So, it’s that special time of year again, time to plan your Valentine’s day date! There’s always the old classics – a box of chocolates, a bunch of roses & an overpriced dinner in a crowded restaurant. Or, you could bond in a unique and thrilling way by taking on an escape room together!

Island Quest Escape Rooms offers a fantastic alternative to your traditional Valentine’s day plans! Whether you and your partner have been together for 30 years, or are going on your first date, an escape room adventure offers an exhilarating twist to your date as you put your teamwork to the test and try to escape a locked room together for 60 minutes!

But why is this a good idea I hear you ask? We’ve put together a handy list of reasons why an escape room game is a great idea for a date! Take a look:

It’s Something Different!

There’s always time for a traditional dinner date, but if you’re looking for something unique and enjoyable, you really can’t beat an escape room game!

No doubt your date will be incredibly impressed with your creative and unique date idea and you’ll build the anticipation and excitement of looking forward to something new!

It’s Memorable!

With such a unique experience you’ll be creating lasting memories together!

The thrill of completing your quest will give you and your date plenty to talk about even once your date is over! This is something different that you’ll both remember long after your game is complete!

There’s No Need For Small Talk!

You don’t have to worry about keeping the conversation flowing! With such a fun and engaging activity for you both to focus on together, there’s no need to worry about making awkward conversation at all!

It Improves Communication!

Just because there’s no small talk, that’s not to say you won’t be communicating with one another! Quite the opposite! Communication will be the key to your success!

Perhaps you’ve been with your partner for a while, an escape room a fun way to boost your communication skills! Sometimes we can get stuck in a communication-rut with long term partners. You’ll have to work closely together to solve the rooms mysteries, enhancing your creativity and cooperation! An escape room lets you shake up the way you talk to one another since you’ll be placing yourself in a situation you haven’t been in before!

It’s Fun!

Above all else, an escape room is great fun!

Games are designed to be challenging, but mainly fun, offering laughter and excitement to those who play! Your date will surely appreciate an opportunity to play, be creative and have a good time!


Use the special discount code “HEART10” when booking to get a lovely 10% off games for teams of 2 playing on dates between Feb 5th to Feb 15th!

There’s no need to wait! Book your game now to avoid disappointment later! All you need is a person to go with!

Do you have questions about booking an escape room? We’ve got answers for you – check out our F.A.Q’s page for everything you might need to know!

Book online now or give us a call to arrange your game!