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 much-loved marine centre will outweigh the inconvenience of the necessary safety measures we are putting in place.

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The Central Coast Marine Discovery Centre (CCMDC) has achieved an Advanced Ecotourism and Climate Action Business Certification!

Congratulations to the Central Coast Marine Discovery Centre (CCMDC) for achieving Advanced Ecotourism and Climate Action Business Certification for their Central Coast Marine Discovery Centre, Schools Program and Wings, Whales and Wildflower Tours!

The Central Coast Marine Discovery Centre has become a valuable education resource for both local and visiting schools through its school programs, a developing hub for research activity and a key tourist attraction for the Central Coast. Thankyou to more than 50 of our active volunteers and occasional paid teachers.

We are happy to be part of the Ecotourism Australia family!


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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 toasty with house pickles or a slice of cake & our own ice-cream. Dietaries are taken seriously, with GF & DF options available on almost everything. 

Open 8am - 2pm seven days a week 8am-8pm on Saturdays in Summer.

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