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We did the hint hunt as a team building and it was awesome from the beginning to the end. Friendly... read more

Reviewed September 27, 2018
mohammed allaud... k
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JMs office

We enjoyed playing JMs office! We also played two rooms in Cape Town but think the JMs office is... read more

Reviewed September 1, 2018
Hong Kong, China
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HintHunt is a new simple and fun escape game, designed for small groups of 3-6 people. You get 60 minutes to climb a mountain of puzzles and mysteries in a tiny room. The goal is simple yet challenging: get out in time! Else ... You could be trapped...more
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202 Oxford Road | Thrupps Centre, Illovo 2196, South Africa
+27 11 268 6608
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All reviews team building zen room great fun an hour escape room awesome experience thoroughly enjoyed the experience whole experience a lot of fun company function friendly staff i'd recommend fun activity problem solving great concept cape town fun afternoon
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Reviewed 1 week ago

It is a first time ever experience for me so the hour just flew by! PROS: It is real fun to see your kids work out the clues before you do considering you are the "smart: one in the room :( CONS: I felt that...More

Date of experience: November 2018
Thank fo128
Reviewed September 27, 2018 via mobile

We did the hint hunt as a team building and it was awesome from the beginning to the end. Friendly staff and good fun made it an experience I'd recommend for anybody.

Date of experience: September 2018
Thank mohammed allaud... k
Reviewed September 1, 2018 via mobile

We enjoyed playing JMs office! We also played two rooms in Cape Town but think the JMs office is more fun and doable for two people.

Date of experience: August 2018
Thank SimSimBamBam
Reviewed August 20, 2018

I went to this escape room a few month ago, and still have not found anything in Joburg that I enjoyed this much. The challenges are surprising, hard and really fun to solve. There's a lot of fun to be had in a rather unassuming...More

Date of experience: June 2018
Thank LiamL310
Reviewed July 21, 2018 via mobile

The Johannesburg branch of Hint Hunt escape room had the most challenging room I have been to among the twenty or so I have visited. While none of the clues were impossible, we required constant string of hints to barely escape in time with a...More

Date of experience: July 2018
Thank thelonious22
HintHuntSA, Manager at HintHunt, responded to this reviewResponded July 23, 2018

Thank you so much for your review! It is great to receive such feedback from an Escape Game enthusiast! We are happy to hear that you had a fun experience and we hope you will be back to tackle our other room!

Reviewed June 18, 2018

Me and my husband did the JM's Office. It was so much fun for the both us. Definitely a great "couple's team building" 1 hour goes by so quickly, we were busy with the very last clue when the timer stopped. The clues and layout...More

Date of experience: June 2018
1  Thank Beudene D
Reviewed May 24, 2018

Hint Hunt Illovo, Jhb, SA - an absolute must-do and winner of group activities. Be surprized how clever you and friends can be solving puzzle-after-puzzle, room-by-room in just 60 minutes! They offer two very interesting rooms: "JM's Office" and "Zen Room". After adrenalin rushing to...More

Date of experience: April 2018
Thank Ignus S
HintHuntSA, Manager at HintHunt, responded to this reviewResponded May 29, 2018

Thank You for your positive review Ignus. We're so glad to that you had fun with us. Kindly recommend us to friends, family and colleagues. Warm Regards Siya Hint Hunt Jozi

Reviewed May 21, 2018 via mobile

I found the hint hunt rooms very fun and exciting to be in. The various puzzles and challenges were incredibly fun to do and the clues were very helpful. For a team building exercise I highly recommend the Hint Hunt.

Date of experience: May 2018
1  Thank SabeloM41
Reviewed May 18, 2018 via mobile

What an awesome activity for a bunch of friends to do. Not only was uncovering the clues a ton of fun, but afterwards we all felt like we could take on the world! Guaranteed to be even more fun than you expect!

Date of experience: May 2018
Thank PierreA1764
Reviewed May 15, 2018 via mobile

If you looking for a team build that is unique, you found it!!!! This has to one of, if not the best team building exercises we have done. The attention to deals and the manner in which it has been designed is amazing. Further to...More

Date of experience: May 2018
Thank RAshton
HintHuntSA, Manager at HintHunt, responded to this reviewResponded May 17, 2018

Hi Rashton, Thank your for your review. We're so happy to receive such a positive review from you. Thank you for for allowing us to host your company's function with us. Warm Regards Siya HintHunt Jozi

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June 8, 2018|
Response from HintHuntSA | Property representative |
Thank you for your question. We charge R230 per person so a group of 4 would cost R920 in total. Should you wish to make a booking, please pop us a mail, give us a call or visit our website. Looking forward to your... More