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Canmore Clue Solving Adventures

Discover Canmore on a clue-solving adventure that transforms Canmore into a puzzle board, with you and your friends as the game pieces. Canmore becomes your playground as you use a smartphone to solve a series of clues & puzzles.
Where: Canmore, Alberta
Price for: Up To 4 Participants
Picture of Canmore Signature Adventure - UNCHAINED MELODY
Canmore Signature Adventure - UNCHAINED MELODY
Price shown is per adventure with up to 4 players per team.
$99.00
Picture of Canmore Signature Adventure - AROUND THE WORLD
Canmore Signature Adventure - AROUND THE WORLD
Price shown is per adventure with up to 4 players per team.
$99.00
Picture of Canmore Scavenger Hunt Adventure - SMUGGLER'S BLUES
Canmore Scavenger Hunt Adventure - SMUGGLER'S BLUES
Price shown is per adventure with up to 4 players per team.
$59.00
This unique and interactive game is your opportunity to explore and discover Canmore! 

In teams of 2 to 4 people, you’ll follow an adventurous clue solving route through Canmore. Combine the challenge of an escape room, the excitement of a scavenger hunt and the added thrill of a race against the clock and you have much more than just a tour. This adventure game is a brain-teasing voyage of discovery and it’s your ticket to finding secrets even the locals don’t know. It’s a great opportunity to join family and friends in uncovering Canmore hot spots, test your knowledge and have lots of fun!

You’ll receive a series of clues by on the free App. Each clue will lead you to a new location where you'll solve a puzzle or find a hidden word. Along the way you'll uncover hidden places, visit local icons, discover great dining and shopping, and enjoy Canmore’s spectacular scenery. Whether you choose to race against the clock or simply enjoy the experience as you tour Canmore is entirely up to you!

How it works:

  • Once you’ve registered your adventure and selected your start date with the tour provider, you’ll receive an email with instructions and access code. This is done after you’ve activated your experience on Breakaway Experiences’ website.
  • Download the free App and use the access code to activate your adventure.
  • Suggested team size is 2-4 players. It is most fun when working with other people to find and solve clues.
  • Through the tour App, you’ll then receive a series of clues with each clue will leading you on an easy walk to a new location where you will have to solve a puzzle or find a hidden word.
  • Clues are written assuming you have no knowledge of Canmore. Each clue has multiple components to look for to lead you towards that clue’s destination.
  • Once you submit the correct answer, you will immediately get the next clue. (Don’t worry, directions and hints are available but do cost you a time penalty!)
  • Complete all the clues and solve the final mystery!

Choose from 3 exciting Canmore Adventures:

1. Unchained Melody 

Melody Coal, Canmore's noted mining historian, opera singer and teacher has accidentally locked herself in an old mine. She is at risk of missing tonight’s her performance. You and your team have been tasked with opening the lock and setting her free by finding clues at Melody’s favourite spots around Canmore that will help solve the combination.

- Start location: Downtown Canmore

- Start time: Any day of the week between 11:45am and 2:00pm

- Walking distance: approximately 4.5 km of flat walking

- Average time to complete: 2.5 - 5 hours plus optional breaks

- What you need: At least one fully charged cellphone per team (we advise 2+) and footwear for flat walking around town. Dress for the weather.

- Children: Not recommended for children under 12.

2. Around the World

Help local singer and historian Melody Coal learn where she must fly to start her next world tour. She knows that her airport shuttle leaves tonight and clues to the countries she is visiting are hidden all around Canmore. Melody needs you and your team to solve the clues and learn where she is going to.

- Start location: Downtown Canmore

- Start time:  Any day of the week between 11:am - 5:00pm

- Walking distance: approximately 2 km of flat walking.

- Average time to complete: 2 hours plus optional breaks

- What you need: At least one fully charged cellphone per team (we advise 2+) and footwear for flat walking around town. Please dress for the weather.

There are two options for this adventure. One for adults and another that is family friendly. You will be able to choose the tour that suits your group.

 3. Smuggler's Blues

 Help the North West Mounted Police unravel a 100-year-old mystery - the identity of the mysterious Canmore Smuggler. A trail of clues will lead you around town. Once you have confirmed all alibis the smuggler will be unmasked!

 - Start location: Downtown Canmore

- Start time: any day of the week at any time but it is recommended to do during daylight hours.

- Walking distance: approximately 3.5 km of flat walking (plus elevators or escalators)

 - Average time to complete: 1.5 hours plus optional breaks

- What you need: At least one fully charged cellphone per  team (we advise 2+) and footwear for flat walking around town. Dress for the weather.

- Children: This route is ideal for children.

Need to know:

  • You are not required to purchase anything along the route. There will be opportunities for shopping and dining if you wish.
  • Please ensure that your cellphone is charged before you start. You are only required to use the phone for the APP - no internet browsing or photos. Additional phones can be added at no extra cost. Bringing a phone charger is a good idea if your battery is weak. You may charge your phone by speaking to the businesses at your scheduled breaks. Data plans are only used to activate the adventure and are not used during play.
  • You can start any day but must start within a daily time window. Along the way you’ll interact with several businesses. The start window is set to align with their opening hours.

If you're looking for something totally different to do in Canmore, and you think you have what it takes to solve the clues, or you're looking for an awesome experience gift for someone who deserves a little bit of adventure in their life, try one of these fantastic Canmore Clue Solving Adventures!

 

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