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Manuels River is home to ancient trilobite fossils, waterfalls, hiking, geocaching, bird watching, geology and nature guided tours, gift store, cafe, movie theatre, and much more! Rainy Day activities include interactive exhibits, daily movie...more
Hours Today: 9:30 AM - 5:00 PM
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Suggested duration: 2-3 hours
7 Conception Bay Hwy, Conception Bay South, Newfoundland and Labrador A1W 3A2, Canada
All reviews coffee matters flora and fauna beautiful area guided tour walking trails lots of parking on the rocks on display few hours great spot trilobites fossils paleontology history science exhibition dr
I had lived in St John's for years, and never knew this place existed! Came back to St John's for a vacation and the museum was suggested as an interesting place to visit. I was thoroughly impressed! Truly a hidden gem of history. There is...More
My wife and I were lucky enough to have a guided tour by Rod Taylor (Lead Science Interpreter) at Manuel River. What a treat - we got some geology, geography, site history and Palaeontology delivered with a great sense of humour. Hard to believe that...More
Great spot to visit for the day great swimming holes in water that makes your skin feel like silk when u get out.
beautiful walking trails and picnic areas. Go look for fossils in beds of rocks and explore
Also nice coffee shop and museum...More
The excellent exhibits cover the history of the geology as well as the flora and fauna. Then there are the beautiful trilobite fossils, some more than 30 cm in length. The detail is wonderful and some have a yellow colour from limonite, an iron mineral,...More
Have used the walking trails several times this summer. Excellent when it is windy to keep the flies away! Have also lunched a few times at the Cafe (Coffee Matters-execellent!), and attended a couple of evening events. The evening events are varied, something for everyone....More
Stopped in here on our way to Holyrood. I'm glad we did. The interpretive centre is really well done. You learn about the geology and the flora and fauna of the area. And the fossil collection is amazing. They are so well preserved and cool...More
ManuelsRiver, Manager at Manuels River Hibernia Interpretation Centre, responded to this reviewResponded 24 July 2018
Hi Andrew, thank you so much for your review! We are glad you enjoyed your visit to the Manuels River Hibernia Interpretation and hope you can make it back another time to walk our trails or take our guided hike to the fossil site.
The Manual’s River Interpretation Centre in Conception Bay South, NL is a beautiful spot. The walking trails are very safe, well groomed and scenic. The interpretation centre has some interesting fossils on display and many activities available for both children and adults. In addition, there...More