One of many Virtual Rewards around the world
Virtual Caches are about discovering locations rather than containers. Since August 2017, close to 1,300 new Virtuals have been published in almost 70 countries around the world. We’ve gathered ten of the most iconic, remote, and/or downright quirky Virtual Caches for you to discover.
Have you found one of the new Virtual Rewards?
Jordan: Ad Dayr (The Monastery) GC7B6VA
Getting to Petra is easy… just take a three-hour bus ride from Amman to the canyon where you can either ride a donkey or walk down the narrow canyon and then hike up over many, many rocks. 😉 The journey is absolutely worth it!
Germany: Der Geist vom Römerberg (EN, Virtual Reward) GC7B84J
Write your geocaching name on a piece of paper and visit seven stages on this wonderfully Germany Virtual Cache!
Mexico: The Great Pyramid of Calakmul GC7BA1M
Calakmul was one of the largest and most powerful ancient cities ever uncovered in the Maya lowlands and is now a great archeological site in the jungle. While walking on the numerous paths to Calakmul, you may get extra lucky and see several toucans or even a jaguar!
Dominican Republic: Playa Bayahibe – Virtual Reward GC7B9A8
Every day speedboats and catamarans travel from Playa Bayahibe to the Isla of Saona and Isla of Catalina, two of the most beautiful islands in the Dominican Republic. This area is a popular destination for day-trippers from the whole region.
California: Skinniest House in America – Virtual Reward GC7B6MR
Featured in the Guinness Book of World Records and Ripley’s Believe It or Not!, this house is only 10 feet wide.
Australia: Streets of my town – Melbourne GC7BA59
Takes you to five locations featuring Melbourne’s art, architecture, music, food, and coffee culture.
Israel: The Temple Mount GC7B6HT
This virtual cache is located on the Temple Mount (Hebrew: הַר הַבַּיִת, Har HaBáyit, “Mount of the House [of God]”), known to Muslims as the Haram esh-Sharif (Arabic: الحرم الشريف, al-Ḥaram al-Šarīf, “the Noble Sanctuary”, or الحرم القدسي الشريف, al-Ḥaram al-Qudsī al-Šarīf, “the Noble Sanctuary of Jerusalem”). It has been venerated as a holy site for thousands of years by Jews, Christians, and Muslims.
Japan: Three monkeys GC7B8F8
The three monkeys are the most famous carvings of the Nikko Toshogu shrine. The three monkeys are Mizaru, covering his eyes, who sees no evil; Kikazaru, covering his ears, who hears no evil; and Iwazaru, covering his mouth, who speaks no evil.
France: VIRTUAL REWARD 2017-2018 : TOUR EIFFEL GC7B6KT
Oo la la! If you’ve ever been to Paris, you know that you simply must visit the Eiffel Tower. The way to stay stylish with this Virtual is by taking a photo of the icon between your hands.
Portugal: Virtual Viseu GC7B7Y6
Viseu is a hub with a strong wine industry and wonderful culture and is considered one of the probable birthplaces of Afonso Henriques, first King of Portugal.