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Melbourne’s 1st — Geocache of the Week

Traditional Cache
GC7A
by george71
Difficulty:
2
Terrain:
2.5
Location:
Victoria, Australia
S 37° 15.305′ E 145° 10.030′

Melbourne, Australia is known for being the world’s most livable city. Partly due to its festive culture and cuisine and to its unique sports scene. But on the outskirts of the city, Melbourne provides great views of the Bass Strait and rolling hills. While the Australian coast is the main tourist attraction, geocachers in the area know one secret spot where Melbourne’s first geocache was hidden back in October of 2000—in the outback.

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A Dash of the Unexpected GeoTour (GT7B)

Location:
Alabama
Favorite Points:
197

Love stumbling upon the unexpected? There’s a GeoTour for that!

A Dash of the Unexpected GeoTour is located in Northern Alabama in the southern foothills of the Appalachian Mountains and along the rushing waters of the Tennessee River. The 31 geocaches in the GeoTour capture the best parts of the region. There are views of waterfalls, civil war battle sites, and at the right time of year you may stumble upon a friendly southern-style barbecue.

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Top 10 Geocaches of the Week 2017

Each week we highlight special geocaches from around the world — and what a year it has been. We have seen a wonderful array of geocaches this year from across the world ranging from a Letterbox Hybrid hidden in Taipei, a magical Harry Potter adventure in Germany, an epic canyon Multi-Cache in Spain, a legendary sword-in-the-stone Minnesota, plus dozens of other captivating caches.

We took a look at which geocaches you liked most on our blog, Facebook, and Twitter and assembled a top 10 list to share. Tell us which geocaches you liked most!

1.) Raiders of the Lost Cache – GC2HN2H

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Phenomenal geocaching community

Phenomenal geocaching community stories from 2017

Phenomenal geocaching community
Phenomenal geocaching community

A golden ammo box full of juicy geocaching secrets travels around France! A beloved German geocaching rock band retires after 10 years! A wheelchair-bound geocacher simultaneously nabs his first T5 and his 1,000th cache!

Geocachers have always done great things and this past year was no exception. Here are some of the most phenomenal geocaching community stories from 2017.

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Two Oceans — Geocache of the Week

EarthCache
GC1BJ4E
by vels
Difficulty:
1
Terrain:
2
Location:
Denmark
N 57° 44.696′ E 010° 39.228′

Another year has gone by, and our planet has done another rotation around the sun. Thus it’s only fitting that the final Geocache of the Week of 2017 is an EarthCache where two things come together.

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