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Paleo Discoveries

6540 36th Lane, Vero Beach, FL
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Ranked #13 of 34 Activities in Vero Beach
Type: Tours
Most recent review
- Oct 13, 2014
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Orlando, Florida
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed October 13, 2014

My brother and I and our collective families are always looking to get outside and experience Florida's great outdoors. We have been all over the state and had many amazing adventures. However, I would be hard pressed to come up with a more satisfying and unbelievable experience than the day we had fossil hunting with Fred Mazza from Paleodiscoveries. The... More

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 13, 2014

We had wanted to go fossil hunting by canoe on the Peace River for quite a while, but realized what a daunting task it would be on our own without the right equipment or the knowledge of where to look. Asking Fred Mazza to go out with us (2 adults, 2 kids) was the best decision we could ever make.... More

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Woodbridge, Virginia
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed March 16, 2014

If you are serious about fossil collecting then a Paleo Discoveries trip is for you. My son and I made the trip from Virginia to Florida just to collect fossils at the famous Peace River and the trip was worth every dollar. Fred Mazza is serious about making sure you have the best chance of finding Megs as well as... More

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed January 23, 2014

Wow! Fred was awesome! We conoed up Piece river. Fred new every sound, tree, fish, rock and most of all he knows pri historic fossils. Dispite that there was a cold snap of about 50 degrees I was completely oblivious to it , I was waste deep in coldwater and with in a few minutes I was digging out of... More

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New York City, New York
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 2, 2013

We took an eco tour via canoe at Round Island and loved it. Fred was very personable and knowledgeable, there was no pressure for this city girl who was leery of any open water. The lagoon where we saw a pod of manatees was amazing! I would definitely recommend taking one of his tours, next time I'm in Florida I... More

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Greenville, RI
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 29, 2012

I have taken this fossil tour for many years having brought my son, friends and now my nephew and it is just as fun now as it was the first time. Fred Mazza, owner and tour guide is professional, courteous and knowledgeable not only about fossils but also about any critter seen along the river. My kids have a blast... More

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed April 12, 2012

Fred was a very knowledgeable guide through the beautiful Florida wilderness and a really nice person. You drive to a small park where you can search, or take canoes (as we did) to where the really great fossils are. My 12 year old son brought back bags of fossils that he found with a few hours of digging and sifting,... More

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