What is Geocaching?

Geocaching is a real world, outdoor treasure hunting game.

Players try to locate hidden containers, called geocaches, using GOPS enable devices and then share their experiences online.

Next Stop Armadale Geocache

Rediscover Armadale Geocache

Armadale Settlers Common Geocache

How to Register and Use

Option 1:

At its simplest  level, geocaching requires these 8 steps:

1. Register for a free Basic Membership
2. Visit the “Hide & Seek a Cache” page
3. Enter your postal code and click “search”
4. Choose any geocache from the list and click on its name
5. Enter the coordinates of the geocache into your GPS Device
6. Use your GPS device to assist you in finding the hidden geocache
7. Sign the logbook and return the geocache to its original location
8. Share your geocaching stores and photos online.

Option 2:

If you have a Facebook account.

1. Log into the App Store on your mobile phone
2. Download the “Geocaching” App
3. Log into the Geocaching app using your existing Facebook account details



There are many other levels to the game. Keep reading the guide to learn more!

For more information of beginning geocaching, please visit  

Please note that the Perth Hills Armadale Visitor Centre (the end point of the Next Stop Armadale cache) has the following opening hours:
Monday - Friday 9am - 4pm
Saturday, Sunday and public holidays 9am - 2pm.

Although it is possible to finish the cache outside of these hours, the cache itself is not accessible and you may have to come back at another time to sign the log!

For further information about the Next Stop Armadale cache, please contact the Perth Hills Armadale Visitor Centre on (08) 9394 5410 or email us at