visitor information centre


The Eden Visitor Information Centre is an award winning visitor centre housed within the iconic Eden Welcome Centre building at Snug Cove. A visit to Eden isn’t complete without dropping by the centre to learn all that Eden has to offer, and picking up a locally made souvenir of your stay.


Our centre is staffed by a team of very knowledgeable volunteers, overseen by Centre Manager Clair Mudaliar and supported by Supervisor Jody White. The volunteers staff the information counter 7 days a week, 363 days a year and many of them are proud to have volunteered at the centre for ten years or more.  They are all Eden locals who are passionate about the town and surrounds and look forward to sharing their tips and recommendations with visitors.


The centre is home to an impressive little gift shop, showcasing locally made wares including puzzles, jewellery, candles, pottery, art, souvenirs and produce. Peruse the range of books (including children’s books) that are by local authors or tell the stories of Eden’s fascinating heritage and history.

You can also visit our online store to purchase Eden goodies for shipping Australia wide!



The centre boasts an Australian-first, offering intimate wildlife experiences with Tiny Zoo within the visitor centre itself. Tiny Zoo is a local Sapphire Coast family run business providing educational experiences with native australian wildlife with their qualified zoo keepers and ecologists. Learn about the amazing diversity of the Sapphire Coast every day, all year round by visiting the Tiny Zoo display, and check out which days the Wildlife Encounters are available (and book) online here.


Staff and volunteers of the Eden Visitor Information Centre were thrilled to discover they had won the ‘Tourism Star Award’ at the 2021 NSW Tourism Awards. This new accolade was added to the awards list (post-covid) to acknowledge “tremendous resilience and innovation during a period of immense challenges”, and winners were selected from the large list of finalists across all categories.

The Centre then went on to take home Bronze in the category of ‘Visitor Servicing’ at the 2022 NSW Tourism Awards, and Silver for Eden in the category of ‘Small Town’ at the 2023 NSW Top Tourism Town Awards.


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