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Outdoor Escape Games Unleashed: Immersive Outdoor Adventures

  • Work together to solve fun challenges & puzzling clues
  • Guided by clues sent to your phones
  • Explore Melbourne's historic landmarks and hidden gems
  • Discover top-rated pubs, bars and cafes
  • Compete for top spot on the Melbourne leaderboard
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Discover Melbourne's secret facts & places

Fun clues, puzzles & challenges

Play together or competitively

Fully flexible risk-free bookings

Next Steps

1. Select your game, pick a trail of your choice and receive your welcome email.
2. Rally your team and enter a team name and phone number(s) into the system.
3. Receive your welcome text, then head to the start location on a day and time of your choice.
4. Text START to receive the first in a series of cryptic directions. Solve the puzzles to unravel your mystery.
5. Discover unique places, the secret and hidden of your city - and great independant pubs/cafes!
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Find Your Nearest Outdoor Escape Game

Each game explores a different area of city in one of two ways. Our classic games use puzzle-filled directions to guide players to exciting new sights. Our Story games do all this with the added bonus of an immersive story on top - play the main character and relive a tale from the city's past or experience a story all your own.

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Clues & Challenges

Clues don't require any prior knowledge and are generally made up of two parts:

1) Obscured directions that make reference to the city around you. Unravel their meaning and be guided by your surroundings.

2) A puzzle to be solved once you've followed the directions, search nearby to find your answers.

A mix of clues, puzzles and photo challenges

Guided by clues sent to your phone

- Receive snippets of history, quirky facts and intriguing stories about the areas you visit.

- Pub/cafe breaks along your hunt, all totally optional and some with discounts on food & drinks.

- Make memories at locations along the way, get inspiration from previous teams and share a clever snap!

- Race for a top position on the game leaderboard, or go at your own pace.

Learn snippets of history, optional breaks in pubs/cafes and a leaderboard for each game.

Fun activity for all groups

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Melbourne Outdoor Escape Game Reviews

The great things our customers have to say about CityDays Outdoor Escape Games

Windsor oldies Outdoor Escape Game

Windsor oldies

Great day out exploring parts of London you would never normally do

Seekers of Aravos Outdoor Escape Game

Seekers of Aravos

I was in a team with my partner and our 9 year son. We had a blast. There was something for us all!

Are you okay? Outdoor Escape Game

Are you okay?

We really enjoyed the scavenger hunt! It was a great way to get outside and enjoy the city in a different way. We both …

Three Women and No Baby Outdoor Escape Game

Three Women and No Baby

Second one I have done. Such a brilliant format. The clues are well written and make you really look at what’s around y…

3 Gen Outdoor Escape Game

3 Gen

Great way to entertain teenagers, they loved it.

Bopchkin Outdoor Escape Game

Bopchkin

A great way to learn about a city and have fun doing it. The clues were good and the walk was about right

Team Hammond Outdoor Escape Game

Team Hammond

My wife and I had a fantastic day of exploring and refreshments. We will definitely be back!

Daryls birthday Outdoor Escape Game

Daryls birthday

Really fun morning. Would definitely recommend

Bickle's Bongles Outdoor Escape Game

Bickle's Bongles

The clues were excellent - easy to follow without being too easy to solve! Took us on a very pleasant journey around Lo…

Donkeys@2pm Outdoor Escape Game

Donkeys@2pm

It was excellent. Only error we made was at the Plague for the Hungarian Revolution of 1956. This was because the bronz…

Jannie's jaunts Outdoor Escape Game

Jannie's jaunts

Great fun and a fabulous way to look around a city, our first time, but not the last

Berin Outdoor Escape Game

Berin

Had the most amazing time doing our murder mystery trail! Well thought out, perfect clues, and a lovely city to do it i…

Bestiesss✨ Outdoor Escape Game

Bestiesss✨

Amazing day out!!

duckz Outdoor Escape Game

duckz

spectacular

Team Kataraang Outdoor Escape Game

Team Kataraang

Was a super fun day, even as Oxford students!It was great learning so many new things about the city and paying attenti…

Doctor and the Cats Outdoor Escape Game

Doctor and the Cats

Great fun and interesting places to discover, especially Mercato Market

Renegades Outdoor Escape Game

Renegades

This was so much fun, such a good idea and more people need to know about it! Highly recommend!

