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Fossil Expeditions

Arcadia, FL
+1 239-368-3252
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Fossil hunting

My wife wanted to go fossil hunting on the Peace river for Mother's Day weekend. As we have never... read more

Reviewed 18 May 2017
via mobile

Mark and Fossil Expeditions services is wonderful! We have hunted fossils in the Peace River and... read more

Reviewed 31 January 2017
Tiffany W
Hudson, Wisconsin
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Reviewed 18 May 2017 via mobile

My wife wanted to go fossil hunting on the Peace river for Mother's Day weekend. As we have never done this before I decided to use an expert for a guide and booked a trip for us with fossil expeditions. It was a great time,...More

1  Thank Biggestdog
Reviewed 31 January 2017 via mobile

Mark and Fossil Expeditions services is wonderful! We have hunted fossils in the Peace River and surrounding areas for years now and have always used Fossil Expeditions as our river guide. Mark is beyond knowledgeable, adventurous, courteous, fun and a really great person. He openly...More

Thank Tiffany W
Reviewed 11 December 2016 via mobile

We have great times with fossil expeditions. Always a fun experience. We keep returning over and over. We can't wait til march to join Mark and Darwin for another great adventure!!!!

1  Thank Floridafossil2016
Reviewed 10 December 2016 via mobile

We had a great time and Mark was fantastic to deal with. He put us on fossilized shark teeth right away and we kept at it for 4 hours. In addition to the sharks teeth we found fossilized bone and turtle shell as well as...More

1  Thank Gordnett
Reviewed 20 November 2016 via mobile

We enjoyed our day fossil hunting with Mark and his sidekick Darwin. We found at least a dozen superb ancient shark teeth. Amazingly, unlike shark teeth found at the beach, these teeth laying in a creek still had sharply serrated edges. We found fossilized bones...More

Thank Eve A
Reviewed 21 June 2016

I have been out with Mark several times now, and ALWAYS find something new and unique to add to my Fossil collection! Thanks to Mark Renz, he has shown me how to hunt and how to help identify my finds. He has so much information...More

Thank Elaine M
Reviewed 7 May 2016

Thank you again Mark for providing us with a great family experience. Hard to believe it had been 5 years since we last spent the day with you in the Peace River! Thanks again for another memorable day last weekend. I love all that you...More

Thank LetaH0131
Reviewed 19 March 2016 via mobile

We went out fossiling with Mark and had so much fun. He is very knowledgeable and funny which made everything even more fun. We cannot wait for next year to go out again. I highly recommend fossil expeditions for your next adventure.

Thank Floridafossil2016
Reviewed 8 March 2016 via mobile

Mark was an awesome guide. Very knowledgeable and very funny. His dog Darwin was with us on the adventure as well. We found a ton of stuff. Lots of big teeth, Bisin tooth, alligator tooth, turtle bones, a piece of a Mastodon tooth. SO MUCH...More

Thank Kaye B
Reviewed 17 February 2016

Mark Renz is knowledgeable and generous with his expertise. It was a fun and engaging experience for those who like to indulge in the outdoors. This dig requires wading into waist deep waters and scooping up gravel to screen. We brought home fossilized lemon shark...More

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12 April 2015|
Response from Carl P | Reviewed this property |
Depending on what you are looking for, there is NOT a lot of high quality hotels/motels in the immediate vicinity of Arcadia. If you ware looking for something a little more upscale/comfortable, I'd recommend staying a... More
30 March 2015|
Response from Carl P | Reviewed this property |
I believe the posted rates for walk-in are $75 per adult and $50 for kids 5-12 years old. I do know his wife offered us a discount for a group of four, so she may do the same for you. If memory serves, we paid less than $200... More