Get on board The Great Valley Rally, a thrilling treasure hunt where you and your fellow explorers can follow Stirling the Black Swan’s cryptic clues along a specific route in the Valley.
Designed for families with children aged five to 12 years old, the trail begins at the Swan Valley Visitor Centre and takes around three hours to complete. There are two ways you can experience the rally:
1. Online. Simply click on the button below and you'll be taken to Facebook Messenger. From there, you'll be able to register the day you plan to do the rally and received further information on the next steps. Note: You'll need a Facebook Messenger account to participate in the rally using this method.
Do the rally via Facebook Messenger
2. On paper. Download the clue sheet(PDF, 5MB) and track your way through the Swan Valley the old-fashioned way.
Either way the Great Valley Rally is a fun family day out. There are plenty of providores to pick up picnic supplies from, or make a pit stop at one of the many cafes or restaurants en route. Don’t forget to drop into the Swan Valley Visitor Centre to claim your certificate and free gift after completing your adventure.
What you'll need to complete the Rally:
- The Great Valley Rally clue and instruction sheets
- Pen or pencil
- Road directory or sat nav (not essential)
- Something to lean on
- Your thinking caps!
Families with children aged 5 to 12 years old.
Don't forget to buckle up, and keep to the speed limits. Make sure you've assigned a navigator to use the phone if doing the digital version of the rally - don't drive while using your mobile phone.
You might also need: sunscreen, insect repellent, a hat, water.
Don't forget we recommend departing before 12pm. It takes approximately 3 hours to complete. It's not a race, so you can take as much time as you need. If you don't finish today, you can come back and finish on another day.
Don't forget public toilets are located at the Visitor Centre and at a couple of Rally stops as indicated on the clue sheet.
Dogs on leads are welcome.
Swan Valley Visitor Centre, Guildford Courthouse, Corner Meadow and Swan Streets, Guildford 6055 View Map