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Secrets of Santa Barbara CityRace Urban Adventure Hunt for Two or Four (Half Off)

CityRace Urban Adventure Hunts - Santa Barbara

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In a Nutshell

In an event inspired by The Amazing Race, teams roam local neighborhoods to solve scavenger-hunt clues

The Fine Print

Promotional value expires Oct 27, 2013. Amount paid never expires. Limit 1 per person, may buy 4 additional as gifts. Limit 1 per visit. Advance online registration required, subject to availability. Operates in all weather. Valid for Secrets of Santa Barbara CityRace Urban Adventure Hunt only. Race starting points vary; CityRace Urban Adventure Hunts will email you your specific redemption location at least one week prior to the event. All locations are within Santa Barbara city limits. Merchant is solely responsible to purchasers for the care and quality of the advertised goods and services.


Teamwork is most effective in pairs, from the vaudeville acts of Laurel and Hardy to the crime-fighting melodies of Batman and Garfunkel. Reap the benefits of a sidekick with this Groupon.

Choose Between Two Options

  • $40 for race entry for two (an $80 value)
  • $80 for race entry for four (a $160 value)

The Secrets of Santa Barbara race sends teams of two to four participants racing through historic neighborhoods to solve cryptic clues and brainteasing puzzles for roughly three hours. Teams must register online, and racers can view sample clues here. Races are scheduled for September 28–29 and October 26, with two waves embarking each day.

Races are recommended for participants aged 15 and up. See the full race description and the complete rules and FAQ.

CityRace Urban Adventure Hunts

CityRace Urban Adventure Hunts challenge teams of amateur sleuths with urban odysseys through scenic Los Angeles neighborhoods, each calling upon brainpower, teamwork, detective skills, and a dash of moxie. Groupon holders can grab their smartest gumshoe friend or rent a friendly nerd and get ready to hit the streets for an adventure that begins with each team receiving a packet of clues. Some clues are a cinch, some are head scratchers, and others require blowing the dust off unused gray matter or forging a psychic bond with Sherlock Holmes. Speed thinkers are charged with following the clues to various locales around the race area, where they can rack up points by answering questions and, in some cases, picking up unique scavenger-hunt items, though no points are awarded for picking up actual scavengers. For race rules, be sure to check out the FAQ.


95% of 66 customers recommend

  • “READ ALL!! the clues BEFORE STARTING. Enjoy yourself, treat it as an adventure.”

  • “Good walking shoes!!!!”

  • “Good, clean adult fun.”

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