Blog

Race: Saturday, 5th October 
 

Weather:  spitting occasionally but not enough to dampen spirits

Two duo teams today – great, fast, fantastic race with no helplines required by either team. The last clue was the final decider with teams changing positions quite a few times during the race. A fantastic day by all and a big congratulations to Honnora and Daniel on their 10-year anniversary.

Are you having an anniversary; then book to do Fantastic Race Sydney today – all details and bookings are available via our website: www.fantasticrace.com.au

Race: Sunday, 29th September
 

Weather:  Suppose to rain, but the rain held off (cloudy with a chance of ….)

Only two teams challenging the race record and winning gold. Both teams had a bit of trouble at the usual “come a cropper” clue, however both rallied and although both teams crossed the finish line at the same time, the team of two officially won as they had team players arriving together (on the mat as it were). All happy and had a fantastic time.

Wanting to challenge yourself to an intellectual obstacle course (interactive clue-based adventure game) then head to our website (www.fantasticrace.com.au) to book today.

Race: Saturday, 21st September
 

Weather:  Nice blue skies – fantastic day to be in Sydney.

Six teams today all vying for the gold medal. One team – a duo of french girls and three teams comprising of a bucks party. And then we had the Amazing Race fanatics …. Daniel & Jessica of team TTOW (Amazing Race fans will recognise that!!!) All teams off to a great start; with our Amazing Race fanatics taking out the prize in just over 2 hours. A couple of teams struggled and had to use the helplines, but that’s what they are there for! Team Pretty in Pink, the team with hubby to be, came in third behind another team from their bucks party group.

Having a bucks or hens party. Why not do Fantastic Race Sydney to start the celebrations. Bookings can be made via our website: www.fantasticrace.com.au. Plenty more information on our website too!!!

Race: Saturday, 14th September
 

Weather:  Blue skies dotted with a few clouds here and there…

Three teams today – all duos. One of the teams was on their first date – they finished first so here’s to the beginning of a beautiful relationship.

Wanting to make a statement for your loved one. Try Fantastic Race Sydney – bookings via our website: www.fantasticrace.com.au.

Race: Saturday, 7th September
 
Weather: Beautiful sunny day with blue sky BUT so windy!
 
Three teams today all wanting to take home the gold.  A good race with one team needing to make a few phone calls, but on a clue that usually no teams rings for – always nice for a change!
 
All teams came in under the 3 hour mark.
 
Wanting to do a bit of physical exercise in the weekend whilst using the grey matter at the same time – come do Fantastic Race Sydney – fitness and brain challenge wrapped up in one FANTASTIC package – check out all the information via our website – as well as book via www.fantasticrace.com.au

Race: Saturday, 31st August 2019

Weather: Overcast with forecast for rain – yuck!! But the rain held off 🙂

What a quick race – the race record was almost broken – and from a team not from Sydney as well!  Well done Team Brisvegas!

No help lines were needed but there were a few keener players (they wanted to run … shudder!!!) and some not so keen to test their endurance and fitness.  

Heading to Sydney for a weekend – why not do Fantastic Race Sydney …… a sightseeing tour of Sydney with a twist! Bookings can be made via our website : fantasticrace.com.au

Race: Sunday, 25th August 2019

Weather: Beautiful blue skies – what more could you want.

15 people (4 teams) competed for the gold medal today.  And what a race!   Lots of fun was had – especially by the team of 8 celebrating a milestone birthday.  Have a birthday coming up – why not grab a couple of friends and see if you can beat our race record!

Book on line via our website – www.fantasticrace.com.au

Race: Saturday, 24th August 2019

Weather: Beautiful blue skies – not a cloud in sight (but a bit windy!).

Just the two teams today.  First team almost beat our race record with the other team not far behind.  They were celebrating a milestone birthday too (guess if you can from the photo!!!)

Looking for a different way to celebrate a milestone birthday, hens party, bucks party or other celebratory event – why not consider Fantastic Race Sydney.  More information can be found on our website and book via our website – www.fantasticrace.com.au

Race: Sunday, 18th August 2019

Weather: Another beautiful winter’s day in Sydney

Four teams registered for Fantastic Race Sydney today.  All spotted the first clue (differences) very quickly and were off racing.  Some birthday celebrations so teams eager to bag the gold!  Had one phone call for help, but it wasn’t the usual clue that brings teams unstuck.  First team completed the race in 2h 19m with the next three teams coming in over the next 40 minutes.  All teams were great and had a FANTASTIC time.  Shout out to Derek, Tabitha, Jordan, Shane and Ryan from Seattle xx

Visiting Sydney from overseas – do Fantastic Race Sydney – a sightseeing tour of Sydney CBD with a twist.  Visit our website for more information and to book (www.fantasticrace.com.au

Race: Saturday, 17th August 2019

Weather: Blue skies for as far as the eye can see – FANTASTIC for this time of year!

Three teams vying for the legendary Fantastic Race Sydney gold medal.  A bunch of characters today especially Team Teddy our winners!

A family of 4 from interstate with two young girls did an impressive time considering – fantastic effort by Georgia and Jaime to finish the race and claim the bronze.

