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A-Hunting We Will Go – Tour Edmonton With One of These Unique Scavenger Hunts!

Edmonton is a beautiful city that has so much to offer, from the its natural beauty to rich history, and vibrant culture. If you’re visiting Edmonton on a time crunch and want to find a way to explore everything, try doing a scavenger hunt! Edmonton has some insanely fun and unique scavenger hunts for the whole family! Whether you’re a historian, an outdoors enthusiast, or just want to know if you could survive the zombie apocalypse, there is a scavenger hunt for everyone here. 

Let’s take a stroll through four creative and fun scavenger hunts that will take you on a journey through Edmonton’s streets, parks, and landmarks.

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The River Valley Alliance Scavenger Hunt

Edmonton’s River Valley is the largest urban parkland in North America, covering over 22 times the size of New York City’s Central Park. The River Valley Adventure Scavenger Hunt is a fun and exciting way to explore this natural beauty. 

Participants will receive a list of clues and challenges that will take them through the park’s many stunning trails and paths. You will have to solve puzzles, find hidden items, and take photos of specific landmarks to complete the scavenger hunt. The River Valley Adventure Scavenger Hunt is perfect for families, nature lovers, and anyone who wants to explore Edmonton’s beautiful River Valley.

The River Valley Adventure Scavenger Hunt usually takes place between July and August each year, and participants can win a variety of local prizes for posting pictures of the secret locations found along the hunt to Instagram and tagging River Valley Alliance in their post.

Stay tuned to their events page for this year’s dates!

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Alberta’s Charming Capital Scavenger Hunt

Edmonton has a rich history that spans over 200 years, and Alberta’s Charming Capital Scavenger Hunt will take you on a journey through this history. 

Participants will receive clues and challenges that will take them through some of the city’s most iconic landmarks and buildings. They will have to solve puzzles, complete challenges, find hidden items, and take photos of specific historic locations to complete the scavenger hunt.

This hunt is perfect for history buffs, architecture enthusiasts, and anyone who wants to learn more about Edmonton’s past. The hunt will last about two hours, and be sure to wear your walking shoes because you’ll be trekking through 5km of city streets, as you wind your way through Edmonton’s beautiful landmarks. There are a total of seven stops to make, and remember to keep tabs on your time, as you’ll be competing for the top spot!

Buy tickets today & start your hunt on your own time, during your next trip to Edmonton! Tickets are valid up to 2 years from the date of purchase.

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The Wacky Walk Adventure Game

Wacky Walks is a royalty themed scavenger hunt that is perfect for families and friends looking for a unique adventure in Edmonton. It is similar to a board game, in which the power, or control, of the game shifts from one player to another, but instead of a board, you’ll be exploring the streets of our beautiful city with your smartphone to complete the game. 

The scavenger hunt will start out by designating who will be the first King or Queen. The Royal Highness will then direct the other players to locate items and participate in challenges throughout the kingdom (Edmonton). You’ll use the Wacky Walks scavenger hunt app to prove you’ve found the correct items and completed the challenges correctly.

The goal of the scavenger hunt is to find all the items and complete the challenges while having fun with your family or friends and exploring all that Edmonton has to offer! The hunt is done completely on foot and usually takes about two hours to complete. But don’t worry, you won’t be alone. The app contains a remote guide that will be available in case you get stuck.

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Zombie Scavenger Hunt

Zombie Scavengers is an interactive scavenger hunt that will take you through the streets of Edmonton in search of much-needed food, supplies, and shelter. With the whole world now in chaos and zombies outnumbering the living, small colonies of the living are doing all they can to survive. With your team of up to 10 people, you will use your smartphone and be tasked with scavenging the area. The more things you find, the more points you get and more likely you are to survive. 

The task will not be easy. Along the way, you will be asked to do some challenges or answer some trivia questions in order to ward off the zombies. Remember, the area is crawling with relentless zombies, and rival colonies are moving in. If you’re playing with a larger group, you can split up into teams and see who can find all the items first! The goal is to find all of the items in order to survive the zombie apocalypse.

The Zombie Scavengers scavenger hunt in Edmonton is suitable for all 12 and up. It’s an excellent way to explore the city while having and thrilling adventure with your friends and family. Get your tickets today!

Edmonton is a beautiful city with a lot to offer, and these unique scavenger hunts are a perfect way to explore it. Whether you’re a local or a tourist, book your adventure today and experience the best that Edmonton has to offer. And don’t forget, when you book your stay through Edmonton’s Best Hotels, you’ll get to take advantage of our 1, 2, 3 Reward Deal, where you can get up to $225 in rewards back just for booking with one of our member hotels. With so much to see and do in Edmonton, you won’t regret it!

