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Dinosaur Expeditions CIC

Lower Sutton Farm Military Road, Brighstone PO30 4PG, England
+44 7837 728810
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Excellent afternoon out

We had a fantastic afternoon. Oliver was our guide, he is a paleontologist, who was extremely... read more

Reviewed 28 October 2015
Jo B
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Basingstoke, England, United Kingdom
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Awesome fossil hunting and walk

We had a great couple of hours hunting for fossils with Oliver, who was incredibly knowledgeable... read more

Reviewed 21 September 2015
RickDevon
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Devon
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Dinosaur Expeditions C.I.C. is a Community Interest Company created by local fossil enthusiasts. We promote responsible fossil discovery and conservation in addition to helping the public understanding of fossils and the palaeo-environment through Palaeoart. To do this we have established the 'Dinosaur Expeditions, Conservation and Palaeoart Centre' at the site of the Dinosaur Farm Museum. It houses displays of fossils, locally produced palaeoart, childrens' activities and a fossil & mineral giftshop.We also organise popular fossil hunting trips throughout the year at a variety of locations on the Isle of Wight, led by our experienced professional guides. Dinosaur Expeditions CIC pools the local knowledge, talents and experience of our Fossil Hunt leaders. This helps to ensure that we can provide a professional quality experience for all our customers. Are you mad about Dinosaurs and other fossils? We are, so why not join us on an amazing Fossil Hunting Adventure! Discover your own fossils and keep all your finds.
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Lower Sutton Farm Military Road, Brighstone PO30 4PG, England
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Reviewed 28 October 2015 via mobile

We had a fantastic afternoon. Oliver was our guide, he is a paleontologist, who was extremely knowledgable and patient with all the kids asking if every rock they found was a fossil. We were lucky enough to witness Oliver finding a brachiosaurus tail bone, in...More

2  Thank Jo B
Reviewed 21 September 2015 via mobile

We had a great couple of hours hunting for fossils with Oliver, who was incredibly knowledgeable, approachable and great with the kids. We learned a good deal and the tour was great value too. A must for anyone even mildly interested in dinosaurs.

1  Thank RickDevon
Reviewed 23 August 2015 via mobile

Hat a great experience, Oliver in the museum was extremely knowledgeable and was amazed by some of the exhibits. The fossil hunt on the beach was great we even found a dinosaur bone! I would recommend this to anyone!👍🏻😉

Thank Sean G
Reviewed 22 August 2015

Went to the museum and on a fossil tour with Oliver, who was very knowledgable and friendly. He contacted us when the weather was bad to change the dates of the tour. We as a family with teenage children loved it.

Thank floss66_11
Reviewed 21 August 2015

Fantastic, the people who run this place are clearly very passionate about there subject and so full of enthusiasm. We called in on a rainy day as our tour had been called off due to the weather. Well done and keep up the good work...More

Thank Baxterboy2
Reviewed 21 August 2015

Very knowledgeable and patient guide who was able to cope with repeated enquiries from younger children brandishing stones!

Thank lizzieloo66
Reviewed 20 August 2015 via mobile

Oliver and Agnes were both clearly very knowledgeable and had a passion for what they did . everyone in our group found something of interest.

Thank cw8co
Reviewed 12 August 2015

We didn't go on a fossil expedition but we did go to the farm barn where there are a number of exhibits relating to dinosaurs and the pre-dinosaur world. The museum is in a barn and there was only a small charge, but what really...More

1  Thank hallamtraveller1966
Reviewed 10 August 2015

Our son in particular was looking forward to the fossil hunt and he was not disappointed even though he didn't discover any dinosaur bones.... Oliver was very knowledgeable, enthusiastic and clear throughout the 2 hours. He also had the patience of a saint as he...More

Thank BlaydonBlunderer
Reviewed 9 August 2015

I dont often give 5 stars, I think in all my reviews this is the second. It's not often that I get to take the family out for the morning looking for dinosaur fossil's with a paleontologist for company. That's worth 5 star's. I wanted...More

2  Thank enceladous
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