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Sapphire Coast Marine Discovery Centre

The Sapphire Coast Marine Discovery Centre is multi-faceted, comprising a Marine Education and Research Centre, together with a Marine Discovery Centre, at the Wharf Building in Snug Cove, Eden.

Displays in the Centre include:

  • aquariums with exciting local species
  • touch tank – get up close and personal with a sea star and anemone
  • theatrette  showcasing locally produced marine videos
  • games and activities for pre-school and primary school students
  • microscopes, hands on displays and information on the biology and geology of the Sapphire Coast
  • guided tours with a qualified marine guide
  • theme-based exhibits and talks
  • stunning surrounds, including Eden’s fishing fleet, beautiful beaches and cafes.

Opening hours:
Tuesday, Wednesday and Thursday 10.30am to 2.30pm
School Holidays – Tuesday to Saturday 10.00am to 3.00pm

Admission fees apply. Special arrangement can be made for groups of 10 or more.

Photo: Cheryl Moore (CC BY-NC-ND 2.0)