Check here for some common questions! If you don’t get your questions answered, be sure to call or email and the answer to your question will be posted here for everyone to see.
- Do I have to be a geocacher to participate?
No, but you will have a lot more fun if you do! Simply sign up for a free account at geocaching.com to get started.
- Is this something that the whole family will enjoy? Absolutely! Geocaching is great fun for all ages, and kids will have a great time too! Along with geocaching fun and games, the Olympic Peninsula has lots of fun touristy stuff to enjoy — beaches with lots of tidepools and good skipping stones; the Olympic Discovery Trail bike route in sections from Port Townsend to La Push! Plus there are lots of pet-friendly spots – check the map!
- Where should we plan to stay? There are lots of options, from hotels, motels, B&B accommodations to tent camping, and everything in between.
- Does it cost anything to participate in finding the geocaches? There’s no charge — simply download the online passport here on the website to get started.
- Where is Port Angeles and how long will it take me to get there? Port Angeles is about 2.5 to 3 hours from the Seattle area depending on the ferries. From Tacoma, plan on a 2.5-hour drive. From downtown Seattle it’s about 3 hours and from Edmonds about 2.5 hours. From Portland it’ll be 4 hours – no stopping. If you are on Vancouver Island, you may wish to take the Victoria-Port Angeles ferry for a much faster route than travelling through the US border on Interstate 5. The crossing on the Coho is 90 minutes and drops you right in downtown Port Angeles.