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==About Geocaching==
 
==About Geocaching==
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[[Image:Finding_the_cache.jpg|thumb|right|300px|A geocacher finds the cache]]
  
[[Image:Geocache.jpg|thumb|right|300px|Success!  Finding the cache.]]
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[[Geocaching]] is the free high-tech treasure hunt where you use a [[GPS receiver|GPS]] to find [[geocache]]s (also referred to as 'caches') hidden by others.
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It's a great way to be outdoors and enjoy the thrill of the hunt!
  
[[Geocaching]] is the free high-tech treasure hunt where you use a [[GPS receiver|GPS]] to find [[geocache]]s hidden by others.
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Want an overview - [[Finding your first cache]].
It's a great way to be outdoors and enjoy the thrill of the hunt!
 
  
 
You don't need much to go [[geocaching]].
 
You don't need much to go [[geocaching]].
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If you can't understand the terminology, try the [[Glossary]] or the [[Lexicon]].
 
If you can't understand the terminology, try the [[Glossary]] or the [[Lexicon]].
  
If you are interested in the latest happenings in the community, check out the [[Geocaching Australia Newsletter]].
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If you are interested in the latest happenings in the community, check out the our [[Community Media]] (Newsletter, Podcast etc).
  
You can find help with Geocaching and connect with the local community at the [[Geocaching Australia Forum]].
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You can find help with Geocaching and connect with the local community at the [[Geocaching Australia Forum]]. For those with multi language skills, there are [[local language forums]] in a number of countries.
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If you have a question - try the [[Frequently asked questions]].
  
 
==About Geocaching Australia==
 
==About Geocaching Australia==
  
We're developing [[Geocaching Australia]] to make it as easy to use as possible.
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[[Geocaching Australia]] is a free and open geocaching site. Here's the main things you're likely to need:
Here's some quick hints to get you started:
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* Caches: [[Hiding a cache|Hiding]], [[Listing a cache|Listing]], [[Finding a cache|Finding]], [[Logging a cache|Logging]], [[adopting a cache|Adopting a GC cache]], [[Deleting logs|Delete a cache log]], [[Editing logs|Editing a cache log]], [[Cache updates|Email Notifications]], [[Cache type|Cache types]]
 
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* Tools: [[Map]]s, [[Waypoint management software]], [[Shopping sites]]
* [[Finding your first cache]]
 
* [[Geocache]]s: [[Hiding a cache|Hiding]], [[Listing a cache|Listing]], [[Finding a cache|Finding]], [[Logging a cache|Logging]], [[adopting a cache|Adopting]]  
 
* [[Swaggie]]s: [[Listing a swaggie|Listing]], [[Logging a swaggie|Logging]]
 
 
 
* Tools: [[Map]]s, [[Waypoint management software]], [[RSS feeds]], [[Shopping sites]]
 

Latest revision as of 11:02, 28 February 2017

About Geocaching

A geocacher finds the cache

Geocaching is the free high-tech treasure hunt where you use a GPS to find geocaches (also referred to as 'caches') hidden by others. It's a great way to be outdoors and enjoy the thrill of the hunt!

Want an overview - Finding your first cache.

You don't need much to go geocaching. At a minimum, you'll need to:

We're pleased to see increasing media coverage!

If you can't understand the terminology, try the Glossary or the Lexicon.

If you are interested in the latest happenings in the community, check out the our Community Media (Newsletter, Podcast etc).

You can find help with Geocaching and connect with the local community at the Geocaching Australia Forum. For those with multi language skills, there are local language forums in a number of countries.

If you have a question - try the Frequently asked questions.

About Geocaching Australia

Geocaching Australia is a free and open geocaching site. Here's the main things you're likely to need: