Embark on a Quest through the hidden back streets that are so iconic to this city. You'll wander through Melbourne's best lanes and arcades to discover unique street art, stunning architecture, and historical trivia. During your walk, follow the Quest instructions to collect clues. Then solve the puzzle!
Starting point: Flinders Street Station
The route includes:
- Degraves Street
- The Block Arcade
- Hardware Lane
- The Royal Arcade
- Much more!
- Walking distance: 2.5 kilometers
- Estimated duration: 1½ hours
- Accessibility: Suitable for wheelchairs and prams
- Puzzle Difficulty: Moderate. Suitable for children and adults 8+.
- Arcade Opening Hours:
- Mon-Thurs 9am-6pm
- Fri 10am-8pm
- Sat 9am-5pm
- Sun 10am-5pm
- Public Holidays 11am-5pm
Choose Your Surprise Ending:
Street Art Gallery - A fitting finale to your journey through the Laneways, this open air gallery is the epitome of the Melbourne street art scene. Make sure your camera is charged up! Price: Free Opening Hours: All hours
Historic Site - If you like old stuff, choose this surprise ending! It will take you to a significant historic site in Melbourne. Price: Free Open: 7 days from 11am
Secret Message - This one is just for fun! Reveal a secret message with the clues you uncover during your Quest.
Melbourne Trivia - Use the Quest clues to reveal fun facts about the city you've just explored!
Custom Ending - Write your own secret message (like 'Will you marry me?!) or choose a surprise venue for corporate team building events or even a surprise birthday party. We will create a Quest booklet that leads to your location. Please allow 5 working days. Include your custom ending in the notes section of checkout.
Need more info? Email firstname.lastname@example.org with questions and we can help you out!
Quests never expire! Instantly download your Quest booklet today, and hold onto it until you're ready to embark.
You can enjoy the Legendary Laneways Quest as an amazing race experience. Just form teams and challenge each other to see who can reach the surprise destination first!
If you'd rather take your time, feel free to meander slowly through the clues, stopping wherever you like for detours. Sit and grab a coffee, visit a museum or go shopping during the Quest. There are no rules, so do what you like.
The Legendary Laneways Quest is also a great activity to do with kids. Enjoy quality family time while your children learn skills like following instructions and navigation. The puzzles will develop their problem solving abilities. Finding clues helps with resilience and observational ability. It's a perfect weekend activity.