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Basel Highlights Self-Guided Scavenger Hunt and Audio Tour

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Activity provider: World City Trail

Basel Highlights Self-Guided Scavenger Hunt and Audio Tour

Activity provider: World City Trail

From US$ 5.43 per person

Explore Basel walking, playing, and learning on this self-guided scavenger hunt and walking tour in one. Using your phone as your guide, solve riddles and see the city’s important attractions.

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Experience

Highlights
  • Discover Basel solving riddles and puzzles
  • Learn info about the city and find hidden gems
  • Get plenty of time to take beautiful photos
  • Enjoy a tour while still practicing social distancing
Full description

Get to know Basel at your own pace on this interactive scavenger hunt walking tour played on your phone. Decipher riddles, interact with the most important attractions of the city, and unlock local facts. 

After downloading the scavenger hunt tour on your mobile device (via a link and login credentials received upon booking), use the mobile app and integrated maps to reach 10 of Basel’s most important attractions on foot.

At each stop, learn about the attraction and solve a location-based riddle that can only be solved if you reach the specific location. Use logic, imagination, observation, and team spirit to unlock the correct code and reveal the next destination of the tour.

As you walk through the city, enjoy the flexibility to pause your game at any time to take a break, snap the perfect photos, stop for lunch, or visit a museum. Choose to continue the tour later or save the rest for another day. You can start the activity at any time.

Start your tour at the Strassburger memorial, a place with enormous symbolism! Visit the Elisabethenkirche with its beautiful architecture, and explore the Basel Museum of Fine Arts with its unique exhibits. Photograph the Basel Cathedral with its unique aesthetics and admire the Natural History Museum with the unique ancient history it carries. Then the Basel Town Hall awaits you with its unique red facade. Still Spalentor one of the 3 old entrances of Basel will continue your beautiful journey in the heart of Basel. Admire the unique Peterskirche church! The Mittlere Brücke will amaze you, while the Rhine River that runs through Basel will be the icing on the cake of this unique tour.

Includes
  • Mobile app and login credentials
  • Self-guided scavenger hunt tour
  • Navigation
  • Live guide
  • Entrance fees
  • Transportation
Not suitable for
  • People with mobility impairments
  • Wheelchair users

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Participants

Date

Meeting point

Start your tour at Strassburger Denkmal. Log in to the app and find the exact location of the first step. There will be no one waiting for you at the starting point and you can begin your tour at any time. The activity time below is indicative.

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Important information

What to bring

  • Comfortable shoes
  • Camera
  • Food
  • Water
  • Comfortable clothes
  • Weather-appropriate clothing
  • Charged Smartphone

Not allowed

  • Unaccompanied minors

Know before you go

  • This activity requires internet access.
  • Please download World City Trail app from App store or Playstore.
  • Use your booking reference for serial number. (GYGXXXXXXXXX)
  • Read carefully the information included in the blue field of the confirmation email of your purchase.
  • The ticket and the app from GetYourGuide are not needed for this activity.
  • There is no time limit for this activity. You can complete it at your own pace.
  • The puzzles are related to the outdoor areas of the attractions, you do not need to enter or pay a ticket. Entrance is purely your choice.
Customer reviews

Overall rating

4.5 /5

based on 11 reviews

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Solve puzzles and discover the city - a varied variant! Entertaining tour and you get a lot of interesting details to read.

October 5, 2022

It is a different and playful way to get to know the city of Basel. It allows you to identify curiosities that you might not otherwise have identified.

September 8, 2022

August 25, 2022

Product ID: 407937