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Legendary Laneways Quest
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Legendary Laneways Quest
Legendary Laneways Quest
Legendary Laneways Quest
Legendary Laneways Quest

Legendary Laneways Quest

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Want to experience Melbourne culture but not sure where to start? 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

  • Walking distance: 2.5 kilometers
  • Estimated duration: 1½ hours
  • Accessibility: Suitable for wheelchairs and prams
  • Puzzle Difficulty: Moderate. Suitable for children 10+.
  • Arcade Opening Hours:
    • Mon-Thurs 9am-6pm
    • Fri 10am-8pm
    • Sat 9am-5pm
    • Sun 10am-5pm
    • Public Holidays 11am-5pm
  • Download a free sample page of the Quest booklet.

Choose Your Surprise Ending: 

  • Street Art Gallery - A fitting finale to your journey through the Laneways, this street gallery is the epitome of the Melbourne art scene. Make sure your camera is charged up! 
    • Price: Free
    • Opening Hours: All hours
  • Takeaway Treats - Tucked down a city lane, this tiny establishment is chock-full of brightly coloured sweet goodies for you and your group to enjoy. Sit in Fed Square or along the Yarra to enjoy your well deserved takeaway treat!
    • Price: $6.60/treat.
    • Opening hours: Thurs-Sun 11am-5pm (or until sold out) **These hours are temporary due to COVID restrictions, and may change. The Quest booklet will not necessarily list correct opening hours.   
  • Noodle Bar - Small and unpretentious, this family run eatery takes great pride in the excellent quality of its dishes. **Available for takeaway only during COVID restrictions. 
    • Price: Mains from $12.90
    • City Quest Special Deal: Receive a free wok fried rice or gyoza with any main purchased. To redeem, please show the staff your City Quest booklet and quote your invoice number.
    • Learn more about this venue.
  • French Creperie A little slice of Paris awaits down a secret alley, serving handmade traditional savoury galettes and sweet crepes. **Available for takeaway only during COVID restrictions. 


If you'd like a different venue, request a custom Quest with your own surprise destination. 

Some points of interest on the route include:

  • Degraves Street
  • The Block Arcade
  • Hardware Lane
  • The Royal Arcade

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. 

More questions? Please visit our How it Works page for more details, or contact us and we'll get back to you ASAP!