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Stockholm: Self-Guided 1 or 2-Person Kayak Tour

1. Stockholm: Self-Guided 1 or 2-Person Kayak Tour

Arrive at the green island Långholmen (Södermalm) and be greeted by a professional instructor. Leave all unnecessary things at the rental and collect all of the equipment, such as lifejackets, and drybags. One of the instructors will go through everything you need to know about kayaking and where to go. On the water, explore the many canals of Stockholm. One of the more popular tours is to go around the islands Långholmen and Reimerisholme. Exploring Stockholm is more fun from a kayak since this city consists of islands. See the City Hall and parts of the Old Town. Choose between a single-person kayak or a 2-person kayak for the chance to sit close to your friend or loved one. For the latter option, the person in the front sets the pace, and the person in the back controls the steering.

Stockholm: Self Guided Kayak Adventure

2. Stockholm: Self Guided Kayak Adventure

The kayak dock is located right in the heart of the city, just 400 m from the Adventure Café, so you will start your self-guided tour in a prime location. Enjoy a leisurely sightseeing paddle that allows you a fabulous vantage point as you look in on the city from your kayak. Stockholm is lovingly known as “The Venice of the North” as it is situated over 14 islands and linked by 57 bridges, so exploring by kayak is a great way to see the city. Even better, paddle at your own pace on a self-guided tour. You'll be provided a brief introduction on kayaking and all the equipment needed for your adventure, then you can set sail on your adventure.

Stockholm: Old Town City Exploration Game

3. Stockholm: Old Town City Exploration Game

Immerse yourself in a city exploration game and follow clues to discover hidden secrets and amazing spots in Stockholm. Get an insight into some of the many famous landmarks in the city. Play the game by solving each piece of the puzzle on your smartphone, guess the answer to unlock the story of each secret place. Untangle the past and learn about the city's royal history. Explore the city and be given exact directions so you won't need a map, GPS, or guide. Play offline as you don't need an internet connection to play the game. Enjoy as a group and solve the clues together as you walk, or split into smaller teams and compete against each other. Go at your own pace as there is no time limit, the game however can be completed in 1 hour. Play without a guide, just download the app, go to the starting point, and begin the adventure.

Stockholm: Self-Guided Scavenger Hunt & City Highlights Tour

4. Stockholm: Self-Guided Scavenger Hunt & City Highlights Tour

Solve riddles and find clues on a self-guided scavenger hunt through Stockholm. Download the smartphone app onto your phone and explore Stockholm on this self-guided tour. Enjoy the flexibility of exploring sites at your own pace. Walk to all the best landmarks and hidden gems, answer trivia questions, and solve challenges. Work with your team or compete against them as you learn exciting facts and create memories that you won’t forget. Discover another side of Stockholm on this fun tour. Walk around and explore this iconic city. Be sure to take photos of the Royal Palace and the Nobel Museum, a beautiful 18th-century building. Scavenger hunts are great as an everyday activity, for bachelor or bachelorette parties, birthday parties, or team-building events. Each player chooses an interactive role, with challenges varying by the person.Learn interesting facts about the city and attractions. Start the activity any time and visit: City Hall Normalhojdpunkten Riddarholm Church Nobel Museum Obelisk at Castle Hill Royal Palace Gustav Adolfs Torg St Jacobs Kyrka National Museum Gilded Crown

Stockholm: Self-Guided Mystery Tour outside the Royal Palace

5. Stockholm: Self-Guided Mystery Tour outside the Royal Palace

This is a self-guided tour for mystery and crime fans. The goal is to solve the mystery at the Royal Palace, which is inspired by real events from the late 1960s. We are writing the year 1966 and the brutal murder of a woman has the city of Stockholm on edge. As responsible investigators, it is your duty to solve this bestial act of bloodshed and restore peace and order on Stockholm's streets. It is your job to gather enough evidence to point out the right suspect of the crime. Much is at stake! The highest priority is to ensure the safety for the inhabitants of the Old Town. It is undoubtedly a very noted crime committed, so if you solve it, it will indisputably have a big impact on your future careers as investigators. However, it turns out that there are several suspects and the clues point in various directions so it will be a challenging task to find the culprit! Collect your envelope containing the mystery at Trafik Nostalgiska Förlaget (TNF) in Stockholm's Old Town. This is at the same time the starting location of your Mystery Tour. Exploring the location through a mystery scavenger hunt is an interesting and unique way, perfectly suited for couples and families. Good luck and happy solving!

