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Reykjavik Highlights Self-Guided Scavenger Hunt & City Tour

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Activity provider: World City Trail

Reykjavik Highlights Self-Guided Scavenger Hunt & City Tour

Activity provider: World City Trail

From US$ 3.88 per person

See 10 of Reykjavik’s attractions as you solve riddles and follow clues on this scavenger hunt. Use maps through the mobile app to navigate your way around the city.

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  • Explore Reykjavik at your own pace
  • Learn about Reykjavik through the app
  • Solve riddles and puzzles about Reykjavik
Full description

Solve riddles and find clues on this self-guided scavenger hunt and walking tour through Reykjavik. Learn facts about the locations you visit, including sights such as the National Gallery of Iceland, Holavallagardur, Christ the King Cathedral, and more.

To get started, simply download the tour app onto your phone and begin exploring Reykjavik at your own pace (download instructions received via email after booking). Enjoy the freedom and flexibility to start your tour wherever you prefer.

Use the app and integrated maps to find your way to 10 attractions throughout the city. As you explore, solve a location-based riddle at each attraction and unlock the next location you need to visit.

Work as a team or add in some extra fun by completing in groups. Use logic, imagination, observation, and problem-solving skills to make your way around the city. Along the way, choose to stop for a coffee, lunch, or take a break at any time.

Start your tour at the imposing sculpture 'Solfar'! Learn about Harpa an attraction with many visitors every year. Learn about Ingólfur Arnarson the founder of Reykjavík at the beautiful monument in his honor, and admire Culture house, one of Reykjavík's finest buildings. Reykjavík Cathedral will leave you speechless with its serene beauty. Visit Parliament House with its elegant appearance. Then Reykjavík City Hall awaits you, don't forget to take pictures, it's a beautiful modern building with an incredible 3D map of Iceland! The unrivaled National Gallery will be your next step, with its unique exhibits. Smile at rainbow street, made to embrace diversity. The icing on the cake of this unique tour will be Hallgrímskirkja the ultimate symbol of all of Reykjavík !!!

  • App and login credentials
  • Self-guided tour
  • 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 the Sun Voyager. 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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What to bring

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

Not allowed

  • Unaccompanied minors

Know before you go

  • You will receive a link to download the app after purchase
  • The price is per group for a group of up to 5 people
  • There is no time limit on the game, you can pause it and return to it at anytime
  • Internet access and a charged smartphone is required to use the app
  • The scavenger hunt is completely outdoors
  • Each purchase is for 1 language only, if you wish to have the scavenger hunt in multiple languages, you will need to purchase the app twice
  • The game is designed for adults, children must be accompanied by an adult
  • You can complete it on your own pace
  • The game requires thinking in order to solve the puzzles
Customer reviews

Overall rating

3.7 /5

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What was great was that we got to corners of Reykjavík that we probably wouldn't have visited otherwise. What we didn't like so much is that the app is apparently in English in the original - sometimes the German text is quite bumpy and the explanation of how to use the app is not that easy (especially with the help) - the solutions have to be in English Language can be entered, which makes it unnecessarily difficult.... It's a pity that the app is a bit old school and not very interactive or intuitive. The goals are also not up to date (a lot of history, hardly anything modern like eg Harpa, information about the music scene, etc.) and the content could be a bit more balanced. Of course, 13 euros for two people in Reykjavík is not a lot of money, but you don't get much on offer either.... At least we had expected something else. Overall, a nice experience (due to the exciting places) with room for improvement (in terms of technical implementation and correct , modern c

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June 14, 2022

Very nice and funny way to explore the city with imaginative riddles. Highly recommended. Excellent customer service; Maria helped us to sort out a login issue instantly. Thank you

May 18, 2022

It was amazing experience!! We saw the city through the game!!!! Excellent!!

May 16, 2022

Product ID: 407932