Self-guided Scavenger Hunt

Bowen Adventure Quest

Search for local landmarks and secret treasures in this fun and all-ages–friendly scavenger hunt

Lace up your walking shoes and embark on a self-guided journey exploring Bowen Island on foot. You will be asked to solve clues, tackle challenges, and take whacky photos all unique to Bowen. This entertaining game offers opportunity to interact with the community and the environment in an engaging way. Spend time delving into the nooks and crannies of Snug Cove, Bowen’s charming village, and venture further afield into nearby forested and parkland areas. Whether it is your first visit to Bowen Island or you have been many times before, you will surely discover something new.

This experience is suitable for individuals, pairs, or small families. You can choose to work collectively as a team or form multiple teams and challenge each other to a friendly competition.

The game is presented as a downloadable PDF which can be printed and carried with you on your journey, or saved onto your phone for you to fill out as you play along.




All ages

Group size
1 – 4 people

Physical level
Low intensity

2 – 3 hours

Downloadable PDF

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What to bring

• Camera (smartphone recommended for convenience)
• Proper walking or hiking shoes
• Weather-appropriate clothing (e.g. for cooler days wear layers; for rainy days wear a waterproof jacket and shoes; for sunny days wear a hat and sunscreen)
• Daypack to carry your belongings
• Water bottle
• Snacks, if desired

Weather guarantee

This adventure is enjoyable in all weather – rain, snow, or sunshine.

Physical ability

All adventurers need to be in good physical health in order to fully participate. When selecting your adventure, please make sure you have read through the description carefully and assess your ability to cope with the activities involved. Please note that if, in the opinion of the instructor, guide or coach, any participant who is unable to complete the itinerary without undue risk to themselves and/or the rest of the group, Bowen Island Adventures reserves the right to exclude them from the adventure without refund.

Medical and travel insurance

Emergency Medical Insurance is recommended for all out-of-province participants. When selecting a travel insurance policy it is recommended that at a minimum you are covered for medical expenses, including emergency repatriation. For multi-day events, we suggest the policy also covers personal liability, cancellation, curtailment and loss of luggage and personal effects. We recommend Covermore by Manulife Insurance for Canadian travellers.