Bonebed 30 – 1 Day Guided Excavation

Overview

This is a once-in-a-lifetime opportunity to participate in a fully authentic dinosaur dig. With an experienced palaeontological technician as your guide, you’ll learn the techniques of excavating dinosaurs. You will work in a team to uncover fossils never before seen by human eyes.

The day includes an orientation to the park and the research project, working in a real quarry and hiking and prospecting for new fossil finds. Your work will contribute to research going on by the Royal Tyrrell Museum at the park.

Watch a video about the Guided Excavation.

  • Lunch is provided during this 7-hour program.
  • The rating for this program is “difficult”. Come prepared for sitting or kneeling on the ground, working with tools under the hot sun and hiking in slippery conditions. This program is not wheelchair accessible.
  • This program is available for those 14 years and older. Participants aged 14-17 must be accompanied by a paying adult.
  • There is a maximum capacity of six participants per day on this program.
  • Reservations can be made up until 2:00pm the day before the scheduled program.
  • No smoking is allowed on tours, including on and off the park bus.

Fee:  $180/person

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Location

Dinosaur Provincial Park, AB |

Contact Info

Tel 1: 403.378.4344

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