Ghosts of Sydney: The Haunting Stories

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Embark on a mysterious adventure around the streets of Sydney – from Hyde Park to the Harbour Bridge – as you visit some of the city’s most haunted locations. What might be lurking in those hidden laneways and dark staircases? Keep an eye out for ghosts as you embark on your quest, following clues and solving puzzles along the way.

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  • Not for kids
  • Best at night
  • Best for couples
  • Audio stories

Places you will visit


It will take you

80-110 mins

You will walk

4600 steps

Total distance

3.5 km


  • Learn the history behind Sydney’s notorious ‘Dead House’.

  • Explore a 150-year-old former opium den and boarding house.

  • Visit the sites of some of Sydney’s most gruesome and unexplained murders.

  • Discover places where ghost sightings still occur today.


It’s the end of your first day working as a guide at the Hyde Park Barracks. The rooms are dark and empty, but it feels like you’re not alone.

As you lock the front door, someone taps your shoulder. Turning around, you see a ghostly figure in a long white dress. Her face is wrinkled with age and worry.

“You have to help me find my son,” she says.

“Who are you?” you ask, your voice shaking. “Why do you need my help?”

She drifts across the courtyard. Curious, you follow her.

Game route

Starting point Hyde Park Barracks (Queen’s Square, Macquarie Street)
Queens Square, Macquarie St, Sydney NSW 2000, Australia
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Amanda Ortlepp

09 Mar 2023

Karen Wyatt

01 Mar 2023
some hidden gems that us Sydney residents didn't know. great fun.

Hugh D

23 Feb 2023

Mark Dempster

02 Feb 2023


02 Feb 2023
great day and lots of fun had

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  • 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

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