• Sapphire Coast Marine Discovery Centre

    The Sapphire Coast Marine Discovery Centre is an exciting hands-on experience for everyone. Full of interesting, thought provoking marine displays and exhibits.

    These summer holidays we have a number of exciting activities for all ages.
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    Located in Eden, NSW,  the Sapphire Coast Marine Discovery Centre programs and activities extend beyond the Bega Valley Shire,  into Victoria, the Eurobodalla and Snowy Mountains as well as the ACT.

    OPEN HOURS
    School Term
    Monday to Friday – 10am to 3pm

    School Holidays
    Monday to Friday              9:30am – 3:30pm
    Saturday and Sunday        10am – 3pm

    LOCATION
    The Wharf Building, Snug Cove, Imlay St, Eden

    ENTRY COST
    Family  $20.00
    Adult  $10.00
    Child  $5.00
    Concession  $5.00

    GROUP BOOKINGS
    If you are interested in bringing a group along, visit our Group Bookings page for more details.

    ANNUAL PASS
    Buy an annual pass and visit the marine discovery centre all year round.
    Family  $50.00
    Adult  $30.00
    Concession& Students  $25.00

    What you get:
    ~ 12 months free entry to the centre
    ~ 10% discount off retail items in the Discovery Centre shop
    ~ Buy one coffee get one free at the Great White Bite Cafe at Snug Cove Wharf

    Experience our adventurous outdoor activities:

    Join us on an exploration of the rockpools to see the amazing diversity of marine life hidden beneath the rocks, in hidden caves, beneath the weed and in the water on this fun adventure. Bookings essential.

    Join us on an exploration of the rockpools to see the amazing diversity of marine life hidden beneath the rocks, in hidden caves, beneath the weed and in the water on this fun adventure. Bookings essential.

    Join a qualified snorkel guide on an adventurous, fun, safe and exciting snorkel of some of our pristine waters. Beginners to advanced, we will cater for your experience levels and teach you basic snorkel skills. Ring us to book an experience today

    Join a qualified snorkel guide on an adventurous, fun, safe and exciting snorkel of some of our pristine waters.
    Beginners to advanced, we will cater for your experience levels and teach you basic snorkel skills. Ring us to book an experience today

     

    Riley checks out the Occy

    A captive audience watches in fascination as the gloomy octopus displays her beautiful tenticles

     

    Kieran Tyers Eleanor Tyers

    Feel an anemone, touch a hermit crab, pat a shrimp!

     

    shark display

    Read the incredible true story of local man Eric who escaped the jaws of a large shark while abalone diving; touch and feel some real shark jaws, compare your height to that of sharks in the sea