Treasure Hunt Ideas

The treasure hunt ideas on this website have been split into categories to make it easier to create your treasure hunt. There are codes, searches, challenges, puzzles and you can view all our treasure hunt ideas too. You could also create a theme for your treasure hunt, for example a pirate themed treasure hunt.


Hidden messages that must be decoded or interpreted.

These ideas give ways to encode clues rather than providing encoded clues, so that you can build your treasure hunt as you like.


Treasure hunters must use clues to help them search for the next clue. This type of clue does not require much working out - it mainly involves recognition or following instructions.


These are clues that involve an activity or challenge to reach or earn a clue.


Padlocks, mazes and other clever puzzles; these clues ideas will help you create treasure hunt clues that need to be solve, usually by doing something to unlock them or figure them out.


All the treasure hunt ideas that are available on this site.