Whether it's team bonding, an end-of-year send-off or just something to do - we invite your team to enjoy a fun experience done as a group. Set in the confines of the Old Geelong Gaol your team will have 45 minutes to Heist as much of the loot as they can.
Tactics, collaboration and problem solving are at play - how will your team stack up against the challenge?
Give the Class a Learning Adventure. Held within the Old Geelong Gaol students will collaboratively work together to solve puzzles and revel in the glory of their Heist of Treasure.
How We Can Help
DET Documents incl. Risk Assessment Email-able Waiver Forms Signed via Smartphone by Parents WWC Checks Public Liability Certificate Teachers/Supervisors Attend Free Payment via Invoice (Purchase Order) payable after you attend
Bystanders We are unable to accommodate bystanders. Entry at the gate is based on the number of persons booked.
Dyslexia Caution Substantial parts of the experience rely on solving cryptic clues and numeric sequences.
Supervision Persons under 16 must be accompanied during the experience by a parent or guardian.
Waiver Forms All persons wishing to participate are required to sign a waiver form. Persons under 18 must have their waiver signed by their parent or guardian.
Run Time One hour.
When should we arrive? You should arrive 5-10 minutes early but no earlier than 15 minutes.
What should we bring? Reading glasses or contacts if needed.
Can we take photos? Pictures and recordings are not permitted.
Mobile phones Use of mobile phones is not permitted except where expressly provided for.
What do we wear? We recommend wearing normal active wear. Avoid high heels, thongs and sharp or elongated jewellery items.
Is there secure storage? No - you will need to carry personal affects with you at all times. Coats, jumper and bags etc can be placed to the side under tables.
Can we bring food and drink? Food and drink is not permitted (unless diabetic / special needs). Bottled water is okay.
Alcohol We have a .00 policy. Anyone suspected of having consumed alcohol will be refused entry.
Smoking not permitted The entire property is a smoke-free zone.
Confirmation Email You will receive confirmation immediately. If you do not please contact us.
Cancellation Cancel up to 48 hours prior to receive a full refund. No refunds inside 48 hours unless at the discretion of management.
Refunds for no-shows We understand large groups can be tricky to manage which is why we offer to refund you for anyone who cannot make it. To refund you the pro-rata rate all we need is notice 2+ hours prior to your start time in writing. *Pro-rata rate is what would have been paid had you booked at that number originally.
Adding extra people You must notify us in advance in writing if you intend to bring extra persons. NOTE: We don't accept cash on the day and only bring gear for the allocated number of people.
Transfer of booking At least one original person must remain on the booking.
How does the escape work? You entire group has 45 minutes to break into vaults and heist as much treasure as possible .
Are we actually locked in? No. You will not be locked in and can leave at anytime.
Is there a minimum number? Yes. We require a minimum of four people.
Do we participate with others? You may be adjacent to others however you will have your own private section.
What if we get stuck? You may ask the staff member for help at any time.
Can we take mobile phones? You may bring your mobile phone to the event. No photos or recordings are permitted at anytime.
Is it safe? The activity has been tested and made safe for adults. The location and activity requires adult supervision be given to young people.
We caution that the venue itself is an old heritage prison built in 1853. We encourage people to be vigilant when moving about and using doors.
What should I wear? Casual and comfortable is best. Warmth is advised in Winter.
Can we look around afterwards? Rotary Club Australia offer self guided tours on Sat and Sun from 1.00pm-4.00pm. Twisted History also offer historic ghost tours of an evening. Out of respect for these long-term occupants we ask that people please do not venture off to explore afterwards.
What if I arrive late? We will commence at your start time. If you arrive before the end of the ten-minute briefing you can join in and we will brief you in-game. After the ten-minute briefing the entry gates are shut and locked.
Souvenir Photo Participants are welcome to a souvenir photo. These photos are optional and can be taken on your phone.
Do we need a reservation? Yes. The experience is by appointment only.
Do you take cash? No - all our reservations are handled online. There are no payment facilities on site.
Will we be in the dark? No - the Goal is lit by fluorescent globes that remain on at all times.
Are there toilets? Yes - the Gaol public toilets available.
Can we compete? Yes, at your discretion - contact us to arrange.
How do I cancel? You may cancel using a link in your confirmation email or by contacting us. Cancellations with 48 hours notice receive a full refund. Inside 48 hours will not receive a refund, unless at the discretion of management.
Can I change or transfer my booking? Bookings cannot be transferred. Changes can be made provided the original person remains on the booking. Please notify us of any changes to your booking.
Can I add extra people? Yes - please contact us to arrange.
What if someone cannot make it? Please notify us in advance so that we can make any necessary arrangements.
When should we arrive? You should aim to arrive at the venue 5-10 minutes early but no earlier than 15 minutes.
Is there secure storage? We encourage participants to bring their valuables with them.
Can we bring food and drink? No food or drink allowed anywhere inside the prison. Bottled water is okay.
I didn't get a confirmation email... Please check your junk email. If your confirmation email is not there please contact us.
I didn't get a reply... Sometimes a typo can occur when submitting an email address. Please try contacting us again if you do not hear from us within 48 hours. We can be reached by Email, Facebook, Web-page submission or Phone.
Is there a smoking area? The entire venue is smoke free.
Can we drink alcohol beforehand? The event is alcohol free (.00) Any person suspected of having consumed alcohol will be refused entry.
Is there wheelchair access? The experience will need to be relocated to another area - which we are happy to do. However we must be advised of this ahead of time - the normal area is not accessible by wheelchair.
Do we hand out Donations to Clubs or Charities? In place of donations we offer the opportunity for you to host a fundraiser event with us, for which we donate a portion of the proceeds back to you. To find out more click here.
Thanks for your support
A big thank you to the local groups and organizations who have supported us along the way.
Where is Escape Room Geelong - Vault Heist?
202 Myers Street Geelong Victoria
Entry via the Large Green Gates on Myers Street.
Clubs and Charities
In place of donations we offer the opportunity for you to host a fundraiser event with us, for which we donate a portion of the proceeds back to you.