• Summer Holiday Fun

    by  • December 22, 2017 • 0 Comments

    Put your sunscreen on and get your swimmers ready because summer is here and we have an action packed calendar of activities for you to join. Come into the centre for a fun, hands-on experience that will excite and delight people of all ages. Take a look at the abundance of local fish and...

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    Volunteer Positions Available

    by  • September 2, 2016

    The SCMDC has a range of VOLUNTEER  POSITIONS that may interest YOU We require people from Monday to Friday, 10:0am to 3pm to help us out. We have a variety of jobs and roles that include Volunteer Guides, tank maintenance, helping with school holiday activities such as arts and crafts, rock pool rambles, fish feeding...

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    Whale Festival 2018

    by  • October 9, 2018

    The Eden Whale Festival held 2, 3 and 4 November, and  happening at an entirely new venue –  Barclay Street Ovals in Eden, (down near Aslings beach)!! The Sapphire Coast Marine Discovery Centre (SCMDC) will be CLOSED on the day, but we will be down joining in all the fun on the ovals with our Crazy...

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    SPOT THAT WHALE – Mobile exhibit

    by  • September 8, 2017

    SPOT THAT WHALE mobile exhibit on again during September and October It’s whale watching time as the Humpbacks start to head back south on their way home to Antarctica. As they cruise past our headlands and bays, those of us lucky enough to see them may get to witness some magnificant and energetic behaviours...

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    Forum Speaker Spotlight #4

    by  • June 1, 2017

    In the lead up to our Annual Marine Science Forum on the 3rd and 4th of June, we will feature a post about each of the scientists presenting this year. This week we would like to introduce you to: Dr Maria Byrne Professor of Marine Biology, University of Sydney Forum presentation: Corals feel it hot,...

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    Forum Speaker Spotlight #3

    by  • May 14, 2017

    In the lead up to our Annual Marine Science Forum on the 3rd and 4th of June, we will feature a post about each of the scientists presenting this year. This week we would like to introduce you to: Dr Iain Suthers Professor at University of New South Wales and Sydney Institute of Marine Science...

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    Forum Speaker Spotlight #2

    by  • May 9, 2017

    In the lead up to our Annual Marine Science Forum on the 3rd and 4th of June, we will feature a post about each of the scientists presenting this year. This week we would like to introduce you to: Dr John W. Runcie Honorary Research Associate, School of Life and Environmental Sciences, University of Sydney...

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    Forum Speaker Spotlight #1

    by  • May 3, 2017

    In the lead up to our Annual Marine Science Forum on the 3rd and 4th of June, we will feature a post about each of the scientists presenting this year. This week we would like to introduce you to: Matthew McArthur Freelance ecologist and marine science educator Forum presentation: It’s the little things that (I)...

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    Eden Whale Festival at SCMDC

    by  • October 11, 2016 • 0 Comments

    Take part in our annual Eden Whale Festival Colouring in Competition! Download the the Entry form now for the chance to win an adult and child whale watching cruise with Merimbula Marina.   Saturday October 29 Open 10.30am – 4pm Fish feeding talk – 12pm Come and see the fish enjoy their lunch and hear more...

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