Self Guided Riversleigh Fossil Discovery Tour

Self drive
Fitness level low
Intensity level low
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Highlights & inclusions

Newly renovated and upgraded centre
Exhibited with innovative interactive displays
One of the most significant fossil deposits worldwide
Chance to book a tour with a fossil enthusiast
Visit the centre at your own pace, self guided
Learn what the world looked like 25 million years ago

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Tue, May 21, 2024

What you can expect

Purchase your tickets to Riversleigh Fossil Discovery Centre here to unearth one of Australia’s most significant Fossil and Mammal sites. Discover the unique story of the evolution of Australian wildlife first hand touring the newly renovated centre with interactive displays, and a movie theatre presented by paleontological experts.

The Riversleigh Fossil Discovery Centre also houses an impressive collection of fossil finds, virtual digs and a giant diorama showing you what the world looked like 25 million years ago. Riversleigh Fossil Discovery Centre is open 7 days a week and tickets are available online here.


What you need to know

  • Entry to the Riversleigh Fossil Discovery Centre
  • Transport to/from your home destination or accommodation
  • Meals
  • Big Bird Interactive Experience
  • Fossil Augmented Reality Experience
  • Virtual Dig Site Touchscreen Experience
  • Interactive Skulls Touchscreen Experience
  • See what the local landscape looked like millions of years ago
  • Learn about how this unique environment created the only place in the world where there is such a rich, detailed and continuous fossil record of the changes in fauna, habitat and climate at a single locality
  • Open 8:30am – 4.30pm daily for self-guided access
  • Outback at Isa, 19 Marian Street, Mount Isa, Queensland
Cancellation Policy
  • Amendments or cancellations made less than one (1) day prior to arrival will incur a 100% cancellation fee
Booking Information
  • Confirmation in the form of a tour voucher will be received at time of booking
  • Upon completion of purchase, please print the voucher and present on day of the experience
  • Vouchers can also be presented on your mobile device for this attraction
  • Availability was accurate at the time of booking however, is subject to change due to circumstances out of our control
  • For your information, complete Tour Operator Information including contact details is included on your tour voucher
  • We strongly suggest reconfirming your booking with the tour operator within 24 hours of making your booking and prior to making other travel arrangements

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  • We are committed to sustainability
  • We have an approved Science Based Target
  • We use third party verified standards
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