PLEASE NOTE: The Centre is closed during August 2023.
The Environment Centre is on the corner of Ramsey Boulevard and The Esplanade,
Inverloch (see here for a map). It
is open 10 am to 4 pm every day. During the
December-January school holidays it is open from 10 am to 5 pm every day.
Email email@example.com and phone
03 5674 3738.
The Bunurong Environment Centre provides free leaflets on local attractions and
interests. It sells a great collection of books and gifts for children and adults,
and houses a historic Shell Museum, as well as a Discovery Room full
of dinosaur fossils and hands-on play tables, while just outside
you can measure your wingspan with the famous Albatross Seat.
The Book and Gift Shop sells a great collection of books for children and adults,
science kits, toys, art, environmentally friendly soaps, diaries, cards,
backpacks, bags, ornaments and more.
The Discovery Room
The Discovery Room is a welcoming space for learning more about our local plants,
animals and dinosaurs, with exhibits and touch-tables. It is also available for
hire for events, meetings and presentations.
The Shell Museum
The Shell Museum holds one of the world's best collections of shells, with over
6,000 specimens of Australian and local shells, shell toyhouses, giant crabs,
corals, sharks' jaws and more. Entry is $2 per person, children under 5 are free.
The Environment Centre provides a range of free leaflets on local
attractions and interests. You can also download many of our
publications and print them out yourself.
You can download a large range of games and puzzle sheets, as well as a free
book on environmental activities around Inverloch, with identification charts,
maps, nature trails and information for parents.
Wattle seed icecream, anyone? Bracken ointment? A cumbungi bag? Terri Allen
describes some local plants that were used by Indigenous people for
food, fibre and medicine.