Sanlo Outdoor Escape Game

Sanlo

It was our first walk and we loved it! We have been in London for many years and have not seen some of the places befor…

Corn Stars Outdoor Escape Game

Corn Stars

A very fun, head scratching activity. A great way to explore the city without feeling like you’re walking for miles; gr…

Malyha Kristian and Zeb Outdoor Escape Game

Malyha Kristian and Zeb

Smooth trail. Good level of some things we needed to think about but didn't find too hard.

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G’day, Melbourne - reckon you can crack your way out of this one?

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Dive deep into Melbourne's urban landscape as you embark on captivating quests across its bustling laneways and iconic landmarks…

Our Melbourne escape room games are meticulously crafted to test your problem-solving skills, encourage teamwork, and offer a unique method of experiencing Melbourne's diverse culture and hidden treasures.

Ideal for family outings, friend gatherings, and corporate team-building events, our games guarantee an extraordinary adventure filled with puzzles, clues, and enigmas. 

You'll still enjoy all the enigmas, riddles, cryptic clues, and challenges of a traditional escape room, but with an exciting twist.

We take the fun into the great outdoors, allowing you and your group – be it friends, family, colleagues, and beyond – to unravel historical neighbourhood secrets, crack mysteries, and so much more...

No doors. No ceilings. No specific time slots. No hassle. That’s the CityDays way!

Urban Escape Rooms Melbourne: An Outdoor Extravaganza

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We want to be where the fun is, and that’s right on your doorstep. Think about it - most of the world’s greatest adventures happened outside. 

Whether you’re a competitive champion or a sleuthing schemer, we want to give you the chance to unravel your city’s secrets once and for all - one challenge, riddle, and puzzle at a time.

Our escape room games in Melbourne aren’t like conventional escape rooms. Firstly, they take place outside - more on that later - but they’re also “built” to take you beyond the typical escape room experience. 

Here’s how…

Explore Melbourne Like Never Before

With our gamified Melbourne escape rooms, there’s no need to involve doors, walls or ceilings. Instead, you get to experience the thrill of solving puzzles and uncovering secrets, all while soaking in the beauty and history of Australia’s cultural capital. Our games are meticulously designed to lead you through Melbourne's iconic landmarks, allowing you to discover its rich heritage in the most interactive way possible.

Teamwork Makes the Dream Work

Our escape rooms are more than just games; they're a unique opportunity to build bonds, foster teamwork, and create lasting memories with friends, family, or coworkers. Whether you're strategising to solve the next clue or racing against the clock, you'll find yourself working together in ways you never imagined. It's the perfect blend of fun, challenge, and collaboration.

Fun Under the Sun

We all know Melbourne’s weather is unpredictable, but you’re Melburnians, you can cope with four seasons in one day. Step outside the conventional indoor escape room and embrace the excitement of exploring Melbourne’s nooks and crannies. Feel the sun on your face and the wind in your hair as you navigate through the game. 

CityDays’ Outdoor Melbourne Escape Rooms: A Live-Action Game in Melbourne

So what exactly are our Melbourne escape room games? 

Imagine you and your team become the main characters in a dynamic, live-action game set in Melbourne CBD. Starting from a designated location, you'll embark on a journey, solving puzzles, overcoming challenges, and deciphering riddles until you reach your final destination.

But there's much more to it than just that.

You'll uncover Melbourne's urban mysteries, delve into its history, and engage with its vibrant culture. You'll collaborate with your team to tackle puzzles, riddles, and challenges that strengthen your bonds. You'll face puzzles that demand input from the entire team to solve. You'll interact with Melbourne's laneways and immerse yourself in the city's atmosphere.

And the best part? You'll have a fantastic time discovering Melbourne's hidden secrets and uncovering some of its treasures with your favourite people.

Our games are designed to encourage more people to venture outdoors, explore their environment, and, most importantly, have fun

We turn cities into playgrounds, crafting routes and puzzles from scratch that test your puzzle-solving abilities, teamwork, and observational skills, all based on the city's unique character.

