Room Pricing

Pricing reduces depending upon the number of players. After choosing your game, select the number of people to play and you will see the total cost. As an indication prices per player are:
2 Players $49 per person;
3 players $48 per person;
4 players $46 per person;
5 players $44 per person;
6 players $42 per person;
7 or more player options from $40 per person but please call to check.
We do not have any additional surcharges or a minimum number of players for playing on a weekend or on public holidays.
Our room games are 1 hr in duration and are exclusive for the number of people booked in a room.

The Fox in a Box Difference

Fox in a Box is unique in Australia in how we run and look after our customers playing the games. In each of our rooms we have 8 cameras, ceiling mounted speakers and hidden microphones. All of this is fed back to our centralised control room where our Game Masters are watching and listening to you play your game

Each game master has two monitors, one which displays all the cameras and the other displays our game software which runs the game. The whole purpose of this is to give you, the customer the best experience possible when playing the game. We can see if you are stuck and provide gentle nudges or hints, if you want them.

Unlike other Escape Rooms we do not give you Walkie Talkies to communicate with you or ask what puzzle you are stuck on or where you are in the room.

How many people can fit in a room?

All our rooms can take between 2 and 6 players. Some of our rooms can also accommodate 7 people, please call to check.
If you choose Prison Break Head to Head (where you book and play our 2 identical prison rooms together) then up to 12 people can share the same experience.
If you book all of our rooms then we can host 48 players at once. Unlike other escape rooms, our rooms are also private which means that when you book, only you and your friends are in the room - we don't fill up empty spaces with other guests.

Do You Serve Drinks

We have a licence to sell alcohol and small snacks. Wines are Squealing Pig Rose and Pinot Grigio; Ciders are Somersby Apple and Somersby Pear; Bottled beers are Asahi Super Dry, Stone & Wood, 150 Lashes, Great Northern (Original and Super Crisp) and Heineken). Alcoholic drinks are priced at $8.50.
We also offer a range of soft drink cans (Coke, Coke Zero, Lemonade and Solo) as well as Mt Franklin bottled water. Non alcoholic drinks are $3. We also offer tap water.
Our snacks (chocolate bars and chips) vary from time to time and cost $2.50
We request that you arrive more than 15 minutes before your game if purchasing alcohol or soft drinks to ensure that you have sufficient time to finish your drink in comfort and relax before your game starts.

What is an escape room experience?

Real-life room escape games are a type of live game in which people are together in a room with other participants and have to work together to use elements of the room to solve a series of puzzles, find clues, and either escape the room, or complete your mission, within a 60 minute time frame.

Children, Teens, Parties and Age Limits

Our escape rooms are great for Children and Teens. Each room has a dedicated Game Master who is watching and listening to what is happening within the rooms. We encourage the children to explore, work out the clues and work together as a team but the Games Master can give multiple hints as and when required to make sure the game keeps progressing. Some rooms are better suited for younger players. We modify the adult versions of Prison Break and Bunker for a younger audience.
Ages 10 and above is recommended, but everyone is welcome to play. Children under 7 play for free. Ages 14 and under require a guardian to be present during arrival and when the game finishes. Please Click Here for more information on Children, Teens and Kids in our escape rooms.

Opening and Game Times

Our hours of operation varies throughout the week and can be seen when you make a booking. When booking you will receive a confirmation booking email which will include details about your game as well as the following information. The games will start at the time stated on the booking, and if you’re not on time, the game will start without you. Please arrive at least 15 minutes prior to the time stated on the booking so that we can do an introduction. We also have a great reception / break out area, with toilets and refreshments, where you can relax and get ready before your game starts . A game takes a maximum of 60 minutes and the entire visit takes a maximum of 90 minutes. After your game you are welcome to stay and reflect on your experience.