Looking for a fun family day out – Fantastic Race Sydney is your ticket. Visit our website for more information and to book – www.fantasticrace.com.au

Spring is almost here! It’s time to get outdoors to enjoy the wonderful warm, sunny days (even though we’ve had FANTASTIC weather this winter)! We’ve got lots of reasons to venture out:
– an interactive clue-based adventure game
– a self-guided tour of Sydney CBD with a twist
– a great way of seeing our beautiful harbour city similar to the style of reality TV show “Amazing Race”.
– intellectual obstacle course
– devious clues & mind-bending puzzles.
– totally unique – a scavenger hunt on steroids
– immersive, challenging & completely addictive
Book now – don’t miss out on all the fun!
Saturday & Sunday from 10:30AM.

Visit our website to book on-line! www.fantasticrace.com.au

Race: Saturday, 10th August 2019

Weather: An overcast day, a bit windy but still nice enough to get out and about

Five teams – 20 peeps – eagerly wanting to claim the gold.  

Another milestone birthday being celebrated – Happy 40th Rebecca.  Team “Bec goes Bonkers” ran an impressive race finishing in 2h 23m and getting the bronze medal, or as I like to say, the rose gold medal! 

Congratulations to our winning team (Simon and Chantel of team Allsorts) who finished the race in just over 2 hours.

Wanting to book something different to do on the weekends – try Fantastic Race Sydney for a FANTASTIC time! More information can be found on our website www.fantasticrace.com.au.  Book on-line – we hope to see you soon!

Race: Sunday, 4th August 2019

Weather: Overcast but no rain thank goodness……..

Three teams racing today including an extended family of 9 for a birthday girl’s surprise.

No phone calls for help from this lot – very clever.  Race was very quick with all teams in under 3 hours.  The birthday girl took home a bronze medal.  

Congratulations to Sam and Connor on their gold medal win and a big cheer to Brandy and Tiffany who flew into Sydney for a long weekend from Canada!

Having a weekend break – why not add Fantastic Race Sydney to the mix – for more details and to book visit our website – www.fantasticrace.com.au

Race: Saturday, 3rd August 2019

Weather: Overcast but no rain (phew) so all teams happy……..

Wow 6 teams (18 people) racing today.  No time penalties for help phone calls today but the teams were stretched out with an hour between the first and last team to arrive. 

Gold medal winning couple The Dollary-doos did the race in 2h 30m – congratulations Blythe and Katherine!

A big happy 16th birthday to Erin all the way from the USA!

Looking for a different way to see Sydney – try Fantastic Race Sydney.  Book via our website – www.fantasticrace.com.au

Fun Activities Sydney

See the places other sightseeing tours don’t take you

While we’d never criticise other Sydney sightseeing tours, we give you the opportunity to take part in a sightseeing tour with a difference when you sign up for Fantastic Race Sydney.

By following our intriguingly cunning clues and cracking our crafty cryptic codes, you’ll end up visiting places in Sydney that aren’t on the usual tourist maps.

It’s a great way to see a different side to Sydney and to feel as though you’ve experienced the real heart of the city.

And, it’s one of the reasons why we’re known for providing fun but challenging activities in Sydney that will challenge even the keenest minds, whether you’re a tourist, a local, or a keen crossword or Sudoku puzzler.

The perfect activity for friends, family or colleagues

When you’re faced with a never-ending list of activities to do in Sydney, how do you choose which activity is best for you? Well, it’s true to say that if your idea of fun is lazing on the beach all day with the odd trip into the water to cool down, the Fantastic Race might put you out of your comfort zone.

But, if you do want to step out of familiar territory, find out where your limits are, and get yourself a bit of a workout into the bargain, the Fantastic Race could be just what you’re looking for.

And, as it combines fun, challenges and competition, it’s an ideal team activity for friends, families with teenagers, and for corporate away days.

Enter our Fantastic Race today

Fun activities in Sydney don’t get much more fun than the Fantastic Race. It’s the perfect combination of wits, stamina, ambition and fun, and can be tackled by anyone over the age of 14 who’s able to get around under their own steam.

Part fantasy action adventure, part sightseeing tour, part scavenger hunt, the Fantastic Race Sydney is one of the most fun activities to do in Sydney for families, friends and colleagues. In fact, you can even take part on your own, as you can simply sign up for a regular public Fantastic Race and we’ll assign you to a team so that you can complete the course.

There’s no need to miss out one of the best fun activities Sydney has available, and there’s no need to miss out on the incredible bonding experience.

Spread the word about Fantastic Race Sydney

If you’re already taken part in Fantastic Race Sydney and you loved the experience, spread the word to as many people as you can and encourage them find out for themselves why it’s one of the best fun activities Sydney wide.

And don’t forget to reach out to us on Facebook, Twitter, Instagram and Pinterest if you have any photos or Fantastic Race Sydney experiences you’d like to share.

Race: Sunday, 21st July 2019

Weather: A beautiful winter’s day – not a cloud in that blue sky!

Only one team today so the gold medal winner was a no-brainer.  Their challenge was to see if they could beat the Fantastic Race Sydney record – NO they didn’t, but they gave it a good try.  Well done Trent, Ava and Tiffany.

