Toronto Clue Solving Adventures

Explore Toronto’s vibrant downtown on a SOCIALLY DISTANCED OUTDOOR ADVENTURE. Turn Toronto into a real-life puzzle board where you and your team are the game pieces! This unique, scavenger hunt style, clue solving adventure is your chance to get out and about discovering Toronto.
Where:Toronto, Ontario
Price for:Up to 5 participants
Picture of Toronto Adventure - The Beasts of Bloor Street
Toronto Adventure - The Beasts of Bloor Street
Price shown is per adventure with up to 5 players per team.
Picture of Toronto Adventure - To Catch a Thief!
Toronto Adventure - To Catch a Thief!
Price shown is per adventure with up to 5 players per team.
Let Toronto become your playground - Safely!

Using a smartphone or tablet as your personal tour guide, this is a scavenger hunt style game with an interactive twist - an opportunity with family and friends to discover downtown Toronto hot spots, test your knowledge, and have lots of fun.

The adventures have been designed to remain outside and to allow for effective social distancing. Great fun while social distancing!

These clue-solving adventure games combine the challenge of a scavenger hunt with the clue-solving challenge of an escape room and then adds the excitement of racing against the clock.

This scavenger hunt style adventure is great for families, friends, and groups. Choose to race or simply enjoy the experience as you tour Toronto. It’s entirely up to you!

How it works:

  • Suggested team size is 2-5 players. The game is most fun when working with other people to find and solve clues.
  • The adventure is played using the Mystery Towns App. You will need a charged smartphone (iPhone 5S or newer; Android 4.4 or later).
  • You’ll receive a series of clues on the free APP. Each clue will guide you to a new location where you'll find a hidden word or solve a puzzle.
  • Along the way, you'll visit local icons, experience stunning scenery, and uncover hidden places.
  • Once you’ve registered your adventure and selected your start date with the tour provider, you’ll receive an email with the instructions and the access code. This happens after you’ve activated your experience on Breakaway Experiences’ website.
  • Download the free APP and use the access code to activate your adventure.
  • Clues are sequential and written assuming you have no knowledge of downtown Toronto.
  • Submit the correct answer and you will immediately get the next clue. Don’t worry, hints and directions are available … but they’ll cost you a time penalty.
  • Complete all the clues and solve the final mystery!

Choose from 2 exciting Toronto Adventures:

1. The Beasts of Bloor Street

Scientists at the Royal Ontario Museum have been preparing a live exhibit of weird and wonderful animals. Mischievous students from the University have snuck in and released them. Explore the vibrant streets and leafy avenues of Toronto’s Bloor Street and Annex Districts as you track down the escaped animals. Do you and your team have what it takes to track down The Beasts of Bloor Street?

• Start location: The Annex, Toronto
• Start time: Start any day any time. Just finish before dark!
• Walking distance: Approximately 4km on flat roads with a few stairs.
• 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 walking around town. Dress for the weather.
• Challenge level: Moderate - a mix of visual and cryptic clues to keep you on your toes!
• Children:This adventure is great for families with kids 10+.

2. To Catch a Thief!

A criminal mastermind has planned a major heist from in downtown Toronto this evening. The Royal Canadian Mounted Police have compiled a list of suspects, and you have been asked to help determine the guilty party. Explore Toronto’s dynamic downtown area as you search for clues, some hidden in plain sight, while others are deviously concealed around the city, and try to prevent a major heist!

• Start location: Downtown Toronto
• Start time: Start any day anytime. Just finish before dark.
• Walking distance: Approximately 4km mostly on flat roads with a few stairs.
• 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 walking around town. Dress for the weather.
• Challenge level:Moderate - a mix of visual and cryptic clues to keep you on your toes
• Children:
This adventure is family friendly.

Need to know:

  • You are not required to buy anything, however there will be multiple opportunities for shopping and dining if you'd like.
  • Please ensure that your phone is charged before you start. Additional phones can be added at no extra cost.
  • Data plans are only used to activate the adventure and are not used during play.
  • If your battery is weak bringing a phone charger is a good idea.

If you're looking for fun things to do in Toronto and you think you have what it takes to solve a mystery, or you're looking for a great experience gift for someone who enjoys a little bit of adventure, try one of these fun Toronto Clue Solving Adventures!

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