Treasure Hunt Ideas and Treasure Hunt Clues

Making a trasure hunt is really easy and fun, and this website helps you by offering ideas for your treasure hunt. These free treasure hunts 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 2800 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

QR Codes

A secret message is coded into an image which can be read by (most) smartphones.

Compass Directions

Hunters use a compass and directions to locate their next clue

Letter Grid

A grid of letters only reveals the clue if read in the correct order.

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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