Visiting the Marine Discovery Centre

We are open everyday.

Special Bookings for large Groups or Venue Hire available.



CCMC Microscope UserAt the Centre a range of activities are available for children of all ages. This includes puzzles, colouring, painting, competitions, microscopes and quizzes.

Become a Junior Marine Scientist, do the quiz, get a certificate and a free gift. While Mum and Dad relax with a Tea or Coffee at the Cafe.

At other times talks are often given in the evening by experts on marine topics such as shipwrecks, heritage, diving, fish and other creatures of the oceans and estuaries.

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Looking for interesting activities to keep your children amused. Group tours can be tailored to suit. Contact the Central Coast Marine Discovery Centre for more information on rock pool rambles, guided coastal walks and more...

Activities Include:

* Vacation Care Programs

* School Holiday adventures

* Educational and Special Interest Tours

* Seniors groups

* Girl Guides & Scouts

* Playgroups and more.

Other Services:

Room Hire: Available for functions, meetings, talks and birthday parties, contact the Centre for options and prices.

Rockpool Discovery.

Parklife Cafe: The Cafe serves Tea, Coffee, Juices, Meals, Muffins and Ice Creams.

Friends of the CCMDC: Join the Friends and support the Centre


Access: The Centre has disabled access and toilets. Buses from Gosford to Terrigal pass the door.

For more details contact the Marine Discovery Centre on 43855027 or email This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it.