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Paleo Discoveries

Address: 6540 36th Lane, Vero Beach, FL
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Vero Beach, Florida
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25 reviews 25 reviews
8 attraction reviews
13 helpful votes 13 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed February 23, 2015 NEW

What a fantastic and unique day we had with Fred!! Fred is a just a fountain of information and we had an amazing day on the river with him as our guide and friend in our fossil hunting adventure. He provides every thing you need for your fossil expedition including a great personality, just pack a lunch/snack. The river was... More 

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed February 7, 2015

Another fantastic day fossil digging with Fred from Paleo Discoveries. He took us threw a creek that was breath taking on conoe's to a spot and after he checked it out, off went to dig. He supplied all the equipement and showed us everything we need to know to successfully dig for different pre historic teeth and at times small... More 

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed November 26, 2014 via mobile

Our family has been out on two trips with Fred Mazza and we have had tons of fun finding all sorts of fossils. Fred does a great job working with the kids (and adults) and makes the day a fun learning experience. Compared to the big theme parks you cannot go wrong spending the day on the river with Fred... More 

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed November 24, 2014

My daughter (age 8) and I flew to Florida for the sole purpose of going on a fossil dig. We had looked forward to this trip for months and it was everything we could have asked for and more! We found a great variety of fossils. We found lots of various shark teeth, whale teeth, dolphin ear bones and vertebra,... More 

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed November 21, 2014 via mobile

It was an amazing tour and a beautiful place to go out for the day. I am now addicted to fossiling and it is all thanks to Fred thank you!!

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fort pierce, florida
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6 reviews 6 reviews
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed November 20, 2014

Been going out with Fred Mazza on fossil tours since 2008 sometimes 4-5 times a year. Each time out is a new adventure holding the possibility of that big find every time I put a shovel in the gravel and sift for the elusive Megalodon tooth. Fred has taught me so much and has shown a passion for fossils that... More 

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Orange Park
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12 reviews 12 reviews
8 attraction reviews
7 helpful votes 7 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed November 20, 2014

We've been out with Fred a few times and every time has been an adventure! He will put you on spots where you'll find everything from Megalodon sharks teeth to giant armidillo scutes. This trip is great for folks who have always wanted to hunt for fossils but weren't sure where to go or how to do it. Fred is... More 

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed November 20, 2014 via mobile

I've been on 3 trips! All were amazing, informational and full of discovery. On my very first trip last year I fulfilled one of my childhood dreams of finding a Megladon tooth. I actually found 8 that day. I've been with groups of strangers and with my friends on the trips. All great fun. Fred is a great guide and... More 

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Venice, Florida
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed November 20, 2014

I am a middle school Earth and Space Science teacher, and I have taken my students fossil hunting on the Peace River with Fred Mazza six times. Each time we go, my students love the adventure and learn so much from Fred. He is knowledgeable about the area and can identify all of the many fossils we find. Fred works... More 

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Apollo Beach, Florida
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed November 20, 2014 via mobile

I was looking for something different to do and came upon Fed's website. I watched the video and I was hooked. I showed it to my husband, who was skeptical, but consented. We took our 9 year old with us. The whole day was an adventure! I'm not a river and canoe kinda girl, but it was great. When we... More 

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