Historic Parramatta: Get me to the church on time

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You will be stepping back in time to 1880 to help young Eliza Simpson collect everything she needs for her wedding, but can you get her to the church on time for her big day? As you explore new locations, solving clues you will discover the historical monuments and events that formed Australia's first European inland settlement.
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Places you will visit


It will take you

56-86 mins

You will walk

3940 steps

Total distance

3 km


  • Learn about a flying dentist

  • Stand in a living museum of roses

  • Admire Australia's oldest public building

  • Visit Australia's oldest oldest site of continuous worship

  • Learn why Governor Fitzroy refused to go through the George Street entrance to Parramatta park


The high rise buildings and the traffic have disappeared as you leave modern day Parramatta and step back in time to take on the role of guardian angel for 20 year old Eliza Simpson. 

Its her wedding day and you need to get her to the church. There's just one problem, everything she needs for the perfect day must be collected from locations around the town before she can get married. 

Will you find everything she needs and get her to the church on time to marry her sweet heart?

Game route

Starting point Rumsey Rose Garden
Parramatta NSW 2150, Australia
Finish point St John's Anglican Cathedral
195 Church St, Parramatta NSW 2150, Australia
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Get the app and you're all set

Download it, choose your route and just walk to the starting point.

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19 Nov 2023
A great game with an interesting visual story exploring the rich history of Parramatta. Recommended for those wanting to head outside of the usual tourist hubs of Sydney!

What does an
outdoor escape game look like?

  • Discover new places

    As you walk and tour around the city, you will visit new cool places.

  • Solve puzzles, crack riddles

    You will test your wits and exploring abilities with fun challenges.

  • Learn fun history

    Each place comes with its own bit of history that you'll discover as you walk.

  • Role-play

    Put yourself in the shoes of a famous fictional character and play out their story.


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