Staithes – Private Hire Fossil Safari


Date(s) - 30 September 2022 - 31 December 2024
9:15 am - 6:30 pm

Staithes - Cowbar Nab, Penny Nab, Jet Wyke and surrounds



A facilitated tour with one of our professional guides is the best way to discover Yorkshire Coast’s amazing fossil locations. Tailored itineraries are arranged to suit the objectives of any group wanting a bespoke fossil-hunting experience. Staithes is a stunning location where you can walk through a unique heritage landscape of Iron, Alum and Jet mining and discover a huge array of fossils from the lower Jurassic period

Our Earth Scientist guides curate individually designed tours that follow best practice in accessing sites for responsible collecting suited to the SSSI status of the location. Private tours consider the unique safety factors of Staithes and are arranged to suit tides, adventure level, age and ability of the hiring party.


Private tours costs are

1-6 people – 3 hour itinerary = Cost £165

7-11 people  – 3 hour itinerary = Cost £250

12-16 people  – 3 hour itinerary = Cost £350

(Additional hours available at an additional cost of £30 per hours)


Due to monthly tidal variations, it is not always possible to embark on fossil hunts in all locations.

Get in touch to discuss what’s possible for a chosen location or date range. We’ll advise on options that will be best suited to you.


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