HintHunt Africa

Play online, outdoors and Amazing Race escape games

Africa's First Escape Game,
60 minutes of memories
that will surpass any time factor
+27 76 187 2764
The Watershed, V&A Waterfront

Play online, outdoors and Amazing Race escape games

Crack codes and solve riddles to escape with your team. Can you do it?

Navigate your way through a secret research facility, online. Sprint through the V&A Waterfront collecting vital clues, or use augmented reality and GPS technology to decipher the codes of a powerful tech lab in a location of your choice.

HintHunt is popular with everyone, colleagues, friends and even families, for its escape room games. But HintHunt’s Amazing Race, outdoor and online escape-room experiences are exhilarating, whether you plan it at home, in the park or play around town.

Solving the fast-paced challenges requires the wits of every team member. Image: HintHunt Africa


The advantage of the online escape game is that you can play from anywhere, because you play from your laptop, and still feel connected to your friends and colleagues as you put your heads together to find clues over a collaborative video call.

Everyone, from the hotshot CEO to the bright-eyed intern, has a vital role to play in figuring out the clues in one of HintHunt’s three Online Escape Games – Detective Mystery, Cold Case and Framed!

The difficulty level of each escape room increases if you, so communication with your teammates is key. Image: HintHunt Africa


In Detective Mystery you’ll need to understand that the black market is a rabbit hole of priceless objects and valuable goods.

You’ll have access to important evidence for you and your team (1 - 5 people) to piece the puzzle together and solve the case. You can compete against the clock or each other. Take too long, and your window of opportunity closes. 

Work fast and think smart in this challenge- you only have 45 minutes to escape. Image: HintHunt Africa


Puzzle masters will thrive in the online escape game Cold Case, and maybe even leave with your fortune. You and 1 - 4 others need to solve this escape room's many puzzles before they do to inherit the fortune.

The time is ticking… you have 1 hour to escape. Image: HintHunt Africa


In Framed! the police are eager to find the murderer who's terrorising the town. Right now, you're their lead suspect. In a classic “who dunnit” style, you need to secure your freedom by finding three vital pieces of evidence: the murder weapon, the motive, and the murderer. With a limited amount of time to prove your innocence, can you save yourself or fall guilty of a crime you didn't commit?

You have 90 minutes to complete this challenge (the longest online game). Image: HintHunt Africa


Take the challenges outside in HintHunt’s Outdoor Escape Games, using augmented reality and GPS technology to solve riddles and crack the clues. Obtain the antidote to stop Spider Tech in Operation Mindfall or re-seal a magical portal before chaos ensues in Magic Portal (well-suited to families with 9 - 13 year olds).

You have 2 hours to complete the mission in the outdoor escape challenges. Image: HintHunt Africa

Choose a location of your choice with the Mobile Experiences – Rogue and Operation Mindfall. The latter can take up to 100 people and 1 - 3 hours to complete. These exciting outdoor experiences are tricky and great to do with the kids no matter where you are. You need to book at least 2 weeks in advance.

Or you and a group of up to 40 people can challenge yourselves to the Amazing Race - HintHunt style. Teams sprint around the V&A Waterfront finding clues along scenic routes. Winners are the first team to get back after solving all the clues

You need 1 smartphone and data per team of 2 - 4 players. Image: HintHunt Africa


If you love the online challenges, you’ll want to check out the original escape rooms, in which teams are locked away in a themed room and challenged to solve all the clues and puzzles around them to escape before the 60 minute timer hits 0!

There’s two new thrilling additions. Escape Plan, in which you and your cellmates must decipher codes left by the previous escapees; and Torpedo, where you are locked inside a submarine. Find the escape room that suits your fancy, there’s five escape rooms to choose from.

In Escape Plan teams are huddled into two cells. Image: HintHunt Africa


HintHunt is open for escape room games: Monday to Wednesday, 10am - 7pm; Thursday to Saturday, 10am to 8:30pm; Sunday 10am to 5pm
HintHunt online games can be purchased: at store.hinthuntathome.com
Find it: Watershed (on the first floor), 17 Dock Road, V&A Waterfront, Cape Town
Book: at HintHunt.co.za
Contact HintHunt on: 076 187 2764, Instagram: @hinthuntafrica



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