From lunches and carols to markets and meeting Santa
Play online, outdoors and Amazing Race escape games
Crack codes and solve riddles to escape with your team
Fight to inherit your fortune in a mansion, 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’s Amazing Race, outdoor and online escape-room experiences are exhilarating, be it at home, in the park or playing around town.
BRING THE ESCAPE ROOM CHALLENGE HOME
As the world has changed, with teams working from home offices and family and friends scattered around the world, HintHunt’s Online Escape Room Game has grown.
The advantage of the online escape game is that you can play from anywhere, and still feel connected to your friends and colleagues as you put your heads together to find clues over a collaborative video call.
The HintHunt Online Escape Room Game is perfect for teams working remotely. Image: Supplied by HintHunt Africa
Solving the fast-paced challenges oF HintHunt’s Online Escape Game will require the wits of every team member.
Tip: The difficulty level of each escape room increases if you underestimate the ability of your teammates. Everyone, from the hotshot CEO to the bright-eyed intern, has a vital role to play in figuring out the clues in HintHunt’s Online Escape Game, Cold Case.
INHERIT YOUR FORTUNE
In Cold Case, you’ll have to explore a mansion for clues in order to inherit your fortune.
You’ll have access to important evidence for you and your team (1 - 5 people) to piece the puzzle together and solve the case. Head’s up: you’re on the clock. Take too long, and your window of opportunity closes. Go!
Solving the fast-paced challenges requires the wits of every team member. Image: HintHunt Africa
SUPERIMPOSE YOURSELF IN AN AUGMENTED REALITY
There are other escape gaming options if you want to play face-to-face. Take the challenges outside for HintHunt’s Amazing Race. You and a team of up to 40 people need to sprint around the V&A Waterfront finding crucial clues along scenic routes (first clue: The beautiful sites are a distraction! Focus on the task at hand to win).
Or in HintHunt’s Outdoor Escape Games – Magic Portal and Operation Mindfall – you can use augmented reality and GPS technology to find clues and solve riddles. These exciting outdoor experiences are tricky and great to do with the kids no matter where you are.
There are more options in the Mobile Experiences – Rogue and Operation Mindfall – which can include up to 100 people and use an indoor or outdoor location of your choice.
Many teams pick the original live escape games, played at the Watershed in the V&A Waterfront, inside decadently-themed escape rooms. They are exhilarating experiences: Think Mission Impossible meets 30 Seconds.
You need one smartphone and data per team of 2 - 4 players. Image: HintHunt Africa
HOW TO BOOK + ASK FOR SPECIALS
Ask them if there are any current specials for CapeTownMagazine.com readers: Mail them at firstname.lastname@example.org with the subject line “CapeTownMag”. Otherwise, discover the different experiences and book them at hinthunt.co.za.
WHEN + WHERE TO GO
HintHunt is open for escape room games: Monday to Saturday, 10am - 8.30pm; Sunday, 10am to 7pm; From 15 December, Fridays & Saturdays, 10am to 10pm
HintHunt online games can be purchased: 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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