FAQ

What is the MEGA am MEER?

MEGA am MEER (english “MEGA at SEA”) is an event for geocachers. Geocaching is a hobby about finding containers at specific places and leaving a log in them. More infos are available on  Wikipedia or geocaching.com.

Often, geocachers hunt for these containers alone or in small groups. Therefore they like to meet to discuss their hobby and other things. This is called an event, usually 20 to 60 people take part. Since the geocaching community grew in the last years, also larger events are organized where also geocachers from far away travel to. Such large events are called MEGA events, also the MEGA am MEER would like to become such an event. Geocacher from near and far meet in Bremerhaven to have a nice weekend together.

 

When does the MEGA am MEER take place?

Friday, June 19th to Sunday, June 21st 2015.

 

Where does the MEGA am MEER take place?

In the center of Bremerhaven, for geocachers at N 53° 32.419 E 008° 34.657,for all others around the Mediterraneo and the Schifffahrtsmuseum in the Neuen Hafen.

 

Where do I find the MEGA am MEER Event Cache Listing? 

At http://coord.info/GC54932.

 

Are dogs allowed at the MEGA am MEER?

Yes, due to the fact that the MEGA am MEER takes place outside, dogs are of course allowed and welcome. Please consider that your dog is used to crowds of people and behaves appropriate.

 

Does the MEGA am MEER have entrance fees?

We calculate with a four-digit number of visitors and not all things (for example toilets, game utensils, ticket bracelets,…) can be planned and realised for free.  Therefore, the MEGA am MEER event will have an entrance fee. Tickets can be bought in advance via the booking system, also additional options can be booked (port sightseeing, guided museum tours,…). The ticket price per visitor will amount to approx. 6 EUR. Tickets for children are cheaper to make the event family-friendly.

When will the booking system go online?

Estimated January 2015.

I want to take part on MEGA am MEER, what do I have to do?

At first, you should log a “will attend” at the MEGA am MEER Listing page (GC54932) that you will be informed about news per email. To take part on MEGA am MEER and the games and activities you have to buy a ticket. This is available by (estimated) January 2015 at our booking system.

 

Is it possible to do camping / sleep in the caravan at the MEGA am MEER?

Very likely there won’t be a camping area directly at the event in the center of Bremerhaven, because there is no space for it. But Bremerhaven is a tourism region and therefore there are different possibilities for an overnight-stay around the Event. You find some overviews on the webpage of the tourism center of Bremerhaven.

 

Where do I find good overnight stay options?

On the webpage of the tourism center Bremerhaven is a good overview of different options to spend the night. In general, have a look on webpages like trivago.de or kayak.de – Early 2015 all hotels and guesthouses will have updated their options. If you don’t find something suitable right now, have a look again in some days. The MEGA am MEER date shouldn’t collide with other events in Bremerhaven, so that everybody will find a fitting overnight stay here.

 

If you have further questions, please write a mail to info [ät] mega-am-meer [point] de.

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