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The “1,2, 3 Pick Your Rewards”, Terms and Conditions and Blackout Dates 

Rewards Program campaign dates

Reward package available to book from January 5, 2022 for stays to December 31, 2024 for rewards except for possible blackout dates. At present there are no blackout dates scheduled.

Rewards are subject to while supplies last.  Substitutions of equivalent kind, value may be made as necessary.  Rewards are non-transferable, no cash value, no cash back.

  • Rewards are non-transferable, non-exchangeable, have no cash value, no cash back.
  • Rewards cannot be combined with any other offer or promotion.
  • Reward deal is net non-commissionable.

Blackout dates

At present there are no blackout dates scheduled. 

In the event blackout dates are scheduled, any guest who makes a booking for a hotel stay during the blackout period prior to the blackout period being named will receive the rewards they are booked for. 

Rewards Program offerings

Book one night’s stay with Edmonton’s Best Hotels and receive your choice of one of three $50 rewards excluding blackout dates:

  • $50 Gas Card or
  • $50 Prepaid Mastercard, or
  • $50 Ultimate Dining Card

Book two night’s stay with Edmonton’s Best Hotels and receive your choice of one of five reward packages excluding blackout dates:

  • $150 prepaid MasterCard, or
  • $75 Gas card and $75 MasterCard, or
  • $75 Gas card and $75 Ultimate Dining Card, or

Book three night’s stay with Edmonton’s Best Hotels and receive your choice of one of four reward packages excluding blackout dates:

  • Three Night Reward 1: $225 Prepaid Mastercard
  • Three Night Reward 3: $75 Ultimate Dining Card + $75 Prepaid Mastercard + $75 Gas Card

One choice of reward per stay. 

Guest must be 18 years of age or older at time of redemption. 

Prepaid Mastercard’s can be used for online purchases only. In Canada, prepaid Mastercard’s cannot be used at any retail outlet (including your hotel) with point-of-sale systems.

Rewards distribution

Rewards will be emailed directly to guests within 48 hours of Edmonton’s Best Hotels confirming their check-in.  Rewards are not provided by the hotel’s front desk.   All rewards are sent electronically. 


Guest must reserve a minimum of 24 hours prior to arrival.

Rewards are NOT available for reservations made less than 24 hours in advance of arrival.

Reservations made directly with hotels and not through Edmonton’s Best Hotels are not eligible for rewards. No exceptions. Rewards are only provided to guests who book through Edmonton’s Best Hotels online booking platform.  Booking reservation confirmations will have Edmonton’s Best Hotels branding on them. Rewards not provided for hotel reservations during specified blackout dates.

Reservations cannot be extended by hotels for additional rewards.

Guests may add a night to an existing one-night deal reservation and receive additional rewards if the request is made a minimum of 24 hours in advance of arrival.

Booking terms and conditions

Rewards provided for more than one night, must be for consecutive nights under one registration under one name at one property. In addition, no more than up to three consecutive nights will be honoured. If a guest checks in for three days and then checks out and re-checks in for the next day, this is considered a consecutive night booking even if the second booking is made at different hotel.  

There must be a minimum of three days between bookings.

Multiple reservations for the same person for the same night(s) is considered a double booking and only one of those bookings will be eligible for rewards. For example, if a guest books two nights on x and y date and then makes another two-night booking for the same dates at the same hotel or another hotel, EBH considers this a double booking and will honour rewards for only one of those bookings. 

Is there a limit on the number of bookings I make on different dates?  Edmonton Best Hotels welcomes repeat business.  Some of our guests visit Edmonton every month.  Please note as stated earlier there must be a minimum of three days between bookings. Please also note stated blackout dates.

Cancelling and date changes to reservations

If a guest wants to cancel or change the dates of their booking.

What if I want to cancel my booking?  Edmonton Best Hotels must cancel your booking (not the hotel).  If you want to cancel, contact info@edmh.ca and let us know.  We will cancel your booking and send you a cancellation number for your records.  Please do not cancel directly with the hotel.

What if I want to change the dates of my booking?  You must contact Edmonton Best Hotels at info@edmh.ca and let us know you want to make a date change.  Your original booking must be cancelled first.  You will receive a cancellation number for your records.  Then, you must rebook for your new dates.  The hotel nor Edmonton’s Best Hotels cannot make date changes to the original booking.  Please note this does not guarantee you will receive the same hotel rate when you rebook for different dates.

Any questions, please contact Edmonton Best Hotels at info@edmh.ca 

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