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What is Geocaching?

Geocaching is a high-tech treasure hunt where you track down caches hidden by other players. Caches are often in spectacular places such as waterfalls, lookouts or perhaps cunningly camouflaged in a city park.

Quick Geocaching Australia Facts

  • Over 9,200 caches hidden in Australia (September 2015)
  •  ??? registered players (September 2015)
  • Currently averaging 1 new cache found every 50.47 minutes (August 2015)
  • Currently averaging 1 new cache hidden every 18.46 hours (August 2015)
  • Unique cache formats not offered elsewhere like Virtual cache, Locationless cache, Moveable cache and Trigpoint

Potential story angles

  • Combine your love of high-tech with a passion for the outdoors
  • Start Geocaching Today! You may already have all the tools you need in your bag or pocket(a GPSr unit or a GPS enabled smartphone or tablet)
  • Geocaches are everywhere - you may be surprised to discover caches hiding in locations right near you
  • Great fun for all ages and stages - Players include families with babies and young children right through to retirees traveling the country
  • See more of Australia - Geocaching takes you to places you through you knew but never really discovered

Sample caching adventures

  • Family
  • Adventure
  • Humour

Publishable Photos

Coming Soon.

Past Media Coverage

We have collected previous media coverage.