Looking for something to do with the family – try Fantastic Race Sydney.  Visit our website to book – www.fantasticrace.com.au

Scavenger Hunt Sydney

A Sydney Treasure Hunt you’ll never forget

You may have been on treasure hunts before, but we’d like to hazard a guess that you’ve never taken part in a Sydney treasure hunt of this magnitude. Our treasure hunt has been brought right up to date, using technology to deliver and help solve the clues and ciphers that will take you from one part of our beautiful city to another.

It offers the perfect opportunity to use both your individual personal skills and work as a team to crack codes, follow directions and navigate your way around some of the lesser known parts of Sydney. We think it’s the most challenging but fun scavenger hunt Sydney wide, and if you don’t believe us, it’s time you tried it for yourself!

Our Sydney scavenger hunt is the perfect team building activity

Whether you’re planning to tackle the Fantastic Race Sydney scavenger hunt with your family or friends, or you’re looking for a fun day out for corporate team building purposes, you’ll get to learn a lot about yourself and others when you take up the Fantastic Race challenge.

You’ll find skills you never thought you had, learn to rely on instinct, develop strategies that will put you ahead of other teams, and probably discover that you’re more competitive than you originally thought.

We offer the kind of treasure hunt Sydney people love because it encourages the team to work together to reach the end goal in a fun and friendly atmosphere.

Whether you get to the finish line first, or whether you’re the last team to make it back to base, we guarantee that you’ll have bucket loads of fun, and that you’ll get to discover a few of Sydney’s well-hidden secrets along the way.

Join in our Sydney scavenger hunt as an individual

Have you always fancied yourself as Da Vinci Code’s Robert Langdon or National Treasure’s Benjamin Gates? By taking part in a Fantastic Race Sydney scavenger hunt, you’ll get the chance to play the leading role in your own action adventure.

And if you can’t find a team of fellow treasure hunters to join you, don’t worry, you can still take part in the most exciting treasure hunt in Sydney. We’ll simply assign you to a team of equally eager clue seekers who are as keen as you are to crack codes, solve clues, unravel riddles, resolve problems, and navigate your way around our beautiful city.

And who knows?

While you’re doing all this, you’re likely to make some new friends into the bargain. You may even find a set of kindred spirits who would like to repeat the experience again, and again. After all, the adrenaline rush you get from completing the Fantastic Race course is pretty addictive.

For more information about Fantastic Race Sydney and to make a booking please visit our website www.fantasticrace.com.au

Tickets are $80 per person.

Included in this price are all entrance fees and refreshments at the end of the race.

Race: Saturday, 13th July 2019

Weather: Another sunny day – blue skies all the way!

Three teams racing today.  A few phone calls for help were made with the gold medal winners – Furious 5 – doing the race in 2h 15m.  Congratulations – what a fantastic team effort.  

A big happy 50th birthday to Diane 🙂

A milestone birthday coming up – do Fantastic Race Sydney.  Bookings can be made via our website www.fantasticrace.com.au

SCHOOL HOLIDAY FUN – DO FANTASTIC RACE SYDNEY!

Keep the kids entertained these school holidays with OUR family-friendly experience. A fun way to connect as a family and something for the whole family to do together. Check out our website for more information and to book:  www.fantasticrace.com.au

Race: Sunday, 7th July 2019

Weather: A beautiful sunny day with blue sky

Four teams racing today.  Kids in two teams so I thought they may be a bit slower, however I was pleasantly surprised.  All teams finished within the 2.5 to 3 hour mark – so a big fantastic effort by the children!

And what is more – no team had to use the helpline for our hardest clue …. so another fantastic effort!

Book to do the race today – via our website www.fantasticrace.com.au

Race: Saturday, 29th June 2019

Weather: Cold but and scheduled for rain later in the day

Two teams today – with 4 members in each.  Who would win the gold medal??? A very fast race with only minutes outside our race record by the gold medal winning team. The other team came in around the 3 hour mark and would have been quicker if they looked at all the race pack contents!

Looking for things to do this school holidays – why not book to do the race today – via our website www.fantasticrace.com.au

THINGS TO DO IN THE SCHOOL HOLIDAYS!

Family Activities Sydney

Family fun in Sydney for teenagers

If you’ve got teenagers in the family, you’ll know what it’s like to find suitable things to do in Sydney for families that your teenagers will enjoy.

By signing up for Fantastic Race Sydney, you’ll not only be treating your teens to one of the best family activities Sydney has available, but you can also give them the chance to take control of the proceedings.

It’s the perfect opportunity for a bit of role reversal; let them take charge, work out the clues and navigate the city, but be ready to lend a helping hand when needed. It’s a great way to bond your family together and give your teenagers a taste of responsibility.

One of the best Sydney attractions for family bonding

Of course, there are many fun family things to do in Sydney, but how many allow you to become the stars of your own action adventure?

If your family is a fan of adventure movies such as the Da Vinci Code and National Treasure, we’re sure you’re going to love racing around the city, solving clues, cracking codes and negotiating your way around the lesser known areas of Sydney.

