Legend of Zelda Themed Escape Room

zelda escape room

Embark on an epic adventure through the enchanting world of Hyrule in our new, one-of-a-kind escape room experience inspired by the beloved Legend of Zelda series. Step into the role of the daring hero Link and navigate through immersive puzzles and trials that pay homage to the iconic dungeons and landscapes that have captured gamers’ hearts for generations. As you make your way through the Forest Temple, the Water Temple, and the ominous Ganon’s Castle, engage your wits and camaraderie to solve the puzzles, rescue Princess Zelda, and save Hyrule from the clutches of the dark forces.

With the Kingdom of Hyrule at stake, this escape room challenges all heroes to rise to their true potential. Friends and family of all ages can immerse themselves in this legendary quest, while putting their teamwork, problem-solving skills and their spirit of adventure to the ultimate test. Will you prove yourself worthy of wielding the Master Sword and restore peace to Hyrule? Your destiny awaits!

Room 1: The Forest of Mystery

lost woods escape room

Theme and Decor:

  • Inspired by the Lost Woods from Zelda. Trees, foliage, and forest sounds create an immersive atmosphere.
  • Dim lighting with green and brown color schemes.
  1. Musical Stones Puzzle:

    • Players find stones that emit different musical notes when touched.
    • A sequence of notes is provided in a riddle form. Players must play the sequence correctly to unlock a chest.
    • The chest contains a key to the next puzzle.
  2. Map of the Forest:

    • A large wall mural depicting a stylized map of a forest.
    • Players must find hidden markers in the room that correspond to locations on the map.
    • Aligning the markers in the correct order reveals the combination to a lock.
  3. Fairy Lanterns:

    • Lanterns hanging at different heights, some are lit, others are not.
    • Players must figure out the correct order to light the lanterns based on a riddle found in the room.
    • Correctly lit lanterns open a secret door to the next room.

Room 2: The Water Temple

water temple escape room

Theme and Decor:

  • Designed to resemble the iconic Water Temple. Blue lighting, water sounds, and projections of flowing water.
  • Mirrors and reflective surfaces create a sense of being underwater.
  1. Water Level Puzzle:

    • A model of a temple with adjustable water levels.
    • Players must adjust the levels to match a diagram found in a hidden scroll.
    • Correct water levels unlock a drawer with a key item.
  2. Mirror Shield Challenge:

    • A series of lasers and mirrors.
    • Players must adjust the mirrors to direct a laser beam to a specific target.
    • When hit, the target releases a part of a code needed for the final puzzle in the room.
  3. Whirlpool Code:

    • A large floor puzzle with rotating pieces.
    • Players must step on the pieces to rotate and align them correctly.
    • The correct alignment reveals a numerical code to unlock the door to the next room.

Room 3: The Temple of Time

temple escape room

Theme and Decor:

  • Inspired by the Temple of Time, with stone walls, ancient runes, and a large door resembling the Door of Time.
  • Soft, ambient choir music in the background.


  1. Ocarina of Time Melody:

    • An ocarina and a series of musical notes are provided.
    • Players must play a specific melody. The melody is hinted at through riddles around the room.
    • The correct melody activates a mechanism that reveals a hidden compartment.
  2. Triforce Alignment:

    • A large floor puzzle with movable triangular tiles.
    • Players must arrange the tiles to form the Triforce symbol.
    • Completing the Triforce illuminates a clue for the final puzzle.
  3. Door of Time Unlocking:

    • A large door with several locks and a series of ancient symbols.
    • Clues from previous puzzles provide the sequence to unlock the locks.
    • Unlocking all the locks opens the door, signifying the successful completion of the escape room.

Additional Notes

  • Ensure all puzzles are clearly linked to the theme and lore of “The Legend of Zelda”.
  • Incorporate sound effects and music from the games to enhance immersion.
  • Safety measures should be in place, especially in rooms with physical puzzles or low lighting.
  • Provide hints through a speaker system themed as “Navi the fairy” for an authentic Zelda experience.
  • We have a handy Legend of Zelda timer that you could use for any on screen timers.

This plan combines elements from the Zelda series with classic escape room mechanics to create an engaging and memorable experience.

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