Opening Hours

Just come in, there is no need to book (excludes groups).    Our priority is to continue to keep all our visitors and staff safe during our COVID-19 experience. We are hopeful that the pleasure of being back at our…

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…

Activities Tours and Services

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... * Vacation Care Programs *…

Welcome to PARKLIFE.

A kiosk focused on clean eats for kids & great organic coffee for mums & dads. Headed up by chef Paulymac, the blackboard menu changes weekly, but you can always grab a freerange bacon & egg roll, a single O…

Become a friend of CCMDC

We are currently updating our "Friends of the ccmdc" program, if you would like to receive updates about the Marine Discovery Centre & our activities please submit your name & email in the "Get news" box on the right hand…


Admission fees commencing 1 January, 2021: Adults $15, Child / Conc $9, Carers with Carers Card = Free if with client. Family (2A, 2C) $39 We are located at 11 Terrigal Drive, Terrigal – opposite the Terrigal Pacific Motel and…

Volunteering with CCMDC

The CCMDC is calling on anybody with a passion for the marine and coastal environments of the Central Coast to become a volunteer at the MDC. Join a team that is enthusiastic about providing this unique facility to the community…

School Holidays at CCMDC - Fri 15 Jan 2021 - 11:30am

From Saturday 2 January to Sunday 17 January 2021, the Central Coast Marine Discovery Centre will be open to limited numbers of visitors for three x one and a half hour sessions 9:30am, 11:30am and 1:30pm every day using a pre-booked.

Registrations close 30mins before the scheduled session. Please phone the centre on 4385 5027 to check availability if unable to register.

To help keep everyone COVID safe, please read the following information before making your booking

What’s open

Our newly renovated displays, activity area and gift shop. (Parklife cafe at the side of the CCMDC is also open)

Admission prices:

  • Child / concession - $9
  • Adult - $15
  • Family (2A, 2C) - $39

Payment is to be made on admission to the Centre

What we are asking you to do

  • Register for a session below - please register all adults and children

Note - Each session will have a limit of 40 people (including children) in line with the 4sq m rule.

BOOKINGS ARE ESSENTIAL to monitor number of people in the centre at the one time.

Event Properties

Event date Fri15-Jan-2021 11:30 am
Event End Date Fri15-Jan-2021 1:00 pm
Capacity 40
Registered 5
Cut off date Fri15-Jan-2021 11:00 am
Location Central Coast Marine Discovery Centre
Sorry online bookings closed for this event, please phone 4385 5027.

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