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The Escape Effect Escape Room Orlando

Four escapes. More puzzles, more time, more fun!

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What Is An Escape Game In Orlando Like?

An escape game is a real-life adventure game. You’ll explore the environment and solve challenges to reach some goal, like escaping a dungeon or solving a murder! And you’ll be doing all this with your friends and family as you race against the clock!

A player unlocking a chamber of the temple.
A player unlocks Poseidon’s chamber within the temple.

Conveniently Located On I-Drive In Orlando.

The Escape Effect is just south of SeaWorld and about ten minutes from Disney and Universal. If you’re hungry after the game, ask our hosts about the restaurants nearby in Kissimmee and Orlando.

A player shows success upon finding Hades' artifact.
A player has successfully found Hades’ artifact.

All Family-Friendly

Is The Escape Game Scary Like The Movies?

Our goal is for you to have fun. Some of our escape games are brighter and more light-hearted, others are more thrilling.

That said, if darkness is not your thing, please speak with us before or even during the game. Your host will do everything possible to accommodate your requests, including adjusting the lighting and sound to your liking.

These are the most fun escape games in Orlando!

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Unique Themes & Gameplay

Four Amazing Escape Rooms

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A Knight To Escape 120 Minute Game for 4-8 Players displayed on a photograph of a player holding a lantern.

Will You Escape Before Being Imprisoned?

120 minutes, 4-8 players, Difficulty: 9/10

Split Sides 1/2 Bright & 1/2 Darker Heavy Communication
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A photograph of a shadowy figure in a mirror with the a game stats overlay for Fright Before Your Eyes.

Will You Free The Spirits Before Sunrise?

90 minutes, 2-6 players, Difficulty: 8/10

Detailed Story & Exploration Non-Linear Dark & Thrilling
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At Odds With The Gods 90 Minute Game for up to 10 Players displayed on a photograph of players using the sun and compass.

Will You Conquer It All And Become Immortal?

90 minutes, 2-10 players, Difficulty: 7/10

Best Mix Of Puzzles Brightly Lit Shortcut Challenge
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Sherlock Studies 75 Minute Game for up to 8 Players displayed on a photograph of a typewriter and magnifying glass.

Will You Find And Deliver The Evidence In Time?

75 minutes, 2-8 players, Difficulty: 8/10

Linear Gameflow Reading Intensive Alternate Ending

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Experience The #1 Escape Game In Orlando!

Get lost in the sights and sounds as you travel back to the Roaring 20s to uncover a dark secret in the Grand Compass Theatre. Maybe transport back to the Victorian era to help Sherlock solve a murder in London. Even get captured in Medieval Times as you try to escape Stonebury Castle.

These multisensory scenarios have been gorgeously crafted especially for you. Chances are that you’ll forget you’re even in an escape game, let alone Orlando! This is the escape game in Orlando you need to visit!

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3 Reasons Why You Need To Visit The Escape Effect Escape Games

The players are investigating the many portraits around the room.
The detectives are investigating the many portraits on the walls.

01

Great Variety

Guests’ tastes in escape games are as varied as there are cuisines in the world. That’s why we’ve developed a variety of escape games to give you options on theme and gameplay preferences.

02

Feature-Length

We aren’t quite sure why the world gravitated to 60-minute escape adventures. But like a good movie, you’ll get lost in the experience and not even realize you just spent a couple hours here.

03

Truly Unique

Everything is designed and built in-house. When you visit, you’ll experience the friendliness of a small business with the quality of a major theme park, which means magic – and only in Orlando.

We do group events like nobody else!