South Gippsland Conservation Society

About the Society

South Gippsland Conservation Society is a not-for-profit organisation founded in 1976. It aims to promote and preserve South Gippsland's natural resources.

SGCS also runs the Bunurong Environment Centre shop and Shell Museum, and Bunurong Coast Education, which offers award-winning environmental education and activities for children and adults.

More about SGCS

Join us! See more about our projects and branches. Read our newsletters, see our affiliated organisations and supporters, and find some useful links.

Activities & Excursions

Bunurong Coast Education offers talks, guided tours and outdoor excursions for both children and adults in the holidays and on some weekends. Bookings are open NOW for the coming school holidays!

Discover the Centre

We're right in the heart of Inverloch, corner of Ramsey Boulevard and The Esplanade, and we're open 10 am to 4 pm every day except Tuesdays.

School Holiday Times

Dec-Jan holidays: open 10 am to 5 pm every day. Also Boxing Day and New Year's Day!
Other holidays: open 10 am to 4 pm every day.
The Environment Centre provides leaflets and guides on local attractions and amusements, and also houses the Shell Museum.

For children we have free hands-on activities in the Discovery Room, while adults can browse for books or our beautiful gifts in the shop.