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Paleo Discoveries

6540 36th Ln, Vero Beach, FL 32966-7811
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Florida fossil hunting at its' best!

I have been on Peace River fossil hunts with Fred at Paleo Discoveries several times. He always... read more

Reviewed 1 week ago
Mike H

Wow, just wow, ya know sometimes u have to be adventurous and step out of your comfort zone. We... read more

Reviewed 7 November 2017
Huron, Ohio
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“shark teeth” (17 reviews)
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6540 36th Ln, Vero Beach, FL 32966-7811
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Reviewed 1 week ago

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
Reviewed 7 November 2017

Wow, just wow, ya know sometimes u have to be adventurous and step out of your comfort zone. We had so much fun and found crazy amounts of teeth, bones and even two megs. We even considered booking a second tour while in Florida during...More

Thank funinthesun44
Reviewed 12 July 2017

We had heard about Fred and Paleo Discoveries through a prior customer who raved about the experience. Fred arranged a canoe expedition for our group of 3 families (8 adults and 7 children ranging from 6-10 years old). We had a short canoe ride down...More

Thank Neill W
Reviewed 8 July 2017

Really enjoyed our excursion with Fred! I can't wait to go back! Fred really goes out of his way to make sure everyone on the trip enjoys themselves. Although the river was 8 feet above normal, Fred still was able to take us to a...More

Thank Lori O
Reviewed 9 June 2017 via mobile

Fantastic day trip! We brought two adults, two teens, a tween and a puppy on our canoe tour. Fred provided the canoes, sieves, shovels and everything we needed for success. He knew the river well and was able to find spots where everyone could find...More

Thank Holt432
Reviewed 28 April 2017

great trip .i have been with fred a few times and have not been disappointed..fred makes it fun and works hard to make sure everyone on the tour has a great experience.the canoe ride is fun but once you get in the water and find...More

Thank jdelorge
Reviewed 24 April 2017

I went with Fred Mazza with a family of 6 and had a blast! The canoe ride to the initial fossil digging spot was a little tough in spots due to the low river, however, it added to the adventure. My family enjoyed getting wet...More

Thank citythredz
Reviewed 21 April 2017 via mobile

Fred Mazza did a great job putting us on the fossils. He's very knowledgeable and you can tell he enjoys what he does which made it a great trip for all! We found @ 500 sharks teeth, string ray mouth plates, dugong bones, and other...More

1  Thank zenny4508
Reviewed 28 March 2017

My husband and I have taken a canoe fossil hunting tour with Fred in Feb. for the last four years. We do many things while visiting FL during our month stay, but this is by far our favorite thing to do! We have quite a...More

Thank _pdvossler15
Reviewed 19 March 2017

We booked a tour with Fred to hunt for fossils on the peace river while in Florida on March break. We opted for the all day canoe ride up the river to search for fossils, really hoping to find some epic Mega teeth. What we...More

1  Thank Brian F
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30 August 2016|
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