Experiential journey firm Pelorus has designed a sequence of treasure-hunting yacht adventures that take constitution teams across the coasts of Sardinia, Antigua, Barbuda and Indonesia. Jenny Southan experiences
Created in collaboration with Luxury Treasure Hunts, Pelorus is taking elite journey journey to the subsequent degree with fastidiously crafted oceanic treasure hunts that take visitors seeking buried gold.
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“This recent, extremely inventive method to yachting permits visitors to profit from their boat, captain, crew and water toys, while exploring the vacation spot, by land and sea,” says Pelorus.
Staged and produced in unique areas, Pelorus and Luxurious Treasure Hunts use a community of actors, screenwriters, prop makers and placement managers – some who’ve labored at Disney, Marvel and Nationwide Geographic – to create “thrilling experiences that dig deep into the situation’s historical past, panorama and tradition”. Every treasure hunt is totally distinctive and primarily based round actual historic figures. Individuals will probably be given clues and riddles to resolve, whereas a “video games information” helps visitors find the treasure and clear up the thriller, each onboard and on shore. In so doing, they’ll “grow to be heroes in their very own, real-life manufacturing”. In Sardinia, for instance, Pelorus visitors set off on a “traditionally correct quest” in search of Captain John Rackham’s (aka Calico Jack) fabled misplaced treasure. Calico Jack, and his lover Anne Bonney, with whom he had a baby are key figures in pirate folklore. Geordie Mackay-Lewis, co-founder of Pelorus, says: “Constructing Pelorus yacht experiences round immersive and thrilling treasure hunts in a number of the most various areas on the planet, is one thing now we have been longing to do since inception.
“We now have the potential to convey much more practical narratives to life, including to the already excessive return on experiential worth we try to realize for all our shoppers. The Mediterranean, Caribbean and Indonesian treasure hunts are solely the start as we develop new areas worldwide.”
Treasure hunt adventures will be booked with Pelorus from €28,800 per expertise. That is along with yacht constitution costings, further experiences, and worldwide flights.
Final spring, luxurious journey firm Black Tomato launched the same idea for households referred to as “Take Me on a Story“, which is a sequence of journeys impressed by traditional youngsters’s books comparable to Treasure Island. In the meantime, Based on a True Story can create Dwell and Let Die-inspired voodoo-themed evenings on an island within the Seychelles.