Australia’s ultimate hands on Megafauna experience where you can get your hands dirty and be a part of the team uncovering 50,000 to 100,000 year old bones in the laboratory of Australia’s biggest marsupials. These megafauna fossils have been excavated from the Eulo megafauna fossil fields, one of the most highly concentrated and best preserved Australian megafauna.
A museum Fossil Technician will guide you through this fascinating experience bringing the past into the present. Our one hour guided tour is a hands on tour through the Eromanga Natural History Museum (ENHM) workshop, dinosaur and megafauna laboratories and collection room.
-Who can learn to prepare megafauna fossils?
You need to be 18 years and over, have a good eye for detail and a steady hand, enjoy having a go and working with a team, not mind puzzles and lastly a good dose of patience and persistence goes a long way as well.
-Become an Honorary Megafauna Fossil Preparator
Once you have completed ten days of megafauna fossil preparation at the Eromanga Natural History Museum, you are then assessed to become an Honorary Megafauna Fossil Preparator. For more information download our Fossil Prep Info document below:
Do you have a preference to learn to prepare dinosaurs or megafauna?
In a ten day period you will have a choice to work on either dinosaur or megafauna fossil material. Although every effort will be made to ensure you get your preference, it will depend on availability of positions left in dinosaur and megafauna laboratory.
A guided tour of the workshop and the dinosaur and megafauna laboratories, where you will learn about the prehistoric and modern day story of evolution of this unique and diverse part of Outback Australia.
A guided tour of the Collection & Holotype Room which includes viewing the real bones of the internationally significant specimen, Australia’s largest dinosaur ‘Cooper’ and 'Kenny' a massive Eulo Diprotodon, who is also replicated in a life-sized bronze sculpture at Eulo.
Induction and training with a senior Museum Technician (safety gear is provided)
An opportunity to be able to contribute to the development of the most recent, significant dinosaur, megafauna and arid microfauna fossil collections in Australia.
Megafauna Discovery Experience Rates
Per Person Rates
Adult * $90.00
**Additional consecutive days can be purchased on application**
The above rates are quoted in Australian Dollars PER PERSON per day. Ensure you read our Terms & Conditions before booking.
* Minimum age 18 years.
Contact us for special rates for over 3 consecutive days.
Terms and Conditions:
Megafauna Discovery Experience
All reservations will be held only if 50% deposit is paid when you book, with the balance payable on arrival.
Cancellation fee within 24 hours 100% cancellation fee applies.
No shows 100% cancellation fee.
No responsibility will be accepted for adverse weather conditions.
Confirmation email and extra program information will be sent once your booking and deposit are finalised.
The Megafauna Laboratory is open seven days a week, 9am – 4.30pm. See Admission and Hours.