About The Central Coast Marine Discovery Centre

The concept of a Marine Centre on the Central Coast has been initiated through a number of parallel processes. Early in 2004, a committee comprising a number of the partner organisations met for initial discussions and to identify possible functions…

Admission and Opening Times

Just come in, there is no need to book unless you are a large group. We are open 7 days a week from 9:30 am to 3:30 pmClosed on Public Holidays

School Programs

  The Central Coast Marine Discovery Centre (CCMDC) offers a range of fieldwork and excursion programs for primary and secondary students. We provide engaging excursions where your students will gain hands on experience, collect first hand data and explore the wonders of…

Become a friend of CCMDC

Become a Friend of CCMDC, our "Friends of the ccmdc" program enables you to keep in touch with changes and receive notices of events or other items of interest. If you would like to receive updates about the Marine Discovery…

Activities Tours and Services

At 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…

Volunteering with CCMDC

The Central Coast Marine Discovery Centre prides itself on fantastic customer service! Our customers enjoy fish feeding demonstrations, craft activities and learning about the local marine environment. As a volunteer at the Central Coast Marine Discovery Centre you will be…