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Digital Scavenger Hunts in the Chicago Area

Digital Scavenger Hunts
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Augment Your Reality

Love escape rooms and scavenger hunts? Just wait until you try one of our digital scavenger hunts! Our platform is a mixture of escape room, scavenger hunt, and location-based adventures rolled into an unforgettable augmented reality experience.

Perfect for families, couples, and groups of 2 to 20 participants

Digital Scavenger Hunts Details

All Ages
45 mins. - 1.5 hrs.

Free Parking & Park Admission

Parking and admission to park are always free — we're a free-to-visit, pay-to-play adventure park.
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Book With Confidence

We get it. Plans sometimes change. We make it easy to cancel and reschedule your reservation.
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Where To Check-In

Park in Parking Lot 2, walk across the east footbridge and head to the Bike Zone for check-in.
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How It Works

Step 1

Assemble your team and launch the game to start your adventure. Can you complete your quest in time?

Step 2

You'll walk, run, and bike your way around the park, gathering clues and solving puzzles.

Step 3

Whether playing as a single team or a large group, you can also compete for the highest score at the park!

Step 4

Stuck on a riddle? Can't find a clue? No worries, our virtual in-game partners are always there to help.

Step 5

Augmented reality games, puzzles, and cut-scenes accessed throughout the game bring the adventure to life!

Step 6

Complete your mission and save the world using your wits, the iPad app, and the items from our action packs.

Activity Information


All participants are required to fill out a mandatory participant waiver. 

What to Wear and Bring
  • Dress for the weather! We recommend dressing in layers and wearing comfortable shoes.
  • You can choose to walk, run, and bike your way around the park gathering clues and solving puzzles, so bring your bike if you like!
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Looking for the Ultimate Group experience?

We got you covered. We've got zip and climb packages for birthdays, bachelor/bachelorette parties, corporate groups, Scouts and more.
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Frequently Asked Questions

How long is the activity?

It lasts for about 1 hour and 15 minutes.

What is the minimum age requirement?
  •  Magic Portal: 6 years old (requires adult supervision or participation for youth under 13 years old).
  • Operation Mindfall: 8 years old (requires adult supervision or participation for youth under 13 years of age).
Do I have to bring my own device?

No, we provide all the equipment.

What if I have 10 guests?

No problem, we can run teams concurrently and can split your party into different groups.

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