Ville de MontréalAre you looking for interesting things to do in Montreal? Try one of our self-guided pedestrian Tourist Scavenger Hunts. You will find many Tourist Scavenger Hunts spread around the city.

Our very first Tourist Scavenger Hunt launched in Old Montreal in 2017. We’ve added many more since then, and more are planned!


A Tourist Scavenger Hunts is a 2-3 hour self-guided walking tour with instructions through our mobile website on your smartphone. You’ll learn the history of a city or neighborhood, and the significance of various sites, monuments, and names. Also, you’ll enjoy solving our various challenges at almost every stop along the way.

Our Tours

Old Montreal #1

Walk from the Old Port’s west end to the east taking in every attraction in sight before making your way into Old Montreal proper. There you’ll see many historic meeting halls, churches, museums, and plazas, including City Hall, and Notre Dame Basilica.

Tour #1 spends more time and shows you more sights in the Old Port whereas tour #2 spends more time and takes you to more locations in Old Montreal.

Old Montreal #2

Walk from the Old Port’s west end to McGill Street and up to Victoria Square, taking in a lot of early Montreal history as you get there. See many old banks and hotels, churches and museums. These include City Hall and Notre Dame Basilica.

Tour #2 spends more time and takes you to more locations in Old Montreal whereas tour #1 spends more time, and shows you more sights in the Old Port.

Plateau Mont-Royal

This tour is set in a mostly residential neighborhood where you’ll see many parks, old churches, theatres, historic typically Montreal restaurants, and of course Mont-Royal.


This tour takes you from the city’s financial center to important and historic buildings, universities, museums, and churches. These include McGill University, the Bell Center, Marie-Reine du Monde Basilica, and the Leonard Cohen mural.

Entertainement District/Quartier des Spectacles

This tour takes you to 10+ theatres, old churches, Montreal’s Chinatown, a university, and a few quirky nightclubs and parks.


This tour is set on the west side of the island of Montreal where the Lachine Channel opens. Learn about the history of this part of the city as well as that of the channel’s construction and many upgrades over the years.

Olympic Park

This tour takes you around, and to every significant installation from the 1976 Olympics, on the east side of the island. On top of learning much about the city’s sports history, you’ll see the Botanical Garden, a giant mansion, the planetarium, and an indoor zoo.

Old Terrebonne

Terrebonne is located on Montreal’s north short and has a rich history of milling due to the river’s rapids there. This shorter tour takes you to many of the old mills, old homes, and theatres.

Additional details

Further, they all end within a few blocks of their starting point. Indeed, you’ll never walk more than 5 minutes between 2 stops. However, this isn’t a race. Take as much, or as little time as you want. Contact us if you have any questions.

Each one is available in English and in French.

Would you like to see a Tourist Scavenger Hunt Location in your city or neighborhood? Contact us to tell us where and why you believe it would be great.

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