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Let's Discover Ancient Dinosaur Fossils

Let's Discover Ancient Dinosaur Fossils

Duration:7 hours total
Includes:Food, drinks, 1 ticket, equipment, and transportation
Languages:Offered in English

About your host

Your hosts today are two Irish people who have a combined 20 years of life experience in this fossil rich region of Japan. We, Jonny and Gavin, are both well acquainted with one particular fossil rich area just outside of Kanazawa. Here, we have found a huge amount of fossils that are up to 160 million years old. Though this area is famous for dinosaur fossils, we're yet to find one ourselves…

What we’ll do

After picking you up in the city center, we will head straight for the mountains south of Kanazawa. Our first stop will be just outside a small town called Tsurugi. Here, we'll visit the gorgeous Shirayamahime Shrine. This is one of the most famous and beautiful shrines in Ishikawa. Next, we will drive 30 minutes to a small town called Kuwajima. This will be our base for the day. Here, we will…

What I’ll provide

We will provide you traditional Japanese snacks at a traditional countryside home.
Tea and Water
We will provide you organic Japanese tea as well as a bottle of fresh water.
Entrance fee
We will cover your fee for the Fukui Prefectural Dinosaur Museum
Depending on group size, we will take you in a rented car or a rented mini bus.
Safety equipment and Other
We will provide you with all of the equipment necessary for being safe at the fossil site, as well as the tools to find the fossils

What to bring

Comfortable shoes and clothing
Additional cash for lunch

Where you'll be

This experience is truly an adventure. We will be taking you through absolutely stunning, unspoiled Japanese countryside. We'll stop in famous places along the way and of course include stops for the restroom and snacks. Kuwajima, the town we will take you to, has virtually no tourists. We will more than likely be the only people at this fossil rich area all day. The final place we will go to is the marvelous Fukui Prefectural Dinosaur Museum.

Things to keep in mind

Cancellation policy

Any experience can be cancelled and fully refunded within 24 hours of purchase, or at least 7 days before the experience starts.

Communication policy

Always communicate through Airbnb. To protect your payment, never transfer money or communicate outside the Airbnb website or app.

Guest requirements

Up to 8 guests ages 12 and up can attend.

Government ID

You’ll need to take a picture of yourself that matches the photo on your ID. This is so Airbnb can confirm who’s actually going on the experience. You’ll only have to do this once.

Airbnb Experiences are vetted for quality

Airbnb Experiences are vetted for quality

  • Local experts

    Led by locals who love where they’re from and what they do.

  • Small groups

    With intimate group sizes, you’ll never get lost in the crowd.

  • High standards

    Every experience is reviewed for unique access.

Let's Discover Ancient Dinosaur Fossils
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