Headout logo. Link to home.

Fossil Hunt Expedition in Mleiha

fossil hunt expedition in mleiha-2
fossil hunt expedition in mleiha-3
fossil hunt expedition in mleiha-4
fossil hunt expedition in mleiha-5

Explore the intricate world of fossils and Mleiha's anthropological history in this expert-led experience.


  • Enjoy a unique fossil molding workshop and make fossil casts using actual fossils and seashells found in Mleiha.

  • Learn about the origins of humankind and have fun as you discover the means the ancient human used to protect themselves.

  • Upgrade your ticket to include a Premium outdoor tour of Jebel Faya. Enjoy discounts on group bookings too.

  • Fun Fact: Mleiha was used as a link between Africa and Asia by early man to migrate during the Ice Age.


  • Brief lecture on fossils

  • Expert guide

  • Fossil molding workshop

  • Water

  • Jebel Faya geology trip (optional)

  • Jebel Faya transfer in an AC vehicle (optional)

Cancellation policy

These tickets can't be cancelled or rescheduled.

Get a taste of the ancient art of making stone tools at Mleiha's Educational Adventures. Find out how early humans started using local flint to make knives and other tools for protection and survival. In this fun and interactive workshop, participants will learn about the origins of humans and their migration from Africa.

By upgrading your ticket to the premium option, get a chance to go on an outdoor geology field trip to Jebel Faya. Walk through several ages of ancient sea beds, the resting places of ancient creatures, and the earth’s upper mantle.

Important Information

  • Enjoy the freedom to book without having to pick a date.

  • This experience is recommended for children aged 5 and above.

  • Mleiha Archaeological Centre will be the venue for indoor activities in the Standard experience.

  • Sunset time varies depending on seasonality.


  • This experience is not recommended for pregnant women.



  • Daily: 9:30am to 1 hour before sunset.


  • Daily: 9:30am to 2 hours before sunset.
  • Your voucher will be emailed to you shortly.

  • These vouchers can be redeemed anytime during the validity period. Please get in touch with us before your desired date of visit to confirm your reservation.

  • Display the voucher on your mobile phone with a valid photo ID at the meeting point.

  • Please arrive at the meeting point 15 minutes before the scheduled time of your visit to avoid any delays.

Meeting Point

  • Meet your guide at Mleiha Archaeological Centre Front Desk.

  • Address: Mleiha Archeological Centre - Sharjah - United Arab Emirates.

Get Directions to the Meeting Point

Getting There

By Car

  • If you're driving to the meeting point, take Sharjah-Kalba Rd/E102 and continue on Al Dhaid-Maleha Rd/Al Shuwaib - Umm Al Quwain Rd/E55.
Missing any information?

Browse by themes

World at your tap.

Get the Headout app to get tickets on your phone and access app-only deals. Talk about win-win.

We've served 25 million+ guests and we are here for you

25 million +

Happy customers across 10,000+ experiences


5,000+ verified reviews with 90% excellent score

In the media

Featured and recommended by the best brands

24 x 7 help center

Have a question? Live chat with local experts anywhere, anytime