my nourishment from all those who have impacted me: family; friends; and strangers alike. Thank you for joining our journey!


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