Time Rewind Fossil Finding Tour in the Karoo

Discover hidden fossils, learn from expert palaeontologists, and immerse in a land of geological wonders. Ready for an adventure millions of years in the making?


The beautiful Karoo landscape. Photograph provided by Marina Rubidge.

Tour dates: 1-15 October 2024

Embark on a journey through prehistoric landscapes with the Rewind Time Fossil Finding Odyssey in South Africa’s majestic Karoo region. This extraordinary tour offers a unique blend of adventure, education, and hands-on experiences, perfect for anyone fascinated by the ancient world. Led by renowned palaeontologists, including Prof Bruce Rubidge, Dr Julien Benoit and Dr Rob Gess, you’ll explore some of the richest fossil sites on Earth, where the remains of ancient creatures tell a story millions of years old.

The Karoo, a vast and mystical semi-desert, is a treasure trove of paleontological wonders. Your adventure begins in the quaint town of Prince Albert, where the vast, rugged beauty of the Karoo welcomes you. From there, you’ll venture into fossil-rich sites, engaging in hands-on activities. Imagine the thrill of discovering fossils that have lain hidden for eons, bringing to life the mysteries of our planet’s past.

Enjoy the Stunning views the Karoo has to offer in addition to its wealth of fossils! Photograph by Dr Julien Benoit.

As you journey through the Karoo, expect a mix of thrilling fieldwork and enlightening educational sessions. You’ll have the chance to unearth fossils yourself, guided by experts who will share insights into the creatures that once roamed this ancient landscape.

But it’s not all digging and dust! The Rewind Time Fossil Finding Odyssey also immerses you in the local culture and history. Enjoy the warm hospitality of the Karoo, with its stunning sunsets and starlit nights, and savour the local cuisine that makes this region so special. This tour isn’t just a scientific expedition; it’s a holistic experience blending adventure, education, and cultural enrichment.

Ready to embark on this journey through time? Visit Ancient Odysseys and Safari Odyssey for more details and to secure your spot on this once-in-a-lifetime adventure! Dive deep into the heart of ancient Earth with the Rewind Time Fossil Finding Tour– where history is not just learned, but lived.

Book now and become a part of this incredible journey!


Marisa Rodriguez: marisa@ancientodysseys.com