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Bring Ya Rod # 6 - Melbourne Aquarium

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Hidden : 12/12/2009
In Victoria, Australia
Difficulty:
1 out of 5
Terrain:
1 out of 5

Size: Size: small (small)

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Geocache Description:

Firstly , A Warm Welcome to Our Interstate and International Visitors to Melbourne - enjoy your stay in our wonderful city ..
In your log you can list your origin.

*** THIS WAS THE TOP FOUND CACHE IN AUSTRALIA FOR 2010. ***
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In the Melbourne Aquarium you can view some of the fish that you would catch at some of the Bring Ya Rod GZ's


Cache Statistics .

2010 - Top found Cache in Australia and Victoria with 331 finds .

2011 - Victoria was 4th Top found . Australia was 5th Top found . With 277 finds .

In the Yarra River the main species targeted is Bream which can be caught on Tube Worms Pumped from " Bring Ya Rod # 4 " , or spinning lures as the Muggle in the photo demonstrates at GZ ( permission granted for photo to be used on geocaching.com ). The Muggle had caught 2 Bream earlier . .

For Visitors to this area The FREE Spectacular Crown Casino Gas Brigade Show ( Fireballs ) can be viewed adjacent to the cache locations ..
Sandridge Bridge . GC287CR
Bring Ya Rod # 6 – Melbourne Aquarium . GC21Y1Y
Skyhooks – This is My City . GC287CP

Fireballs are released from the top of the towers with vertical water walls on the east and west side of the towers. The first gas brigade show fires at different times throughout the year, depending on what time the sun sets

• There are eight towers, 10 metres high, 50 metres apart with water pouring down grooved granite faces.
• The small fireballs are 3 metres in diameter, the large ones 7 metres in diameter.
• The fireballs, the largest ever created in the world, are programmed by computer with a built-in security over-ride system. Wind sensors and an on-site technician monitor weather and safety conditions.

Schedule:
Gas Brigade operation is dependant on the wind and other weather conditions. Gas Brigade shows will fire on the hour, starting at the times scheduled below.

Spring:
Sunday - Thursday 7.00pm (8.00pm during Daylight Saving Time) to Midnight
Friday & Saturday 7.00pm (8.00pm during Daylight Saving Time) to 1am

Summer:
Sunday - Thursday 9.00pm to Midnight
Friday & Saturday 9.00pm to 1am

Autumn:
Sunday - Thursday 7.00pm (8.00pm during Daylight Saving Time) to Midnight
Friday & Saturday 7.00pm (8.00pm during Daylight Saving Time) to 1am

Winter:
Sunday - Thursday 6.00pm to Midnight
Friday & Saturday 6.00pm to 1am

Note:
Gas Brigades will not fire on days of Total Fire Ban declared for the Central Region by the CFA.
Gas Brigade operation is subject to prevailing weather conditions - such as strong or gusty winds

Cache is a 200 ml sistema container and is an easy find.
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There is a back up eclipse container cache near by as back up if the sistema can't be found.

Use your body as cover in this high Muggle area and use your best Muggle avoidance techniques . .

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Additional Hints (Decrypt)

raq bs gbc envy

Decryption Key

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

(letter above equals below, and vice versa)



 

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Last Updated: on 11/15/2017 3:22:12 PM (UTC-08:00) Pacific Time (US & Canada) (11:22 PM GMT)
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Coordinates are in the WGS84 datum

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