Explore Newtowns alternative side in a series of fun cryptic clues

Learn about the history of this area. Fun facts and interesting stories!

Adventure clues is the best way to learn about Sydney

2-3 hours

Start - Outside of Newtown Train Station

Finish - You finish in the heart of Netown just off King Street.

$25 per person

Explore Newtowns aternative side in a series of fun cryptic clues. Learn about the history of this area. Fun facts and interesting stories!

Find hidden gems like the ship set in stone and street art as you work together to solve mysteries

A flexible option: use the web app at any time with no need for a human guide

Enjoy a rest break at a cool café after clue number eight.

How it works

Choose a Trail & Checkout

Choose from our selection of trails in the city you love. Add your team details on the checkout page.

You’ve Got Mail

Each team captain receives the trail  instructions and unique play links for all players. Team captains  then forward this email to the other team members.


Head to the start location and click play to start your adventure. It’s quick and easy with no downloads required. 

Have fun!

Have fun as you solve clues and discover the best parts of the city!  

The Game Play

Additional Information

  • Adventure details
  • Key Info
  • FAQ
  • Start Location
  • Leaderboard

Prepare yourself for an adventure in Sydney’s coolest borough. Uncover the coolest spots in town as you meander along King Street and then off the beaten path to explore funky street art works and areas you never new existed. The 12 cryptic adventure clues have been designed so that you take in only the best sights that you’ll be telling your friends about. Visit the Shipwreck nearby the old church, and get up close to one of the ‘guardian dogs’ that act as gateways to the arts and entertainment district and also reflect the suburbs spirit of acceptance and tolerance. After clue number 8 you’ll have chance to take a rest break and taste the great coffee on offer at the city farm as small as your pocket. Your challenge is to solve all of the 12 cryptic clues to discover the backstories and secret hidden gems. So what are you waiting for? Go get on your hipster shades; solve the clues and most importantly adventure into the alternative!

Price$25 Per Person. We recommend up to 4 players per team. You can add extra teams on the checkout page.
Start LocationOutside of Newtown Train Station - 330 King St, Newtown NSW 2042
Finish LocationYou finish in the heart of Netown just off King Street. (10 minutes walk back to the train station) Close by you find the hustle and bustle of the vafes and bars.
Duration2-3 hours (may vary depending on how much time you spend at rest breaks)
Number of Clues12 Cryptic Clues
Start TimesYou can start the trail anytime, we recommend that you complete during daylight activities so that the clues remain visible. The rest break mid way thrpough the trail is open from 9am to 5pm weekdays and until 3pm on weekdays.
Difficulty Level



You can either decide to go about things leisurely or try to post a good time on our leader board.  After each clue we provide you with the story and facts.

ScoringAnswer Correctly 25 Points, Use a hint -10 Points, Use a Reveal -20 Points (and the map will direct you to next clue in case you got lost).
Top TipsMake sure your phone has enough phone battery or you can add other peoples numbers at checkout to also receive the clues. Bring along a pen and paper, it can help when solving some of the anagram clues J

How do I book?

1. Select the add to cart button at the right of page.
2. Fill in your details on the checkout page.
3. Click place order and enter your payment details. Voila!

How do I start the trail?

We send the team captain an email and SMS. This includes you and your team members unique play links along with instructions. Make sure to forward the email or SMS to all team members. Click on the link and the game opens in your browser immediately. No downloads required.

How long is the play link valid for?

The trail link is valid for 6 months from the day of purchase.

Do I need to bring anything?

Bring along a pen and paper as it can be useful to solve some of the anagram clues. We also recommend you bring some water on hot days.

Can we take part as separate teams?

Yes, this is one of the best ways to enjoy Adventure Clues and challenge your friends. Select add another team at checkout. To best enjoy we recommend a maximum of four players per team.

Does receiving the clues cost money?

It won’t cost you any more than it normally does to use your mobile phone data 🙂

What if the app isn’t working?

Just in case, click on the live chat help whatsapp button within the adventure web app

Can you play on two phones?

Yes, just add more players on the checkout to play on the same team or add an additional team at checkout with their team name and mobile number so that you can play against them.

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What Our happy Customers Have to Say

We’re teachers at a private school and we initially booked the Secret Sydney trail for our students to get to know the city better. In the end, the teachers also joined in the fun cause there was so much about our beloved city that we don’t know! Excellent job, Adventure Clues for keeping us on our toes!

John Lim

This is a really fun way to see parts of Sydney that you probably otherwise would have no idea even existed. Two very enthusiastic thumbs up!! Thankyou for a really fun morning for #TeamChrispie


It was the most enjoyable way to explore Sydney at you own pace with a friends. Would defiantly try another trail. 10/10.

India Jan

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