Team Building and Corporate Activities

A Room Escape experience is an excellent choice for corporate team building. Your teams will have to work together, use logic and creativity to overcome problems. It is the ultimate team building event. With prior arrangement, if you have an HR department, someone from it can sit with our game masters and observe the game which gives insights into team dynamics. With our 7 rooms we can cater for 42 people over one time slot. For corporate groups, parties or large social activities please see our group Team Building web page for more details including corporate packages, catering and drinks.

Accessibility and Special Requirements

Note as at 22 July 2023: Due to issues with the building elevator, wheelchair users are unable to access our level 1 property. The issue has been reported to the landlord and we are hoping for a speedy resolution of this issue. Below is our normal information on accessibility:
Our rooms are suitable for wheelchair users but please call us as some of our rooms such as Prison, Bunker, Mastermind Heist and in certain instances Wild West Saloon are more suited than others. People with disabilities may fully enjoy our games. Pregnant women may also enjoy our games as they are not physically challenging and there are no fear factors involved (it's all in the mind as they say !) Also, there are seats in all rooms if a team member needs to rest for a while. Please call us to check the requirements if you are unsure.

Cancelling, Rescheduling and Refunds

When paying for the experience directly online, we do not make any refunds. Up until 24 hours of your game, you can chose to reschedule your game, we will then send you a voucher worth the amount of the game, so you can make a reschedule yourself at a time which is more convenient. If you cannot attend your game due to COVID-19 related issues then we will also supply you with a voucher to reschedule your game at a later date. Please contact us if you have a reservation using a gift card or voucher and you wish to reschedule.

Our Location, Getting There and Car Parking

We are in a great building occupying the entire level 1, at 3173 Surfers Paradise Boulevard. We are less than a five minute walk, heading North from the Hard Rock café, just follow the tram lines and you will see our sign. Level 1 can be accessed via the lift or via the stairs directly opposite the lift doors. We have a very large reception and break out area where you are welcome to make yourself comfortable either before or after your game. We have secure personal lockers where you can store your belongings whilst you are playing your game. There are male, female and a disabled toilet.
  • Chevron Renaissance Car Park (2 hrs Free or longer if shopping in the centre). Enter off Elkhorn Ave or Ferny Ave
  • Cypress Avenue Car Park ($5 all day) located at 3332 Surfers Paradise Boulevard;
  • Bruce Bishop Car Park ($15 all day)located at 10 Beach Rd, Surfers Paradise
  • There are 5 car parking spots directly outside our building which have a limited time of 20 minutes drop off and pick up only. Please note that these spots are regularly filled.
  • Walking to us: From the Corner of Cavill Avenue and Surfers Paradise Blvd (where Hard Rock Cafe is located) walk North, following the tram lines. It is a 290 metres and takes approximately 4 minutes.
  • Cavill Avenue light rail station. Alight here and walk North and Fox in a Box is on your right hand side and takes approximately 2 minutes

What difficulty are your rooms?

Our rooms vary in difficulty depending on group size, experience, and whether or not you have played with us before.

As our rooms are fully immersive and our tech is integrated into our world class design, players who are new to escape rooms tend to find our games more challenging than those who have visited us before.

If you are playing with a smaller group consider that each room may feel more difficult as you have less time to complete each puzzle per person.

That being said here are our recommendations on difficulty in our rooms:

Prison Break is great for families, first timers, and people new to escape rooms.

Prison Break Head to head is just like Prison Break except it is for larger groups of up to 12 people who not only have to complete the puzzles but also race against the other prison to escape first.

Mastermind: A Heist Story is perfect for first timers who are looking for a story driven challenge. Played in the dark with flashlights. Appropriate for children and families.

Zodiac Killer is a fun challenge for beginners who don't mind a jump scare or two.

Zombie Lab is a medium level challenge which is linear and has a few jump scares.

Wild West Saloon is a medium level challenge for those who have played escape rooms before. Very family friendly for return players.

The Other Side is a nonlinear room perfect for groups who are looking for a challenge and don't mind dark and confined spaces.

Bunker is our most challenging room with a success rate of only 40%. Perfect for escape room enthusiasts who are looking for a classic escape room design where logic and lateral thinking are a must.