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Marine and Freshwater Discovery Centre

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Queenscliff VIC 3225 2A Bellarine Hwy, Queenscliff, Victoria 3225, Australia
+61 3 5258 3344
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A great area to visit which is well protected. Great place for a stroll along the waterfront or... read more

Reviewed 3 January 2018
Michael M
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Port Moresby, Papua New Guinea
A very entertaining place to visit with primary school age children

A very entertaining place to visit with primary school age children. They have a touch tank to feel... read more

Reviewed 31 October 2017
plugger14
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Udon Thani, Thailand
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Suggested Duration: 1-2 hours
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Queenscliff VIC 3225 2A Bellarine Hwy, Queenscliff, Victoria 3225, Australia
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"sea snails"
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Reviewed 3 January 2018

A great area to visit which is well protected. Great place for a stroll along the waterfront or fishing from the jetty (designated area). Excellent place for family and children (under supervision). Views there are excellent and a great placed to walk on the grapevine...More

1  Thank Michael M
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Reviewed 31 October 2017

A very entertaining place to visit with primary school age children. They have a touch tank to feel the marine animals, which of course the kids love. Only open limited hours so make sure you enquire at the facility or information centre prior to your...More

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Reviewed 12 October 2017

Must-see attraction if travelling with primary school aged kids. The touch tank is fantastic for young kids and also very educational for older primary school aged kids. The highlight was touching things like crabs, shark eggs, sea snails. Very friendly staff on hand to offer...More

Thank Karen Y
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Reviewed 24 April 2017

During my two daughters' primary school years, we visited the MFDC every summer holidays - to participate in rock pool rambles, Swan Bay kayaking, boat trip to the seal colony, as well as learning about the marine animals and their environment through the touch tank,...More

1  Thank Robyn H
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Reviewed 10 April 2017

A little place that offers a lot of interesting information on fish and sea life. The hit for the family was the touch tank, we were able to feel different things eg Shark eggs, starfish, crabs, sea snails etc etc.

Thank SallyAnd R
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Reviewed 11 February 2017 via mobile

a great affordable attraction for kids that grown ups will enjoy immensely. great touch tanks and displays. the lobster tank is great. I really enjoyed the freshwater display. just be aware that may not be open to non school groups. check this before visiting

Thank JohnG3121
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Reviewed 1 October 2016

We visited the Discovery Centre with our grandchildren, 9 and 6 year old boys. From the moment we purchased our tickets, until the moment we left, the welcome was warm and interested. Staff were on hand to explain the marine life to us all, but...More

2  Thank Mellipat
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Reviewed 6 July 2016

Personally interract with marine life that is found in Port Phillip Bay. Kids will find the touch tank an incredible experience with sea slugs, crabs, shrimp, anenomes, star fish and so much more to touch and observe. The staff are extremely knowledgeable. What I found...More

1  Thank Marylyn B
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