Booking a Special Visit

This Centre is very popular for Groups of all ages and abilities, Schools, Pre Schools, Seniors, Scouts, Guides, Special needs (special needs access and toilets) and others.

Group bookings are essential, our pricing varies with group bookings depending on the enquiry/needs.

Phone: (02) 4385 5027 – Email: This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it.

School Booking Request

General Group Booking Request (not required for individual or family bookings)

Pay Booking Deposit or Invoice

Venue Hire

Host your next event in our conference room with modern audio visual system and hearing induction loop or hire other areas within the CCMDC.  

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Opening Hours

Just come in, there is no need to book (excludes groups).    Our priority is to continue to keep all our visitors and staff safe during our COVID-19 experience. We are hopeful that the pleasure of being back at our…

School Programs

  The Central Coast Marine Discovery Centre (CCMDC) offers a range of fieldwork and excursion programs for primary and secondary students. We provide engaging excursions where your students will gain hands on experience, collect first hand data and explore the wonders of…

Activities Tours and Services

Looking for interesting activities to keep your children amused. Group tours can be tailored to suit. Contact the Central Coast Marine Discovery Centre for more information on rock pool rambles, guided coastal walks and more... * Vacation Care Programs *…

Welcome to PARKLIFE.

A kiosk focused on clean eats for kids & great organic coffee for mums & dads. Headed up by chef Paulymac, the blackboard menu changes weekly, but you can always grab a freerange bacon & egg roll, a single O…

Become a friend of CCMDC

We are currently updating our "Friends of the ccmdc" program, if you would like to receive updates about the Marine Discovery Centre & our activities please submit your name & email in the "Get news" box on the right hand…


Admission fees commencing 1 January, 2021: Adults $15, Child / Conc $9, Carers with Carers Card = Free if with client. Family (2A, 2C) $39 We are located at 11 Terrigal Drive, Terrigal – opposite the Terrigal Pacific Motel and…

Volunteering with CCMDC

The CCMDC is calling on anybody with a passion for the marine and coastal environments of the Central Coast to become a volunteer at the MDC. Join a team that is enthusiastic about providing this unique facility to the community…