Skip to Content

This cache has been archived.

Nemesis: Thanks rediguana, and all of you that found it. Cheers, Donovan.[:)]

More
<

Shakespeare Bay (Picton, Nelson/Marlborough)

A cache by Donovan Send Message to Owner Message this owner
Hidden : 12/30/2000
Difficulty:
2 out of 5
Terrain:
3 out of 5

Size: Size: regular (regular)

Join now to view geocache location details. It's free!

Watch

How Geocaching Works

Please note Use of geocaching.com services is subject to the terms and conditions in our disclaimer.

Geocache Description:

Location: About 3 km north of Picton, Marlborough, New Zealand.

The stash is above ground, but virtually invisible from 10 m.
The terrain very steep, slippery, and obstructed in places.


Initial Cache Contents:

* A tin of fermented acrid sweet mustard greens (past its use by date)
* A U-type Xenon flash tube (200-400 V, 60 J; slightly used)
* A Calvin Klien sampler (of Eternity for Men)
* A University of Otago ballpoint pen
* A bath plug

Directions:

The stash (Accuracy 20 m Elevation 130 m) is hidden in a 3.3 litre rectangular translucent plastic container within native bush, about 15 m south of the parking area (S 41°16.127' E 173°59.758' Elevation 139 m). See the hints for more detail.

To get there from the Picton Ferry Terminal car park (S 41°17.238' E 174°00.329' Elevation 2 m), head south for about 400 m on State Highway 1 and then turn west at the Queen Charlotte Drive turnoff (S 41°17.437' E 174°00.347' Elevation 6 m). After another 300 m take the north-west exit of the roundabout (S 41°17.438' E 174°00.015' Elevation 2 m) and continue up the winding road for about 4.5 km, you will find a large turning area on the right (S 41°15.997' E 173°59.873' Elevation 150 m). Now, turn back and continue downhill for about 400 m to the parking area. On the way, you might like to stop at the lookout for a great view of Picton, Queen Charlotte Sound, and the ferry (S 41°17.026' E 174°00.199' Elevation 39 m), see the photo below.

Additional Hints (Decrypt)

Gur fgnfu vf uvqqra oruvaq n zbffl ebpx, nobhg 10 z rnfg (qverpgyl qbjauvyy) bs n fznyy erq synt (F 41°16.135' R 173°59.748' Ryringvba 133 z).

Decryption Key

A|B|C|D|E|F|G|H|I|J|K|L|M
-------------------------
N|O|P|Q|R|S|T|U|V|W|X|Y|Z

(letter above equals below, and vice versa)



 

Find...

22 Logged Visits

Found it 11     Didn't find it 4     Write note 5     Archive 1     Needs Archived 1     

View Logbook | View the Image Gallery of 4 images

**Warning! Spoilers may be included in the descriptions or links.

Current Time:
Last Updated:
Rendered From:Unknown
Coordinates are in the WGS84 datum

Return to the Top of the Page

Reviewer notes

Use this space to describe your geocache location, container, and how it's hidden to your reviewer. If you've made changes, tell the reviewer what changes you made. The more they know, the easier it is for them to publish your geocache. This note will not be visible to the public when your geocache is published.