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Kloof Nek Cannons Virtual Cache

Hidden : 06/17/2003
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Geocache Description:

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These 12 Pounder Guns were placed in Kloof Nek in 1782 by the Dutch East India Company (VOC) to defend the settlement near the Castle from attack by a force which could land on Camps Bay Beach. The Guns could control the wagon track which led from Camps Bay to the Castle via Kloof Nek.

Sadly this plaque has been removed by someone with no understanding of its historic importance. But the Cannons and the magnificent all round views still remain.

To log this cache you need to do two things.
1> Send me an e-mail at    
What letter can be found on the sides of both cannons. One of them is "printed" upside down. (Please do not give the answer on your online log).
2> Post a picture of you, your family, your GPS or your mother in law at the cannons.


Additional Hints (Decrypt)

Tb nurnq naq ybt gur pnpur. Erzrzore gb nyfb fraq gur znvy. Ab znvy jvguva n ernfbanoyr gvzr = Qryrgrq ybt. Vs gurer vf n ceboyrz jvgu lbhe nafjre V'yy ercyl gb lbhe znvy.

Decryption Key


(letter above equals below, and vice versa)