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Frozen Idols, Shifting Walls, Melbourne

$ 25 per person


  • - City exploration game, solve clues together and unlock secret sights
  • - Top-rated bar & cafe recommendations along the way
  • - Clues sent to your phones, with help available, the perfect difficulty for all
  • - Activity is a mix of; outdoor escape room, treasure/scavenger hunt, walking tour


A playful experience to discover the secrets of Melbourne, a mystery walk similar to an escape room but outdoors!

Your team will receive clues on their phones that, once deciphered, will guide them around a route that showcases it's secret sights and great bars & cafes. The routes are all walking distance and clues get you working together and interacting with the city surroundings to find the answers, no prior knowledge required.

Discover artworks old and new in this alternative tour of Australia's capital of cool. Immerse yourself in laneways full of transient art and statues from another time as you explore the city's past, present and future. At the same time, enjoy the tantalising tastes and spell-binding sounds of its lively cafe and bar culture. Love Melbourne with all five senses!

With recommended refreshment stops at top-rated cafes/bars that you can choose to indulge and refresh along the way. There are three stops on this route, all optional;
- One third; Buzzy open-air bar with drinks served from a shipping container, DJs and graffiti-covered walls.
- Two thirds; Cutting-edge cafe/bar with panoramic views, serving eclectic, modern food and inventive cocktails.
- Finish location; Wine, craft beer & Australian share plates in a bare-brick bar with a riverside terrace.

Frozen Idols, Shifting Walls combines escape game-style puzzles, fascinating facts and underappreciated Melbourne gems to give you a city tour you won't forget. Suitable for anyone with a thirst for unearthing the hidden secrets and jaw-dropping highlights of this incredible city.

Monthly challenges are available for teams to submit pictures/videos of their experience to win cash prizes each month. Links sent in the welcome message and information available on our website.

Plan your day


Start between 6.45am-6.00pm (Mon-Thurs), 6.45am-8.00pm (Fri), 7.45am-6.00pm (Sat), 8.45am-6.00pm (Sun)

2-3 hours across 4.6 km / 2.9 miles

Start Location

Flinders St Station

End Location

Federation Square

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The great things our customers have to say about CityDays

Team Panda

So good!Perfect way to spend a day in the city and explore it's alleyways and popular sit…

Goofy Two Shoes

Had a fantastic tour of Melbourne on this secret city mystery walk!The clues were great, …

Boss Bitsch

It was really nice to explore Melbourne CBD this way and so many details that go missed e…


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