Botanic Bonanza

The gardens in bloom, find a group of four or two, have you got what it takes to find the key to each clue?

Explore the very best of Sydney's Royal Botanic Gardens on this comprehensive trail that takes in iconic views and popular highlights as well as its secret corners and hidden history. With 20 cryptic clues to solve, this is one of our longer challenges and a really unique and interesting way to spend half or even a full day out.

Whatever the day of the week, escape the city's traffic and get back to nature on this family-friendly adventure that includes three relaxing breaks at some of the Gardens' cafes and pop-ups.

Are you ready to head to the jungle?

This trail is priced at AU$30 per team and you can add up to 4 team members.

🧐 What to expect

πŸ‘‰ Team Game

Our modern-day treasure hunts are designed to be played as a team. Perfect for couples, friends, family, corporate team building or even a first date.

πŸ‘‰ Cryptic Challenge

The 20 tricky clues are designed to puzzle adults and will test your brains to the max. Remember to break them down a word at a time to solve the mystery!

πŸ‘‰ Outdoor Fun

This 3.5km trail finishes near Sydney Opera House and is a great way to keep fit while having fun, so we recommend comfortable walking shoes.

☝️ Instructions

This trail starts at Woolloomooloo Gate of Royal Botanic Gardens in Sydney and can be started Daily, 9am - 5pm.

If you plan on taking your time during the trail, please make sure you start at least 1 hour before the final start time.

You have 4 weeks to start your hunt once you have registered. On the day, please make your way to the start location and once you’re ready, the hunt organiser must click β€˜START HUNT’. Captains can add up to 3 extra devices to send and receive clues for each team.

πŸ† Leaderboard

πŸ₯‡ Jake

⏰ 01 hrs 02 min 40 sec

πŸ₯ˆ The Leaf Team

⏰ 01 hrs 09 min 49 sec

πŸ₯‰ The Awesome Rats

⏰ 01 hrs 27 min 36 sec

4 The Io's

⏰ 01 hrs 29 min 12 sec

5 The Walking Detectives

⏰ 01 hrs 41 min 04 sec

6 Dogfish IV

⏰ 01 hrs 41 min 38 sec

😍 Reviews (295)

Max Leser | Blue StarBlue StarBlue StarBlue StarBlue Star

β€œGreat way to experience the Botanical Garden. You will see things you would otherwise have missed. Definitely will do other trails as well.”

Detective 16261 | Blue StarBlue StarBlue StarBlue StarBlue Star

β€œGreat to explore. You can be tourists in your own city or fun to explore. Informative and fun way to discover the park”

Detective 16541 | Blue StarBlue StarBlue StarBlue StarBlue Star

β€œSuch a brilliant activity to do with my tween children! Perfect scenery, some clues trickier than others. Great fun for all of us!!”

Lee Collier | Blue StarBlue StarBlue StarBlue StarBlue Star

β€œTook 3 boys age 6-13 they loved exploring and trying to work out the clues.. happy faces all round!”