Huka Falls (Central Plateau) – Geocache of the Week

EarthCache
GC3F65X
by funkymunkyzone
Difficulty:
2
Terrain:
1.5
Location:
North Island, New Zealand
S 38° 38.920′ E 176° 05.408′

New Zealand has the highest density of sheep per unit area in the world, featuring a sheep to human ratio of seven to one. It is also a country full of stunning and diverse natural beauty ranging from jagged mountains to rolling pastures, providing the perfect backdrop for The Lord of the Rings movies. The country features active volcanic zones, picturesque beaches, fiords, and raging rivers. One of those rivers, the Waikato River, is responsible for the powerful Huka Falls, our Geocache of the Week.

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München-Venedig / Munich-Venice / Monaco-Venezia – Geocache of the Week

Multi-Cache
GC1FPN1
by DerPate
Difficulty:
2
Terrain:
4
Location:
Bavaria, Germany
N 48° 08.157′ E 011° 34.233′

Geocaching comes in many forms and shapes. Sometimes it is a quick park and grab, sometimes it is a nice hike through the forest, and sometimes it comes in the form of a 28 stage Multi-Cache that takes you on a trek across three countries. If the line “But I would walk 500 miles, and I would walk 500 more” appeals to you, this is the cache for you (though the actual distance is “only” 350 mi / 563 km).

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Mitten im Pott – Geocache of the Week

Virtual Cache
GC7B7JV
by Ally Pirelli
Difficulty:
2
Terrain:
3.5
Location:
Duisburg, Germany
N 51° 28.820′ E 006° 46.808′

Virtual Caches are a great way for geocachers to visit special locations worthy of discovery but unable to host a physical geocache. Mitten im Pott is located in the Landschaftspark Duisburg-Nord, Germany. It is part of a region called the Ruhrgebiet, which is colloquially also known as Ruhrpott. This Geocache of the Week combines geocaching with learning about the history of this fascinating location.

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Vergissmeinnicht – Geocache of the Week

Multi-Cache
GC6Z4NP
by DiePastorentöchter
Difficulty:
4
Terrain:
3
Location:
Niedersachsen, Germany
N 52° 28.379′ E 007° 33.964′

Cache owners are the cornerstone of geocaching and many of them spend a lot of time, energy, and money to create memorable caches for the geocaching community. Some cache owners may even rent an entire house and turn it into a Multi-Cache which everyone who visits it will never forget.

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Woest Willem – Geocache of the Week

Traditional
GC4Y3F1
by De Bosmannetjes
Difficulty:
1.5
Terrain:
1.5
Location:
Noord-Holland, Netherlands
N 52° 55.927′ E 005° 00.071′

What do geocachers and pirates in common? They both treasure the treasure.

Avast ye landlubbers! Join us for another wild ride and learn more about the adventures of Woest Willem (Wild William), a once fierce scourge of the seven seas in our Geocache of the Week.

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