Ballarat GeoTour Update

Gosh time flies when you are having fun! As you know the Ballarat GeoTour launched in February. The first 3 weeks saw a huge flurry of activity with the 25 caches being found over 1000 times. Such an incredible response from the geocaching community and locals. A few weeks back we were excited to have our sponsors VicHealth visit. We enjoyed teaching them about geocaching and they were very excited to find one. This GeoTour was made possible after receiving a grant from VicHealth as part of their Reimagining Health grants in 2020. We thank them for their support as … Continue reading Ballarat GeoTour Update

Ballarat GeoTour LAUNCHED!

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!

Coming Soon! Ballarat GeoTour

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

Isolation Competition Winner Announced

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

Isolation Competition

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 gemmasiemensma@gmail.com or upload to a Facebook Post (and tag Gemma). Bonus … Continue reading Isolation Competition