Secrets of Sydney: Hidden Secrets of the Queen Victoria Building

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"Secrets of Sydney: Hidden Secrets of the Queen Victoria Building" is an exhilarating outdoor escape game that plunges participants into the heart of Sydney's rich history. 

Players step into the shoes of a contemporary Sydney businessman, whose routine life is upended when the ghost of Mei Quong Tart, a Chinese businessman from the late 1800s, suddenly appears before him. 

As players unravel the narrative, they'll discover that Mei was tragically murdered within the walls of the iconic Queen Victoria Building. His restless spirit now seeks a champion to decipher the building's concealed riddles, the keys to setting his soul free. Traverse the historic corridors, delve into forgotten tales, and decode the mysteries to help Mei find the peace he so desperately craves.
No booking needed. Just download the app, add it to your quests and start playing.

Places you will visit


It will take you

79-109 mins

You will walk

2630 steps

Total distance

2 km


  • Discover what's hiding behind the Queen Victoria Building's mysterious locked doors

  • Visit the site of a World War 2 defence outpost

  • Learn the history of some of Sydney's oldest buildings

  • Walk the corridors where famous businessman Mei Quong Tart's ghost still roams.


You are a Sydney businessman used to the hum drum of office life.  

Suddenly one afternoon, the ghost of a Chinese businessman Mei Quong Tart appears to you on your normal walk home through the city.  

He explains to you that he was murdered inside the Queen Victoria Building and his soul cannot rest until someone manages to solve the hidden riddles of the building, to let his soul sail free.

Game route

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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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Nathan Lorkin

29 Sep 2023
was actually really fun we had trouble with the first question but the rest were fun and easy!


22 Sep 2023
My kids and I really enjoyed it.


16 Sep 2023
I really enjoyed this game. I learned a lot about the history of the area. I won’t pass through without noticing these details again. Highly recommended.


06 Sep 2023
I learned so much history and had a lot of fun.

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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