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Basel Highlights Self-Guided Scavenger Hunt and Walking Tour

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Activity provider: World City Trail

Basel Highlights Self-Guided Scavenger Hunt and Walking Tour

Activity provider: World City Trail

From US$ 6.62 per person

Explore Basel walking, playing, and learning on this self-guided scavenger hunt and walking tour in one. Using your phone as your guide, solve riddles and see the city’s important attractions.

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Experience

Highlights
  • Discover Basel solving riddles and puzzles
  • Learn info about the city and find hidden gems
  • Get plenty of time to take beautiful photos
  • Enjoy a tour while still practicing social distancing
Full description

Covid-19 Update

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

Get to know Basel at your own pace on this interactive scavenger hunt walking tour played on your phone. Decipher riddles, interact with the most important attractions of the city, and unlock local facts. 

After downloading the scavenger hunt tour on your mobile device (via a link and login credentials received upon booking), use the mobile app and integrated maps to reach 10 of Basel’s most important attractions on foot.

At each stop, learn about the attraction and solve a location-based riddle that can only be solved if you reach the specific location. Use logic, imagination, observation, and team spirit to unlock the correct code and reveal the next destination of the tour.

As you walk through the city, enjoy the flexibility to pause your game at any time to take a break, snap the perfect photos, stop for lunch, or visit a museum. Choose to continue the tour later or save the rest for another day. You can start the activity at any time.

The tour route includes Strassburger Denkmal, the Kunstmuseum Basel, the Elisabethenkirche, Münsterplatz, Basel's Old Town, the Natural History Museum of Basel, Spalen Gate, Basel Town Hall, St. Peter's Church, and Middle Bridge.

Includes
  • Mobile app and login credentials
  • Self-guided scavenger hunt tour
  • Navigation
  • Live guide
  • Entrance fees
  • Transportation
Not suitable for
  • People with mobility impairments
  • Wheelchair users

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Participants

Date

Meeting point

Start your tour at Strassburger Denkmal. Download the 'World City Trail app' from the store and use your email and the serial key that you will receive one day before the activity via sms or whatsapp by World City Trail (if you didn't receive it, please contact us: +41764676170 via sms or whatsapp or email at: wctworldbookings@gmail.com). After the login, you will be able to find the exact location of the 1st step. No one will wait for you. You can start your tour anytime! The QR code from GetYourGuide is not needed for this activity.

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Important information

What to bring

  • Comfortable shoes
  • Camera
  • Food
  • Water
  • Comfortable clothes
  • Weather-appropriate clothing
  • Charged Smartphone

Not allowed

  • Unaccompanied minors

Know before you go

  • This activity requires an internet connection
  • You can only use one language per group. If your group is multilingual and you need more languages, you will need to book multiple games. If your group is larger and you need to break into multiple groups, you will also need to book multiple games
  • This activity takes place entirely outside
  • The average duration of the activity is 2-2.5 hours, however, there is no time limit
  • The game is designed for adults, children must be accompanied by an adult
  • The game requires thinking in order to solve the puzzles
Customer reviews

Overall rating

4.3 /5

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We really enjoyed this hunt through the city. This allows us in one day to know these key points. To be repeated each time you visit a new city.

February 22, 2022

Was interesting and exciting

April 6, 2022

Product ID: 407937