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Isle of Wight Fossil Hunts

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Address: Military Road | Island Gems, Brighstone PO30 4DD, England
Phone Number: 01983-740493
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A highlight of our holiday!

Spent an absolutely fantastic 2 hours over Easter weekend, on a fossil hunting trip led by the wonderful Felicity. I have no idea who enjoyed it the most, me, my husband or our... read more

5 of 5 starsReviewed April 13, 2015
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed April 13, 2015

Spent an absolutely fantastic 2 hours over Easter weekend, on a fossil hunting trip led by the wonderful Felicity. I have no idea who enjoyed it the most, me, my husband or our two young children, but it was certainly one of the highlights of our holiday on the Isle of Wight. Felicity is very knowledgeable, approachable, bubbly, amazing with... More 

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed April 13, 2015

Good value for money. We went without kids or any knowledge of dinosaurs and loved it. Felicity was brilliant, very knowledgeable and obviously enjoys her job. A must see.

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Dover, United Kingdom
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed April 10, 2015

my 5 year old fell a little bit in love with our guide flick who even held the interest of our tech obsessed 11 year old!! Thoroughly recommended for a great family day out

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed April 9, 2015

We had a fab 2 hours with Flick on the beach. She was a great guide and so knowledgeable. My two boys aged 4 and 6 had a great time and we found lots of interesting fossils including a real dionsaur bone!! i would highly recommend.

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Birmingham, United Kingdom
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed April 3, 2015

Met up with Felicity (Flick) in The Brook Chine car park which is located right next to the beach. After a brief information session we set off with 7 other families to commence our fossil hunt. Throughout our hunting session Flick was available to pass comment on finds and we made several stops where she provided us with further interesting... More 

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Northamptonshire, United Kingdom
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed March 30, 2015

Flick was our guide and she was very interesting,knowledgable and enthusiastic. With Flick's help, we managed to find many different fossils and identify what animals they were from. As well as that, we were also told many facts and information about the cliffs,dinosaur bones and the island itself etc.It was a very interesting and enjoyable morning!

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed March 5, 2015

We found this by sheer luck just googling things to do- Did not expect much when we started with two very enthusiastic boys. We met Felicity (Flick) at the Brookchine car park and were soon intently listening to what we were to look for etc and the next two hours flew by with all 4 of us hunting for fossils!... More 

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed February 23, 2015

Fluc meet us at brook chine car park. Wear wellies and something warm in chilly weather. The tour was interesting fascinating and fun. People were finding fossils all over the place. Great family time. Well done Island Gems 👍

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Bury St. Edmunds, United Kingdom
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed February 20, 2015

We went on 2 walks both taken by Flick. She was knowledgable, chatty and very patient with the children among the group. We found several things which Flick was easily able to identify for us. We will certainly go on another walk when we next go back to the IoW.

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed November 5, 2014

We recently visited the Isle of Wight and decided to do this fossil hunt. We met with Flick at the car park for Brook Chine beach. The weather that morning had been awful, pouring with rain and howling winds, but she was waiting with a smile. Once she had ran us through a brief history and what we should be... More 

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