Tidal Reveal: Dig for Canada’s Oldest Dinosaurs

The Bay of Fundy tides align for only six days each summer for this unique dinosaur fossil dig experience. A special one-hour Zodiac Boat excursion on the shore of the Bay of Fundy takes you and 4-5 others to an active Jurassic dinosaur dig.


A Great Experience!  Five Stars: Trip Advisor, August 2016

We enjoyed touring the exhibits in this museum. But the best part was the beach tour where we went fossil hunting. It was great!    Catherine, North Carolina


Limited Space: Only 4-6 people per trip

2019 Dates

August 31/19   10:30 am - 12:00 pm
Sept. 1/19       11:30 am -  1:00 pm
Sept. 2/19    12:30 pm - 2:00 pm


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Experience Includes

One Hour Zodiac Boat Excursion

  • Stunning views of the Fundy cliffs and geology.
  • Floater suits or personal life preservers are provided and must be worn.
  • Tour Guide (Randy Corcoran) shares cultural and geology secrets of the area.

DIG Real Dinosaur Fossils with Museum Crew

  • Spend 2-3 hours assisting Museum researchers at real dinosaur fossil dig site.
  • See the latest discoveries and help find new fossil specimens.
  • Research sites change each year as new fossils are exposed by erosion.

Lunch on Dinosaur Beach

  • A special “Bay of Fundy Lobster” lunch is provided.
  • Gourmet Lobster Sandwich, salads, and deserts.
  • A mouth watering picnic lunch on a Jurassic sand beach.

Short Hike on the Rocky Shore

  • Museum researchers lead a two-kilometer beach walk.
  • Opportunity to search for minerals and see other research sites.
  • A shuttle van takes you back to the Museum.

Note: Potential Cancellation

When weather or unavailable boat service results in your event being cancelled, alternative bookings may be offered if available or full registration fees will be returned.