Marine and Freshwater Discovery Centre, Queenscliff Victoria

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Fisheries Victoria provides education and eco-tourism services through the Marine and Freshwater Discovery Centre in Queenscliff. Located on the shores of Swan Bay in Queenscliff approximately one and half hours from Melbourne, our centre provides a unique location to learn about the plants and animals that inhabit our coast and marine environment.

The Marine and Freshwater Discovery Centre provides curriculum-based education for early childhood, school and tertiary groups as well as programs for the general community.

Our facilities include a visitor’s aquarium, student laboratory, and classroom. We are also ideally located for field activities being surrounded by a diverse range of habitats including rocky shores, mudflats, salt marshes, seagrass meadows, mangroves, sand dunes and temperate reefs. The majority of activities are conducted in Marine National Parks and Sanctuaries.

MDCA is proudly supported by: