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New York City Scavenger Hunts

Trace the footsteps of legends & unravel the city’s best-kept secrets. Experience NYC like never before!

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Choose a Trail Below & Checkout

Add your team details on the checkout page

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All team players receive a play link

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Start

Go to start location & click play. No downloads required

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Enjoy

Have fun as you solve clues & discover the best parts of the city!

Ready for Your Next New York City Adventure?

Simply select a trail and head to the checkout. We guarantee you'll have a good time, if not we'll give you 100% of your money back.

Hidden Treasures of Chinatown NYC

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    1.5-2 Hours
  • difficult
    Medium
  • price
    25 per person

Starting at the Red Information Kiosk, you'll embark on a mission to uncover the tasty dishes, rituals, and traditions of Chinatown. Along the way, you'll have the option to taste the best fried dumplings in town & sample some mooncakes.

Hidden Treasures of Revolutionary NYC

  • clock
    1.5-2 Hours
  • difficult
    Medium
  • price
    25 per person

Begin your journey at The City Hall Fountain where you'll receive your first clue. Meander down Broadway, searching for clues and decoding messages left by patriots, spies, and Founding Fathers.

Midtown Architecture – Hidden Treasures of Mythological NYC

  • clock
    1.5-2 Hours
  • difficult
    Medium
  • price
    25 per person

Explore the magic of Manhattan in a mythological scavenger hunt adventure, where ancient gods and modern marvels meet. Wander Fifth Avenue to discover the tales of Prometheus, Nike, and watch out for the mythical griffins above.

The Highline – Hidden Treasures of Industrial NYC

  • clock
    1.5-2 Hours
  • difficult
    Medium
  • price
    25 per person

Starting on the iconic Highline, you'll catch breathtaking views across the city and the Hudson River from the tops of buildings. As you wander along this elevated park, you'll learn about the history and the people.

The Gameplay

1Use Hints

When clues get a little tricky use a hint. Watch out though as points will be deducted for each hint used.

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2Solve Clues

Think like as a wizard as you and your team try to solve the cryptic clues.

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3Score points

Score points with each successful answer and challenge for the top spot on the leaderboard! See the live score and time of all teams you play against in the «head 2 head feature».

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4Explore & Learn

Immerse yourself in the history of the city as you explore the least walked paths and learn the incredible backstories. Cool images and Videos thrown in to add to the fun experience.

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What Our Happy Customers Have To Say

"Awesome team building experience for our company. Definitely one of the best ones we have done and we have done a lot. It was really easy to start and everyone had a laugh! Smiles all round".

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Briana Team Yellow

"We did an Adventure for a friends 30th Birthday and had a really great time. The clues were tricky and had us all working as a team"

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30th Birthday Team Aus

"Thanks for a great afternoon! The team had a great time and most finished it within a few hours and the challenges were brilliant – so many great photos" 5 out of 5 stars CHIEF TECHNOLOGY OFFICER

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Team Go Medical Director

Was heaps of fun exploring The Rocks and solving the clues. Everyone found the restaurant so the final clue worked!!"

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Macey Hens Party

Adventure Pro designed an incredible experience here in Los Angeles at the mini golf park. This was a highly immersive experience for our launch event and everyone loved it. Great value, thanks.

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Rich Spooky Boys

"What a great time we had down here in Melbourne. We all had a lot of fun."

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Deloitte Accounting
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From company team building to special occasions. Create your own scavenger hunt adventure that everyone will love.

Frequently asked questions

  • How do I book?

    1. Select the add to cart button at the right of page. 2. Fill in your details on the checkout page. 3. Click place order and enter your payment details. Voila!

  • How long is the play link valid for?

    The trail link is valid for 6 months from the day of purchase.

  • How do I start the trail?

    We send the team captain an email. This includes you and your team members unique play links along with instructions. Make sure to forward the email to all team members. Click on the link and the game opens in your browser immediately. No downloads required.

  • Can I book and play the same day?

    You can take extra breaks or come back to your route at anytime. Just continue from where you left off at your own convenience. Handy if the heaven's decide to open! Your team clock will still be ticking, but not everything's a race! You can take extra breaks or come back to your route at anytime. Just continue from where you left off at your own convenience. Handy if the heaven's decide to open! Your team clock will still be ticking, but not everything's a race!

  • Can we take part as separate teams?

    Yes, this is one of the best ways to enjoy Adventure Clues and challenge your friends. Select add another team at checkout. To best enjoy we recommend a maximum of four players per team and that you stagger your start time by 5-10 minutes so you don’t overlap. Of course, you can organise to all meet up halfway at the rest break location for a drink.

  • Do I need to bring anything?

    Bring along a pen and paper as it can be useful to solve some of the anagram clues. We also recommend you bring some water on hot days.

  • Does receiving the clues cost money?

    It won’t cost you any more than it normally does to use your mobile phone data 🙂

  • Can you play on two phones?

    Yes, you will need to add an additional team at checkout with their team name and mobile number.

  • What if the app isn’t working?

    Just in case, you can give us a call or send us an email to support@adventureclues.com

Discover New York City Like Never Before with Adventure Clues

Adventure Awaits – New York City Scavenger Hunts

Are you ready to turn the streets of New York City into an exciting playground? Adventure Clues is here to spice up your exploration with scavenger hunts that have secret stories, teamwork, and fun at every turn. Whether it’s tracing the revolutionary history in “Hidden Treasures of Revolutionary NYC,” or exploring the vibrant “Hidden Treasures of Chinatown NYC”. Or discover the industrial past along the “Highline – Hidden Treasures of Industrial NYC,” we’ve lined up the perfect adventures for you.

Step Into NYC’s Culture & History

Our curated cryptic scavenger hunts, including “Midtown Architecture – Hidden Treasures of Mythological NYC,” are your gateway to the unseen and unforgettable parts of the city. Solve clues, dicover the backstories and see NYC from a new perspective.

Team Building and Outdoor Escape Games Across NYC

Looking for an out-of-the-box team-building activity? Adventure Clues scavenger hunts across New York City offer a unique blend of learning, teamwork, and outdoor fun. Perfect for corporate groups, friends, and families, these outdoor escape games challenge you to solve puzzles, collaborate, and explore NYC’s landmarks and hidden gems together. If you’d like to design your own you can with Adventure Pro our scavenger hunt building software.

Embark on a Journey Through NYC’s Landmarks and Secrets

From the revolutionary echoes in the oldest parts of the city to the mythological inspirations behind its iconic buildings, each scavenger hunt is a journey through time and culture. Uncover the industrial marvels of the Highline or navigate the mythical landmarks of Midtown, all while engaging in a hunt for clues and treasures.

Start Your NYC Adventure with Ease

Kicking off your New York City adventure is easy with Adventure Clues. No downloads or apps required – just put in tour team details on the checkout and receive your instructions to play. Ideal for those seeking a unique city tour, a fun day out, or an engaging team-building experience.

Discover the Heart of New York City!

Are you ready to uncover the hidden treasures and stories of New York City? Pick your trail and let Adventure Clues lead the way to a day full of discovery, teamwork, and surprises.