Welcome Introduction

Geocaching is a worldwide adventure sport which utilizes GPS devices to hide and seek hidden containers called geocaches. (Learn more about geocaching) To get started geocaching, all you need is a GPS receiver and a geocache location. (Learn more about getting started) You can find a nearby geocache location at geocaching.com by entering an address or town into the search box.

The Manitoba Geocaching Association (MBGA) strives to advance the sport of geocaching through social activities, public education and promotion of geocaching. (Learn more about the MBGA).

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Upcoming events

Fifth Annual Canada Day Geocaching Event - Selkirk

Tuesday, July 1, 2014 - 12:00pm
Tuesday, July 1, 2014 - 4:00pm

GC56BP4 - City of Selkirk

This event will consist of a geocaching scavenger hunt! All are welcome to participate in this free event which will begin at the Selkirk waterfront at noon on Canada Day. The time of the event is 12:00pm to 4:00pm. Teams will hunt for the caches hidden across Selkirk. This years theme is the historical buildings and sites around Selkirk.

Milestones achieved in May 2014

Congratulations to the following MBGA members who achieved milestones in May 2014!

MBGA Geocache Hiding - Basic and Advanced II

Saturday, June 14, 2014 - 9:00am
Saturday, June 14, 2014 - 12:00pm

Join us for a seminar on hiding Geocaches!


Location: Cabelas seminar room, 580 Sterling Lyon Parkway (Winnipeg)
Date: Saturday, June 14, 2014
Time: 9:00 am - 12:00pm
Speaker: glacier_ice

Part 1 - Basic Hiding

In Part 1 of our 2 part seminar, we will be discussing the basics of hiding. Great for first time hiders. We will discuss:

- Why hide?

World Wide Flash Mob XI

On Saturday, June 7, 2014, take part in a global event of random coming togetherness! Geocachers in Winnipeg and Brandon will be hosting events at exactly 12:00 noon as part of the 11th annual World Wide Flash Mob. Participants will receive a unique souvenir for their Geocaching.com profile!

The Winnipeg event will take place in Assiniboine Park at Nature's Playground. The Brandon event will take place outside the Target store at 18th and Richmond. See GC54A9Y (Winnipeg) and GC54ZYA (Brandon) for more information!

Cache the Marsh VIII

Sunday, May 25, 2014 - 10:30am
Sunday, May 25, 2014 - 6:00pm

The Oak Hammock Marsh is hosting its eighth Cache the Marsh event on Sunday May 25, 2014.


The event will begin with an optional introduction to GPS and geocaching.

GPS units will be available for those who don't have one and would like to find out more about this fun and addictive family friendly activity.

Several new caches will be unveiled and made available for finding throughout the Oak Hammock Marsh Wildlife Managed area for this event.

Introduction to GPS and Geocaching: 10:30 a.m.
Lunch: 12:00 - 1:00 p.m.
Geocache Challenge: 1:00 - 4:00