Joggins Fossil Cliffs

100 Main St.
Joggins, NS B0L 1A0- Map It
(902) 251-2727

AAA Editor Notes

Joggins Fossil Cliffs is at 100 Main St. The fossils embedded in the 15 kilometres (9 mi.) of coastal cliffs along the Bay of Fundy contain an important record of life during the Coal Age 300 million years ago. A sizable collection of carboniferous fossils found at this UNESCO World Heritage Site includes plants and rare insects as well as reptile and amphibian footprints, including species found nowhere else. The Joggins Fossil Centre, on the site of an old coal mine overlooking the cliffs, is the repository for these specimens. Tours include the Wanderer's Experience with a 30-minute guided tour of the sea cliffs over easy terrain, the 2-hour Explorer's Experience over moderate terrain and the 4-hour Adventurer's Experience over difficult terrain. Time: Allow 30 minutes minimum.
Wanderer's Experience $10.50; $10 (ages 5-18, ages 65+ and students with ID); $28 (family of three); $38 (family of four or five). Explorer’s Experience $25 per person; Adventurer’s Experience $75 per person (48-hr. notice required).
Hours: Tours depart on the hour (depending on tide) daily 10-4, late Apr.-May and Sept.-Oct.; 9:30-5:30, June-Aug.; by appointment rest of year for minimum of four people. Phone ahead to confirm schedule.