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The Mystery of Nelson's Stolen Diamonds: Old Portsmouth Treasure Hunt Adventure

Turn the historic streets of Old Portsmouth into the world's largest escape room with this self-guided treasure hunt adventure!

Solve a range of cryptic clues including word games, maths puzzles, and hidden objects, as you unravel the historic mystery and discover the identity of the infamous diamond thief!

'The perfect blend of Portsmouth, puzzles, and history!'

On Horatio Nelson's last day on dry land before joining his ship to fight in the Battle of Trafalgar, he stored a valuable diamond necklace in a chest in one of Portsmouth many taverns for safekeeping. That night, the tavern was broken into and the necklace was stolen. You must solve the clues, eliminate suspects, and return to the scene of the crime to get to the bottom of this historic mystery. This treasure hunt is the best way to see the key historic sights of the city, visit its most atmospheric taverns, and soak up true local stories of its most notorious characters and places.

per adult from

$25

AUD

Duration

2 hours 30 minutes

Voucher

Mobile ticket

Select Date and Travellers

No tour options available.

  • What's included :
    • 44-page colour activity booklet containing all puzzles, clues, and maps
    • 15% off food & drink in The Wellington pub (currently not serving alcohol).
    • 10% off food & drink in The Dolphin pub.
    • Full of amazing local history stories
    • 5 traditional taverns en route
    What's excluded :
    • Alcoholic Beverages
    • Guide

  • Discover tales of drunkenness, murder, and treason as you hunt the historic streets & taverns of Old Portsmouth for a mysterious diamond thief in this self-guided treasure hunt adventure!

    Start any time you like... simply collect the treasure hunt activity book from The Dolphin pub in Old Portsmouth and away you go!

    - Walking distance: 3km
    - Duration: 2-3 hours

    Includes:
    - 15% off food & drink in The Wellington pub (currently not selling alcohol, but is open for food and soft drinks as normal).
    - 10% off food & drink in The Dolphin pub.


    Stop At:

    • Hotwalls Studios, Point Battery and Barracks, Broad Street, Old Portsmouth, Portsmouth PO1 2FS England
    • Portsmouth Cathedral, High Street, Portsmouth PO1 2HH England
    • The Round Tower, Broad Street., Portsmouth PO1 2JE England
    • Royal Garrison Church, Penny Street, Portsmouth PO1 2NJ England
  • Departure Point :
    The Dolphin, 41 High St, Old Portsmouth, Portsmouth PO1 2LU, UK
    Departure Time :
    8 people: (4 x activity books) 8/14/2020 - 10/6/2021
    Monday - Sunday:12:00 PM - 08:00 PM
    10 people (5 x activity books) 8/14/2020 - 10/6/2021
    Monday - Sunday:12:00 PM - 08:00 PM
    5 people: (3 x activity books) 8/14/2020 - 10/6/2021
    Monday - Sunday:12:00 PM - 08:00 PM
    7 people: (4 x activity books) 8/14/2020 - 10/6/2021
    Monday - Sunday:12:00 PM - 08:00 PM
    1-2 people: (1 activity book) 8/14/2020 - 10/6/2021
    Monday - Sunday:12:00 PM - 08:00 PM
    9 people: (5 x activity books) 8/14/2020 - 10/6/2021
    Monday - Sunday:12:00 PM - 08:00 PM
    3 people: (2 x activity books) 8/14/2020 - 10/6/2021
    Monday - Sunday:12:00 PM - 08:00 PM
    4 people: (2 x activity books) 8/14/2020 - 10/6/2021
    Monday - Sunday:12:00 PM - 08:00 PM
    6 people: (3 x activity books) 8/14/2020 - 10/6/2021
    Monday - Sunday:12:00 PM - 08:00 PM
    Return Detail :
    Returns to original departure point
    Hotel Pickup :
    • Confirmation will be received at time of booking
    • Wheelchair accessible
    • Stroller accessible
    • Service animals allowed
    • Near public transportation
    • Transportation is wheelchair accessible
    • Surfaces are wheelchair accessible
    • Not recommended for pregnant travelers
    • No heart problems or other serious medical conditions
    • Travelers should have a moderate physical fitness level
    • This is a private tour/activity. Only your group will participate
    • Social distancing enforced throughout experience
  • You can present either a paper or an electronic voucher for this activity.
  • For a full refund, cancel at least 24 hours in advance of the start date of the experience.

Language

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Age Req.

-

Fitness Req.

None

Group Size

10

Organised by Mystery Guides

Activity ID: V-202568P3

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