Your goal is to unravel the puzzles, challenges, and cryptic clues we've laid out for you.

How Our Outdoor Escape Rooms Melbourne Work

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Our outdoor Melbourne escape "rooms" offer a fresh twist on the classic escape room concept, focusing on exploration and teamwork in the open air rather than confinement. 

Here's a quick guide to how it works:

Preparation: Our games are outdoor adventures, so dress accordingly and be ready for some walking. We've selected spots for optional breaks at cosy cafes and bars along the way which are totally optional, but handy if you need a time out.

Getting Started: Choose your adventure, and we'll send the starting location via WhatsApp. You can begin the game at your convenience (as long as it’s daylight, you can play whenever it suits you!).

The Game: You'll receive tasks, puzzles, and riddles through WhatsApp, each pointing to the next clue hidden in the city's landscape—from street art to plaques, road signs and much, much more! Success hinges on teamwork; every clue solved unlocks the next step in your journey.

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Progressing Through the Game: Only correct answers allow you to advance. Each puzzle solved leads you closer to your next destination, with each spot a short walk away. Stay alert for additional clues along the way…you never know what might be hiding in plain sight! 

Finishing Up: Complete all tasks and reach the end of the trail, we'll calculate your score based on accuracy, time penalties, and hints used. We’ll let you know how your team did, and you can let us know how much fun you had! And if you reach the top of our leaderboard, you could win a prize… 

Any questions? Here’s how it works.

Team-Building Outdoor Escape Room Games in Melbourne

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We’re proud to say that we’ve helped many businesses in Melbourne and around the world plan better, more exciting and more sustainable team-building activities for over five years. 

Will your business be next?

Our team-building activities in Melbourne have been designed to boost your team bonds, heat up your colleagues’ competitive sides and teach them a thing or two about the city they live and work in.

Choose from our premade routes or request a bespoke trail that caters especially to your businesses’ needs. 

So if you want to start or finish at a particular venue, that’s no problem. 

If you need to stop by somewhere specific - we’ll add it in. 

And whether you have a team of five or 500 to organise, we’ll do it all for you. 

Challenges are at the heart of our Melbourne escape room games, so it’s only fair that you challenge us in return. 

Send us your queries (hello@citydays.com) and put us to the test! 

The Best Outdoor Escape Rooms in Melbourne

Here are our available games and outdoor escape rooms in Melbourne!

Frozen Idols, Shifting Walls

Embark on an interactive adventure that weaves through the heart of Melbourne's CBD, showcasing its iconic sculptures, vibrant street art, and more. 

This outdoor escape room in Melbourne melds the thrill of escape rooms with the discovery of a walking tour, offering a unique experience tailored for a city as diverse and dynamic as Melbourne. Unearth notable landmarks, secret spots, and facets of the city's history and culture that you never knew existed!

Prepare to encounter: the majestic St Paul's Cathedral, the historic Town Hall, a famed Victorian-era shopping arcade, the cultural enclave of Chinatown, an underground library, the stately Parliament House, the serene Treasury Gardens, and the famed murals of Hosier Lane. 

Along with these sights, you'll tackle riddles, face challenges, and find great pubs and cafes, plus a multitude of surprises. This immersive trek through the CBD, titled is ideal for families, friends, couples or colleagues. 

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Chameleon Lives

Dive into The Chameleon Lives of St Kilda, an engaging and interactive outdoor escape room in Melbourne that takes you through one of Melbourne's most exciting areas. 

Discover art, history, hidden gems and hallowed highlights, all while enjoying clues with your friends, family and colleagues. Along the way, expect to see: the City Hall, St Kilda Botanical Gardens, Acland St, O'Donnell Gardens, Luna Park, St Kilda Foreshore, Alfred Square and Fitzroy St. 

Unravel a host of riddles, discover hand-picked bars and cafes, and expect plenty of surprises along the way. Anyone hoping to delve beneath the surface of this shape-shifting Melbourne marvel need look no further.G’day, Melbourne - reckon you can crack your way out of this one?

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