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Private Myths and Monsters Treasure Hunt Tour in Edinburgh

The Secret City

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An immersive urban game through Edinburgh's best-kept secrets!

Immerse yourself in historic sights and obscure quirks as you solve riddles and progress on your treasure hunt style adventure: Unravel cryptic clues to unlock the hidden path to a location within walking distance. Decode the clue and search nearby to find the answer. All on your mobile phone using Telegram available on all app stores (like Whatsapp!).

This experience requires a mobile phone, with some data or text messages available

We will not be there to physically guide you on this trail so you can take it at your own pace! If you get lost you can message "Lost" for a detailed route to the next clue. Send "hint" if you think you're in the right location but aren't sure where to find the clue answer!

There are optional pub/cafe breaks on this trail. Use these to get refreshments or skip if you'd like to carry on. We have no affiliation with these establishments.

About This Deal

This is a typical itinerary for this product

Pass By: Edinburgh Castle, Castlehill, Edinburgh EH1 2NG Scotland

The route passes near the Castle. As there are no time restrictions on how long the trail takes, explorers are more than welcome to take a break to investigate.

Pass By: Princes Street Gardens, 54 Princes Street, Edinburgh EH2 4BA Scotland

The route will take explorers through parts of Princes Street Gardens. As there are no time restrictions on how long the trail takes, explorers are more than welcome to take a break to investigate.

Additional Information

  • Confirmation will be received at time of booking
  • Infant seats available
  • Service animals allowed
  • Near public transportation
  • Not wheelchair accessible
  • You should be comfortable walking ~4km. Please wear appropriate clothing for walking, the weather and the time of year.
  • Please note that this route features lots of stairs and climbing.
  • Travelers should have a moderate physical fitness level
  • This experience requires good weather. If it’s canceled due to poor weather, you’ll be offered a different date or a full refund
  • This is a private tour/activity. Only your group will participate
  • Trail is outdoors
  • A trail of riddles sent to your phone; solve each clue to unlock the path,...
  • Sent via Telegram smartphone app. Free to download & install. Available on all App Stores.

Departure Point
National Records of Scotland, 2 Princes St, Edinburgh EH1 3YY, UK

Departure Time
Telegram App (Recommended) 11/13/2019 - 5/23/2023
Monday - Sunday:08:00 AM - 05:00 PM
Whatsapp (Recommended) 12/23/2019 - 5/23/2023
Monday - Sunday:08:00 AM - 05:00 PM

4 hours

Return Details
Rose Street, Rose St, Edinburgh EH2, UK

Voucher Info
You can present either a paper or an electronic voucher for this activity.

The tour identified in this promotion is made available through Viator. Groupon is not affiliated with or sponsored by the The Secret City in connection with this deal. Please contact Groupon customer service for all inquiries related to this offer. Inquiries placed to Viator will be directed back to Groupon.

This offer is not eligible for promo codes.

Fine Print

14-day cancellation rights do not apply; no refunds or exchanges permitted. Voucher valid only for date and time listed; may not be exchanged or redeemed for other dates. Purchaser name and phone number must be provided at checkout; this information will be shared with Viator and the tour operator for purposes of order fulfillment. Groupon promo codes may not be used for this offer. Groupon voucher Terms of Sale do not apply. See the tour operator's terms and conditions for this offer here.