Calvert Cliffs Day-Trip with Local Paleontologist

Discover ancient stories of Maryland’s past that features our Calvert Cliffs day-trip exploration with local paleontologist, Paul Murdock Jr. and Transformative Travel mentor Aikta Suri Dhillon. This private beach exploration promises a fascinating and adventurous day of local fun by transforming your day into new possibilities during your time with us! 

All fossils found on the beach are yours to take home.

Calvert Cliffs State Park


Calvert Cliffs, Maryland

  • Departure Dates: Private Departures. 
  • Activity Level: Easy 
  • Timing: 9:30 – 5:00 pm
  • Price: $ 295 (per person)
  •  Capacity: Limited to 8 guests. 


  • Access a private beach location known to be a hot spot for fossil collecting. 
  • Fossils found in the region can be up to 20 million years old! 
  • This 7.5 hr adventure includes breakfast, lunch, tea, a guided tour of Calvert Marine Museum, and expert guidance on fossil hunting while combing a  private location along the cliffs. 
Day trip paleontologist Calvert Cliffs

Paul Murdock Jr.

Your Host, Local Paleontologist

Paul began volunteering for the Calvert Marine Museum (CMM) in the summer of 2001 and spotted several articulated specimens in the Cliffs. His discovery enabled him to join the museum for many days of field work as they quarried the discoveries. Since then he has spotted and recovered many specimens along the Cliffs and donated them to museums such as the CMM, VMNH and the Smithsonian. The total count is upwards of 2000. Of these, several are under research as possible new species or as first occurrences from the Calvert Cliffs.

Package Inclusions

Each element is consciously designed to provide meaningful experiences.

  • Light breakfast upon arrival. 
  • Museum entrance fees and guided tour. 
  • Fossil exploration: Private beach access with an expert paleontologist. 
  • Packed lunch on the beach 
  • Services of local expert paleontologist
  • Hosted by Transformational Travel mentor Aikta Suri Dhillon. 
  • Tea Time reflection on the beach. 


Please note that all booking are subject to availably during the time of deposit. 

Peak Season

April - October
$ 295
Per Person
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