It’s exciting that you’ve taken an interest in becoming a Gone Beachin’ Treasure Hunter and you’re interested in discovering and hiding treasures at a beach near you! It works similarly to geocaching with requirements of hiding treasure within 6 miles (10km) of a beach location. Follow the steps below so you can learn how get started.
What is Gone Beachin’ Treasures?
Gone Beachin’ Treasures is a form of geocaching which is a real-world, outdoor treasure hunting game using GPS-enabled devices. Participants navigate to a specific set of GPS coordinates and then attempt to find the treasure (container) hidden at that location.
How can I play?
- Register for a free membership.
- Visit the “Listings” page.
- Enter your postal code, select the “Treasures” category, and click “search.”
- Choose any Treasures from the list and click on its name to view the listing.
- Enter the coordinates that you find on the listing description in your GPS Device.
- Use your GPS device to assist you in finding the hidden treasure.
- Sign the journal (review section) and return the treasure to its original location or add something new in place.
- Share your treasure hunting stories and photos online.
How do I get the coordinates when adding a listing?
What are the rules?
- If you take something from the treasure spot, leave something of equal or greater value.
- Write about your find in the journal (reviews section).
- Log your experience at www.gonebeachinsearch.com.
What do I need to go treasure hunting?
The only necessities are your usual beach essentials, a GPS device or a GPS-enabled mobile phone so that you can navigate to the treasure.
Where can I find treasure?
Treasure can be found all over the world. It is common for treasure hunters to hide items in locations that are important to them. These locations can be found all over. Some places may include your local beach, at the end of a trail from a long shoreline hike, scuba diving to a destination underwater, the side of the boardwalk, or at the end of the pier.
You’re ready to start hunting and hiding treasure around the world! Have fun treasure hunting while you’re gone beachin’!