Leisure activities

Detective Trail in Raron-Niedergesteln

Accompany the badger detective in search of treasure in Raron and Niedergesteln.

Are you in the mood for a treasure hunt, for a puzzle-solving adventure for families, clubs, couples, schools and company excursions? The Detective Trails are puzzle-solving tours through towns and villages that can be completed with the help of an app or a treasure map to print out. Along the way, participants will learn lots of interesting and surprising things about the respective town or village. A small prize awaits them at the end.

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    How it works

    Go to the starting point of the treasure hunt marked on the treasure map (paper map to print out or in the app). There the first puzzle awaits you. Once you have solved it, follow the route description. Along the way, you will repeatedly come past locations at which tricky puzzles await you. There will be clues at each location to help you solve the puzzle.

    Solve the puzzle, find the treasure, and win a small instant prize

    At the end of the trail, with the virtual treasure chest, the participants can use a voucher with the treasure code to claim a small instant prize at the final destination. The treasure map is only available in German. 

    Basic information

     Start Raron Railway Station
     Finish Niedergesteln Quarry Pond
     Distance approx. 5.5 km
     Duration 3 hours without a break, 4 hours 30 minutes with a break
     Difficulty level light – medium

    Further details

    The trail is not suitable for pushchairs. Sturdy shoes recommended. The trail leads past barbecue spots and a swimming lake.

    Availability Today (Monday) open

    The offer is available all year round.

    Mon–Fri   06.30–21.00 hours
    Sat/Sun     07.30–20.00 hours

    No prior registration is required.

    Subject to change without prior notice


    The treasure maps can be purchased via an app or on site in paper format.*

    Treasure hunt

    • CHF 9.00 1 to 9 persons per person
    • CHF 8.50 10 to 19 persons per person
    • CHF 8.00 from 20 persons per person
    • CHF 32.00 Families 2 adults and max. 3 children up to 15.99 years old

    *Special prices for school classes at the treasure maps sales print version on site.

    Prices in CHF incl. VAT / Prices and products subject to alteration


    Books and fan merchandise

    Books and fan merchandise can be bought via the Detective Trails online shop. In the online shop, you will also find interesting package deals at discounted rates.


    The tour starts at Raron station. Go to the starting point of the treasure hunt marked on the treasure map (paper map to print out or in the app).

    Weather & webcam Today: fair weather 15/27°

    Day Weather Temperature
    Today fair weather 15/27°
    Tomorrow sunny 10/26°
    Wednesday sunny 12/29°
    Thursday sunny 14/31°
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