"To protect and restore the Florida coastal and Indian River Lagoon ecosystems
through education, research and community stewardship."

comedy for a cause

The Marine Discovery Center is excited to present international comedian and storyteller, ALAN DROP
All proceeds will benefit the Marine Discovery Center!
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MDC offers Dolphin Tours, education programs, camps and so much more.

Dolphin Discovery Tours

New Smyrna Boat Tour
Guided by Certified Florida Coastal Naturalists, these 2-hour tours give an intimate look at the Indian River Lagoon’s population of bottlenose dolphin, bird rookeries, mangrove islands and much more.
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Camps

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The Marine Discovery Center offers a variety of “hands-on and feet-wet” adventure camps for children 4-16 years old. Our camps are offered throughout the year during school holidays, breaks and of course during the summer!
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Education


The Indian River Lagoon is one of the great estuarine ecosystems in North America. 156 miles along Florida’s east coast from Ponce Inlet to Jupiter Inlet, & is composed of three inter-connected estuaries. Learn more about this diverse estuary at MDC!
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Guided Kayak Tours

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Paddle the Indian River Lagoon with a Florida Master Naturalist and learn about the importance of caring for this “cradle of the ocean” and birthplace of 95% of Florida’s fish and crustaceans. Kayak instruction and nature interpretation are included with each tour. No experience required.
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