It’s not just a great way to have some quality time together, but it’s a great way to learn more about this exciting city, and get to explore things and places other than the iconic and famous landmarks that usually come to mind when you think about Sydney.

Need exciting family friendly things to do in Sydney?

As visitors to the city, you’re going to be overwhelmed with the choice of things to see and do. But if you’re looking for unique things to do in Australia, Sydney Fantastic Race will give you a taste of Sydney that few visitors usually get to see.

So, when you’re busy scouring the internet for things to do in Sydney Australia, it’s time to think outside the box and find an activity that will not only keep your teenagers happy but that will give you as many chances as possible to get to see the real city of Sydney.

The perfect Sydney day out for families

When the race is finally over, and you’ve managed to cross the finish line with your sense of humour intact and grins on your faces, we guarantee that you’re going to feel a great sense of achievement, whether you crossed the finish line in the fastest time, or you didn’t end up on the winner’s rostrum on this occasion.

After all, it’s not about the winning; it’s about the taking part, isn’t it? Oh, who are we kidding?

Participating in a Fantastic Race Sydney family day out is bound to bring out the competitive spirit in you and your kids, and give them a great experience – so book your place in the next Fantastic Race Sydney now.

Race: Sunday, 23rd June 2019

Weather: Rainy – yuck!! But we still raced!

We had to stop the race today due to a team member becoming ill (HOWEVER everything is OK with them now – thank goodness!) so I thought I would add an image to brighten up everyone’s day!

Book to do the race today – via our website www.fantasticrace.com.au

Race: Saturday, 22nd June 2019

Weather: Forecast for showers but not a drop of rain in sight … only sunshine

Three teams today – of which one member of two of the teams was celebrating a birthday (HAPPY BIRTHDAY Mihir & Glenn!)

One team didn’t use the helpline at all, one team just wanted to confirm a location and the other team got stuck on THAT clue and needed a hint to get them back on track.

Celebrating a birthday …. why not do FANTASTIC RACE SYDNEY – you’re guaranteed to have a fantastic day! (and see if you’re team get’s stuck on THAT clue!!!!).

Book now via our website: www.fantasticrace.com.au

Fun Things to do in Sydney

Fun things to do in Sydney for locals and visitors

One of the reasons why Fantastic Race Sydney is so successful is because we offer fun things to do in Sydney city that will appeal to both Sydney locals and visitors. Even if you think that you know all there is to know about Sydney, we guarantee that you’ll uncover parts of the city you didn’t even know existed.

And if you’re a visitor to Sydney, then you’ll leave having seen things and places that other visitors are unlikely to experience.

What’s more, as an added bonus, you’ll get to see Sydney at a fraction of the price it would cost for other kinds of Sydney tours, and you’ll get to go at your own pace – even if that is as fast as you can possibly go. After all, it is a race!

Enjoy a great day out with Fantastic Race Sydney

With a reputation for providing fun things to do in Sydney with friends, family and colleagues, our activities are top of the list when it comes to exploring all that Sydney has to offer, while keeping teenagers amused too.

Of course, you’ll find plenty of information about what to do in Sydney Australia in the local guide books or online, but if you want to see Sydney from a different angle, our Fantastic Race is one of the most fun things to do Sydney wide.

And that’s because we’ll take you from one part of Sydney to another, compelling you to stop on route and take note of things and places you probably wouldn’t see or notice otherwise.

Share the secret with your friends

Once you’ve sampled a Fantastic Race, we suspect that you won’t want to keep the experience to yourself. We think you’ll want to tell everyone you know about your experience, and how it’s one of the most fun things to do in Sydney CBD.

And when you consider that the price for taking part is so reasonable, compared to other kinds of Sydney sightseeing trips, it might even become a regular event when you’re looking for an adventure activity to share with family and friends in the future.

One of the top Sydney fun things to do

So, the next time you’re tired of lazing on the beach and you’re looking for a fun thing to do in Sydney, why not book yourself a place on the next Fantastic Race Sydney? It’s definitely up there at the top of the list of Sydney things to do and see.

And if you’re reading this while planning a trip to the city, and you’re looking to a fun thing to do in Sydney that’s suitable for both teenagers and adults, this is one activity that will get you working as a team in an effort to cross the finish line first.

 

Race: Sunday, 9th June 2019

Weather: Beautiful blue sunny sky and so warm for winter

We had three teams again today. All got off to a fast start and I really thought the race record would fall today however the leading team went to the wrong place and ending up coming in second for the silver medal.

The race time was an impressive 2 hours 8 minutes – another fast race day!

Challenge yourself to beating the race record – get a team of mates together – book via our website: www.fantasticrace.com.au

 

Race: Saturday, 8th June 2019

Weather: Horrid – grey foggy weather for Sydney today!

We had three teams racing today including a team of three teenagers (all 15 years old!).

No team needed a help line and the race was won in a very impressive time of 2 hours 10 minutes. The team of teenagers were not that far behind which was a FANTASTIC effort by the team for solving the clues so quickly – very impressive considering they were not even from Sydney (they were down for the weekend from Armidale).

If you are looking for something different to do this weekend, why not check out our website and book NOW! www.fantasticrace.com.au

Race: Sunday, 2nd June 2019

Weather: Cloudy but no sign of rain in Sydney YET!

