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Bowlarama Laser Force New Plymouth offers the BEST Underground WarZone Themed Laser Tag Adventure in New Zealand!

Strap on a vest and step into an underground warzone that will blow your mind. Come face to face with unknown creatures and become completely immersed in another world. Our single-level arena has the latest Gen 8 Laser Force equipment, excellent lighting and plenty of places to hide from your rivals.

Just like popular video games and online experiences, choose from different illustrated avatars to match your expressive laser tag style. Your avatar character will show up on your phaser, battle suit chest screen, scoreboard and even opponents’ phasers when they’re tagged!

Please read the FAQ’s if you have not visited us before so you can have a full understanding of how we run our tag!

Frequently Asked Questions

  • What is Laser Tag?

    Laser Tag is a high-tech sport where players wear computerised vests and have handheld phasers and attempt to achieve a high score by tagging other players, base stations & other targets within the amazing arena.

  • How does the Laser tag system work?

    After players  have been briefed and strapped on their vest, the game is started by one of our Marshalls. The pack is activated and allows the player to fire their phaser at opponents and devices within the Arena. Each pack has sensors on the phaser (Front and back of the pack and on the shoulders). Tagging these areas will gain points to the attacking player while deactivating the tagged player for a few seconds. After the game has finished, the packs shut down automatically and players return to the armory room. Score information is downloaded from the packs to the central computer and displayed on the scoreboard.

  • What protective clothing or footwear is required?

    Enclosed shoes must be worn. No sandals, jandals, gumboots, or open-toed shoes are permitted. Also, be aware that if you wear white you will be more visible to your opponents.

  • How many people can play Laser Tag?

    Bowlarama New Plymouth can accommodate up to 30 players in each game.  Like aged groups will be mixed in together.  Exclusive use of a Mission time slot is only available by booking and paying for 30 Battle suits.

  • Are there any age restrictions on playing Laser Tag?

    There is a minimum age of 6 years old. And a minimum height of 110cm.

    There is no maximum age to play the game – even grandparents can have a go.

    Players under 14 years of age will need an adult (18 years or old) to be on the premise for the duration of the event.

  • Do you need to be physically fit to play Laser Tag?

    Laser Tag can be played at your own pace. There is no reason to be rushing around the areas (in fact, we don’t allow you to run). As long as you are comfortable with light walking for 15 minutes and you can walk up our ramps, then you’re probably fit enough to play. Of course, as only you can be a judge of whether you are able to play – the final responsibility rests with you.

  • Is Laser Tag played in the dark?

    Laser Tag is played in a darkened environment, but it is not pitch black. The arena is well lit with backlights which allow the fluorescent paints & materials to glow brightly. Your eyes soon become adjusted to the light level so you are able to see quite well.

  • Are protective glasses worn during play?

    No. The lasers used in the game are very low power and only flash for a very brief time. The equipment has been tested to meet appropriate standards of safety for lasers around the world.

  • I have played Paintball – does Laser Tag also hurt when you are hit by another player?

    No. Laser Tag is harmless. The only way you know you have been tagged is when your pack tells you (vibrates) and it has shut down.

  • Can we play Laser Tag as a team?

    Laser Tag may be played as either an individual game or as a team game.   Your game Marshall on the day will decide on the format of play.   Teams are also randomly selected by the computerised system, so you may not be on the same team as the people you arrived with.  This has its benefits, it enables you to tag them!

  • Refunds and Booking Transfers

    Session bookings are non-refundable upon cancellation.

    Bookings can be transferred if need be, up to 48 hours before your booking time.

    Please make sure to arrive 15 minutes before your booking time.

    Please note that an online booking charge is imposed by our third-party provider. Those charges will be displayed at the time of checkout. Strict terms & conditions apply to cancellations and no shows, these are displayed also at checkout.

Laser Tag Prices

Adult/Child* Price
1 Mission  $12.00
2 Missions $18.00
  • 1 Mission takes an approximately 20-minute cycle to go through. This includes a Safety briefing, vesting procedure and 12-minute game time in the arena. 
  • 2 Mission takes approximately 40 minutes to complete.
  • Check-in (15 minutes prior to playing time is included in your booking schedule) – Head upstairs to the Laser Tag reception and our team will take care of you!

*There’s an age restriction of 6 years + and you must be a minimum height of 110cm.

Laser Tag and Mini Golf Combo

Adult $22.00
Child $19.00

Laser Tag Hours

Monday/Tuesday: CLOSED 
Wednesday/Thursday: 4.00 PM – 9.00 PM
Friday: 4.00 PM – 10.00 PM
Saturday: 10.00 AM – 9.00 PM
Sunday: 10.00 AM – 6.00 PM

  • Hours are subject to change during Public Holidays or School Holidays. Please either give us a call or check availability through Online Bookings.

Group Bookings

  • Corporate and Group Bookings are available outside of advertised Business hours.
  • Please email bowlaramalasertag@gmail.com or phone during the Laser Tag operating hours. Please do not call outside of these hours as the phone will not be answered.

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