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St. John's: App-Based Murder Mystery Game with Audio Guide

1. St. John's: App-Based Murder Mystery Game with Audio Guide

Wander the streets of St. John's while playing a fun murder mystery game on your phone and discover the city's sights along the way. See the gorgeous downtown area, Harbourside Park, Atlantic Place, George Street and much more.  Download the app, choose your route, then head out as a solo detective, with a partner, or as a group to get started. Follow the prompts on your phone as you travel to different locations within the game map and immerse yourself in a tale full of intrigue. Release your inner detective and take on the role of a recent graduate of the Detective Academy. A murder has been committed in St. John's and you're tasked with solving the crime. Your job is to visit each of the 10 locations marked on the map, piece together the evidence, identify the killer, and issue an arrest warrant. Choose a walking route in Downtown St. John's, suited for groups of up to 4 people, or opt for a driving route and stay warm. Play the game at any time and move at your own pace, taking a break whenever you need to and resuming once you're ready.

Manuels River Exhibits Access & Guided Tour

2. Manuels River Exhibits Access & Guided Tour

One of the most distinctive places in the world, Manuels River Valley boasts a fascinating geological history that goes back millions of years. Manuels River Interpretation Center is located an easy 20-minute drive from downtown St John's. Your admission includes access to the state-of-the-art interpretive center and the hiking trails. Learn about the rare 500 million-year-old trilobite fossils and the ancient geology of the area. Wander a picturesque 6-kilometer (3.7-mile) trail system to take in a rich variety of plant and animal life. There are two fossil localities at Manuels River, one on Ocean Trail East and one on Ocean Trail West. When you're ready for a rest, sit back and relax from your treetop view overlooking the river at the onsite cafe.

Fossil Tour

3. Fossil Tour

Take a Fossil Hike and learn to see the aftermath of active volcanoes, moving glaciers and other geological phenomena that have shaped the river valley. Then, try and uncover a 500 million year old fossil within the shale that has fallen from the cliffs. Allow for 1.5 hours for this tour. Our trails are built with accessibility in mind. We have two all terrain wheelchairs for rental. Arrive 10min before your Tour Time for Registration Embark on a Trail Tour to the Fossil Site Interact with the fossil site and try to uncover a fossil Return to the centre and explore the exhibits at your own leisure

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