Just the two teams today – had an odd sprinkle of rain but this did not dampen the mood of our racing teams.

I didn’t hear a peep out of either team which was FANTASTIC and both teams finished the race in a very respectable time of just under 3 hours (only a couple of minutes separated the teams).

Heading to Vivid Sydney this weekend and want something to do before the lights switch on – why not do Fantastic Race Sydney – check out our website for all the information and book via the following link: www.fantasticrace.com.au

Race: Saturday, 1st June 2019

Weather: The sun shone through the clouds in Sydney

Only two teams today but boy were they fast! 

Both teams arrived for registration early so I was able to get the race underway early.

Only one team rang up for a location confirmation and teams finished the race in just over 2 hours. Awesome work! 

See how long it takes you and your team of friends / family to do the race – why not check out our website for all the information and then book NOW via our website: www.fantasticrace.com.au

Race: Sunday, 26th May 2019

Weather: A warm day – nice in the sun out of the wind

Only two teams today but they were mighty competitive. No help lines were needed and only 8 minutes separated the teams – they finished around the 2.5 hour mark.

It was great seeing all the vivid displays around Sydney CBD. If you are in Sydney to see the vivid lights over the next couple of weekends come race with me – check our our website to book and for more information: www.fantasticrace.com.au

Race: Saturday, 25th May 2019

Weather: Blue skies and a fantastic sunny autumn day in Sydney

Five teams today all vying for the gold medal win. Teams started off steady, with a few teams needing to use the help lines.

The first two teams finished in just over 2 hours with the remaining three teams finishing in under the 3 hour mark. All teams had a fantastic time.

If you are looking for something different to do in Sydney on the weekends, check out our website and book to do the race – www.fantasticrace.com.au

Race: Saturday, 18th May 2019
 
Weather:  Beautiful sunny autumn day in Sydney CBD
 
Three teams today – all members of the Balmain Health Club.  Jerome and Simon and a group of 10 of their members came to pit their wits against each other and see if they could beat the race record …. and two of the teams did!!! Congratulations go to Team “Slow & Steady” lead by the fearless Jerome who completed the race 7 minutes faster than the previous held record, and team “Fantastic Beasts” headed up by Simon & Alanna,  came in 2 minutes later, beating the record by 5 minutes.  Had good vibes that the race record would go today!
 
And the rose gold medal winners did not embarrass themselves in the race time stakes – their time of 2 hours 14 mins would have got them gold on any other day!
 
Belong to a gym … get a group together and come and do the race and see if you can challenge our NEW RACE RECORD held by the Balmain Health Club!  Book via our website: www.fantasticrace.com.au

Fantastic Race Sydney wishes all Mum’s a very Happy Mother’s Day … hope you have a FANTASTIC day!

Race: Saturday, 4th May 2019

Weather:  Started off cloudy but turned into a lovely, sunny day.

Three teams –  great mixture of ages – were off to see if they could beat our record time.  One of the teams stumbled on our “usual” helpline enquiry and two teams wanted to confirm the next location they were going to, but apart from that the helpline didn’t ring.  

This weekend our record time was not broken, our race record still stands, however our lovely team “Dessert Boxes” took out the gold in a modest time.

Grab a group of friends or family and join the race to see what time you can do the race in!  Check out our website for bookings: www.fantasticrace.com.au. Yours in racing……

Race: Saturday, 27th April 2019

Weather:  A nippy 17oC and cloudy – great weather for running!

Two teams racing on this fine Saturday morning.  The race got off to a good start with teams racing to get to the first clue destination.  The race was done in the average time span with teams enjoying the experience more than aiming for the record win. It was a good day to race – not too hot but windy to cool you down. 

Of the three teams, two got stuck at the usual “helpline” areas, however one team was determined not to use any helplines and they didn’t. 

Book the race and see if you can do the race without using any helplines – book via our website: www.fantasticrace.com.au!

We’d love to see you soon 🙂

See Sydney from a different angle!

If you think you know Sydney inside out, we’re here to issue you a challenge. Sign up for Fantastic Race and just like in the reality TV show Amazing Race, Sydney will become a place to explore, navigate and investigate as you work your way around the course.

You don’t have to be fit, but you do have to be mobile, and you certainly have to have your wits about you in order to solve clues which, just like in the reality show Sydney Amazing Race, can be devilishly hard to crack. But don’t worry, we’ll never leave you floundering. After all, the number one aim of devising such an activity is to give you an amazing Sydney experience by taking part in the amazing race Sydney locals and visitors love.

To book visit our website: www.fantasticrace.com.au.

Related image

Race: Saturday, 20th April 2019

Weather:  A lovely day in Sydney! Blue skies are shining – fantastic day for autumn…

Only two teams today, but one of the teams almost finished Fantastic Race Sydney in our record time.  Want to know what the record time is??  Why don’t you log on to our website and book right now (don’t forget to add some friends to increase your fun) .  Book via our website: www.fantasticrace.com.au.

We look forward to racing with you very soon!

Race: Sunday, 14th April 2019

Weather:  Overcast but still warm – a tad muggy … but bearable.

