The Manuels River experience

Manuels, Conception Bay South

Visit us to learn about one of the finest trilobite fossil sites in North America and the global significance of the Manuels River Formation. Open year round, we feature geology and nature guided tours, geocaching, bird watching, campfire singalongs, gift store, café and more! Rainy day activities include interactive exhibits, daily movie showings, and special programs. Our extensive trail system provides access to the Provincial T’Railway. Come share in the Manuels River experience!

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Wi-fi, riverside picnics, self-guided audio tours (English and French), GPS rentals, binocular rentals, movie theatre, accessible building elevator, wheelchair and stroller accessible trails with access to provincial T'Railway,Visitor Information Centre, trail vistas and coastal views, rainy day activities.

Helpful Information

Admission rates apply, Under 5 years old FREE. Group rates and annual membership available.

Contact Information

Intersection of Routes 2 and 60 , Manuels
47.5206, -52.9448 (Download GPX)
Jan1 - Dec 31
+1 (709) 834 2099
+1 (709) 834 2476


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Special Offers from this Operator

Starting at $224.99 Per Person
Ride the Ocean Waves and Picnic with Fossils
Ride the waves on a Zodiac adventure and discover extinct creatures of the ancient ocean. Explore cliff coastline and sea caves, icebergs, whales and waterfalls; Bell Island has so much to offer! The more adventurous could even kayak or snorkel. In the afternoon, relax and enjoy a delicious picnic lunch on scenic Manuels River, then hold 500 million years of history in your hands as you discover the hidden trilobite fossils of the river with our friendly paleontologist Dr. Rod Taylor, Ph.D.
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Ocean Quest

* Offers are subject to availability. Taxes are extra. You may have to pre-book and/or mention
the promotion at the time of booking. Please check with the operator for more details.