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The Rutherglen Event Mega-Event Cache

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Hidden : Saturday, 08 April 2023
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08 April 2023, 08:00 - 17:00

The Rutherglen Event is being held on the traditional lands of the Yorta Yorta people and we wish to acknowledge them as Traditional Owners.

We would also like to pay our respects to their Elders, past and present who have resided in the area and have been an integral part of the history of this region.

“If happiness is the goal – and it should be, then adventures should be top priority.”

Richard Branson.

The Rutherglen Event 2023

  • What: Another fun filled event in the great state of Victoria!
  • When: 6th to the 10th of April 2023
  • Where: Rutherglen Showgrounds, Rutherglen
  • Why: Because geocaching in Victoria is excellent!

The Rutherglen Event is set to be the next big event in the state of Victoria. Following on from the success of

The event will run from Thursday the 6th of April to Monday the 10th of April 2023.

Save the date in your calendar and please let us know how many people in your team are coming in your will attend log using the format "At Number At". For two people write @2@ and for thirteen @13@

All further updates will be announced by Announcement log on this cache page. You can check out our website by following this link...

Geocaching Victoria

Until then we wish you a great year with plenty of adventures and stories to share at the event.

The Geocachers of Victoria.

What is happening?

The current schedule is as follows. Details on how to sign up for these will be coming soon, look out for announcements on this page.

A digital form of The Program is available.

Thursday 6th of April 2023

  • 8:30am – Opening ceremony - GCA52GM
  • 10am – Information Session – Learning the Cachly App
  • 11am – Information Session – Creating Earthcaches
  • Midday – Information Session – Placing night caches
  • 1pm – Lunchtime Event - Lake King Precinct - GCA4ZWX
  • 2pm – Information Session – Solving Puzzle Caches
  • 3pm – Information Session – Using to plan Geocaching Trips
  • 5pm - GPS Adventure Maze for VIPs opens
  • 7pm - GPS Adventure Maze for VIPs closes
  • 7pm – Dinner Event - Italian Mangia - GCA4DQ8

Friday 7th of April 2023 (Good Friday)

  • 9am – Geocaching Car Rally Starts - to enter, follow this link
  • Midday – Lunchtime Event - Apex Park - GCA4ZWY
  • 1pm – Puzzle Solving Collaboration
  • 2pm – Gadget Adventure Labs open
  • 2pm - GPS Adventure Maze Opens
  • 4pm – Pathtag trading
  • 5pm - GPS Adventure Maze Closes
  • 5pm – Gadget Adventure Labs close
  • 6pm – Dinner Event - Indian Night Market - GCA4DQA

Saturday 8th April 2023

  • 7am – Rotary Starts serving BBQ breakfast
  • 8am – Gadget Adventure Labs open
  • 8am Registration/Logbook/Raffles open
  • 8am – Stalls open
  • 8am – GPS Adventure Maze Opens
  • 11am – Pathtag trading session
  • Midday – 400 free sausages available for lunch. 1 per person. Care of GVI. Additional food will be available for purchase.
  • 1pm – Meet the reviewers session
  • 3pm - GPS Adventure Maze Closes
  • 3pm – Registration/Logbook/Raffle/Stalls/Gadget Adventure Labs all close
  • 4pm – FTF Explosion.
  • 6pm – Dinner Event - Meals provided by River Catering Company. Live music by "Lucey". Tickets just $20. - GCA4DQE

Sunday 9th April 2023 (Easter Sunday)

  • 9am – The Great Easter Egg hunt begins - to enter, follow this link
  • 1pm – Lunchtime Event - BBQ by the Cricket Club at the Showgrounds - GCA5HHQ
  • 2pm – Pathtag trading
  • 3pm – Puzzle solving session
  • 6pm - Closing Ceremony - GCA52GY

Monday 10th April 2023

  • 9am - Information Session – Pocket Queries and lists
  • 10am – Information Session – Adventurous Caching for Beginners
  • 11am – Information Session – Do's and Don'ts for placing caches
  • 1pm – Lunchtime Event Lions Park - GCA4ZWK
  • 2pm - CITO - GCA5RYM
  • 6pm – Dinner Event - Grip it and Rip it. - GCA4DQK


The Rutherglen Agricultural Society are taking bookings for accommodation for the Easter weekend. They have powered and unpowered camping sites as well as sites for caravans and motor homes. You can follow the link below to book your site on the nights that you want. If you want to also book for times either before or after the event, click on the “Contact Event Organiser” and then “Message the event organiser” and you will be able to message the Ag Society directly to organise an extended stay.

All accommodation at the showgrounds is booked through the Rutherglen Agricultural Society and so any correspondence regarding the accommodation at the showgrounds should go through them.

Follow this link to book now!

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