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Experience the exciting Adventure of Acadian Geocaches in Nova Scotia!

Grab your explorer’s hat and get ready to enjoy an exciting outdoors discovery game: Exciting Adventure of Acadian Geocaches in Nova Scotia. That's right! A Geocache hunt in the heart of the magnificent Acadian regions of Nova Scotia.


Explore the natural splendours of Acadian Nova Scotia:

Today's Nova Scotia Acadian region is home to approximately 37,000 French speakers spread across five major coastal areas. It's your turn to explore these areas... and those who live there will be delighted to reveal their favourite hidden gems to you!


Could there be a geocache hidden in the stunning lansdcape of Grand-Pré
Could there be a geocache hidden in the stunning lansdcape of Grand-Pré? Photo credit: Tourism Nova Scotia & Visitez Nouvelle-Écosse / Le Conseil de développement économique de la Nouvelle-Écosse.

Much like a great outdoors treasure hunt, use the precise coordinates provided and search for a minimum of 4 geocaches hidden in the different Acadian regions of Nova Scotia: Argyle, Clare, Grand Pré, Pomquet, Isle-Madame, and Cheticamp.


More than just an opportunity to explore the different regions, it's a thrilling adventure that will delight both young and old, allowing you to meet and engage with members of the Acadian communities. Discover all sorts of wonderful and unsuspected aspects of Acadian culture, all while admiring the magnificent landscapes that lie at the heart of Nova Scotia's Acadia.


Majestic scenic views of the Cabot Trail
Majestic scenic views of the Cabot Trail, Cape Breton. Photo credit: Tourism Nova Scotia & Visitez Nouvelle-Écosse / Le Conseil de développement économique de la Nouvelle-Écosse.


How do you get started? It's quite simple!

  1. Download the Acadian Geocaches Passport of Nova Scotia from CDENÉ.

  2. Search for the hidden geocaches using the coordinates indicated on the passport (use an application like Google Maps or Google Earth to input the coordinates and reveal the exact locations).

  3. There are 2 geocaches in each region, find them, open them, and discover their contents, including a shaped punch to validate the passport, proving that the Geocache has been found.

  4. Once you have found at least 4 geocaches, send your validated passport to the indicated address: 1 Slocumb Crescent, Tusket, NS B0W 3M0, and receive your very own Acadian geocoin.

This geocoin is not only a beautiful and exclusive souvenir of your adventure, it’s also a gateway to joining the fabulous and exciting world of Geocoins, sharing stories and adventures with other Geocache adventurers worldwide.


Everyone, get your compasses ready... (or rather, open your Google Maps applications), and let the fun begin!


Have you found an Acadian GeoCoin? Tell us all about it!



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