Frequently Asked Questions

When you arrive

The artwork begins inside Customs House where the City of Forking Paths team member will meet you near the concierge desk. Ensure that you arrive around 5 minutes before your registered start time.

What to bring

You’re encouraged to travel light and not carry heavy bags. You won’t be able to leave any belongings at the start of the walk. We also recommend wearing comfortable shoes as the route involves steep staircases and uneven surfaces in low light., It's also a good idea to bring bottled water.

What to expect

The experience begins at sunset, and will take you from Customs House through Circular Quay, the Rocks and under the Sydney Harbour Bridge. You will be walking at a moderate pace and at times pausing at a location where instructed by the artist.

The route meanders through alleyways, up staircases and through beautiful historic locations overlooking the city. Although it will be night-time, areas are lit by street-lighting and ambient lighting throughout.

Walking with friends or a group

This walk is intended to be experienced individually but group bookings are welcome. Groups of people will be encouraged to begin the walk at staggered intervals of 5 minutes. The registration page reflects this staggered timing, and bookings are made as 1 person per time slot. However, if you feel uncomfortable with the idea of being in quiet parts of The Rocks at night, you can walk with a friend.

Safety during the walk

The piece may provoke feelings of distraction and disorientation. Please be aware of your surroundings as you do this video walk. All participants are required to sign a waiver to acknowledge the risks involved.

Artwork length

The whole experience takes 60 minutes. Please allow additional time to collect and return your device.

Wet weather

The walk is unable to proceed in wet conditions due to the risk of slipping on wet surfaces, and water damage to the electronic devices. If the walk is cancelled due to wet weather, you’ll be emailed at least 60 minutes prior to your registered start time.

Accessibility

A subtitled version of the artwork is available.

Children and young people

You must be 18 years and over unless accompanied by an adult. The walk is not suitable for children under 12 years.