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Portobello Scavenger Hunt: Edinburgh‘s Enthralling Expedition

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Two hours. One epic Portobello adventure. Your team will solve puzzles, complete challenges, and explore historic landmarks. On this modern day treasure hunt in Portobello you will compete for the top spot in your city. You can start your scavenger hunt any time your group is ready. Learn how it works.

This scavenger hunt will help you explore Portobello. This top rated Portobello scavenger hunt is 1.33 miles and has 7 stops.

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Get ready for a Porty in Portobello, Edinburgh as you embark on the city‘s most thrilling and intriguing scavenger hunt! Our scavenger hunt will take you to spellbinding locations in the charming Downtown neighborhood, promising an enchanting exploration of this coastal town‘s hidden gems and fascinating history. Are you ready to put your detective skills to the test? During our Portobello, Edinburgh scavenger hunt, you‘ll experience a fantastic blend of culture and mystery that can only be found in this magical town. Uncover secrets hidden within museum towers or delve into captivating tales about legendary figures who once roamed these very streets. Be prepared to be amazed by awe-inspiring structures, marvel at the tales surrounding infamous murder dolls, and unravel the mysteries etched in stone around every corner. Don‘t forget to walk across iconic bridges and immerse yourself in the essence of this breathtaking city. So rally your friends, family, or coworkers, and embark on an unforgettable journey with our Portobello, Edinburgh scavenge hunt!

You can do our interactive scavenger hunt at any time. Explore the sights of Portobello.

Some of what you'll see: Burke Hare Murder Dolls, National Museum Legacy, Rebuilt Spire Edinburgh

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How it works

Explore Portobello like never before. All you need is a phone and some free time! Our cross-platform mobile app (available on iOS and Android) uses GPS and AI photo scanning to help you navigate from stop to stop as you uncover hidden art, history, and culture all around you.

Solve riddles at each stop, complete hilarious photo challenges, and compete with your team to score the most points and top our city-wide leaderboard.

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Activity Type: Anytime Scavenger Hunt

Starting Area: 1 Drummond St, Edinburgh EH8 9XP, UK

Travel Method: Walking

Walking Distance: 2.14 KM (1.33 Mi)

Time:1.5 - 2 Hours

Skill Level:Friend & Family Fun

Extra Admissions: None


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Earn The Portobello Scavenger Hunt High Score

Love a little competition? On your photo scavenger hunt, each player on your team will receive interactive challenges. You'll work together to solve riddles, answer trivia and complete photo challenges for a chance to top the Portobello leaderboard—and compete for ultimate bragging rights!

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Max Power

Score: 2450
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For the Lolz

Score: 2347
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1st not Last

Score: 2097

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This was so much fun!!! My husband and I had a great time exploring. A great way to spend a day. Highly recommended!!
Had so much fun today with my team spice girls for Laura Bachelorette party
Easy and fun adventure. Good way to tour the city
Super fun! Great team building for a great company function
Lots of fun, and a great activity with a group! We took the light rail down for some extra adventure. We learned a few fun facts.
So much fun and not pricey at all. Did it with a group including kids. They had fun too. We will for sure do more hunts in the future.

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Edinburgh‘s Enthralling Expedition will help you discover new exciting things, taking you to popular attractions and secret sites even the locals don't know about. We'll lead you to 'must-see' landmarks and treasures including: National Museum Legacy, Burke Hare Murder Dolls, Rebuilt Spire Edinburgh. Need more details? You can find additional scavenger hunt information here.
Of course! We have a whole team of Portobello team building experts at ScavengerHunt.com that can help turn the Edinburgh‘s Enthralling Expedition scavenger hunt into the engaging, energizing team building activity your company needs. Our team can customize any team building scavenger hunt to include a tailored route, a special starting and ending location, custom questions about your company, and your logo. Click here for more info on how to start your Portobello team building adventure.
It's easy! Start by buying scavenger hunt tickets from our store. Tickets can be used for the Portobello scavenger hunt or any ScavengerHunt.com city scavenger hunt (we have more than 400 hunts in cities across the globe). After securing your tickets, choose the city you want to explore. Download the Let's Roam app (our awesome parent company), select your adventure/activity, and start your epic journey!
Every scavenger hunt, whether in your home or outside, is designed to bring teams together. Outdoor hunts are a fun way to explore with your friends and family and help groups see the city in an exciting new way. Our In-Home hunts are designed to help kill boredom and help you learn more about each other. Be prepared to learn something new and have a great time. Our software helps us customize your scavenger hunt to your tastes as you solve clues. At the end of your hunt, you'll be ready to do it in another city! Get Your Gift or Tickets
Your scavenger hunt will lead your group across town to the best-known landmarks as well as hidden gems. Along the way, you and your teammates will complete fun photo challenges, test your knowledge of local trivia, and solve riddles that will bring your entire group together. ScavengerHunt.com by Let's Roam is a great way to explore a new city or learn more about an old favorite. Learn how it works.
Yes, our scavenger hunts are socially distant and outdoors. Questions are hidden on plaques, statues, and more outside. You won’t enter buildings and will only interact with your family/friend bubble. These wacky walking adventures are the perfect way to explore in a safe manner. Your group can pause at any time and take a break. Challenges are often off the beaten path and away from heavily trafficked tourist attractions.
Our one-of-a-kind in-home scavenger hunts help you, your friends, family or date explore, discover, and connect. All you’ll need is your phone, your team, and your home. The interactive Let’s Roam app will present you with a series of challenges and questions ranging in difficulty and point value.
Our scavenger hunt tickets are flexible and can be used in any of our locations for up to two years. When you purchase as a gift you will receive an instant printable card for the recipient.
Our scavenger hunts take about 2 hours. You can pause your scavenger hunt if you'd like to explore a stop on the hunt or get drinks/food along the way.
Whenever you're ready to explore! If you're doing an outdoor hunt, daylight may help you find some clues, you can go any day, any time (even holidays). You will never be asked to go inside buildings on your hunt, so you don't have to worry about business hours. No reservation is required for groups of less than 20.
During your hunt each person will be texted photo challenges, trivia, and other activities for everyone to do together. We recommend purchasing a role for everyone in your group and kids over 6. If a person doesn't have their own device, you can have up to 4 roles on a single device. Our app will let you know when to pass the device to them when it's their turn.

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