Visitors of all ages and backgrounds frequent MERC, whether individuals, couples, in-house guests of Gayana Eco-Resort and Bunga Raya Island Resorts & Spa, or school (and other) groups. Packages are suited to a variety of tastes, for individuals or groups of up to 30, from an hour-long tour of the centre to full day programmes where one can experience firsthand the work of marine biologists. MERC can also be used as a facility for private functions, including birthday parties for kids.

Whatever the reason, visitors will emerge after a trip to MERC with a deeper understanding and appreciation of the complexities of our marine ecosystems. The centre’s commitment, together with the conviction of its visitors, forms the first step in preserving our marine heritage.