Marine Discovery Centre Information

A centre for the Central Coast marine and coastal environment and its social and economic values.



Central Coast Marine Discovery Centre encourages you to walk to the Centre or use public transport where possible.


 We are located along Terrigal Drive and CCMDC is walking distance from most accommodation in Terrigal. Crowne Plaza Terrigal is 1.4km walk to CCMDC.

Public Transport

When coming from Sydney or Newcastle, you can use the Central Coast & Newcastle Line (CCN) via NSW TrainLink service. Stopping at Gosford or Tuggerah you will have to the catch a bus to Terrigal.

Use Bus Route 68 for Gosford to Terrigal or Bus Route 68 and 19 for Tuggerah to Terrigal check out the Central Coast Bus timetables here Timetables and maps | Busways

Plan your trip with the Transport for NSW Trip Planner Website Trip Planner |


 CCMDC has a disabled access carpark located in front of the Centre and side street parking is available. Terrigal Rotary Park and Lions Park on Willoughby Road also offer limited parking.

Terrigal has a multistorey free car park located on 14 Wilson Road, Terrigal approximately a 1.4km walk to CCMDC. Consult the Council website for more information Parking | Central Coast Council (