Holiday program

Come and join in on fishy fun at the Marine and Freshwater Discovery Centre!

Where: 2A Bellarine Highway, Queenscliff (click to open Google Maps)

When: Monday 19th to Friday 30th September (inclusive)
CLOSED   Thursday 22nd (National Day of Mourning)  and  Friday  23rd (Grand  Final Eve) Public Holidays

Time: The Marine and Freshwater Discovery Centre (MFDC) is open from

  • 10 am until 3.30 pm every day
    • sessions commence 10am, 11am, 12noon, 1.30pm, 2.30pm

Download our Spring holiday program here

Fees

Note: Children must always be accompanied by an adult on activities and in the MFDC.

  • MFDC 50 mins session - Bookings essential
    • $5 per person (children 3 and under are free)
    • $25 Family (2 adults + 4 children)
  • All outside activities - Bookings essential
    • $45 per person for Family Fishing Trip
    • $30 per person for  Marine Biology Cruise
    • $10 per person for Freshwater Wonders
    • $10 per person for Rockpool Ramble  (Pt Lonsdale)
    • $10 per person for  Beach Discovery (Queenscliff)
  • Fishy Tales Storytime - Bookings essential
    • FREE (thank you Queenscliff Library) to children and ONE supervising adult for Fishy Tales - Story time.
  • Special Events
    • Port Phillip Ferries FISH Club  (Wednesday 21st and Thursday 29th)
      • From either Docklands or Portarlington
      • Enjoy hours of fishy related fun including a fishing clinic in Geelong
      • For more info and to book:
        https://www.porrtphillipferries.com.au/events/fish-club

Bookings are required for all sessions in the MFDC, for all indoor activities and for all outdoor activities to book:

  • MFDC
    (03) 5258 3344
    (Payment is to be made at the time of booking)
  • Queenscliff Library
    (03) 4201  0656
  • Port Phillip Ferries
    https://www.porrtphillipferries.com.au/events/fish-club

Cancellation policy

MFDC Refunds will be given:

- if we cancel because of weather

- if you cancel because someone in your party is unwell

- if you cancel giving 24 hours notice (for any other reason)

Note: Refunds will not be given if you do not let us know and you do not participate in the activity.

Overview of activities

Click here for an overview of on-water activities

Click here for an overview of on-habitats activities

Click here for an overview of indoor activities

Can't get to the MFDC?

Don't despair, some on line activities can be found here and here!

More information?

Email:

marine.discovery@vfa.vic.gov.au
—send us your details and we will email your daily activity.

Phone:

(03) 5258 3344

If there is no answer leave a message, we will return your call

Online:

search—marine and freshwater discovery centre queenscliff

Need a fishing licence?

Visit our fishing licence page for more information.
FAQsThe answers to some  frequently asked questions are here