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ROYAL TYRRELL MUSEUM DINO TOUR JUNE 1997
Join Dr. Philip Currie and other renowned palaeontologists from the
Royal Tyrrell Museum on a 9 day Dino Tour through Alberta. You'll take
part in dinosaur digs and enjoy private tours of some of the most
famous dinosaur quarries, fossil localities, and research facilities
in North America.
This exclusive trip includes stops at:
The Royal Tyrrell Museum in Drumheller, one of the largest
palaeontological museums in the world. Explore the world
class exhibit hall, including more than thirty-five complete
dinosaur skeletons, most found right here in Alberta. Tour
behind the scenes with research staff to visit the preparation
laboratories and the collections area, where you'll see the
largest accumulation of Cretaceous dinosaur fossils anywhere
in the world. Your visit to the Tyrrell Museum culminates with
your participation in a dinosaur excavation at a nearby quarry,
uncovering fossils that are 68 million years old.
Dinosaur Provincial Park near Brooks, where Dr. Philip Currie
will escort the tour through the rugged badlands to the most
recent dinosaur excavation sites.
Eastend, Saskatchewan, where you'll see "Scotty," Canada's
newest T.rex and take part in a paleo dig near where Scotty
Devil's Coulee Dinosaur Egg Site near Warner, Canada's first
dinosaur nesting site. Your guide and excavation leader will be
Dr. Donald Brinkman.
An interpretive hike to the Burgess Shale site on Mount Wapta
near Field, British Columbia led by Dr. Paul Johnston will focus
on understanding the mysteries encased in the rocks of this
Dates: June 14 - 22, 1997
Cost to Participate: Adults (18 & over)
$1600 (+ 7% tax) per person (Canadian funds)
- single occupancy
$1350 (+ 7% tax) per person (Canadian funds)
- double occupancy
To register contact: Kim Herman at (403) 823-7707 (Phone)
(403) 823-7131 (Fax)
310-0000 (Toll free within Alberta)
1-888-440-4240 (Toll free outside
Alberta, within Canada)
Price includes hotel accommodation, motorcoach transportation, entrance
to all facilities, dig sites, Provincial and National Parks, guidebook,
souvenir t-shirt, and lunches. Participants are responsible for
transportation to and from Calgary, breakfast and supper.
Payment: 50% of payment is required at the time of booking. Balance due
May 1, 1997.
Cancellations/Refunds: An administration fee of $50.00 (Cdn) per
participant will be withheld on cancellations made more than two weeks
prior to the date of departure. No refund is offered if cancellation
occurs two weeks or less to the date of the program.