The Secrets of the Amsterdam Forest

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Goats, islands, pancakes, a maze and some of the ‘big five’, they’re all part of this discovery game across Amsterdam’s greenest space: Het Amsterdamse Bos! The route is approximately 8km long and we recommend cycling over walking as you solve our 11 cryptic clues. As you crack the clues, we’ll share forest stories and local recommendations.
11 clues to solve
2-3 hours to complete the game by bicycle (there’s no time-limit)

Begin in front of Grand Cafe de Bosbaan, at the top of the rowing track.

 End at about a two-minute bike ride from the starting location, Grand Cafe de Bosbaan.

From 1 March to 30 October, the trail can be played Wednesday-Sundays, starting between 10:00 – 15:00. From 1 November to 28 February, the trail can be played Friday, Saturday and Sunday, starting between 10:00 – 15:00. Starting any later than 15:00 may result in certain locations being closed.

Price per game is €22 for a team of 2 to 5 people.

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Description

Rules of the game:

  • Pre-game: Gather 2-5 fellow forest adventurers.
  • Playing the game: To start playing open the link, that you received upon purchase (check your spam/promotions folder), in your phone’s browser. Then, simply press the Start button to start solving the first clue. As soon as you hit Start, the clock starts ticking.
  • Solving the riddles: Solve the 11 clues by typing the answers in the text box and tap the tick button to submit your answer. Most answers are made up of one word only or a number – there are a few exceptions.
  • Hints: If you need a little help, ask for a hint. Hints will get you nearer to the location where you can find the answer to your clue. Note there’s only one hint per clue. Each hint you ask for will add 10mins ‘penalty time’ to your overall time.
  • Skipping riddles: In case you’d like to skip a clue/riddle without solving it and want to receive the next one, press ‘Skip this clue’. We recommend asking for a hint before you skip a clue to make sure you are near the right spot to continue from. Skipping a clue adds 20mins ‘penalty time’ to your overall time.

Hear and read what recent players said about our trails here.

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