City Discovery

An outdoor escape game that puts your detective skills to the test

Can you solve the case!?

Get your detective case file, visit iconic locations and use the evidence to find the perpetrator.

Unique Features

Ready to try something exciting? Our city game offers lots of fun and unique features!

Unique & fun activity

A unique activity in Melbourne CBD in which your team explores the city and solves a detective case

For friends & family

Form a group of 2-5 people and play together with friends, family and colleagues

Fully self-guided

No booking required, play any time that suits you

2+ Hours of fun

Solving the case takes around 2+ hours, but stop as many times as you'd like

Leaderboard included

Play for fun or go competitive and aim for the
#1 spot on the leaderboard

Great value

Available for only $60 per copy, which can be played with your team of 2-5 people

Be a detective for a day

You’ve been tasked to investigate the “State Library” case.
Gather your friends and follow in the footsteps of a detective.

Use the map to visit locations, use the evidence and your detective skills to find answers.

 

 Use your detective case file
You’ll get your own physical detective case file, containing instructions, a map, evidence and your unique game code.

 

 Teamwork required
Work together as a team by investigating the information at hand and your surroundings to find answers.

 

 Challenging and fun
Found some answers? Log in to our detective portal with your game code to submit answers and request hints.

Form a team, get ready and play!

1. Form a team and purchase the game

Form a team of up to 5 people with your friends, family members or colleagues.

Then purchase your detective case file below.

2. Get ready to start

Ready to play?

Meet with your team at Mr Tulk, the cafe next to the library.
Show the confirmation email to get your copy.

 

Be sure to check the opening hours on their website!

3. Let the fun begin!

Follow the instructions to get started.

Have your confirmation email ready, which contains your unique game code.

Log in to the detective portal to listen to the instructions and get started.

Purchase Now

Order your copy of Melbourne’s unique outdoor city game today to get the fun started.

Available for only $60. Play with up to 5 people using 1 single copy.

Pick up your copy at Mr Tulk, the cafe next to the State Library of Victoria.

Open 7 days a week. Be sure to check their opening hours on their website!

Frequently Asked Questions

Find answers to the most asked questions below.

How do I get my copy of the city game?

You can pick-up your copy next to the starting location, at Mr Tulk. Simply show them your confirmation email to receive your copy.

Be sure to check their opening hours on their website.

How many copies do I need to purchase for my group?

We recommend 1 case file for up to 5 people. If your group is larger, it’s best to get another case file. With multiple groups you can even think about a little competition…

How much walking is required?

The total distance is less than 5KM and you can make as many stops as you’d like. There is no time limit, so feel free to continue another day. You’ve got 14 days to complete the game after logging in.

In which part of Melbourne does the game take place?

The game takes place in Melbourne’s city centre, in the middle of the city, between Victoria Street and Flinders Street.

Do I need a smartphone?

Yes, you’ll need your phone to get clues, check your answers and whenever you need a hint.

Is there a time limit?

There’s 2 game modes available.

  • Casual: take your time and enjoy discovering Melbourne at your own pace
  • Competitive: race against the clock and try to get on the leaderboard

You’ve got 14 days to complete the game after logging in.

What if we get stuck?

If you’re stuck, need help or can’t reach a location, the Melbourne Police Department can help you out. Simply log in with your unique game code to request a hint.

What if it rains?

Detective cases still need to be solved in the rain. But we understand you’d rather see Melbourne with a bit of sunshine.
After logging in with your game code, you’ve got 14 days to complete it. Surely there must be a bit of sunshine in that time!?

How Can We Help?

If you're interested in booking a live hosted event or have any questions about our experiences, we'd love to hear from you.

Simply fill in the form and we'll be in touch as soon as we can. We usually respond within a few hours.