Treasure Hunt Ideas and Treasure Hunt Clues

There are lots of free treasure hunt ideas on this website for you to use in a home made treasure hunt. The treasure hunt clue ideas are split into challenges, puzzles, codes and searches

If you would like to build your treasure hunt then you can use this free treasure hunt tool to make a treasure hunt online. It has over 4000 clues ready for you to use to create a treasure hunt.

If you're making a treasure hunt for adults see out Treasure Hunt Ideas for Adults for some tips and ideas on how to make a treasure hunt for grown-ups!


Treasure hunt clues, maps and codes

Our Hints and tips page gives some advice on how to set up a treasure hunt, and things to look out for when making one.

Treasure hunt clue ideas

You can browse our idea categories or view all our clues for children and adults ideas in one list.

All our treasure hunt clues

Combination Locks

A combination lock gives the next clue by using digits found on other clues

Letters With Transparent Overlay

A grid of random letters hides a clue, which is revealed by correctly positioning a transparent sheet over the top.

Missing Mobile Phone

The next clue is on a mobile phone that must be found by calling the phone's number.

The list of treasure hunt clues is expanding, and if you have your own ideas or clues and would like them listed on the site as inspiration for others please send them to us as Make sure you include your name so we can include you as the idea's creator!

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