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San Diego Balboa Park Scavenger Hunt Walking Tour

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San Diego Balboa Park Scavenger Hunt Walking Tour

  • The scavenger hunt leads you on a unique guided tour of Balboa Park in San Diego California. See beautiful gardens, historic architecture, and too many points of interest to list. Discover what makes Balboa Park one of the best places to visit in San Diego – for both locals and visitors alike.
  • You and your team solve 20 fun puzzles and challenges along the way.
  • It’s one of the best San Diego activities for small groups, families, or for couples looking for a unique date idea, or anyone looking for fun things to do in San Diego California.
  • Takes about two hours to complete with about 2 miles of walking.
  • $49 covers your whole team (2 to 6 people recommended)
  • More than 6 people? Buy one scavenger hunt per team – still just $49 per team of up to 6. Race each other to the finish, or for the highest score.

Points of Interest Along the Way

  • Alcazar Gardens
  • Old Globe Theatre
  • Zoro Garden
  • El Prado
  • Spanish Village Art Center
  • International Cottages
  • Spreckles Organ Pavilion
  • Many other fun and interesting Balboa Park sights

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How to Play

  • Add this scavenger hunt to your cart and complete checkout.
  • When you’re ready to begin the scavenger hunt, start at the parking of Veterans Museum at Balboa Park, at 2115 Park Blvd, San Diego, CA 92101.
  • Once you’re at the starting location, log in to your account using the email address and password you entered when buying the scavenger hunt.
  • The scavenger hunt content will be available on this page, and under the My Account section on the menu.
  • If you’re playing with more than 5 or 6 people, we recommend having a captain of each team complete these steps to create their account for the team.

What to Bring

  • Required: A fully-charged smartphone or other device with Internet connection to get the questions and submit your answers as you complete the scavenger hunt
  • Water bottle and comfortable shoes for walking
  • Paper, pencil or pens to take notes and solve puzzles