The Ballarat GeoTour official launched in a hot tin shed (COVID compliant) on February 20th 2021. There was an amazing turnout with over 100 people attending on the day – Ballarat GeoTour – LAUNCH Event. The 25 GeoTour caches were released during the event and people soon scarpered! You can see the Official Ballarat GeoTour page HERE! This website allows you to download a GPX file of the GeoTour. Our launch was also just the first event! Event 2 is on Sunday March 28th at 10am whilst Event 3 is on Saturday May 1st at 3:30pm. Geocaching Victoria Inc. are also selling geocoins related to the … Continue reading Ballarat GeoTour LAUNCHED!
We know that 2020 was a tough year for Victorians. In the background Geocaching Victoria Inc. have been working hard and are excited to announce that they have been awarded a Reimaging Health Grant through VicHealth which will result in the formation of a GeoTour in the beautiful town of Ballarat. Our launch event GC94R8W has just been published – we hope you can make it! More info to come soon about the GeoTour including how you can get your hands on shiny things like Geo Coins! Continue reading Coming Soon! Ballarat GeoTour
Firstly apologies for the delay in announcing the winner of this competition – that thing called LIFE just got in the way. We were blown away by people’s creativity and by their determination to get out a give something new a go! Well done to everyone who played along and had a bit of fun. Congratulations to Jason Grover who sent in some AMAZING creations each week. Your “Llama” was incredible and has taken out the top prize! There are some others we would love to congratulate too. Well done to Ben Appleford for his “Wizard”. Stay tuned for a small … Continue reading Isolation Competition Winner Announced
Who wants to win something shiny? With Victoria in various states of lockdown we thought we might have a bit of fun. Have you heard of Strava Lockdown Art? (Google it to see some inspiration). Strava is an app which can track your exercise – think run/cycle/skate. People have been very creative bringing some fun and laughter to their current situation. We are throwing out the challenge for geocachers to do their own Stava Lockdown Art (or a similar app). You’ve got 5 weeks (September 13th) to submit to firstname.lastname@example.org or upload to a Facebook Post (and tag Gemma). Bonus … Continue reading Isolation Competition
After a long few weeks/months/years (does anyone know what day it is?) we have some good news for you! There’s only 7 months to go until The Whittlesea Event! And to celebrate, we have the release of something pretty special. “What is it?”, I hear you ask. We’ve had our camping, our shirts, and then our pathtags… what’s next? You guessed it – The Whittlesea Event Geocoins are here! Echoing 2019’s beautiful 3D coin, our standard coin features a Spotted Quoll in the bush. In 3D of course! This one is priced at $22 and will look lovely in your … Continue reading News from The Whittlesea Event!