• About Marine Discovery Centre

    Located in Eden on the Sapphire Coast, the Sapphire Coast Marine Discovery Centre a temperate climate marine education and research centre.


    Annual pass

    by  • December 20, 2011 • Announcements

    Sapphire Coast Marine Discovery Centre is pleased and proud to announce the launch of its annual pass. Available now, here’s what you get: Free unlimited entry to the centre for 12 months (during normal opening hours) 10% discount off retail items in the SCMDC shop Buy 1 coffee get 1 free at Great White…

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    Eden Whale Festival

    by  • October 28, 2011 • Announcements

    Don’t forget. We’re Open for the Eden Whale Festival. 11am till 4pm Saturday 29th October   What does a crayfish eat? What about an octopus? Come and see with fish feeding at 12pm. Ever wondered how a whale breathes? How long can they hold their breath? What is a blow-hole? With a fun poptastic & realistic…

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    New Constitution for Eden Marine Centre Ltd

    by  • October 25, 2011 • Announcements

    The Board of Directors of Eden Marine Centre Ltd. (Trustee for The Eden Whale Discovery Centre Research Trust and trading as “Sapphire Coast Marine Discovery Centre”) signed off on a new Constitution recently and we have been advised that it has now been processed by the Australian Securities & Investment Commission.  Click here for…

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    Whale researchers having great success!

    by  • September 14, 2011 • Announcements

    Kylie Owen, the PhD student studying humpback whales in the area has had a very successful start to her research project.  Since starting work on Monday with her colleagues Dave Donnelly and Scott Sheahan, Kylie has managed to secure 8 biopsy samples from feeding humpbacks. She said the whales were being ‘very co-operative’ with…

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