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Paleo Discoveries

6540 36th Ln, Vero Beach, FL 32966-7811
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Fun on the Peace River with Fred

My wife and I just spent a Sunday with Fred on the Peace River. This was a trip we've been wanting... read more

Reviewed 1 week ago
finscout1
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Satellite Beach, Florida
My son and I had a great day

My 12 year old son and I joined Fred for a canoe fossil hunting trip on March 21, 2018. We found a... read more

Reviewed 4 weeks ago
MarkS6572
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Green Bay, Wisconsin
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6540 36th Ln, Vero Beach, FL 32966-7811
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Reviewed 1 week ago

My wife and I just spent a Sunday with Fred on the Peace River. This was a trip we've been wanting to do for a long time . Fred made it very enjoyable. We found lots of shark teeth and fossils and just had an...More

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Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

My 12 year old son and I joined Fred for a canoe fossil hunting trip on March 21, 2018. We found a bag full of shark teeth and other assorted fossils thanks to Fred’s knowledge and guidance. My son found a 3 in. megladon tooth...More

Thank MarkS6572
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Reviewed 4 weeks ago

I had a wonderful time from beginning to end looking for fossils on the Peace River with Paleo Discoveries. Loved the canoe trip to the fossil site. Fred is a good sport and helped with identifying each piece. I found so many shark's teeth, some...More

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Reviewed 4 weeks ago

This expedition looking for megalodon teeth - a wish of my husband’s for a very long time. I love looking for shark’s teeth too, but usually on a beach. This was an experience on a whole new level. We had a blast; what a treasure...More

Thank Susan W
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Reviewed 20 March 2018

Was by far one of the best birthdays of my life and I have had quite a few ! I would recommend this trip to everyone, Found lots of shark teeth, bones, horse teeth, turtle shell a huge variety. You won't regret it !!!

Thank Tammy J
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Reviewed 16 March 2018 via mobile

Second time trip with Fred!! We will go every time while in Florida!! Fred is great! He knowledge of fossils is extensive! Its hard work! but so gratifying and fun for the junior Paleo nut! A must see and do for anyone who wants a...More

Thank zoeydog03
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Reviewed 4 March 2018

I looked at Fred's website and booked a trip. We paddled down the river and dug for fossils in waist deep water and were not disappointed. I found about 50 sharks teeth, a whale vertebra and other fossils. Fred has been doing this for quite...More

1  Thank Sharon E
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Reviewed 23 January 2018

I have have been on solo trips and have brought friends and family as well. They have always enjoyed themselves and have gone home with some Awesome finds. I can not say enough good things about how well Fred runs his trips, his knowledge to...More

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Reviewed 22 January 2018

I can't say enough about this amazing experience! First, I went by myself and met up with Fred and another fossil hunter, Weston, at a river bed in Florida. I didn't know either of them before the trip but just a few minutes into our...More

1  Thank Anne232WC
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Reviewed 9 January 2018

I have been on Peace River fossil hunts with Fred at Paleo Discoveries several times. He always makes sure that everyone has a great time, AND goes home with a bag full of shark teeth and other fossils! He is great with kids, and first...More

Thank Mike H
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Response from Shawn C | Reviewed this property |
I didn't specially take that tour, but his prices are typically $75 per person for a walking tour, creek sites or beaches and $90 for a tour that involves kayaking like on the Peace River. Kids are a bit cheaper. So I guess... More
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