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Amazing spot; revolting toilet

This was a great excursion. We were lucky to have a professor of palaeontology on site to explain... read more

Reviewed 17 August 2018
Tricia A
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Northam, Australia
One of Only Two World Heritage Fossil Sites in Australia

Seeing we were in the area, we wanted to experience what D site had to offer at Riversleigh. It is... read more

Reviewed 18 May 2018
travelbugbitten10
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Laidley, Australia
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Reviewed 2 weeks ago

We took a half day tour from Adels grove to Site D at Riversleigh and loved it. The depth of information at this site is amazing, it's no wonder it's world heritage listed. From stromatolites and a 550 million year old ocean coast line to...More

Thank Neata54
Reviewed 23 August 2018 via mobile

This visit was a bucket list item for me and I am so happy to have done it. Most visitors will know the background to the fossil find so you start an 800 m walk in a man made rock enclosed information centre. Very informative,...More

Thank Wally H
Reviewed 20 August 2018 via mobile

Stopped here on the way to Lawn Hill A small circuit Not many fossils to see No picnic area Best to stop at Gregory River Was disappointed in the site especially reading about it being a significant world wide site

Thank GClife
Reviewed 17 August 2018

This was a great excursion. We were lucky to have a professor of palaeontology on site to explain; very interesting. Good to have the option of guided tour of self exploration as long as you stay on the track. Not too strenuous, but steps &...More

Thank Tricia A
Reviewed 18 May 2018

Seeing we were in the area, we wanted to experience what D site had to offer at Riversleigh. It is about 50k from Lawn Hill on a pretty good road with only one wet creek crossing where the water was quite shallow and safe. The...More

1  Thank travelbugbitten10
Reviewed 1 July 2017

Other than a swimming hole and a flash looking bar area, it has little to offer. Accommodation is very expensive for basic facilities and the van parking/camping areas are also overpriced but they do offer the chance to get fit by the long walks to...More

Thank jbperks2
Reviewed 25 May 2017

We went to Riversleigh Fossil Fields as an added side trip on our Cape York Adventure with Dick Lang Desert Safaris. My wife quite enjoyed it, but I found rather underwhelming and not really worth the $75-00 per person cost. The guide was good, explaining...More

Thank Stuart S
Reviewed 6 September 2016

second time here but only walked around the bottom area this time. One can climb to the top of the hill but I saw very good fossils at the bottom.

Thank valdaj2015
Reviewed 24 August 2016

We were in the area of the fossil fields about a week ago during our adventure around Australia, exploring the crater impact zone that formed a lot of the terrain all those years ago. The place is dry, dusty and hot so it feels like...More

3  Thank JGDynamo
Reviewed 8 April 2016 via mobile

Don't go expecting dinosaur skeletons but this is well worth a visit and walking the short circuit track that has fossils and interpretive signs. There's a toilet as well

1  Thank John H
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