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Fun, Flexible Treasure Hunt Around York with Cryptic Clues & Hidden Gems

Fun, Flexible Treasure Hunt Around York with Cryptic Clues & Hidden Gems

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Explore the highlights of York without being stuck in a tour group on this self-guided treasure hunt. No need to carry a physical map, as all of the clues and maps can be accessed through your smartphone. Along the way, pass by top landmarks, and learn interesting stories about the city that you might discover otherwise.
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  • 2 hours
  • Free Cancellation
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$12.33
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$12.33

A Fatal Feud - An Immersive Treasure Hunt Murder Mystery - The Secret City

A Fatal Feud - An Immersive Treasure Hunt Murder Mystery - The Secret City

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Puzzle fans need look no further than this immersive York treasure hunt murder mystery, set in 1491, that’s sent to your phone (over the Telegram app) as a series of riddles. Discover classic sights and quirky delights as you unravel each cryptic clue, unlock the path to the next location—and bring the criminal to justice. You’ll cover around 2.5 miles (4 kilometers), with two optional pub breaks en route.
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  • 4 hours
  • Free Cancellation
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$18.51
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York Hidden Gems (Self-guided Tour & Treasure Hunt)

York Hidden Gems (Self-guided Tour & Treasure Hunt)

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Explore the ancient city of York in a new and unique way on this self-guided treasure hunt tour. Using GPS technology, follow the guide app’s clues and solve puzzles to reveal hidden locations on your map. Walk through the streets like a local, and take short-cuts and secret passages to the most iconic York tourist spots, the best way to avoid the crowds. Win points as you travel—will you reach the top of the national leaderboard?
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  • 4 hours
  • Free Cancellation
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$18.51
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$18.51
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York Viking Self-Guided Treasure Hunt

York Viking Self-Guided Treasure Hunt

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Follow Eric Bloodaxe, the last Viking King of Jorvik around York & help him find his lost treasure, in this interactive chat-based Treasure Hunt! You’ll join a chat on your phone with Eric Bloodaxe, the last Viking King of York. Eric will guide you around the City and give you riddles you need to solve. These riddles will relate to objects on the route and the answers will uncover the treasure. Perfect for couples, groups & families alike, the York Viking Hunt is a great way to have fun and discover the city at the same time. You’ll pass many of the main landmarks, as well as uncover hidden corners and gems that are off the tourist trail in the hunt for lost treasure!
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  • 1 hour 30 minutes
  • Free Cancellation
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$11.05
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$11.05

The Drowned City - Immersive Treasure Hunt Adventure in York - The Secret City

The Drowned City - Immersive Treasure Hunt Adventure in York - The Secret City

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An immersive adventure through York's past and present. Unravel cryptic clues as we take you on a journey through the city. Meet figures of myth and history, solve riddles, enjoy charming cafes and quirky pubs. Do you have what it takes to defeat ancient monsters and save the city? Work as a team to decode each clue and search for a nearby answer. All sent to your mobile phone via Telegram or Whatsapp (free on all app stores).
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  • 3 hours 30 minutes
  • Free Cancellation
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$18.51
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Shadows of York: Award winning historical ghost walk

Shadows of York: Award winning historical ghost walk

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See a spookier side to York without the worry of getting lost during this guided ghost walk around the streets and snickelways (alleys) of the medieval city. Listen to your guide tell tales of York’s tragic past that you wouldn’t otherwise hear, ask questions along the way to learn more, and enjoy an atypical introduction to the city.
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  • 1 hour 20 minutes
  • Free Cancellation
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$12.96
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York Walls Private Walking Tour

York Walls Private Walking Tour

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Uncover the medieval marvels of historic York on a bespoke walking tour with a private guide. Learn about York’s rich history as you walk around the centuries-old walls, pose for photos with a backdrop of the city or visit the wall museums (not included). Your private tour is yours to customize as you please, so you could also pay a visit to York Castle, stroll down the atmospheric The Shambles or take a peek inside the magnificent York Minster.
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  • 3 hours
  • Free Cancellation
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$74.06
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$74.06
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Ghost Bus Tour of York

