Universal Orlando Resort’s new escape room experience will officially be opening to all guests beginning Friday, December 9th.
“Universal’s Great Movie Escape” features two separate escape room adventures based on Jurassic World and Back to the Future. Tickets are available for purchase now, starting at $49.99 each or $300 for a private group.
Universal Orlando says “It’s Not Just an Escape Room. It’s an Escape Adventure.”
Now you can escape into the movies like never before. Find yourself in a secret genetics lab and use your wits to avoid becoming the prey in Jurassic World: Escape. Or stop Biff Tannen from sabotaging the timeline in Back to the Future: OUTATIME. This is no ordinary escape room experience.
Universal’s entertainment team partnered closely with filmmakers and escape room industry experts around the country to create innovative experiences that go beyond the typical escape room – blending state-of-the-art challenges, detailed sets and original storylines to immerse guests in story-driven adventures that allow them to escape into the movies like never before.
These escape room adventures are separately ticketed experiences, located at Universal CityWalk, and are not included in theme park admission. Pricing may change depending on date and time.
The following are the official details for each of the two separate experiences available. You must purchase a ticket for each of the two adventures separately to experience both.
Back to the Future: OUTATIME
Great Scott—Biff’s at it again! He’s stolen Doc Brown’s newest time travel device to sabotage the timeline for his gain. Follow Doc’s clues to find the prototype, track down Biff and save the day before you’re outatime. No escape room in the past, present or future has ever been like this.
Jurassic World: Escape
Find yourself in a secret genetics lab on Isla Nublar and use your wits to solve a serious problem: an apex predator has broken free and is headed your way. This escape room has more teeth (and claws) than anything you’ve experienced before.
A unique feature of Universal’s Great Movie Escape is the variety of challenges guests must work together to complete – each one specifically crafted so that the experience is enjoyable for novices and escape room-aficionados alike. Each adventure boasts eight incredibly detailed environments featuring state-of-the-art activities that are:
- Randomized – so the solution can vary with each visit
- Customizable depending on party size – ensuring everyone gets to participate
- Designed to adjust based on skill level and complexity – so there’s always something to solve
Both experiences appear to be open 7 days a week, with time slots available nearly every hour from late morning to night. You can select your date and time when purchasing your tickets.
Individual tickets are currently starting from $49.99 per person for one experience, plus tax. Matinees will be less than evening pricing, (after 6PM,) on the same day. Currently it appears most days are $49.99 for matinees and $59.99 for evenings. These prices may vary on future dates.
Private Experience Tickets are for groups up to 8 people and start from $300. Children under 3 do not count toward the maximum guest count. All tickets include complimentary Regular self-parking for one car per ticket.
Universal says guests should plan on 90 minutes to experience Universal’s Great Movie Escape, including check-in. You should arrive 15 minutes prior to your scheduled time. Optional lockers are available for rental at $5 each during this 90 minute period.
There are no minimum age requirements, height limits, or other restrictions for these experiences. Universal’s Great Movie Escape is wheelchair accessible and can provide accommodations to guests who need assistance. Guests in an electric convenience vehicle (ECV) must transfer from their ECV into a standard wheelchair provided at check-in.
You can purchase tickets from the Universal Orlando Resort official website, or by calling 1-888-266-2121.
We will have more details on what these experiences are actually like, including our own personal review in the days following the grand opening!
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Jeez, you would think that Diz would have beaten Uni to the punch on this! Escape rooms in the Disney Springs complex, based on Star Wars and Indiana Jones, should be there by now!!