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


Shakespeare Bay (Picton, Nelson/Marlborough)

A cache by Donovan Send Message to Owner Message this owner
Hidden : 12/30/2000
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Size: Size: regular (regular)

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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


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


(letter above equals below, and vice versa)



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