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Edinburgh Highlights Self-Guided Scavenger Hunt & City Tour

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Activity provider: World City Trail

Edinburgh Highlights Self-Guided Scavenger Hunt & City Tour

Activity provider: World City Trail
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Explore Edinburgh as you solve riddles on your smartphone and learn interesting facts about the city.

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  • Explore Edinburgh solving riddles and puzzles
  • Learn about the city and the attractions you visit
  • Discover hidden gems
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Covid-19 Update

Due to health and safety regulations, this itinerary may change. See Know before you go for the latest updates.

Solve riddles on your smartphone as you explore some of the main tourist sights in Edinburg on this self-guided scavenger hunt and walking tour in one. Join with friends or family and learn about the city as you go.

To get started, simply download the tour app (instructions received via email after booking) and head over to the starting point at the Scott Monument. Choose to start the activity at any time.

Use the map to navigate to each location as you complete challenges and pause at any time to take a break or do some sightseeing. As you explore, learn insider information about the city and attractions.

Sights along the walking tour route include the Royal Scottish Academy, Esplanade, Edinburgh Castle, The Hub, Grassmarket, Greyfriars, St. Giles, Cannongate, the Burns Monument, Calton Hill, and more.

  • Mobile app and login credentials
  • Self-guided tour
  • Navigation
  • Guide
  • Hotel pickup and drop-off
  • Entrance fees
Not suitable for
  • People with mobility impairments
  • Wheelchair users

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Meeting point

Start your tour at Scott Monument. No one will wait for you. You can start playing any time you want.

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Important information

What to bring

  • Comfortable shoes
  • Camera
  • Food
  • Water
  • Comfortable clothes
  • Charged Smartphone

Not allowed

  • Unaccompanied minors

Know before you go

  • A charged smartphone and internet connection are required
  • You'll receive a link for the mobile app and login credentials
  • You can start any time, just log into the app and start playing
  • The cost is per group of up to 5 people
  • The game is designed for adults, children must be accompanied by an adult
  • You can complete it on your own pace, there is no time limit
  • The game requires thinking in order to solve the puzzles
Customer reviews

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4.1 /5

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Very cool idea to host a self-guided scavenger hunt through Edinburgh. Good puzzles, great description and you get to know all the important sights. The only downside: there was a lot of construction going on in Edinburgh and one task at the castle could not be solved. But it was fun. I can only recommend to get to know the city on your own.

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May 23, 2022

A great way to visit the most popular sightseeing of the city, having fan and solving puzzles. There is a hint button that helped us to some of the puzzles that were difficult. So everyone can get through the end and not get stuck. Totally recommended for couples or families!!

March 10, 2022

March 29, 2022

Product ID: 407922