All the BEST Places to Play Laser Tag with the Kids in Brisbane
Are you looking for a fun activity for your kids that will keep them active whilst also encouraging teamwork and communication skill building? If so, laser tag is the activity for you! Laser tag, also known as ‘Laser Skirmish’, is an action-packed game for people of all ages. The players wear electronic vests and ‘tag’ each other with laser guns known as ‘phasers’ to score points. Don’t worry, the lasers are just for show and to help you aim; they meet strict safety requirements. Often played in different formats, laser tag can be played as a solo game, team game or even have bases where devices (aka bases) can be tagged for extra points.
Laser tag is the perfect activity to spice up your kids’ weekend or for awesome parties! Some companies even hire out the game to you at home, which is a great option while Covid-19 is still around.
Continue to read to find out what’s still open, and the locations where you and your kids can get competitive in an amazing game of laser tag.
Located in the inner-city suburb of Woolloongabba, Laserforce is Brisbane’s one-stop destination for indoor interactive entertainment that puts players in control. First, you’ll start off in the Briefing Room where you’ll become initiated as a Space Marine and learn the basics from the professionals. Then suit up into your Laserforce designed battle armoury that is fully synchronized to the arena allowing for real-time interaction. Next, you’ll enter the mammoth 600m2 two-tiered arena and battle not only against other players, but against Warbots and the Jade Serpent to earn extra points. The Time Vortex is the latest addition to the area, inviting you to seek out the glowing entry portal, destroy time crystals and step through the vortex into an interstellar dimension.
Laserforce also is home to the Laser Labyrinth Maze Challenge, challenging you to dodge lasers and race the clock to deactivate the lasers without breaking any of the beams. Lastly, the Laserforce Arcade is also packed with new and retro video games and has great prizes on offer.
Laserforce is for everyone, from individuals to groups, you can jump into a match with other players. Whilst the youngest recommended age is 7, Laserforce remains competitive no matter your age. To play you require a Laserforce Membership Card, costing $3 for a lifetime membership. Prices vary depending on how many missions you choose to partake in, with one costing $10.00 for juniors (aged 15 and under). There is also group and specials pricing with Wednesday Night Student Specials, Kids Days and Party Nights on offer. There are also various Party Packages available to suit any budget.
Laserforce is currently operating under a Covid Safe plan and is taking precautionary measures to prevent the spread of Covid-19.
Location: 55 Ipswich Road, Woolloongabba
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Visit Laserzone Lawnton to experience the world class, indoor multi-level arena for yourself! Adults and kids alike will enjoy the 40 packs, 8 base stations and 60 multi-functional targets in the arena that give players access to special abilities such as Rapid Fire, Stealth, Shields, Score Multiplier and even Invincibility. Prices range from $19 for a one-hour pass to $29 for two hours. As Laserzone offers more than just laser tag, this price includes use of the laser tag arena, a bumper car ride and arcade access with an arcade credit.
Laserzone also offers ‘Laser Sports’ where leagues of players compete in tournaments and helps to develop fitness, hand-to-eye coordination, teamwork and communication skills. Junior League is for those aged 8-14 and is the perfect way to get your kids active and fit. This is the first stepping-stone into the world of Laser Sporting as experienced players help guide new players to develop their laser tag skills. Senior League is for ages 13+ and caters for beginners to those with advanced skills levels. The use of a unique handicapping system allows equal opportunity to all players regardless of their experience.
Laserzone also has options for kids’ parties suited to every budget and need! Enclosed footwear is essential to play, and dark clothing is recommended to better conceal players in the dimly lit environment.
Laserzone is currently operating under a Covid Safe plan and is taking precautionary measures to prevent the spread of Covid-19.
Location: 561 Gympie Road, Lawnton
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You may know Sky Zone as Australia’s largest indoor trampoline park, but now it comes with added indoor laser tag too! The three-storey laser tag arena holds up to 40 players who can battle it out in the cloud-filled wonderland. This venue features state-of-the-art laser tag technology with individual soundscapes and awesome props, making it the perfect venue for an unforgettable laser tag experience or party.
