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Centrally located on the beautiful NSW Mid-North Coast, the Port Macquarie Marine Discovery Centre is a short walk from the extensive Hastings River estuary.Use our Port Macquarie trip planner to add Marine Discovery Centre and other attractions to your Port Macquarie vacation plans.
The Marine Discovery Centre offers opportunities for students from Pre-school to Year 12 to engage in meaningful and worthwhile activities relating to the Marine Environment.
Port Macquarie Marine Discovery Centre is an annex of Newman Senior Technical College. A purpose-built Senior High School dedicated to vocational pathways for students in Years 11 and 12.
The Centre has fully equipped, specialist learning spaces designed to maximise the delivery of marine programs. Facilities in the Centre include a marine laboratory, theory classroom, an aquarium display room, a commercial
fish hatchery / grow-out facility and a dedicated marine
Research Vessel, the XLCR
The Port Macquarie Marine Discovery Centre has its own research vessel, the XLCR, a 15 metre timber ex-fishing trawler.
Educational programmes offering a hands-on and feet-in approach to learning are linked to the NSW school curriculum. Programmes are available for classes from Pre-schoolers to Year 12.
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