Fossicking Field Trips

The full program of Field Trips offered in 2022 will be available soon.


Where: Assemble each day in the suitably signed meeting area at the Glen Innes Showgrounds.

When: 9.00 am sharp departure. Please arrive between 8am – 8.30am for registration. This is a good time to talk to others over a coffee or breakfast and it would be appreciated if all arrive in plenty of time to depart from Bourke St gate 9.00 am. Field trips conclude at 4pm. If you require to leave earlier, all attendees must advise their trip leader.

Indemnity Forms available at the registration area. It is a requirement that each individual and child has completed and signed indemnity form for the duration of Minerama Field Trips.


  • All children must be supervised by adults.
  • Attendees to bring their own food & drinks/water as none will be supplied.
  • Often field trip sites do not offer shade protection. Ensure you wear comfortable clothing, hats, sunscreen and sturdy shoes.
  • Attendees are required to bring their own fossicking equipment, available for purchase at the showgrounds or hire from the Glen Innes Visitor Information Centre. For the metal detecting trip attendees are required to bring their own metal detector.
  • Registration between 8am and 8.30am at the Glen Innes Showground, convoy parking along Bourke Street. Meet the team leader and briefing session. Please bring your tickets to collect your wristbands.
  • In the case of extreme weather events field trips may be cancelled, in this circumstance tickets will be refunded.
  • Refunds will not be available for change of mind or non appearance, ticket terms and conditions available through or ticket provider.


Learn a new craft when you visit the Glen Innes Highlands for the Minerama Fossicking Gem & Jewellery show. Workshop dates and information for 2022 will be available soon.


Book your Field Trip or Workshop here!


Field Trip and Workshops tickets will be available here in early 2022. Follow us on Facebook for the latest event announcements!

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