Ghost Bus Tour of York

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Delve into the dark recesses of York’s history on this evening ghost bus tour. With your spooky local guide, visit notorious local haunts of restless spirits, and pass eerie sites such as York Minster, Clifford’s Tower, and the grave of Dick Turpin, infamous highwayman and murderer. Throughout the tour, hear anecdotes and fascinating facts about York’s grisly past, and make key stops for a closer look at the city’s most haunted buildings. 
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  • 1 hour to 1 hour 15 minutes
  • Free Cancellation
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$22.22
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Ouse River Sightseeing Cruise in York

Ouse River Sightseeing Cruise in York

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See the historic city of York from a different perspective during a 45-minute or 1-hour cruise on the Ouse River. Relax during a leisurely sail, accompanied by commentary that details the history and culture of York, and enjoy unobstructed views of landmarks such as Clifford’s Tower and the York Museum and Gardens. Choose from several departure times to suit your schedule.
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  • 45 minutes
  • Free Cancellation
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$16.66
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Self Drive Boat Hire in York

Self Drive Boat Hire in York

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Swap city sightseeing for a peaceful day on the water in York. With this boat hire experience, enjoy the privacy of being able to drive your own boat and plan a personalized route. Each boat can accommodate up to six passengers, and a map is provided so you don't get lost.
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  • 1 hour
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$49.37
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Private Ghost Tour of York

Private Ghost Tour of York

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Designed for travelers with a historical interest in the supernatural, this private 2-hour ghost tour of York — one of the most haunted cities in the world — allows you to customize your itinerary to suit you. Choose to visit sites with countless reports of ghost sightings, including York Minster, and The Shambles, and listen to frightening tales rooted in York’s 2,000-year-old history. The start time and location of your tour is up to you.
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  • 2 hours
  • Free Cancellation
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$74.06
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$74.06
Price varies by group size

The Bloody Tour of York - Tourism Award Winner 2022, Experience of the Year

The Bloody Tour of York - Tourism Award Winner 2022, Experience of the Year

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Skip the standard group tours and enjoy an alternative history of York during this award-winning, immersive guided tour of the city. Pass by top attractions—such as the Shambles and Jorvik Viking Centre—as you listen to your guide tell tales of witches, queens, and murderers that you wouldn’t hear on most other tours.
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  • 1 hour 30 minutes
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$16.05
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Ouse River 1-Hour Early Evening Cruise from York

Ouse River 1-Hour Early Evening Cruise from York

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See the historic city of York from a different perspective during an Ouse River cruise. Setting off in the early evening, sail past ancient landmarks and quaint riverside villages, all the while learning about the area’s Roman and Viking heritage. Keep warm in the heated saloon, where alcoholic drinks, warm beverages, and snacks can be purchased at your own expense.
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  • 1 hour
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$16.66
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Romans, Vikings and Medieval Marvels in York: A Self-Guided Audio Tour

Romans, Vikings and Medieval Marvels in York: A Self-Guided Audio Tour

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You don’t have to join a tour group to discover York. This audio walking tour lets you set the pace and pick up and drop the route when it suits you. Hit all the signatures—York Minster, Stonegate, Mansion House, the Shambles, one of the best-preserved medieval streets in the world—and more. The app works online or offline, including geodata, so you won’t need to waste money on roaming charges.
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  • 1 hour 30 minutes to 3 hours
  • Free Cancellation
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$7.99
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$7.99

Guided Bike Tour in York

Guided Bike Tour in York

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With beautiful architecture and medieval history, York is widely considered among England’s must-see cities—but pounding the sidewalks on foot takes time and effort. On this tour, hop into the saddle and spin through the city streets by bicycle, and hit top attractions like York Minster with ease. Follow safe routes inside and outside the ancient city walls, with your guide bringing York’s colorful Roman and Viking history to life.
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  • 2 hours to 2 hours 30 minutes
  • Free Cancellation
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$32.09
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$32.09

