Kid-Friendly Escape Rooms in Vancouver and the Lower Mainland

Kid-Friendly Escape Rooms in Vancouver & the Lower Mainland - SavvyMom

It’s February, which means that the rainy weather will be a mainstay for at least another four to five months. And right about now you’re probably wracking your brain with creative ways to entertain your kids to avoid the dreaded “what are we doing today?” groan. Just like a superhero, that’s where escape rooms come in to save the day. There are several kid-friendly escape rooms in Vancouver and the Lower Mainland, all with a range of themes – some of which are designed to be family-friendly. And if you’re struggling with birthday party ideas, escape rooms make for a super fun adventure with friends.

Check out this roundup of some of Vancouver’s best escape rooms for families…

Kid-Friendly Escape Rooms in Vancouver & the Lower Mainland

Evolve Virtual Reality

Looking to take your escape room experience up a notch? Evolve Virtual Reality is a virtual reality (VR) arcade with 11 VR escape rooms. This super immersive experience is designed to provide an accessible and family-friendly VR experience – with the added thrill of an escape room. Themes range from Chernobyl to Christmas to Jungle Quest, and more. Up to 6 players can take part, and while there is no age requirement, Evolve Virtual Reality advises that children under the age of 5 can have difficulty understanding VR.


Touted as the ‘Ultimate Room Escape Experience’, EXIT offers a range of innovative escape rooms in varying levels of difficulty. Each location features its own themes – at Vancouver West Broadway, you’ll find Avalanche, Horcrux: Haunted Mansion, Arcade Frenzy, and CSI: The Chopping Block. Depending on age and comfort level, look for the degree of difficulty listed in each theme description. An adult must accompany children between the ages of 6-12. Multiple locations across the Lower Mainland.

Find and Seek

Find and Seek promises to deliver a memorable adventure! The immersive puzzle adventure escape room experience is located in downtown Vancouver, and features two escape room themes: The Mystery at the Majestic Theatre and The Curse of Madame Zita’s Curiosities. Children between the ages of 8-15 should be accompanied by an adult.


I-EXIT takes a European-style approach to escape games, with a unique design and high- quality props. There are four themes with 10 rooms in total: Pirates on the Rocks, Doomed to Win in Vegas, Party at the Studio, and The Matrix. I-EXIT is designed to be non-scary with varying levels of difficulty, and an emphasis on fun and creativity. Players are given 60 minutes to escape – longer than most places. All players 16 years and younger must be accompanied by an adult. Located in downtown Vancouver.

Time Escape Vancouver

At Time Escape, you’ll find several fun-filled real life escape games to mentally and logically immerse yourselves. Themes include Sacred Treasure (the highest success rate), The Prophecy (popular with kids), The Sorcerer’s Quest, and 2055 / Bonus game. Adult supervision with young children is recommended. Head to Richmond to check out the Lower Mainland’s only location.


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