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Fossils Bluff is one Wynyard’s best kept secrets, I spent a lot of time there as a child with my... read more

Reviewed 8 January 2019
Sisters Beach, Australia
Searching for objects

Good walk for kids & the fit. Not for the elderly.Magnificent views of Wynyard & the coast.The sea... read more

Reviewed 4 October 2018
Wynyard, Australia
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Goldie Street, Wynyard, Tasmania, Australia
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Reviewed 8 January 2019

Fossils Bluff is one Wynyard’s best kept secrets, I spent a lot of time there as a child with my father exploring the caves, finding fossils, fishing, snorkeling and even surfing. The views of Table cape, the landscape surrounding and the adjoining farmland are every...More

Date of experience: December 2018
Thank cameronc738
Reviewed 4 October 2018 via mobile

Good walk for kids & the fit. Not for the elderly.Magnificent views of Wynyard & the coast.The sea to Burnie and beyond also a great look across Freestone Cove to the Table Cape.So named by Bass & Flinders on their exploration of Van Diemons Land.

Date of experience: October 2018
Thank johnrobertdixon
Reviewed 1 October 2018

Before departing the Fossil Bluff car park I read the information board with information about the fossils and how the area was formed. Quite amazing to think it was 300 million years in the making.The beach and fossil bluff is only a short walk from...More

Date of experience: September 2018
1  Thank vickie739
Reviewed 25 September 2018

Such a beautiful view when taking the walk to the cliff top, both of Bass Strait and the township of Wynyard. The walk to the fossils is quiet delightful. Incredible and interesting geological history. Clear information sighted on the beach. Great for families and picnics....More

Date of experience: September 2018
Thank 140jeffreyc
Reviewed 26 June 2018

Great place for children to explore and find fossils in the exposed rock. Swimming over summer is also safe.

Date of experience: April 2018
1  Thank Richard W
Reviewed 24 June 2018 via mobile

Nice location good views at Botton along beach. Plenty of parking and tables. If you want to climb to the look out not the best track slow and steady you will make it. Good views over Wynyard and surrounding areas. Worth the hick up.

Date of experience: June 2018
2  Thank Frank M
Reviewed 4 June 2018

We stopped there on the way along the north coast of Tassy. the views were great and the fossils interesting .

Date of experience: May 2018
1  Thank bfg058
Reviewed 21 April 2018

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

Date of experience: March 2018
1  Thank Irene Z
Reviewed 19 April 2018

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

Date of experience: February 2018
4  Thank Robby G C
Reviewed 28 March 2018

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

Date of experience: March 2018
1  Thank ActRegular_traveller
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