Our Mission

Inspiring students through interactive learning experiences, encouraging positive action, and promoting ecological sustainability through learning, Aboriginal Culture and partnerships.

Our Vision

Providing the most inspirational discovery learning experiences whilst empowering students to actively protect South Australia's iconic coastal and marine environments.


2023 Year in Review

Thank you to our valued community and supporters who have made 2023 a record-breaking  ... READ MORE

Dr Zoe Doubleday - MDC's new Patron

The Marine Discovery Centre is delighted to announce Dr Zoe Doubleday as our  ...


Inspire - Educate - Showcase


March Community Day at the MDC

02.03.2024, 10am, Marine Discovery Centre - Henley Beach

The Marine Discovery Centre invites you to unleash your inner ocean warrior and  ...

Visit us

The Marine Discovery Centre encompasses a multitude of interactive activities appropriate for a wide range of ages. In addition to a full time Marine Scientist and Cultural Educator, our volunteers are a wealth of knowledge and come from a wide variety of backgrounds including teaching, marine science, and environmental science just to name a few.

We want to make a difference in educating the young minds of today, so we have developed several interactive models that create a truly captivating, memorable and educational experience for all.


Cnr Seaview Road & Marlborough Street
Henley Beach South Australia 5022

Postal Address:
333 Military Road, Henley Beach SA 5022

Phone: (08) 8115 7402