Street Art of Sydney: Catch an Art Thief

4.75 (16 ratings)
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There’s an art thief on the loose in Sydney! 

In the role of detective, follow the clues the thief is leaving for you on artwork around the city. Can you outsmart the thief and bring them to justice? 

In this quest, you'll discover some of Sydney's most unique and inspiring street art. It will make you look at the city in a whole new way.
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  • Pause, continue exploring at your own pace or replay at any time.
  • Varied terrain/elevation, may not be suitable for those with limited mobility
  • No attractions ticket(s) required

Places you will visit


It will take you

105-135 mins

You will walk

6570 steps

Total distance

5 km


  • Explore the beautiful Sydney Harbour foreshore from Circular Quay to Darling Harbour.

  • Discover the city's most unique and exciting street art, from murals and sculptures to video installations.

  • Learn about the artists' inspiration in creating their artwork.

  • Visit some of Sydney's most spectacular and iconic locations.


You’re a world-renowned detective who specialises in tracking down art thieves. 

When you arrive in Sydney to investigate the disappearance of a famous and expensive artwork, a note is slipped under your hotel room door.

It says, "Art is my first passion and dodging detectives is my second. Think you’re good enough to catch me? Let’s see."

Game route

Starting point Commissioner’s Steps Circular Quay
1A Circular Quay W, The Rocks NSW 2000, Australia
Finish point Novotel Sydney Darling Square
17 Little Pier St, Darling Harbour NSW 2000, Australia
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David Smith

04 Nov 2023

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11 Oct 2023

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23 Jul 2023
Great way to get to know your own city - so many unseen things hiding in plain sight. We’re ready for our next exploration!

Marci Knight

15 Apr 2023
Good quest, good clues and photos at each sire were very helpful to make sure we stayed on track

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