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Fossil Bluff, Wynyard

Fossil Bluff

For the geological buff these amazing sandstone cliffs are over 275 million years old and offer a rare insight into fossils. It’s the discovery site of Australia’s oldest fossil marsupial uncovered in the mid 19th century estimated to be approximately 25 million years old. Visitors can expect to see and touch several hundred different types of fossils preserved in the rocks – see how many you can find!
To preserve this natural wonder during your visit please remember to leave the area as you find it.


  • Cradle Coast Authority
  • Waratah Wynyard Council
  • Bloomin Tulips Festival
  • Tasmanian Visitor Information Network
  • Tourism Industry Council Tasmania