One game will cost $12 per person, with options for two ($18pp) or three games ($20pp) as well!
See our Sky Zone video review here.
Sky Zone is currently operating under a Covid Safe plan and is taking precautionary measures to prevent the spread of Covid-19. Bookings are limited to 10 people.
Location: 544 Kessels Road, Macgregor
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Play like a pro at Urban Xtreme’s classic indoor multi-level arena with the world’s most advanced “Helios Laser Tag’ system. Tagging your opponent is just the start; you’ll get to work as a team to protect your base, avoid infections or capture the flag, all whilst working on your laser tag skills!
You can also participate in Laser League – a weekly social tournament to meet new people and have fun. Junior Laser League runs every Thursday from 4:00 – 5:30pm and your first session is free. It doesn’t stop here, Urban Xtreme also hosts birthday parties for kids and teens with a variety a different party packages available to meet your needs.
Kids aged 5-6 are the recommended age to start playing but this is dependent on size and confidence levels. Enclosed footwear is required, and casual, comfortable clothing is fine, just no singlets or loose jewellery.
See our Urban Xtreme video review here.
Urban Xtreme is currently operating under a Covid Safe plan and is taking precautionary measures to prevent the spread of Covid-19. Read the Covid-19 update on their website for the full details and booking requirements.
Location: 4/370 Nudgee Road, Hendra
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Laser Skirmish is outdoor laser tag, played in the forest, bushland or rainforest. With three Brisbane locations in Brisbane West, Brisbane Bayside and Brisbane North, Laser Skirmish has a field near you! Specialising in birthday parties, this is perfect for kids and ‘tweens who love an action-filled adventure. The Army Parties in the forest are suitable for primary school aged kids and their families.
You must wear long pants past your ankles (think tights and leggings are not suitable), and covered shoes like hiking boots or runners. Prices vary depending on the group size, but for 30+ players it’s $24 per person.
Laser Skirmish can also bring the party to you with their sister company “Laser Tag in a Box”.
Mt Crosby (Brisbane West): Within Tyamolum Park on Bunya Street, Mt Crosby
Mt Cotton (Brisbane Bayside): End of Karingal Road, Mt Cotton
Samford (Brisbane North): Within Baden Powell Park, Samford
Check out the ‘Venues’ tab on the Laser Skirmish website for full directions.
Laser Tag in a Box
Plan a party at home your kids will never forget with Laser Tag in a Box! The mobile equipment works for an indoor or outdoor set up, and with long-lasting batteries you can play for as long as you want. You can set your own “house rules” or you can receive helpful hints and tips to recreate the most popular games like Fortnite at home.
With a variety of package options for games for those aged 5 and up, everyone will have a ball playing laser tag! Laser Tag in a Box has also introduced their “fun at home” rental pack of 12 laser taggers. This is perfect for ages 8+ to get outdoors (in your backyard) and have loads of fun! With the special offers of two days for the price of one, you can play team elimination, free for all or capture the flag.
Just call or book online and pre-pay and the boxes will be delivered to your door! All equipment will be thoroughly sanitised and cleaned before and after use to prevent the spread of Covid-19. Prices vary between packages so refer to their website for full details.
Visit the Laser Tag in a Box website
Red Scorpion Mobile Laser Tag
Servicing the Brisbane areas, Red Scorpion specialises in providing army and Fortnite themed mobile laser tag parties and events, all delivered to you. The harmless Gaming Guns are perfect for indoor or outdoor use and can cater for groups of any size. Staff will arrive before your scheduled start time to set up an inflatable battlefield, remaining on-site to brief players and facilitate the mission.
Packages range from $400-$650 and for all sessions in public parks a $50 logistics fee applies.
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More birthday party ideas
We hope you and your kids have the time of their lives learning new skills and playing laser tag or skirmish! If you are looking for more birthday party ideas, try these top ten kids party venues in Brisbane.