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Fossil Bluff

Goldie Street, Wynyard, Tasmania, Australia
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Interesting walk at low tide

This is a lovely spot to amble along the beach at the base of the cliff trying to spot fossils - I... read more

Reviewed 20 June 2017
Rick M
Wellington, New Zealand
Great beach and the rocks are amazing

We love the ocean and this was another spot to add to our list of beaches visited around Australia... read more

Reviewed 20 March 2017
Berwick, Australia
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“low tide” (9 reviews)
“nice walk” (3 reviews)
“rock pools” (3 reviews)
Goldie Street, Wynyard, Tasmania, Australia
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Reviewed 20 June 2017

This is a lovely spot to amble along the beach at the base of the cliff trying to spot fossils - I didn't have a lot of luck, but did find a few shells. It is accessed through a new housing subdivision, but there's a...More

Thank Rick M
Reviewed 20 March 2017

We love the ocean and this was another spot to add to our list of beaches visited around Australia. We managed to find some great fossil rocks and the sea bird life in the area is fantastic. There is also a nice walk up to...More

Thank Salibu
Reviewed 28 January 2017

We walked 5kms f rom our Caravan Park to Fossil Bluff, following the street signs. Once you get to the housing estate that is at the Bluff the signs stop and we were forced to ask a local for directions to the Bluff itself. Just...More

Thank Peter D
Reviewed 28 January 2017 via mobile

This is a short walk beside the river inlet, past a lot of lovely homes, to a great view. Very little traffic so it is a peaceful walk.

1  Thank myanmar2000
Reviewed 15 January 2017

This was an interesting spot to explore. The tide was going out and it was easy to walk along the rocks to see all the different layers of fossils. Definitely worth checking out if in the area or doing the coastal drive.

Thank henrietta2702
Reviewed 15 January 2017 via mobile

Is just beautiful and well worth a visit. We stayed in Wynyard for over a week and took our dogs there regularly. There are little rock pools and the water is safe for swimming and it is so pretty.

Thank _hillsy54
Reviewed 22 December 2016

What a tremendous area to explore! We weren’t going to stop then saw some attractive ladies stopping to check out Fossil Bluff near Wynyard so we thought we may as well stretch our legs. They turned out to be really annoying but the scenery of...More

2  Thank JGDynamo
Reviewed 19 December 2016

This is a magical place but don't be fooled that it's all about the Bluff, rather than the rock formations, in and around, either side of the main beach. Magical photo shoots can be had from the loop walkway atop of the Bluff or from...More

1  Thank Mamacatz S
Reviewed 1 November 2016

Fossil Bluff is a must see for nature lovers. Be prepared to explore and don't forget the camera. The surf changes daily and mesmerising to watch. If you are lucky you may see a whale passing in the distance.

1  Thank Jill K
Reviewed 13 October 2016

We really enjoyed Fossil Bluff. No 'real' fossils - more about layers of rock and sediments that have been laid down over hundreds of millions of years. It was a very windy day but I still spent about 90 minutes poking about looking at things...More

1  Thank Mum-to-GandD
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