Welcome to the Forster
Tuncurry visitors directory.
our Forster Tuncurry Tourist Information Guide.
With so many things to do and see we aim to be your ultimate resource for planning that
perfect trip to the Forster, Tuncurry and Great Lakes region with hundreds of attractions, events
and places for you and your family to visit.
The pages of our site have been
organised so you can easily find what you are looking
for, be it a golf course, winery or art gallery. By
exploring our site you will find out all you need to
know about the Forster, Tuncurry and Great Lakes area
and why this is such a great place to stay on your
Forster Tuncurry is a
|The Great Lakes region is located
north of Sydney and is one of the most popular tourist
destinations on the NSW coast. A natural paradise, stretching
from Hawks Nest in the south to Forster and Tuncurry in the
north and including Wallis, Smiths & Myall Lakes. It is famous
for its magnificent coastline, many national parks & state
forests and has a delightful year round temperate climate. It
is also home to many fabulous annual events and attractions such
- The Forster Triathlon and Multi Sport Festival - November.
- Myall River Festival, Tea Gardens - October
- The Forster Fishing Carnival - March.
- Anaconda Adventure race - May.
- Pacific Palms Surf Boat carnival - February.
- Forster Film & Cultural Festival - October.
- The Oyster Festival - October.
- Forster Arts & Crafts Centre exhibitions - all year round.
- Forster Farmers Markets - year round
and much, much more.............
Tuncurry and the Great Lakes area is an outdoor
adventure playground. Whale and dolphin watching
cruises, fishing, sailboarding and scuba diving are just
a few of the activities that attract large numbers of
holiday visitors to Forster.
If fishing is your thing then there are few places in
New South Wales that offer such a superb choice of
fishing – deep-sea, lake, rock, river or beach. Just
south of Forster is the Booti Booti National Park which
includes a spectacular stretch of coastline between Cape
Hawke and Seagull Point.
Gateway to the fabulous Great lakes region
| The Port
Stephens-Great Lakes Marine Park covers 98,000ha so
whether you like to dive, snorkle, boat, fish, swim,
surf or explore, you won't believe the incredible
holiday experiences that await you. The park ranges
between Cape Hawke & Birubi Beach Life Saving Clubs &
all estuarie waters of Port Stephens & the Karuah River,
the Myall River and Myall & Smiths Lakes.
It provides important habitat for many threatened
species like grey nurse sharks & the seabird Gould's
petrel and is the largest area of mangrove & saltmarsh
in the state. It also contains a multitude of historic
shipwrecks incuding the Satara, Oakland, Catterthun &
Macleay. Take the time to explore all that we have
and see for yourself why this
is such an perfect area for your next holiday.
Paradise for all types of fishermen