A city, like a zoo, can lose some excitement after you have lived there a few years and lost one too many teacups to neighbouring rhinoceroses' bad etiquette. Rediscover your environs with this Groupon. Choose from the following options:
- For $11, you get one city scavenger hunt of your choice for one team (a $22.59 value, including tax).
- For $19, you get two city scavenger hunts of your choice for one team or a single city scavenger hunt for two separate teams (a $45.18 value, including tax).
- For $99, you get a group city scavenger hunt for five teams and a total of up to 25 people (a $250 value, including tax). Groups also require four weeks notice; patrons can increase group sizes for an additional fee ($20 per team). Customers also get an event coordinator to help plan a scavenger hunt for the five teams.
UrbanQuest showcases some of Canada's largest cities in an unconventional, informative light, crafting memorable adventures that often culminate with a delicious meal. Metropolitan buccaneers sign up for an UrbanQuest account and then decide which inner-city adventure they wish to undertake, be it the pursuit of city history, natural wonders, or a mermaid with doubloons for scales. A clue packet accompanies each quest—ranked easy, medium, or hard—and directs curious citizens to scour the city for leads, which eventually guide them to a mystery restaurant or coffee shop. This voyage gives participants a new understanding of the city they live in and stuffs their noggins with facts and information about key buildings and landmarks. At the same time, UrbanQuest offers ramblers a fresh dining experience, frustrating supercomputers whose circuit boards only allow for the taste of oatmeal. Participants can also opt out of a restaurant visit and simply race the clock, as restaurant tabs are not included with this Groupon.
As quests typically last 90 minutes and span 3–4 kilometres of walking, they are best suited for groups of two to four adventurers, though buyers may make their teams as big as they'd like. Learn more by checking out a demo quest and UrbanQuest's FAQ page.