Quirks & Snickets - A Treasure Hunt Walking Tour in York - The Secret City

Quirks & Snickets - A Treasure Hunt Walking Tour in York - The Secret City

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This Quirks & Snickets tour consists of a trail of clues that guide you around York. It takes the boredom out of repetitive walking tours, allows you to solve riddles, and helps you discover hidden sites that you might not find otherwise. The clues are easily accessed through your phone, making it a fun and convenient way to explore the city.
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  • 4 hours
  • Free Cancellation
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$18.51
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$18.51

Scavenger Hunt Adventure in Kingston-upon-Hull by Operation City Quest

Scavenger Hunt Adventure in Kingston-upon-Hull by Operation City Quest

Explore Kingston-upon-Hull with Operation City Quest! Our scavenger hunt takes you around the city to find items in any order you want and perform exciting tasks for points. The scavenger hunt is done using an app and you'll be able to check the rankings feature anytime to see how you rank. Our scavenger hunt has a remote guide that will help along the way via chat. Let's get exploring in Kingston-upon-Hull.
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  • 2 hours
  • Free Cancellation
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$9.87
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$9.87

Zombie Scavengers Game - Kingston upon Hull, UK

Zombie Scavengers Game - Kingston upon Hull, UK

Zombie Scavengers tests your ability to survive after a Zombie Apocalypse. The game leads you through the city, where you will have 60 minutes to collect survival items for your colony. The Setting: Small colonies of the living are doing all they can to survive. You and your team have been tasked with scavenging for survival supplies for your colony. You’ll only have 60 minutes to figure out which items you'll need and find as many items on the list as you can. Your Mission: With 1 hour and your team of up to 10 people, you will use your smartphone to search the area for much needed food, supplies, and shelter. Along the way, you will be asked to do some challenges or answer some trivia questions. The goal is to score at least 4000 points in 1 hour in order to survive the zombie apocalypse! PS. Our game is family friendly, no actual zombies are involved in the scavenger hunt.
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  • 1 hour
  • Free Cancellation
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$19.75
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$19.75
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York City Scavenger Hunt Excursion by Zombie Scavengers

York City Scavenger Hunt Excursion by Zombie Scavengers

Survive an apocalypse in York today with Zombie Scavengers! An app will provide you with a list of items needed to survive the zombies. Find these items in any order you'd like and perform fun zombie themed challenges for points. Come up with a system to get the most points in order to survive the zombie apocalypse. Your friendly remote host will help you throughout the game via chat. Get enough points to survive the zombie apocalypse in York today!
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  • 1 hour
  • Free Cancellation
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$19.75
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Operation City Quest Scavenger Hunt - York, UK

Operation City Quest Scavenger Hunt - York, UK

Using an app on your smartphone, you'll be given nearly 120 objects to find during your scavenger hunt. You'll then wander throughout the downtown area searching for the items. Once you've found the object, you'll send a photo in to score points. Along the way, you will perform challenges for even more points. You'll have 13 categories of objects you can find in this city walk, with each object varying in points depending on the difficulty. Don't worry, you won't be alone. You'll have a remote guide that will be texting you during your game if you need help or have a question. They will also encourage you and give you hints along the way! The objective of the game is to have fun, rank #1 on the leaderboard, and try to get as many points as possible by finding all of the objects!
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  • 2 hours
  • Free Cancellation
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$9.87
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The Case of Colombia's Finest - Private outdoor adventure game in York

The Case of Colombia's Finest - Private outdoor adventure game in York

In The Case of Colombia's Finest Jim needs your help and has asked you to sniff out evidence of crime amongst the caffeine. Can you find enough information to solve the mystery before time runs out? Extra info - We recommend team sizes of up to 4 but if there are more of you, divide into competing teams to add an extra dimension to your Hunt - You select from 1 hour start times throughout the day and the tickets are fully flexible if your plans change - Each player receives a unique link to access the game ahead of your booking date. We recommend each player experiences the Hunt on their own device while working together in your team - You can break anytime and we provide recommendations within the game area - This Hunt is brilliant for friends, colleagues, dates and families (13+ children given the adult nature of the content)
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  • 2 hours
  • Free Cancellation
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$20.37
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