Geocaching family wins Hurtigruten photo contest and sets sail on a cruise to Norway

Geocaching can take you to amazing places all over the world. For one geocacher, it took her on a Hurtigruten cruise to Norway where she saw northern lights and quaint coastal towns.

In July 2017, Hurtigruten expedition cruises released 3,000 polar bear and penguin trackables for an epic adventure to geocachers in the United States. Geocachers showed how they “connected with their inner explorer” on social media for a chance to receive a seven-day expedition cruise in Norway for two. The photo contest winner, Sarah (@myruggy89), shared with us the story of her trip.

Sør-Trøndelag, Norway GC34WJD

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Book of Minnesota: A trackable journal

Geocaching duo Abe&Carly set out to create a trackable that was both memorable and inspiring. As opposed to the normal coin or Travel Bug tag they came up with the idea to try and capture the handlers creativity and leave their mark on the trackable. They created a trackable journal where geocachers could draw pictures, write stories, and show their creativity.

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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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Geocaching Shop Elves: Phil, Mark, Janelle, Gary, and Dylan
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Geocaching Shop Elves holiday gift guide!

Geocaching Shop Elves: Phil, Mark, Janelle, Gary, and Dylan
Geocaching Shop Elves: Phil, Mark, Janelle, Gary, and Dylan

Wondering what to get that special geocacher in your life this holiday season?

Finding the perfect gift for a geocacher is just like finding a geocache—you earn a smiley for both! Here are ten gift ideas for geocachers that are Favorite point worthy! 

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Win a Magic: The Gathering trackable and discover the golden city of Orazca!

Stake your claim on the golden city of Orazca!

To kick off the excitement of their January launch of Rivals of Ixalan, Magic: The Gathering teamed up with Geocaching to release thousands of trackables to geocachers and fans around the globe!

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