Geocaching is sweeping the nation, and there are plenty of caches right here on Hatteras Island! Geocaching is an engaging, family- and kid-friendly, treasure hunting activity, perfect for all ages, that gets you into nature and on the hunt for fun. All you need is a GPS unit and computer access to get the coordinates for the caches, hidden all over our country and even internationally. There are almost 750,000 caches hidden worldwide right now.
As of this writing, there are 488 caches hidden within 100 miles of Avon, and 75 caches within 50 miles of Avon. On your next Outer Beaches vacation and visit to Hatteras Island, add a little excitement and activity. Get into geocaching and search for fun, right here! Bring your own portable GPS unit on your next Hatteras Island visit. What a great way to gain a unique perspective on and experience Hatteras Island!