Winter school holiday program

be Lured into fun fishy holiday activities

@ the
Marine and Freshwater Discovery Centre

2A BELLARINE HIGHWAY, QUEENSCLIFF, VIC

MONDAY 03 JULY TO SUNDAY 09 JULY

CENTRE OPEN 10 AM - 4 PM

PHONE: 5258 3344

VISITOR INFORMATION

Children 12 and under must always be accompanied by an adult on activities and in the centre.

Entry to the Marine and Freshwater Discovery Centre :

Adults $ 8
Children/Concession $ 5
Family $25

The Hooked - A Family Fishing Trip and the Marine Biology Cruise activities are subsidised by the Victorian Government's TARGET ONE MILLION Let's get the Family Fishing Program. A small fee is required for both.

Refunds will be given:

  • If we cancel due to unsafe weather conditions

  • If you cancel and we receive 24 hours notice

Bookings essential for some activities

Email: marine.discovery@vfa.vic.gov.au—send us your details and we will call you back

Phone: (03) 5258 3344 press 4 to leave a message

Online: search—marine and freshwater discovery centre

Need a fishing licence?:

INSIDE ACTIVITY INFORMATION

Booked events inside the MFDC

Fishy Tales - Story time

Suitable for people 2 to 5 years

A morning of beachy tales and craft presented by the Queenscliff Library. FREE
TO BOOK PHONE 52582017 (Queenscliff Library)

Ocean Art for children - $10 per person

Suitable for people 5 to 12 years

Unleash  your child's creativity - with the help of renowned artist/illustrator Jennifer Beck.  

Participants must be accompanied by an adult.

Thursday 06 July—Marine Debris Sculpture activity—participants are encouraged to enrol into the beach discovery activity that morning to collect debris

Sunday 09 July—Water Colour sketching
Materials provided but if your child has a sketch book—bring it along.

TO BOOK PHONE 5258 3344
press 4 to leave a message

See our fish in their watery worlds without getting wet!

Something is always happening!

Grow our school of fish -Tell us how you fish responsibly and add your fish and its message to our school of fish

Go fish! - Test your fishing knowledge

Nibbles! - Our fish are fed throughout the day.
You might be lucky enough to see them feeding while you are visiting.

NO booking is necessary — just come along!
Entry fees apply.

BOOKED EVENTS OUTSIDE THE MFDC

Wear sturdy shoes that can get wet (NO THONGS), bring a jacket, be SunSmart, children must bring an adult.

Hooked—Family Fishing Trip

Join us on a boat on the bay and learn about fishing practices that are fun and sustainable Suitable for people 8 years & over $10 per person—you must have a Victorian Recreational Fishing Licence (unless you are exempt)
See visitor information for where to buy a licence

Marine Biology Cruise

Join us on a boat on the bay and learn about how Port Phillip Bay supports an amazing diversity of life Suitable for people 5 years & over
$10 per person

Rockpool Ramble

Which curious creatures make the rockpools their home?

Beach Discovery

What has the tide brought in?

$5 per person—includes entry to the centre. Bookings essential through the MFDC 5258 3344 Be quick! These book out early!
PHONE 5258 3344, press 4 to leave a message


Week One

Week Two

Saturday

01 July

MFDC Closed

08 July MFDC Open

Sunday

02 July

MFDC Closed

09 July MFDCOpen

10.00—12.00 Ocean Art with Jennifer Beck
(Water Colours activity)

Monday

03 July 

MFDC Open

12.30— 1.30 Rockpool Ramble—Pt. Lonsdale

10 July

MFDC Closed

for maintenance

Tuesday

04 July 

MFDC Open

9.30—11.30 Family Fishing

12.00—2.00 Marine Biology Cruise

11 July

MFDC Closed

for maintenance

Wednesday

05 July 

MFDC Open

10.30—11.30Fish Tales - Storytime
with Queenscliff Library

11.30—12.30 Beach Discovery

1.30—2.30 Rockpool Ramble—Pt. Lonsdale

12 July

MFDC Closed

for maintenance

Thursday

06 July 

MFDC Open

11.00—12.00 Beach Discovery

1.00—3.00Ocean Art with Jennifer Beck
(Beach Debris Sculpturing activity)

13 July

MFDC Closed

for maintenance

Friday

07 July 

MFDC Open

9.30—11.30 Marine Biology Cruise

12.00—2.00 Family Fishing

14 July

MFDC Closed

for maintenance