There may only be one week left until Halloween, but there is still plenty of time to scream in fear at Night of Terror located at Creamy Acres Farm in Mullica Hill. The haunt, which has been featured on HGTV’s Scariest Haunted Houses, is celebrating their 20th anniversary this year. As of Fri, October 23, there are only 5 more nights to enjoy Night of Terror this Halloween season, so hurry!
The haunted destination, which is open on select weeknights and every Fri and Sat night, features seven attractions. Six of the attractions, which include a haunted hayride, haunted corn maze and haunted houses, are included for one price. The attraction sold separately is an interactive haunted paintball hayride, which happens to be the first one of its kind in the United States.
“Ride of Terror” hayride, which was featured on HGTV’s Scariest Haunted Houses, features large-scale animatronics, props and sets. Without giving too much away, there is an exquisite dinosaur park reminiscent of “Jurassic Park,” an elaborate pirate area, which brings to mind “Pirates of the Caribbean,” animatronic monster dogs, a fire-breathing headless horseman sure to delight fans of “Sleepy Hollow,” and so much more, coming from all directions.
Loud, blood-curdling sounds come out of nowhere, and the scare actors on the hayride are very hands on. Numerous actors jump on the wagon and spook riders on both sides, but unlike many haunts, Night of Terror does not have a no-touching policy, and they use this to their advantage on the “Ride of Terror,” adding an additional creepy factor on this ride.
Following the hayride, visitors head to the attraction “Zombie Mayhem: Step Into The Dark,” which is a dark maze filled with scare actors, dark turns and a little confusion. Yes, the attraction uses dark walls and pure darkness, but at other times, it isn’t pitch dark, and in lieu of this darkness, dark props are used to create partial then pretty close to total claustrophobia.
The “Cornfield Maze” comes next, and it is in fact, a maze, unlike many other haunted cornfields. Visitors/victims do get lost, which adds to the fun, but after a short while, the actors scare their victims into the right direction, which keeps things from getting too confusing.
Last, but certainly not least in the chain of attractions, which follows “Ride of Terror” is the new for 2015, “Head Hunters.” This setting of this attraction is so authentic it actually appears as if visitors have traveled to a swampy island bombarded by an ancient tribe of headhunters, voodoo and witch doctors. The props are that realistic.
“Slaughter Cave” and the new for 2015 “Dark Dreams” have separate entrances from the other attractions. “Slaughter Cave” features elaborate props, and here once again, the actors are free to touch, even grabbing the ankles of guests, so watch out! The tone of “Dark Dreams” is set right from the beginning of the attraction when the words, “Welcome to ‘Dark Dreams’ where your nightmares come true,” are eerily uttered from one of the scare actors. The music, which proceeds to play in the background, is the music of your nightmares, and this haunted attraction is so downright creepy it even includes a maze of mannequins and a variety of other really nice props.
Calling fans of “The Walking Dead!” As mentioned earlier, Haunted Paintball Hayride is an attraction, which comes with a separate admission fee. Visitors of this attraction climb aboard a wagon with mounted paintball guns, and defend themselves and other riders against a zombie invasion in the midst of a variety of scenes and props.
After enjoying an evening of fun and fear, guests are welcome to stop into the Retail Store located on the premises. Decorations, souvenirs and a variety of snacks can be found in this country store.
Night of Terror is located at 448 Lincoln Mill Road in Mullica Hill, NJ 08062. Dates and times of operation, driving directions, discount coupons, prices and more information can be found on their website at http://www.nightofterror.com/. More information about Creamy Acres Farm can be found at http://www.creamyacres.com/.