Fortune Head Ecological Reserve


The rocks in the superbly exposed low cliffs represent the geological boundary between the Precambrian and Cambrian geological eras. Additionally, the fossils here represent the first skeletal creatures from 540 million years ago. No services or built trails on site. Hiking is possible along the coastal barrens. Contact for more information or visit the Fortune Head Geology Centre in the town of Fortune and ask about guided tours of the site.

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Locations & Dates

  • Via Hornhouse Road, Fortune
  • 47.0740, -55.8290
  • Jan 1 - Dec 31



  • Free. Researchers require a permit.