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Fossil Expeditions

Arcadia, FL
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Great experience!

We have done this expedition three times now and have had awesome experiences each time!! Very... read more

Reviewed 11 April 2018
mkuhndo
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Petoskey, Michigan
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A must do for your Florida roadtrip!

The whole experience from start to finish was great! We lucked out with only 3 others in our group... read more

Reviewed 1 April 2018
Aquaventures M
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Reviewed 11 April 2018 via mobile

We have done this expedition three times now and have had awesome experiences each time!! Very knowledgeable, patient, and care guidance for all. Love Darwin!! The kids have had so much fun and always amaze their teachers and friends when they get home with their...More

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Reviewed 1 April 2018 via mobile

The whole experience from start to finish was great! We lucked out with only 3 others in our group and it was an awesome day of fossil hunting on the peace river! Mark is extremely knowledgeable and also just fun to be around! He helped...More

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Reviewed 28 March 2018

My wife and I had an awesome day with Mark and Darwin. I learned more about fossils and prehistoric Florida in one afternoon than I had in my entire life. Mark is, without a doubt, one of the most knowledgeable people there is in his...More

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Reviewed 23 February 2018 via mobile

We would go back! Mark is very knowledgeable and took us to a great spot on the river. We found many shark teeth and even an alligator tooth. The family that was on the same tour as us found larger mammoth and sloth fossils as...More

Thank Christin C
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Reviewed 17 May 2017 via mobile

My wife wanted to go fossil hunting on the Peace river for Mother's Day weekend. As we have never done this before I decided to use an expert for a guide and booked a trip for us with fossil expeditions. It was a great time,...More

2  Thank Biggestdog
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Reviewed 31 January 2017 via mobile

Mark and Fossil Expeditions services is wonderful! We have hunted fossils in the Peace River and surrounding areas for years now and have always used Fossil Expeditions as our river guide. Mark is beyond knowledgeable, adventurous, courteous, fun and a really great person. He openly...More

2  Thank Tiffany W
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Reviewed 10 December 2016 via mobile

We have great times with fossil expeditions. Always a fun experience. We keep returning over and over. We can't wait til march to join Mark and Darwin for another great adventure!!!!

2  Thank Floridafossil2016
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Reviewed 9 December 2016 via mobile

We had a great time and Mark was fantastic to deal with. He put us on fossilized shark teeth right away and we kept at it for 4 hours. In addition to the sharks teeth we found fossilized bone and turtle shell as well as...More

1  Thank Gordnett
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Reviewed 19 November 2016 via mobile

We enjoyed our day fossil hunting with Mark and his sidekick Darwin. We found at least a dozen superb ancient shark teeth. Amazingly, unlike shark teeth found at the beach, these teeth laying in a creek still had sharply serrated edges. We found fossilized bones...More

Thank Eve A
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Reviewed 20 June 2016

I have been out with Mark several times now, and ALWAYS find something new and unique to add to my Fossil collection! Thanks to Mark Renz, he has shown me how to hunt and how to help identify my finds. He has so much information...More

1  Thank Elaine M
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Klcozad
11 April 2015|
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Response from Carl P | Reviewed this property |
Depending on what you are looking for, there is NOT a lot of high quality hotels/motels in the immediate vicinity of Arcadia. If you ware looking for something a little more upscale/comfortable, I'd recommend staying a... More
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dotsthilaire7
29 March 2015|
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Response from Carl P | Reviewed this property |
I believe the posted rates for walk-in are $75 per adult and $50 for kids 5-12 years old. I do know his wife offered us a discount for a group of four, so she may do the same for you. If memory serves, we paid less than $200... More
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