After School Kids Marine Science Club


Every Thursday afternoon, the Marine Discovery Centre holds an after school Kid’s Marine Scientist Club for children who are aged between 7 and 13 and have a keen interest in marine science.

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Free Healing - by Rebecca Carey


I’ve always had a fascination with water, particularly the ocean and I’m sure a lot of you have too. I’ve always seemed to be drawn to it as it gives me a sense of calm and often inspires me. Lately, I’ve started to question why.

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For the Love of Our Mangroves


St Kilds's mangroves are a vitally important habitat for many creatures, but face a new threat.

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MDC secures $95,299 grant from Green Adelaide


The Marine Discovery Centre is honoured to announce we are the recipient of the Green AdelaideGrassroots grant for the amount of $95,299.00.

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Recycling in the workplace


Landfill and recycling bins are available in most workplace kitchens, but there could be some additional practices we can undertake to better divert our waste from landfill and save valuable resources.

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Welcome to the family little blenny


We have welcomed our new fish, a Tasmainian Horned Blenny, to the Marine Discovery Centre

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Babies at the Marine Discovery Centre


Our dads at the Marine Discovery Centre have been very busy. We were lucky enough to welcome both Pot-Bellied Seahorse babies and Purple-Spotted Gudgeon eggs to the creature family this week. 

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The Deep Blue Treasure Hunt – Educational fun for the whole family whilst protecting our marine environments


Treasure hunting is back in style, with the launch of a family-friendly, marine-based web app, The Deep Blue Treasure Hunt on 8 August 2020.

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Plastic Free July - By Donna Lehmann


Like most people, the global pandemic has meant more time at home for me and my family.  Gardening, home improvement, cooking.  There are two things at my house no longer contained-my waistline and my recycling bin. Loungewear is a comfortable solution for my personal spillover, but the other is a bald-faced testament that I am not as eco-savvy as I like to think. 

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New MDC Marine Creatures - Frayed Fin Goby


Our newest additions to the Marine Discovery Centre creature family are two Frayed Fin Gobies. These fish are bottom dwellers and can be found in seagrass beds and shallow sunlit waters of eastern and southern Australia. 

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