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Fossil Bluff

Goldie Street, Wynyard, Tasmania, Australia
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An amazing walk back through time

Fossil Bluff is a beautiful part of lovely Wynyard where, at low tide, you can walk alongside the... read more

Reviewed yesterday
Irene Z
Fossils Galore

When we arrived here we went first to the lookout. It was perfect to see the Fossil Bluff in its... read more

Reviewed 3 days ago
Robby G C
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Toronto, Canada
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“great view” (5 reviews)
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Goldie Street, Wynyard, Tasmania, Australia
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Reviewed yesterday

Fossil Bluff is a beautiful part of lovely Wynyard where, at low tide, you can walk alongside the amazing rock face and see different layers of rocks from ages gone by. At high tide you can relax on the beach and see the fossils and...More

Thank Irene Z
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Reviewed 3 days ago

When we arrived here we went first to the lookout. It was perfect to see the Fossil Bluff in its entirety. At the Fossil Bluff we looked to take pictures. It was amazing! The fossils were mostly on big rocks. They were splendid! I even...More

Thank Robby G C
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Reviewed 3 weeks ago

Small seashell fossils aren't all that uncommon, but they are readily visible and accessible here in a layer of the sea cliff at the appropriately named Fossil Bluff. The layer extends upward to about 3 or 4 metres above the sand. If you happen to...More

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Reviewed 9 March 2018 via mobile

Fossil bluff a nice beach with the cliffs full of fossils, like I said not Jurassic Park but interesting, you can walk to the top of the cliff and you get a great view of Wynyard and surrounding area or great views out to see...More

Thank Andrew H
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Reviewed 6 January 2018 via mobile

Pristine. Clean and really what Tasmania is... first and foremost...all about. The surrounds? a study in wild native flora that makes me understand why Tassie is the Jewel in the crown of the world. The nwest from burnie to the top nw corner is to...More

Thank Scott H
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Reviewed 26 December 2017 via mobile

I have visited tasmania a couple of times now and I have to say this is one of the most beautiful places you can visit. It is tasmania's history frozen in stone, as soon as you look at the great cliffs and the rock scattered...More

Thank Travllerblog31
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Reviewed 13 November 2017

We were at the Fossil Bluff at low tide so it allowed us to walk around the bluffs quite easily. It's adjacent to a really pleasant small beach and at the time we were the only tourists there. The bluffs are an interesting part of...More

Thank Nuno F
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Reviewed 2 November 2017 via mobile

Great walk around the bottom of the cliffs and fantastic walking tracks to the top obtain a great view down the coast and of the Wynyard Iconic lighthouse. Take the turn off left after the bridge and head towards the 9 hole golf course then...More

2  Thank DrPhillipAndrews
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Reviewed 20 June 2017

This is a lovely spot to amble along the beach at the base of the cliff trying to spot fossils - I didn't have a lot of luck, but did find a few shells. It is accessed through a new housing subdivision, but there's a...More

Thank Rick M
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Reviewed 20 March 2017

We love the ocean and this was another spot to add to our list of beaches visited around Australia. We managed to find some great fossil rocks and the sea bird life in the area is fantastic. There is also a nice walk up to...More

Thank Salibu
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