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Fantastic!

We went here for my boyfriend's birthday. Patrick was so kind and really took care of our... read more

Reviewed 1 week ago
AnnaA4684
Amazing first escape room experience

Great first time experience. Staff were amazing and the room was themed well. Puzzles were... read more

Reviewed 4 weeks ago
Jae B
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Amazing historical-theatrical escape room games! Our first two games, 'Rescue the White Rose' and 'Sabotage the Enigma' are based on the history of the underground resistance group the White Rose, active in Germany in 1942-3.
Suggested duration: 1-2 hours
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397 King St, Newtown, Sydney, New South Wales 2042, Australia
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Reviewed 1 week ago

We went here for my boyfriend's birthday. Patrick was so kind and really took care of our experience. We had such a wonderful first experience of an escape room! Would recommend!!!

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Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

Great first time experience. Staff were amazing and the room was themed well. Puzzles were challenging but solvable. Would recommend this place in a heartbeat. We will be back to do the other room for sure!

Thank Jae B
PatrickL5488, Owner at Second Telling Missions, responded to this reviewResponded 4 weeks ago

Thanks Jae! We're always happy to give first-time players a good experience so that they go on to play a whole bunch more escape rooms! Looking forward to seeing you back!

Reviewed 6 October 2018 via mobile

We had a great experience at Second Telling Missions, for most of us it was our first experience of an escape room, and we all enjoyed it immensely!! Will definitely be going again :)

Thank Matthew S
PatrickL5488, Owner at Second Telling Missions, responded to this reviewResponded 8 October 2018

Thanks very much, Matthew! Hope we see you again, and we hope you get a chance to check out many of the other great escape rooms around Sydney!

Reviewed 23 September 2018 via mobile

My son had his 13th birthday party here with friends and they had a great time. Lots of puzzles with a mixture of difficulties that required only a couple of helpful hints to escape. Dad was in there as well to help out but they...More

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PatrickL5488, Owner at Second Telling Missions, responded to this reviewResponded 25 September 2018

Thank you very much Emma for your lovely review. It was very sweet to have your family in and help to celebrate your son's birthday, and we hope we'll see you back for Sabotage the Enigma. We're always thinking of new game ideas, but we...More

Reviewed 23 September 2018

Second Telling is really great. Gave this to my daughter and friend for their 18th birthdays and I know it'll cement their milestone towards adulthood, which requires an brave awakeness just like escape rooms do. The street-front access is modern, groovy, and inviting-- and the...More

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PatrickL5488, Owner at Second Telling Missions, responded to this reviewResponded 24 September 2018

Thanks so much for your kind review, Raquel. Your daughter and her friend were such lovely young people and it was a pleasure to have them play.

Reviewed 17 September 2018

A really good twist on the classic escape room format which added (for our team) an unanticipated element of difficulty - turns out it's quite different when you can SEE the people watching you trying to solve puzzles. The actors were such a delight though...More

Thank Caitlin V
PatrickL5488, Owner at Second Telling Missions, responded to this reviewResponded 19 September 2018

Thanks very much for your review, Caitlin! It was difficult not to laugh at some points during your game :) Really glad that you appreciated our extra little bit of care, and maybe we'll see you back one day when you come to Sydney for...More

Reviewed 27 August 2018

My son had his 14th birthday here with a bunch of friends. They had a ball, the setup was really well done and the staff were super helpful and accommodating. I would highly recommend them as one of the superior escape room experiences in Sydney....More

Thank Jonathan C
Patrick L, Owner at Second Telling Missions, responded to this reviewResponded 28 August 2018

Thanks very much, Jonathan! Really glad the birthday boy and his friends enjoyed the game - they were a really nice group of guys and girls. Hope to see the family back to play Sabotage the Enigma!

Reviewed 26 August 2018

We were a little bit apprehensive about having an actor interacting with us during the entire hour but it all made sense once we started playing! And boy did we enjoy it! It was tough but logical enough for us to keep resolving challenge after...More

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Patrick L, Owner at Second Telling Missions, responded to this reviewResponded 27 August 2018

Thanks for your kind words, Teresa, and also for overcoming your apprehensions to try the game with the actor - we're glad that it paid off! :)

Reviewed 12 August 2018 via mobile

My 12yr old daughter did White Rose with her friends. They had an amazing time. The staff were exceptional. They helped them through and ensured they walked away with a great experience.

Thank Anthony N
Patrick L, Owner at Second Telling Missions, responded to this reviewResponded 13 August 2018

Thanks very much Anthony! We've passed on your praise to our gamemaster who was running your game and he was very happy to know your daughter and her friends had such a good time. Hope your daughter enjoyed the rest of her special day!

Reviewed 21 July 2018 via mobile

Would definitely recommend! We had such a great time and it was extremely fun! This was our first time doing an escape room, Patrick made our experience very comfortable, super fun, and exciting! Thank you Second Telling Missions and thank you Patrick! To everyone else...More

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Patrick L, Owner at Second Telling Missions, responded to this reviewResponded 23 July 2018

Thanks Laura! We were really glad you and your partner enjoyed your first escape room! We hope you'll enjoy many others around Sydney and wherever you travel, and we will hope to see you back to play Rescue the White Rose one day! :)

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