Downtown Austin Adventure: 3-Hour Smartphone Scavenger Hunt

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Downtown Austin Adventure: 3-Hour Smartphone Scavenger Hunt

From US$ 44 per group up to 6

See the vibrant city of Austin in an entirely new and exciting way in this 3-hour, Amazing Race-style scavenger hunt. Let your smart phone be your guide as you race to Capitol building, through 6th street and along the scenic river front.

About this activity

Free cancellation
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Mobile ticketing
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Duration 2.5 hours
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Wheelchair accessible


  • Experience a tour of Austin unlike any other on this smartphone scavenger hunt
  • Explore the city using your smartphone, racing against the other teams
  • Stop and go as you please, taking as much time as you need to see the sights
  • Learn about Austin's main attractions and interesting history
Full description
Join this wacky interactive tour for an entirely unusual way to explore the wonderful city of Austin! Turn downtown Austin into your own personal game board and let your smart phone be your guide in a competition to see best sights of the city and learn all about its fascinating local history. This 3-hour Amazing Race-style scavenger hunt provides the perfect tour for groups – large or small – that are looking to make their Austin experience fun and memorable. Begin the adventure in the heart of the State’s Capitol and race with your team through the city's most interesting historic sites, along the exciting 6th Street, down the scenic riverfront, and to various other gems hidden nestled in the vibrant city of Austin. Points of Interest on Your Quest: Captiol Building Driskill Hotel 6th Street Frank Hot Dogs Lady Bird Lake
  • Smartphone scavenger hunt for one team
  • Smartphone or iPad with internet capability
  • Transportation to the starting location

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Meeting point

Travel by foot, car or public transportation to the Texas State Library and Archives Building located on Brazos Street between 12th Street and 13th Street. Public parking is available in a number of lots in the area.

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Important information

Know before you go

  • A team may have as many people as you like. However, the tour is typically best with no more than 6 people on each team. Large groups can break up into many teams and compete for the best point score and time. Each team needs to purchase a Quest with a unique email address and password.
  • This tour is offered at a fixed group price instead of a per-person pricing scale, so this is the perfect city adventure for groups who want to get the best bang for their buck.
  • All information you need to start your tour will be sent to your smartphone, which will be your guide (you will not meet with an actual person).
  • You may purchase your tour days, weeks, or months before your adventure.
  • It's a good idea to bring water, snacks, money, a city map, calculator, pencil and paper and, of course, a fully-charged smartphone.
Customer reviews

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4.9 /5

based on 8 reviews

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This was so much fun, I would highly recommend it. Plenty of things to do and see. The hunt did not take us inside the capital building so while you are there you need to go inside, it's amazing. Also I would suggest getting a scooter app and taking scooters to each different location as it is probably over 3 miles of walking. We had never been to Austin and this gave us something to do on a Sunday and showed us some interesting areas downtown.

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November 21, 2021

Great family activity

Our family of 7 did this scavenger hunt one day during vacation. We really enjoyed ourselves. There was something for everyone, and all could participate (kids aged 10-21). It was fun to work together, walk through the city and learn a bit more about Austin. Our only critique is that the last clue was a bit easy to miss. One small detail about it's proximity to crossing the street would be great.

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January 10, 2017

Great Avtivity

The activity itself was good, but info on follow up steps needed to start in a reasonable time could have been better.

January 10, 2018

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