A birthday boy among us – Happy Birthday Paul!  Paul’s team were eager to win him (and them!) the gold medal for his birthday and they made good on their promise!  Congratulations on winning gold – the “Paul’s Heros” team! 

Do you have a birthday coming up .. grab some mates and do the Fantastic Race Challenge.  Book via our webside: www.fantasticrace.com.au


Race: Saturday, 6th April 2019

Weather:  Still beautiful and sunny even though it’s APRIL!

We were a bit late getting going as one of the teams was held up in traffic – all good;  the other teams went and got coffee and used the toilets. They finally arrived, and after much unnecessary apologising,  I got the intro underway.  Teams left me one right after the other so I thought it might be a close race – but it wasn’t – there was 1/2 hour between the first team arriving at our local restaurant and the last team. No help lines needed this weekend Medal ceremony and pictures taken, snacks eaten and drinks drunk and I said my good byes. 

Why don’t you book to do the race and see if your team needs any help – book via our website: fantasticrace.com.au!

Looking for something different to do in Sydney on the weekend!

  • Fantastic Race Sydney is one of the most unique things to do in Sydney. It’s an interactive clue-based adventure game, a hybrid of a sightseeing tour and live action mystery novel.
  • Fantastic Race Sydney gives visitors and locals the chance to see the Harbour City in the style of reality TV show “The Amazing Race”.
  • Fantastic Race Sydney offers an experience you will never forget.
  • Fantastic Race Sydney is FUN. There will be some outside-the-box problem solving, and running around but the race will take you to places the average tourist will never get to see.
  • Fantastic Race Sydney is immersive, challenging, and completely addictive.
  • A different and unique way to entertain out of town family or friends.
  • Opportunity to try a quirky experience on the weekend
  • An alternative to Escape Rooms.
  • Gives competitive people with an Insatiable hunger to win an opportunity to go for gold!
  • The chance to play a game that resembles reality TV programs Amazing Race, Survivor or any of the master detective clue solving programs around.
  • An afternoon of escapism whilst in the company of friends and family.

 We guarantee YOU will have fun – you may get frustrated, you may get angry, you may get very confused BUT they you will get your AHA moment (when you work out a clue !)….

Don’t hesitate – book now via our website: www.fantasticrace.com.au

Race: Sunday, 31st March 2019

Weather:  Windy and cold, but a nice blue sky!

First time in the race history that a team was a “No Show”.  No text message, no phone call and no email!  I waited until 11:00 just in case they were running late – but no, they didn’t show!  Early mark for me :).

Race: Sunday, 24th March 2019

Weather:  Nice blue skies for us today!

Had lots of fun with the intro today – lots of jokes and laughs.  Then it was down to the serious business.  Hiccup or two at our usual stumbling block (hard clue!) and then it was down to some serious racing.  Very close finish … only 1 minute separated the three teams!  So much fun when it is  close race.

Race: Sunday, 17th March 2019

Weather:  Wet … rain, rain and more rain.

Oh boy, what a dreary day it was in old Sydney Town today (but not cold thank goodness!).  Teams had a wonderful time playing in the puddles.  Great duck weather!

And the record time was just about broken – no mucking around just in and out quick smart! A few help lines were required.

Want to know what the record time for Fantastic Race Sydney is – book to do the race and see if you can beat it!  For extra information and to book visit our website at www.fantasticrace.com.au

Race: Saturday, 16th March 2019

Weather:  Overcast & rain expected  … but it didn’t rain!!

Four teams competing for the gold medal today. 
 
Two of the teams were 10 cousins making up two teams of five, competing for the gold medal – would one of them win! Yes, congratulations to team BICDADE on winning (the other team of cousins won rose gold – bronze!! – a great effort).
 
Luckily the rain held off and the race was completed in a very good time.
 
NO teams got caught on THAT clue, and in fact no team used the helpline at all.  All teams completed the race and had a FANTASTIC experience.
Interested in doing Fantastic Race Sydney – jump on to our website for more information and to book … www.fantasticrace.com.au

Adventure Activities Sydney

The Sydney adventure game for almost everyone

When you’re looking for adventurous things to do in Sydney, you may initially dismiss our scavenger hunt as not being adventurous enough. But we’d say, don’t judge until you’ve tried it.

While we might not plan to dangle you off the end of a rope, force you to confront fears you want to conquer, or give you heart-stopping moments, we will give you an experience that will bring out your competitive spirit and get your adrenalin pumping.

And while our adventure activities in Sydney are not really suitable for anyone who’s not mobile, if you’re fit, active and over 14 years of age, we offer the kind of exhilarating adventure racing Sydney locals and visitors to the city will love, for its ability to bring out your strengths and your sense of adventure.

Be the star of your own action adventure in Sydney

By taking part in one of the Fantastic Race Sydney adventure activities, you’ll get to become the star of your own action escapade.

Just like Robert Langdon, immortalised by Tom Hanks in the Da Vinci Code, or Benjamin Gates who was played so well by Nick Cage in the National Treasure series, you’ll be pitting your wits against the clock to solve the puzzle, although there’s not quite as much at stake as there was in these particular movies.