Stockholm: Self Guided GPS Bike Tour

6. Stockholm: Self Guided GPS Bike Tour

Embark on a self-guided GPS biking tour of Stockholm. Explore the Swedish capital on two wheels and choose the self-guided tour that suits you. Pick between four different self-guided trips, you don't need to choose in advance. Each route offers a different side of the city and requires slightly different levels of fitness. Beating Heart of Stockholm:Choose this option to see the main city sights and enjoy fun stories along the way. (Difficulty: easy-medium) The Staff's Picks of Södermalm:See Stockholm's bohemian side. Visit artsy quarters and enjoy a more intimate view of the city. (Difficulty: easy-medium) Green Havens of the Capital:Tour all the parks that Stockholm has to offer and see how urban architecture and nature blend.(Difficulty: easy-medium) Nature Reserves and Lakes:Venture out of the city a bit and find nearby nature reserves. Feel the breeze as you pedal beyond city limits. (Difficulty: medium)

Stockholm: Self-Guided hiking in beautiful nature

7. Stockholm: Self-Guided hiking in beautiful nature

Enjoy a day exploring a Nature Reserve, a protected area, or one of the many islands in the archipelago at your own pace, without having to prepare anything. Take your pick from aa variety of hikes to choose from when you come to collect your equipment. Hikes available range from 6km to 13km and from moderate to challenging levels. On these hikes you will see deep coniferous forest, beautiful lakes and saunas. You can also hike on Stockholm's archipelago, go through pine-tree forests, rocky landscapes and beautiful beaches. Take a dip in the Baltic Sea and maybe observe some wildlife, but also picturesque traditional red wooden houses, harbours and ruins. You'll be provided with the how, the where and the equipment, all you need is the enthusiasm and some experience.

Stockholm: Self-Guided Mystery Tour at the Royal Palace

8. Stockholm: Self-Guided Mystery Tour at the Royal Palace

This is a self-guided tour for mystery and crime fans. The goal is to solve the mystery at the Royal Palace, which is inspired by real events from the 1900s. We are writing the year 1901 and the brutal murder of a woman has the city of Stockholm on edge. As responsible investigators, it is your duty to solve this bestial act of bloodshed and restore peace and order on Stockholm's streets. It is your job to gather enough evidence to point out the right suspect of the crime. Much is at stake! The highest priority is to ensure the safety for the inhabitants of the Old Town. It is undoubtedly a very noted crime committed, so if you solve it, it will indisputably have a big impact on your future careers as investigators. However, it turns out that there are several suspects and the clues point in various directions so it will be a challenging task to find the culprit! Collect your envelope containing the mystery at Trafik Nostalgiska Förlaget (TNF) in Stockholm's Old Town. This is at the same time the starting location of your Mystery Tour. Exploring the location through a mystery scavenger hunt is an interesting and unique way, perfectly suited for couples and families. Good luck and happy solving!

Stockholm: Haunted City Exploration Game

9. Stockholm: Haunted City Exploration Game

Discover new places and amazing stories. Pursue trails filled with double-crosses and greedy nobles through Stockholm's hauntingly beautiful downtown with this city exploration game for your phone. Start the game at the Wrangel Palace. Explore at your own pace and solve the challenges. Pause the game and resume anytime from the same location. Finish at the Kornhamnstorg. Enjoy the story as it unfolds and follow exact directions on your phone to guide you to each new location. Play on your own, in a large group, or in several smaller groups that compete against each other and meet at the final stop of the game.

Stockholm: Self-Guided Mystery Tour by the Parliament

10. Stockholm: Self-Guided Mystery Tour by the Parliament

This is a self-guided walking tour for mystery and crime fans. The goal is to solve the mystery at the Parliament, which is inspired by real events from the late 1800s. The year is 1899. A local debt collector has gone missing and a briefcase with blood on it has been found. In other words, work awaits the investigators in Stockholm's Old Town! It is your responsibility as good investigators to find out what happened to the missing person and the briefcase. After collecting your envelope in Stockholm's Gamla Stan (Old Town), your mystery tour officially starts. Set out on an adventure where you'll need to solve problems and complete tasks that lead you closer and closer to a solution.  Experience Stockholm's Old Town as you explore, and discover some of its history, breathtaking buildings, and cozy cobblestoned alleys. The game ends when you have solved the mystery.  Exploring the old town through a mystery scavenger hunt is an interesting and unique tour option, perfectly suited for couples, friends, and families alike.

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What people are saying about Stockholm

Overall rating

4.1 / 5

based on 43 reviews

We had a really fun experience trying out the game in Stockholm! Although we had some difficulties (eg one building was under construction so we had to use the hints). We would definitely recommend it to our friends since you can do it in many cities! Its a fun way to discover the city in a different way.

Very cool scavenger hunt, you see other things that you wouldn't see otherwise

Very nice experience! I will definitely choose this activity again! Great idea!!

Interesting information about the city, nice puzzles, we had great time.

We had great fun, totally recommend for a worthy experience!