It’s June 1962, and you’re a prisoner at the United States Federal Penitentiary, Alcatraz Island, the most secure prison ever built. In this fun, light-hearted escape room, we’ll find out if you and your team can work together to take back your freedom...or if you’re destined to spend the rest of your days sweeping the cold, damp halls of …Alcatraz!

How It Works

➡️ Before your event, we’ll split your total group up into escape teams of ~5 participants. Teams can be pre-assigned or randomized.

➡️ We’ll welcome everyone to Alcatraz at the start of the activity, give you your new inmate uniform (a fun virtual background), and then we’ll quickly whisk everyone off to their cells (breakout rooms). Teams will be greeted in their cell by one of our Wardens, who lead a short ice-breaker and then introduce the activity in detail. Teams will then have 50 minutes to complete their escape.

➡️ After the time’s up, we’ll close the breakout rooms and bring everyone back for a hilarious awards presentation where we’ll introduce the teams and announce the final results!

Escape Alcatraz is great for anyone interested in a casual, slightly competitive activity.

🔴 Escape Alcatraz is a browser-based activity and requires no downloads or logins. We recommend that all participants join from a computer.

👪  Participants: Broken up into teams of up to 5 people. Teams will play in separate rooms at the same time.


by Amy Miljevich

This experience was super fun! It's a great way to build team connections, learn and laugh together doing something completely outside work! Thanks Escape Alcatraz!!!!

by Gianni Lee

I would HIGHLY recommend. I booked Escape Alcatraz for a virtual employee team-building event and it was a HUGE success. All of our employees gave it a 5/5. The wardens were great and so was the customer service.

by Angela Hsieh

We recently had a team building activity with Escape Alcatraz, and I've heard feedback from my teammates describing it as "the best team building event we've ever done." This sentiment was broadly shared throughout my team.

by Imogen Fanning

Escape Alcatraz was a great event for the team! Certainly exceeded my expectations and have had some great feedback from the team. Excellent way to break up the remote work during lockdown. Would recommend!

Foley Services
Simone K.

It was a very nice, relaxing way to spend quality time with the team. Working together to solve the clues and escape was time well spent. Definitely recommend this event. Thanks Warden Sandy for all the guidance on this quest. FREEDOM!!!!

Urban Institute
Nina P.

I really enjoyed the versatility of the game. The two people who lead it were energetic, kind, and helpful. It was a wonderful team building exercise. I would love to try the Family Feud team building option next time. Thank you so much!

Our Booking Policy

Reduce Participants up to 3 business days prior to your event

Full Refund

Reschedule up to 3 business days
prior to your event


Add Participants at any time
prior to your event


Reschedule within 3 business days
prior to your event

30% fee added to your final invoice

Reduce Participants within 3 business days
prior to your event

No Refund

Cancellation at anytime
prior to your event

No Refund

Frequently Asked Questions

What times are available to book your Hosted Activities?

Our activities are available for booking 24 hours a day / 7 days a week! While we have never turned a client down due to lack of availability, we do kindly ask that groups up to 30 participants give us at least 2 days’ notice, and groups of greater than 30 participants give us at least 1 weeks’ notice.

What video conferencing platforms do you support?

We support all of the “Big Four” platforms - Zoom, Google Meet, Microsoft Teams, and Webex by Cisco. Don’t use one of those platforms? No problem. If we can download it and it has breakout rooms, we can use it :)

What languages do your Hosts speak?

We can assign you Hosts that speak English, Mandarin Chinese, Cantonese, Bahasa Melayu/Indonesia, Spanish, Russian, Polish, or Ukrainian!If you would like a non-English speaking host, you can request this at the checkout page. However, please do note that all of our game content is currently only available in English and Spanish.

What are the payment terms for your Hosted Activities?

We operate on a two invoice model. To confirm your activity, you will pay a 30% deposit of the total amount up-front. Then, we will issue you an invoice to pay the remaining balance after the activity is completed. Have additional participants joining last minute? No worries! We will add those participants to the final invoice.

I booked my activity but it looks like LESS participants than I expected will turn up! Can I get a refund?

As long as you let us know at least 72 hours before your activity how many participants you’ll be expecting, we’ll be happy to refund you the deposit difference if that number is lower than what you originally expected! However, within 72 hours we will lock in the minimum number of participants as we also need to schedule our Hosts and can’t cancel on them at the last minute.

I booked my activity and it looks like MORE participants than I expected will turn up! What should I do?

Awesome, it’s going to be even more fun! You can add as many participants as you’d like, even at the last minute! If you can give us a heads up at least an hour or two before the activity starts, then we’ll also be able to add more Hosts to cater to your larger group. We have over 100 Hosts on staff, so this is no problem for us!