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Edmonton Clue Solving Adventures

Embark on an adventure that transforms Edmonton into a real-life puzzle board, where you and your friends are the game pieces! The city streets become your playground for this team scavenger hunt activity. It’s a chance to explore, discover and enjoy this unique and interactive game. Using a smartphone or tablet as your very own personal tour guide, this is an activity with an interactive twist - an opportunity to join family and friends in testing your knowledge, uncover city hot spots, and have lots of fun!
Where: Edmonton, Alberta
Price for: Up To 4 Participants
Picture of Edmonton Scavenger Hunt Adventure - Trail of Champions
Edmonton Scavenger Hunt Adventure - Trail of Champions
Price shown is per adventure with up to 4 players per team.
Picture of Edmonton Signature  Adventure - Downtown Detectives
Edmonton Signature Adventure - Downtown Detectives
Price shown is per adventure with up to 4 players per team.

Solve the clues. Unlock the adventure!

A game? A tour? YOU decide! Your Clue Solving Adventure will lead you on a route through downtown Edmonton. Combining the fun of a scavenger hunt with the clue-solving challenge of an escape room and the added excitement of a race against the clock, it’s more than just a tour. This adventure game is a brain-teasing voyage of discovery and it’s your golden ticket to finding secrets even the locals don’t know.

You’ll receive a series of clues on the free APP. Each clue will lead you on an easy walk to a new location where you'll solve a puzzle or find a hidden word. Along the way you'll visit local icons, uncover hidden places, discover great dining and shopping, and enjoy stunning scenery.

This adventure is a great experience for families, friends, and groups. Whether you choose to race the clock or simply enjoy the experience as you tour the town is entirely up to you!

Choose from 2 exciting Edmonton Adventures:

1. Trail of Champions

The 'City of Champions' is about to honour another of its victorious sporting teams, but the beaten finalists from a rival city have stolen the roster names from a local engraver. Can you find them in time for the trophy presentation! Discover hidden artwork and new pathways as you work together to solve puzzles and uncover a themed trail of clues leading around the downtown Pedway system. This is a fun way to explore Edmonton's downtown while staying indoors!

- Start location: Downtown Edmonton

- Start time:  Start between 10am and 5pm Mondays to Saturdays and between 12pm and 4pm on Sundays.

- Walking distance:  Approximately 2.5km through malls and the Pedway system, with some stairs.

- Average time to complete:  60 – 90 minutes.

- What you need: At least one fully charged cellphone per team (we advise 2+) and footwear for walking in/around town. There is minimal time spent outdoors, but you should be aware of the weather.

- This adventure is excellent for children and families.

2. Downtown Detectives

 A well-known detective has gone missing while on a case – but can you find him before the trail goes cold (it may be harder to resist shops and pubs along the way!)

- Start location: Downtown Edmonton

- Start time: Any day of the week between 12:00am and 3:00pm

- Walking distance: approximately 3.5 km of flat walking

- Average time to complete: 3 to 4 hours plus optional breaks

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

- Children: Not recommended for children under 12 due to distance and time.

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.
  • You’ll then receive a series of clues through the tour App. Each clue will lead you on an easy walk to a different location where you will have to solve a puzzle or find a hidden word.
  • Clues are written assuming you have no knowledge of the town and are sequential. Each clue has several components to look for to guide you towards that clue’s destination.
  • Submit the correct answer and you will immediately get the next clue. (Don’t worry, hints and directions are available but do cost you a time penalty!)
  • Complete all the clues and solve the final mystery!

Need to know:

  • You are not required to purchase anything along the route, however there are multiple opportunities for shopping and dining if you wish.
  • Please ensure that your cellphone is charged before you start. Additional phones can be added at no extra cost. You are only required to use the phone for the APP- no internet browsing or photos. 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.
  • Suggested team size is 2- 4 players. It is most fun when working with other people to find and solve clues.
  • You can start any day, but must start within a daily time window. Along the way you will interact with several businesses and the start window is set to align with their opening hours.

If you're looking for something totally different to do in Edmonton, 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 lives, try this fantastic Edmonton Clue Solving Adventure!

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