With the ever evolving covid situation in Victoria, we have made the tough decision to delay the Wangaratta Mega until January 2022. A decision such as this, is never made lightly but the welfare of our Geocaching Community is at the forefront of our mind. I am sure that this news will be received with mixed emotions, but we really hope that you can join us in the New Year. With the support of the Wangaratta Council and our sponsors, we have managed to secure a new date. The Mega, the GPS Maze and all associated events will go ahead … Continue reading Wangaratta Mega Delayed til Jan 2022
Something very exciting is happening in November. Not only will we be having our first Victorian Mega in more than a year with The Wangaratta Event, but we will also be having an Australian First! Thanks to our very generous … Continue reading An A-Maze-ing Adventure!
We are pleased to announce that we have a very special, very limited, new set of pathtags for you from the Wangaratta Event. Designed by Darren from Omegaman Designs, these beautiful pathtags feature five Endangered Australian animals. The Australian Painted Snipe inhibits shallow, often temporary, wetlands in Victorian and New South Wales. It feeds overnight on seeds and small invertebrates, which it scoops up in its spoonlike bill. Also known as Trout Cod, the Bluenose Cod is so endangered that the only existing self-sustaining population is in the Seven Creeks system near Euroa. New populations are being seeded in the … Continue reading Something special this way comes…
So, you’ve marked your calendars and booked your camping for The Wangaratta Event. What are you going to do when you get there? Why don’t you check out the nearby Warby-Ovens National Park? While the Ovens River section of the park has some great fishing spots, the Warby Range features beautiful forest and many walking and mountain bike trails. And they’re peppered liberally with close-to-the-track caches! What more could you want? If you’re after a long hike, then the Ridge Track is the one for you. Starting from Taminick Stile and ending at the Mt Glenrowan Lookout it features stunning … Continue reading Walks in the Warby
Have you booked your camping at the Wangaratta Showgrounds yet? As you can see from this post, there are two options available – both situated alongside the beautiful Ovens River. Click here to book your choice in either the Rodeo Ground or the Ovens Ground. Both powered and unpowered sites are available. As an added bonus for the 2021 Event, you can choose your site when you book. No more first at the campsite best dressed! (Although you’ll want to book now to get prime position!) Camping at the Showgrounds not your thing? Want to extend your stay? Check out … Continue reading Camping at Wangaratta!