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Southsea Treasure Hunt Mystery: Southsea's Laughing Sailor

Activity provider: Mystery Guides

Southsea Treasure Hunt Mystery: Southsea's Laughing Sailor

Activity provider: Mystery Guides

From US$ 7.61 per person

Join the adventure, and turn the streets of Southsea into a GIANT outdoor escape room! Search for clues, unlock the puzzles & unravel the amazing mystery of Southsea's Laughing Sailor!

About this activity

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Wheelchair accessible

Experience

Highlights
  • Unravel the exciting story of Southsea's iconic Laughing Sailor
  • Discover Southsea's hidden local history
  • Get some fun outdoor exercise
  • Visit 4 of Southsea's most historic and atmospheric taverns
Full description
The legendary Southsea mystery.. .. unsolved for 100 years.. Until now. ✔️ Enjoy a one-of-a-kind adventure to treasure with your friends. ✔️ Combine your skills to crack the clues & unravel the epic tale. ✔️ Discover Southsea's amazing history & hidden gems! In the summer of 1910, Southsea's iconic laughing sailor became the victim of a terrible crime, after a mysterious figure smashed the machine and silenced his laugh forever. Was it an act of revenge? Nobody knows.. But the villain left a trail of clues.. … and this is where you come in. The pages of your Mystery Guide™ take you on an exciting puzzle adventure through the heart of Southsea, as you follow the maps, unlock the clues, and unravel the epic tale. Your challenge is to track down hidden objects, decode symbols, and uncover hidden messages, as you eliminate suspects and gradually unpick the crime. And an exciting twist awaits… Make it to the end and you'll be struck by an amazing ‘wow’ moment when the case is solved and the villain is revealed before your eyes! Simply grab your Mystery Guide™, head to the start, and set off at a time that suits you. Don’t let the villain get away... Your time to start is now!
Includes
  • 40-page colour booklet containing a story to unravel, cryptic clues to solve, amazing local history, and colourful maps to follow.
  • 10% off in The Jolly Sailor
  • 15% off at The Phoenix
  • 20% off lunch at the Queens Hotel (Mon-Thu)
  • Food & Drink
  • Tour Guide
Not suitable for
  • People with mobility impairments

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Participants

Date

Meeting point

Please enter the gift shop at Portsmouth's City Museum & Art Gallery, and show them your booking receipt. They will then provide you with your activity materials. Please ensure that they give you 1 booklet for every 2 people that you have booked for.

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Important information

What to bring

  • Pen

Know before you go

  • The duration of this activity is around 3 hours
  • Distance: 4 km
  • Difficulty: Medium (Adults + older children)
  • Clues to solve: 16

Product ID: 416929