Capricorn Caves Fossil Tour

1 hr

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Group Tour

Travel back in time on a fossil tour at Capricorn Caves where thousands upon thousands of fossils from tiny creatures to extinct giant beasts have been found by palaeontologists. Discover the secrets entombed in these caves over millions of years with our expert palaeo guides and hold real fossil treasures from our prehistoric past.
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Itinerary Details

Visit: Capricorn Caves, 30 Olsen Caves Rd, Rockhampton, Queensland 4702 Australia

This fascinating tour departs from Capricorn Caves visitor reception 3 times a day.  Your journey of discovery will take approximately 1 hour and take the path less travelled  so we recommend wearing  some comfortable walking shoes on your journey of discovery. With your expect palaeo guide you will discover the caves hidden secret and hold real fossil treasures from our prehistoric past. All of these fossils are new to science and represent one of the most unique records from tropical Australia. Visit a working palaeontology excavation and see how millions of tiny bones have filled a cave chamber over thousands of years. Put your fossil detective cap on and get your magnifying glass ready to find the bones of species that are now long extinct. See fossil skeletons of strange marine creatures that lived before the time of the...
Visit: Capricorn Caves, 30 Olsen Caves Rd, Rockhampton, Queensland 4702 Australia

This fascinating tour departs from Capricorn Caves visitor reception 3 times a day.  Your journey of discovery will take approximately 1 hour and take the path less travelled  so we recommend wearing  some comfortable walking shoes on your journey of discovery. With your expect palaeo guide you will discover the caves hidden secret and hold real fossil treasures from our prehistoric past. All of these fossils are new to science and represent one of the most unique records from tropical Australia. Visit a working palaeontology excavation and see how millions of tiny bones have filled a cave chamber over thousands of years. Put your fossil detective cap on and get your magnifying glass ready to find the bones of species that are now long extinct. See fossil skeletons of strange marine creatures that lived before the time of the dinosaurs. Discover the giant beasts we call megafauna along with the cute, the bad and the bizarre creatures that roamed The Caves region hundreds of thousands of years ago. Imagine a killer marsupial 'lion' dropping from the trees or coming face to face with a giant venomous goanna. Encounter the Tasmanian tiger and meet our big-eyed bushy-tailed rabbit rat scientifically named after the Capricorn Caves. Hear their stories of extinction and survival whilst wondering what our future may be. 

Important Details

Included
  • Professional guide
Not Included
  • Food and drinks
  • Transportation to/from Capricorn Caves
Departure Point
Capricorn Caves reception, 30 Olsen's Caves Road
12:30 PM
Return Details
Capricorn Caves visitor reception
Additional Info
  • Confirmation will be received at time of booking
  • Not wheelchair accessible
  • Enclosed footwear highly recommended but not essential.
  • The Cave temperature is a stable 22 degrees Celsius
  • Children must be accompanied by an adult
  • This tour/activity will have a maximum of 12 travelers
Voucher Requirements

You can present either a paper or an electronic voucher for this activity.

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Cancellation Policy

For a full refund, cancel at least 48 hours in advance of the start date of the experience.