Forster Tuncurry Visitors Directory & Tourist Information.

Welcome to the Forster Tuncurry visitors directory.

Welcome to 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 next holiday.


  Forster Tuncurry is a watersport paradise
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 as :-
  • 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.............


Forster 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