Opening Hours

The CCMDC will be closed on the following dates:

  • Christmas Day - 25 Dec, 2017
  • Boxing Day - 26 Dec, 2017
  • Sun, 31 Dec, 2017
  • New Years Day - Mon, 1 Jan, 2018
  • Australia Day - 26 Jan, 2018

We currently have group booking on the following date: Tue, 9 Jan. The Centre will still be open to the general public - however, if you prefer to avoid the crowd, you might like to visit us on alternate date.

The CCMDC will be open most days during the school holidays from 10-4pm with last admission at 3pm. 



  • Adults $10,
  • Child / Conc $6,
  • Carers with Carers Card = Free if with client.
  • Family (2A, 2C) $26
  • Family (1A,2C) $16

We are located at 11 Terrigal Drive, Terrigal – opposite the Terrigal Pacific Motel and next to Terrigal Lagoon.

Visit the Centre for lots of fun and activities.....

  • See our displays

  • Say hello to our marine creatures

  • Enter our colouring or guessing competition

  • Watch “The Adventures of Gavin the Leafy Seadragon”

  • Become a Junior Marine Scientist by doing our quiz.

  • Paint a plaster or do a free craft activity

  • Have a drink at our cafe (open selected days)

  • Browse our shop for bargains

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