11 Days to go until the upcoming Surf Coast Mega event…
Most important to log your “Will Attend” now at GC65688
YMCA – Anglesea Recreation Camp (the MEGA site)
Remember you can book on site too. Bookings are made directly with the Surf Coast Event venue, YMCA Anglesea Recreation Camp.
They can be contacted directly on: 03 5263-1512
There are 150 beds available for $35 per person per night and this includes a continental breakfast. There are various configurations from:
- rooms for 2, 4 or 6 people, with ensuite,
- rooms for 2, 4 or 6 people with shared facilities,
- Single rooms can also be booked.
There are lots of places left so please support this great venue.
Anglesea Beachfront Family Caravan Park
We have been able to secure a special deal with the Anglesea Beachfront Family Caravan Park!
They are offering all geocachers who use the code word “Geocache” when making their booking the following.
- 10% discount,
- Free Late checkout until 11am in Cabins (can stay in the park) or 6pm checkout for sites,
- Free spa token,
- 2 free coffees or 2 slushies.
This is for all bookings between the 1st June and the 17th November 2016 but does exclude the Melbourne Cup weekend and the Victorian School holidays.
This is great news!! Not only is this a great deal, but it means that you can head down to Anglesea before the Surf Coast Event, find all the caches, and leave the weekend of the event free for socialising!!
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It is none other than Jon Stanley, also known as Moun10Bike.
John has been geocaching from the beginning, is a Geocaching HQ Lackey and also well known as the father of the Geocoin. Come along to the Meet the Reviewer (& Lackey) session on Sunday morning, or if you are taking part in the tournament, you may even bump into him during the day.
The first 500 Registrations will receive a registration pack!
When you pick up your registration pack after signing the log book, look out for The Anglesea Traders Association Loyalty card. When visiting participating stores over the weekend and beyond, fill the card with stamps and go into the draw to win a great prize as well as some fantastic in-store discounts and bonuses. Click here for more details.
Events and CITO’s
A series of CITO and Regular events
Did someone say free Wifi?
Free wifi in select locations along the Great Ocean Road
Thanks to an initiative from the Surf Coast Council, visitors and locals are encouraged to take advantage of the Free Wifi to share favourite photos on their social digital channels.
Look out for the Free Wifi Hotspot signs.. Information here.
FTF Draw at the Surf Coast Event?
Yes, of course.
Thanks to a wonderful donation from a local caching couple. The FTF prize has grown from last year, not only will you receive an Unobtanium 2016 geocoin, but a wonderful hamper of goods. There will be a raffle style draw with a cost of $1 per ticket with all money raised going to The Stroke Foundation. We will also have a second to find with another wonderful prize.
Victorian Geocaching Tournament
Entries are now closed, good luck to all those participating. You will recieve more information shortly.
Coins & Pathtags
Coins have arrived, but we still have a small amount available to order.
Geocoins are available with 2 types, the Standard one at just $15 or the special Limited edition including Glitter for only $30.
Pathtag orders are also available. 2 Options here, a Trading set of 5 identical tags. You will be able to gather at the event and trade with others for a full set. Alternatively, you can purchase a Complete set for $25.
Would you or someone you know be interested in a stall on MEGA Weekend?
We Still have some space available for Stall Holders who are interested in selling or displaying their products. Head to our website for more details. It does NOT have to be Geocaching related.
As always, we’d like to thank our awesome sponsors, who have helped us put this whole thing together.