• Cruise Ships

    The Sapphire Coast Marine Discovery Centre is an ideal place to visit for all cruise ship passengers stopping off in Eden, NSW.map

    Not only are we a mere 250m walk from where you disembark but we also offer a unique local experience you won’t find anywhere else. The centre offers a hands-on exploration of the underwater realm without ever getting wet.

    Come in to the centre and meet our friendly octopus or feel an anemone and discover hundreds of marine treasures from our local beaches.

    You may choose to explore the outdoor marine environment and book in for one of our exciting marine adventures. We guarantee that with our tours you will not miss the boat.


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    Join an SSI qualified and experienced snorkel guide on an adventure into the sea, where we will take you to safe, beautiful locations and discover the amazing marine life that lies beneath our waters.
    Price includes gear hire: fins, mask and snorkel (wetsuits are available in limited sizes). Duration is approximately 2.5 hours (depending on conditions).

    PLEASE NOTE: Snorkeling is seasonal and subject to weather conditions. Bookings are essential. You MUST be able to swim the length of a 25m pool




    Join an experienced marine guide on a visit to the rockpools and discover the amazing creatures that live there. Explore in and around the natural habitats of crabs, small fish, seastars and anenomes in this fun exploration and adventure.
    $10 pp for 1 hour
    PLEASE NOTE: This activity is subject to tide times and weather conditions. Bookings are essential