Organising a 'big' event for your club? Looking for a fun university social event for lecturers or students? Looking for an idea for an away day for your charity organisation?

Treasure Hunt in Aberdeen

Whatever your organisation be it the students union, wildlife trust, parent-teachers association or whatever, you will undoubtedly want to organise a social event or away day from time to time.

A treasure hunt is perfect for a get together as it is sociable and fun with the added edge of friendly competition. It is inclusive and you will find clues that will appeal to all ages and all abilities. So, instead of having an 'ordinary' away day, treat yourself to an 'extra-ordinary' one. A treasure hunt breaks down barriers and very soon has everyone in the team involved.

Treasure Hunts

Our group treasure hunts are designed to run for 1-3 hours but the timings are at your discretion. There will be questions to answer, tasks to perform and photo assignments to complete, we will also include a word quiz so there is always something to be done. Teams will need to blag their way into establishments and coerce members of the public in order to get their photos and collect the shopping list items for those all important points. A late return will cost them hard earned points.

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How does the Aberdeen Treasure Hunt Work?

We have ready prepared DIY (self-managed) treasure hunts in Aberdeen and elswhere in Scotland, the rest of the UK and in the capital cities of Europe. But if we don't have one in your region, talk to us as we are always looking for an excuse to prepare another treasure hunt! Unlike some hunts, ours do not rely on GPS technology etc making them accessible to all (though we can provide you with a smartphone or tablet based hunt if required). If you want to add a more professional edge to your birthday treasure hunt, we can supply an experienced event manager who will make sure that the event runs smoothly and who will keep the fun going throughout.

Your personalised DIY treasure hunt comes via the post as a pack containing the clues (enough for 4 teams - you decide on the number of people in your teams) and the other tasks (photo challenges, scavenger list, word game) plus the answers of course. Extra sets are available (extra cost) if you expect to have more than 4 teams. Please contact us after ordering.

Your Aberdeen treasure hunt or scavenger hunt has factual, fun and amusing clues that will make you groan when you work out the answer - then there is a 'shopping' list and a word quiz, as well as photographs to take thus keeping all team members busy.

There are more clues and photo challenges than can possibly be completed in the time available so participants will not run out of things to do.

Teams need to be back on time to mark the treasure hunt or risk losing points for every minute late. The marking session is great fun with teams marking their own results under the watchful eye of another team member, but the organiser's decision is final. The marking sessions are always good entertainment with plenty of banter and tension as teams watch their results unfold.

Marking of the smartphone or tablet Aberdeen treasure hunt is automatic but each team has no idea of the scores of the other teams until all is revealed at the finish venue. Clues can be answered or skipped but you can't return to them. Hints are available for the clues if needed but at a points cost.

Your Scavenger or Treasure hunt can be written with start and finish locations to suit your event and the photo tasks ensure that you have a lasting memory of your day.

Answering the clues and winning the day's treasure requires good communication, teamwork and plenty of creative thinking.

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