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Toronto Scavenger Hunt Ideas

The largest city in Canada is also home to a variety of vibrant cultural, historical, and commercial locations. Visitors to the Six have an endless array of attractions to occupy themselves with. For anyone looking to get acquainted with the city, or looking to help guests at an event do the same through a scavenger hunt, look no further than our list of Toronto scavenger hunt missions. These are ideas for any group game or as a starting point for planning the route for an urban adventure race.

If you're using GooseChase to run your event, you can even click the blue button below to add these missions to your account as a duplicate game. Still planning your scavenger hunts on paper? Take a look at our How It Works page to see how easy it is to get started on GooseChase!


Toronto GooseChase Mission Ideas


  • Art Gallery of Ontario - The AGO has hosted some of the world's most renowned exhibitions since it's founding in 1900. Among its collection of close to 95,000 works, it hold's the world's largest collection of Canadian Art.

  • Casa Loma - This Gothic Revival mansion in midtown Toronto has been a popular filming location for movies and television.

  • CN Tower - Toronto's CN Tower is the tallest free-standing structure in the Western Hemisphere, and an iconic landmark of the city's skyline.

  • Dundas Squaren - Dundas Square is one of the busiest intersections in Canada, with over 100,000 people crossing through daily. It is central to Toronto's entertainment and shopping district, and regularly holds events open to the public.

  • Graffiti Alley - This colourful part of the city represents a contentious discussion regarding the role of street art in urban environments. This underground attraction displays some of the most skillful works of "vandalization" in the city!

  • Hockey Hall of Fame - Every Canadian is aware of the importance of Hockey to the country's culture and identity. Every, new Players, Builders, and Officials are inducted into Hall of Fame. Among the items held in its collection is the original Stanley Cup.

  • Ripley's Aquarium - Ripley's Aquarium holds over 450 species of sea and freshwater specimens from around the world!

  • Royal Ontario Museum - The Royal Ontario Museum is the largest museum in Canada, and contains a diverse range of world culture and natural history items. Its collection contains over 6 million items in 40 galleries.

  • St. Lawrence Market - Ranked by National Geographic as the world's best food market in April 2012, the St. Lawrence Market is one of the city's most treasured landmarks, hosting weekly Farmer's Markets

  • Toronto Sign - Located in Nathan Phillips Square, the 3D Toronto sign displaying the city's name was originally meant to be a temporary attraction for the 2015 Pan American Games. The city decision to keep it has allowed it to become an iconic signature of the city!


Be sure to also check out our other city-based scavenger hunt lists and theme-based scavenger hunt ideas!