Anatini Fossils

Anatini Fossils

The Anatini Fossils are in a short hidden valley, with 25 million year old whitestone cliffs and rocks on either side. Access is from Island Cliff Duntroon Road, shortly after the car park for Elephant Rocks heading south. From the car park, it is a short walk down the marked track into the valley.

Some interesting rock formations exist, but the main point of interest is a protected baleen whale fossil attached to the cliff face. It is a short sidle up the cliff to reach the fossil. This fossil is similar to the one at Earthquakes Waipata but a little trickier to get to.

Anatini Fossils is on the Alps2Ocean Cycle Trail.

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