Amber Collecting

  • 9 Ratings
US $45
per person

If your kids think getting dirty in search of fossil treasures would be fun, join us for a day of exciting, educational exploration. Come along on an adventure across the west, collecting geologic goodies as we go.

Amber Collecting durationDuration:3 hr - 4 hr
Amber Collecting cancellationCancellation: No refunds for cancelled bookings.
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What You Will Do

  • Collect rare amber in 3 colors from the only NW Amber deposit. Our amber has been waiting 45 million years for you to excavate it!
  • Learn the origin of the Amber and how that relates to the history of the Cascade Mountains.
  • Ask your guide any geologic questions you have

What's Included

An experienced, family-friendly guide will accompany you to the site, show you the best way to dig and answer your questions. Digging tools and a ziplock bag for your treasures are provided.

Additional Information
  • No pets allowed. This is a private site, you may not return without a Geology Adventures guide. Liability waiver required for everyone over 18. Please take any trash with you, there is no garbage pickup at this remote site.

    • Minimum age is 7 years, due to attention span This is an easy 2-mile hike, round trip, on mostly flat ground. There is one short uphill section of fewer than 100 yards. Ground can be muddy if it has recently rained. Digging tools are provided.
  • Cancellations with 7 days notice receive full refunds. Short-notice cancellations will be refunded if we can fill your space. We earn our trip fees by producing happy customers, not by hassling people about refunds!

Customer Reviews
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  • 9 Ratings
  • Gabriel
October 16, 2019

Trip was a great success. Found cool pieces of amber, and the leader did a great job. Would go to another adventure with Geology.

  • Lisa
October 15, 2019

Jules is an amazing guide. She is so knowledgeable and she is great with the kids. She keeps them engaged and active. She is also so careful to make sure everyone is safe. I would love to do another trip with her in the future- the crystal trip in the spring sounds super fun. I would like to know if she's the guide.

  • Daisy
October 15, 2019

Jules is so awesome!!!! She was really attentive, highly educational and engaging. I had so much fun!!! I hope to be able to go on another trip with her! The amber area itself was beautiful and clean!

Location
MEETING LOCATION: 20250 276th Ave SE, Maple Valley, WA 98038, USA

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