And just like these characters, there’s no need to go it alone, as you’ll have a team of equally eager treasure hunters to help you to achieve your goals.

Sydney adventure activities for your next team building day

Whether you’re looking for a fun day out with your family, or you want to surprise your staff with a team building day with a difference, Fantastic Race Sydney is the perfect way to encourage people to work as a team and to find cunning ways to beat the opposition and come out as winners.

You’ll probably find that you have skills that you didn’t know you have, and you’ll certainly discover hidden gems in Sydney that you didn’t even know existed, but that’s all part of the fun of taking part in such a well-organised and well-thought out adventure activity.

Perfect for groups or individuals

While you do have to be part of a team to take part in our adventure activities in Sydney Australia, don’t worry if you don’t have a ready-made team as we’ll provide a team for you.

We want everyone, whether you’re an individual or a group, a Sydney local or a visitor, to be able to experience the thrill of participating in one of the most fun and entertaining adventure activities Sydney has available.

And who knows? The added bonus of joining in the fun on your own is that you’re likely to make new friends while you battle your way around Sydney.

Race: Sunday, 3rd March 2019

Weather:  A hot day! Autumn is not cool…

My lovely team, a family of Amazing Race addicts, joined me to see the sights of Sydney and find those devious clues! They had a wonderful time and thought the clues were very clever!  AND being true FANTASTIC clue solvers, THAT clue did not allude them!  If you are looking for something different to do this weekend, sign up to do Fantastic Race Sydney – you will not be disappointed!

Race: Saturday, 2nd March 2019

Weather:  A bit muggy and humid but bearable!
 

A team of visitors to our lovely city and what better day to do the race than on the day of the Sydney Mardi Gras parade.  While waiting for my team to finish I sat at our finishing spot and had a great view watching all the masses, dressed up in their gay pride outfits, make their way to Oxford Street.  I also got to see all the floats!  AWESOME. Our team had a great time and finished among all the glitter and feathers of a gaggle of bodies getting dresses and made up to go on a float … so much fun and the atmosphere was electric … a real happy buzz!

Race: Sunday, 24th February 2019

Weather:  Blue skies for Sydney and a nice warm temperature – not too hot!!! Three teams racing today – which means all teams will medal woo hoo!!!!  All managed to find me (first challenge met) and headed off into the bowels of Sydney to find clues. 

A great finish time of just over 2 hours by the first team with the other two teams finishing within half hour of them. All teams have a FANTASTIC time and not one team stumbled on THAT clue!!! Want to know what THAT clue is?  Join us next weekend for a stroll around Sydney CBD going in search of those devious clues!

Fun Things to do in Sydney

Fun things to do in Sydney for locals and visitors

One of the reasons why Fantastic Race Sydney is so successful is because we offer fun things to do in Sydney city that will appeal to both Sydney locals and visitors. Even if you think that you know all there is to know about Sydney, we guarantee that you’ll uncover parts of the city you didn’t even know existed.

And if you’re a visitor to Sydney, then you’ll leave having seen things and places that other visitors are unlikely to experience.

What’s more, as an added bonus, you’ll get to see Sydney at a fraction of the price it would cost for other kinds of Sydney tours, and you’ll get to go at your own pace – even if that is as fast as you can possibly go. After all, it is a race!

Enjoy a great day out with Fantastic Race Sydney

With a reputation for providing fun things to do in Sydney with friends, family and colleagues, our activities are top of the list when it comes to exploring all that Sydney has to offer, while keeping teenagers amused too.

Of course, you’ll find plenty of information about what to do in Sydney Australia in the local guide books or online, but if you want to see Sydney from a different angle, our Fantastic Race is one of the most fun things to do Sydney wide.

And that’s because we’ll take you from one part of Sydney to another, compelling you to stop on route and take note of things and places you probably wouldn’t see or notice otherwise.

Share the secret with your friends

Once you’ve sampled a Fantastic Race, we suspect that you won’t want to keep the experience to yourself. We think you’ll want to tell everyone you know about your experience, and how it’s one of the most fun things to do in Sydney CBD.

And when you consider that the price for taking part is so reasonable, compared to other kinds of Sydney sightseeing trips, it might even become a regular event when you’re looking for an adventure activity to share with family and friends in the future.

One of the top Sydney fun things to do

So, the next time you’re tired of lazing on the beach and you’re looking for a fun thing to do in Sydney, why not book yourself a place on the next Fantastic Race Sydney? It’s definitely up there at the top of the list of Sydney things to do and see.

And if you’re reading this while planning a trip to the city, and you’re looking to a fun thing to do in Sydney that’s suitable for both teenagers and adults, this is one activity that will get you working as a team in an effort to cross the finish line first.

Race: Saturday, 9th February 2019

Weather:  Blue skies for Sydney and hot! – 30oC.
 

Wow, a big day for Fantastic Race Sydney – 5 teams including a stag party (two teams of 5).  All off and racing in record times.  Who would use the help line first? I didn’t have to wait long …. the first phone call was at ‘that’ common clue that throws everyone!  

One team (yes from the stag party) thought they could cheat and try to work out the end location – failed miserably and headed to the Opera Bar to drown their sorrows (or find a hangover cure!).  

