Our Local Area

The Local Forster and Tuncurry Region

Their are 6 beaches within the Forster/Tuncurry main area:

  • Tuncurry Beach, offers a nice dog-friendly beach next to Wallis Lake entrance.
  • The Rockpool, adjacent to Tuncurry Beach offers a safe swimming area, kiosk, picnic area etc.
  • Forster Beach, adjacent the Southern breakwater in Forster is patrolled in season.
  • The ocean baths are at its Southern edge.
  • Pebbly Beach is the next beach along, which is another good surfing spot.
  • One Mile Beach is the most popular surfing spot, with the Southern end patrolled in season.
  • Burgess Beach is the Southern most beach in the Forster area with interesting rock formations and safe swimming spots.
  • McBrides Beach is the last of the town beaches. This is 4WD access only leading down to the beach, or you can walk the challenging track to the bottom.

Things To Do And See

There is a vast range of activities in the area that you can really enjoy within the Great Lakes region.

Nature and Adventure

  • Boomerang Forest and Bird-watching Tours
  • Tobwabba Environmental and Cultural Heritage Tours
  • Booti Booti National Park
  • Myall Lakes National Park
  • Bachelor State Forest
  • Bulahdelah State Forest

Sport And Recreation

  • The Big Buzz Fun Park
  • Kids Spot
  • Great Lakes Aquatic and Leisure Centre
  • Fisherman’s Wharf Dive Centre
  • Boat, Kayak and SUP Hire in Forster
  • Kayak Tours
  • Boomerang Beach Surf School
  • Shalimar Water Ski School
  • Wizards Water Ski School
  • Deep Sea Fishing Charters
  • Golf courses at Sandbar, Coomba, Bulahdelah, Forster and Tuncurry
  • Tennis at Forster, Tuncurry, Pacific Palms, Hawks Nest
  • Tuncurry Regional Sporting Complex