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. Contact Natural Areas for more information or visit the Fortune Head Geology Centre and ask about reserve tours.

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Contact Information


  • 1.6km to the West of Fortune, Fortune
  • 47.0742, -55.8592


Dates of Operation

  • Jan 1 - Dec 31, 2019


  • There is no fee for entry into the reserve. Some activities (such as research, tours, or commercial operations) require a permit.