Have you heard of a treasure hunt? Treasure hunt is a popular game worldwide. This global trend has started to spread to our region as well. Many compare it to an escape room. The difference between an escape room and a treasure hunt is that the former takes place in rooms and buildings, while the latter is played on the streets of cities. This game leads participants through historical streets and famous locations.
The common characteristic is that you navigate through the game by solving puzzles, logical and mathematical tasks, and similar challenges. It is often played with multiple teams competing to solve all the tasks and reach the goal first, and another variation is competing against a given time, where if the time runs out, you lose.
There are various occasions where you can organize a treasure hunt:
- Treasure hunts can be a great idea for organizing team-building activities for you and your colleagues. It’s an excellent way to strengthen unity and develop closer relationships while having fun.
- It can be a fun activity in which children can participate. Organize a treasure hunt for a children’s birthday party, and they will enjoy this unique and exciting experience.
- A treasure hunt is an interesting way to spend quality and enjoyable time with friends or family, explore new locations, and have a great time together.
- If someone dear to you is an adventurer, this can be a good idea for a unique gift for that person.
Can treasure hunting be beneficial for you and your health?
Have you ever thought that treasure hunting, besides being fun, can be beneficial in multiple ways? Although it may seem like just a good pastime and game, treasure hunting is beneficial in several ways for players. We will list a few main benefits that this game can bring you:
Treasure hunting is challenging for players, both individually and as a team. Players need to use their knowledge of popular culture, local geography, history, and art, as well as read maps and solve puzzles. In this way, they follow clues that lead them to the next step in the search, and ultimately to victory. Therefore, this is a great and interesting way to further stimulate logical and creative functions in the brain.
It teaches you responsibility
Treasure hunting as a seeker requires you to follow instructions, build listening and planning skills with your team, and reach a consensus when making decisions. It will teach you to take responsibility for planning strategies, making crucial decisions, and being flexible when necessary, as sometimes they may not yield the desired results. You will agree that these skills are useful in everyday life.
Promotes social relationships and interaction
This game encourages you to step out of your comfort zone. Whether it’s exploring unfamiliar territory or working with team members you haven’t met before, it inspires you to build relationships with your teammates. In the pursuit of a common goal, which is, of course, victory, it is important to trust each other and have good communication. If you are competing against other teams, it will further motivate you to rely on each other and give your best to collectively overcome the opponents.
In today’s world, it is crucial to find a “release valve” that can free you from the accumulated stress of everyday life. Treasure hunting improves the mood of all participants. It brings a lot of excitement and laughter, so it’s no wonder that people feel happier and fulfilled during and after it. This feeling is contributed by the sense that opinions are valued within the team, the focus on achieving a common task, and ultimately, the thrill of victory. In this way, negative energy quickly dissipates, and positive energy and optimism take over. By engaging in treasure hunting, you have found a healthy way to relieve stress and have fun.
You can fulfill your childhood fantasies through treasure hunting. Your childhood dreams can be utilized in games like this. Kings and princesses, pirates, exploration, and various discoveries are all part of the marvelous world of adventures that you can experience in games like this.
The rewards and discoveries give you a sense of achievement, which boosts your self-confidence. Solving mysteries, puzzles, and racing against other teams or the clock increases your adrenaline and enhances your self-confidence like never before. When you solve the final puzzle and all the pieces “click” into place, your self-confidence will dramatically soar because you have fulfilled your task.
And what if we tell you that with treasure hunting, you can organize a tour of Belgrade?
Experience Belgrade extraordinarily and excitingly by playing a treasure hunt. All you need to do is organize a team of up to five people, choose a theme, and embark on the adventure. The game locations are selected among the landmarks of this city, allowing you to explore and learn something new about the city. You navigate through the game using a mobile app, where you solve various puzzles, and logical and mathematical tasks, apply knowledge from different fields, and even take pictures and videos.
Even if you know the city well, selected locations are interesting and give you a different perspective on it. You will always come across something new and fun while playing this game. You can even request a customized treasure hunt based on the theme you and your team have in mind. Additionally, you can choose another city in Serbia that you want to explore and visit in this way. The experience will be completely personalized and unlike anything you have experienced before.
When everything is considered, treasure hunting is not only fun and perfect for enthusiasts of unusual hobbies but also highly beneficial for players. As mentioned, it can be very beneficial for your mental health as it stimulates the brain and relieves you from stress. Moreover, it will teach you new skills or allow you to develop existing ones. And what we consider most significant is that it allows you to discover new cities and locations in Serbia, with lots of fun, brain teasing, and adrenaline, as well as a great chance to socialize and meet new people.
Have you already tried treasure hunting or is it something you desire? How does the idea of exploring tourist attractions in this way sound to you? If you are eager for an adventure, have additional questions, or have a unique treasure hunt idea that you don’t know how to fulfill, contact us.