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OpenCaching is the official geocaching app for, a geocaching community powered by the user, for the user. With this app, you get the full experience right in the palm of your hands. Easily find, hide, log and share caches right from your Android device.

Features include:

•Get a friendly introduction to geocaching
•Search for nearby geocaches
•Filter caches based on cache type, difficulty, terrain, size and awesomeness
•See caches right on the map (street map or satellite view)
•Read cache descriptions, logs, and hints
•Navigate to the cache using compass view
•Log caches as “found” right from the app
•Mark caches as “favorites” for easy reference
•Share caches via email, Facebook and Twitter
•Access your complete account
•Hide caches and add them from your phone

Search & Start Caching:

Just open the app and click ‘Find Cache’. The nearest caches will automatically appear in street map or satellite view. The handy bulls-eye rating system lets you easily see a cache’s size, ruggedness of terrain, difficulty to find and overall “awesomeness” before you start searching. Simply select a cache that’s right for you and hit 'Go' to begin finding it – compass view will point the way.

Log, Share and Hide Caches:

Log caches the moment you find them using this app, or write up a few quick comments and save it as a draft to come back to later. Share your most spectacular hides and finds with your friends through email, Twitter and Facebook. The app even lets you upload new caches that you hide.

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Recently changed in this version

Minor bug fixes

Comments and ratings for OpenCaching
  • (56 stars)

    by Greg Collins on 19/06/2014

    Doesn't show caches in my neighborhood that I know are there. This app needs data via wifi or network. This is unacceptable. Uninstalling. Sorry Garmin your app stinks. I use my 60Cx instead.

  • (56 stars)

    by Alexander Ivanov on 21/05/2014

    GC is way too overpriced while almost all of it is voluntarily done by the community. It's time to move to Opencaching!

  • (56 stars)

    by Phillip Learned on 04/05/2014

    I know this is for opencaches only, but opencaches simply aren't in my area. By contrast, there are literally hundreds of the competitions caches in close radius. Obviously the masses have spoken, making this app useless. Uninstalling.

  • (56 stars)

    by Nikki S on 24/04/2014

    I love this app but the site doesn't show as many caches in my area as the other one. In fact, nothing shows up close by. So sad I have to delete. I wish this app worked with other geocaching sites.

  • (56 stars)

    by Jayne LewisWeedall on 17/04/2014

    Whilst there may not be many users, this app was really easy to use, great for beginners.

  • (56 stars)

    by Michael Murkovic on 01/04/2014

    Not your own which has minimal caches already placed in the world

  • (56 stars)

    by Timothy Pitt on 21/03/2014

    We need to use this service more. Free service no monthly or annual charges.

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