The other stag party team won in a good time of 2h 20 mins – well done Team United FC! – gold medal recipients.

Think Fantastic Race Sydney is your cup of tea – an Amazing Race around Sydney solving devious clues – if so jump on our website and book today…

Race:  Sunday, 3rd February 2019

Weather: Sydney weather at its best … blue skies (but hot! – 33oC).
 

The race was completed in a really good time of 2 hours and 22 minutes by our gold medal winning team!  Awesome!!.  Teams all had the race down pact … no use of the help line was needed … very clever!

A hot day so the cold beers at the end of the race were well earned …

Up for a challenge – come to this fantastic race….. on every Saturday and Sunday starting for Sydney Central Train Station … book now!

 

Race:  Saturday, 2nd February 2019

Weather: Overcast with one patch of rain but still very muggy!
 

Bit late getting started as one team was a no-show (only two teams raced!). Off to a good start but the help line was used by one team at the clue that a lot of teams come unstuck with!  Regardless both teams did good times and enjoyed seeing parts of Sydney not usually on the sightseeing must-do list for tourists! Only 4 minutes between teams with finishing time just over 3 hours.

Do you want to see if THAT clue will challenge you! 

Book in to do the race with a team of family or friends….

Happy Australia Day everyone!

Race:  Sunday, 20th January 2019

Weather: Cooled down to a nice 26oC and an overcast day

Two teams out to race around the streets of Sydney CBD.  Off and racing and not a peep out of both teams until they stumbled at Club 6 – ??.  

What will the times be … with they beat our race record.  Not they didn’t, but great race times anyways with the winning team taking 3h07mins. Both teams had a FANTASTIC time and enjoyed the competitive nature of the game.

You too can join in the fun – if this sounds like your THING! Book via our website .. go to www.fantasticrace.com.au

Race: Saturday, 19th January 2019

Weather: A nice cool 28oC with a nice breeze

Four teams racing today.  I got them very pumped and enthusiastic with my starting cheer!

All teams solved the first clue very quickly and off into the streets of Sydney they raced …. all quiet on the help mobile – no phone calls until clue # 4 (this is always a tricky clue – come do the race and see if you need any help!).

What will the times be – no race record broken today but all teams came in within 15 minutes of each other.

 

Race: Saturday, 12th January 2019

Weather: Warm (and very humid)

We had a lovely team of 6 from Sydney, out to see the sights and enjoy each others company.

They were not too worried about putting up a  challenge for the fastest race time! They stopped for lunch (I know, in a race … really!!!) and still managed to do the race in a respectable time of just over 4 hours. 

Shel and his team of ladies had a wonderful time and want to do another race route VERY soon.  I will need to pull finger and get another race route happening.

Race: Saturday, 29th September 2018

Weather: Sunny for cold in the shade (and quite windy).

We had a team from Brisbane racing today.  They managed to get to the starting point which is always a positive start!  They both enjoyed Fantastic Race Sydney and would like to see a race in Brisbane.  I will try to accommodate them.  Team MC Hammer finished the race in a time of 2:44 minutes ….  Why not grab a team and see how fast you can do Fantastic Race Sydney – will your team become the team record to beat??

Race: Saturday, 22nd September 2018

Weather: Nice warm day – hot 26oC

We had one team racing today – a team of four friends down from the Blue Mountains for a day out.  They dressed up and had a ball.  They did a very respectable time and earned their gold medal! Deserved their glass of bubbly at the end of Fantastic Race Sydney.

Race: Saturday, 15th September 2018

Weather: Gorgeous sunny, hot day in Sydney Town!

We had two teams racing today – all rather competitive which is always a good vibe.  Off and racing with a bit of a sneaky covert operation taking place at one of the clues – so clever Morgan! The teams set an impressive time and finished in 2h 32mins and 2hr 37mins respectively – only a help line time penalty the difference!

Thanks for supporting Fantastic Race Sydney – we hope to see you again soon for another race route.

Want to know the story behind the covert operation? Why not join us for a race – go to our BOOK HERE tab!

Race: Saturday, 8th September 2018

Weather:overcast but Sydney was nice and it didn’t rain on our parade…

We had three teams racing today – all pumped and ready to race after our starting cheer.  All teams solved the first clue very quickly and off into the streets of Sydney they raced. All quiet on the help mobile – no calls – clever teams! What will the times be – will they beat the race record – no, but the winning team came in at 2 hours 20 minutes – FANTASTIC effort 🙂

Thanks for supporting Fantastic Race Sydney – we hope to see you again. Why not sign up for the race and see if you can beat the race record time … go to our Book Here tab.

Race: Saturday, 1st September 2018

Weather: blue sky with a bit of cloud cover.

We had two teams racing for the gold medal and bragging rights! Both teams were keen to get started and out of the wind.  First clue – solved – check! Off to find clue 2. Both teams thoroughly enjoyed themselves, but they did have to use the “phone the host” help line to get a clue or two. The winning team finished the race in just over 3 hours – FANTASTIC effort team .

Thanks for supporting Fantastic Race Sydney – we hope to see you again. Why not sign up for the race and see if you can beat the race record time … go to our Book Here tab.