Things to See and Do
Near Tuncurry, New South Wales, Australia
The waterways surrounding Forster-Tuncurry are famous for seafood, especially oysters, and are an angler's paradise. Whether it is a quiet spot on the edge of the lake, boating to a secret location at the back of an island or a deep sea adventure, there is a fishing experience for everyone. Dive with the endangered grey nurse sharks. Dolphin and whale watching are just some of the activities to…
The waterways surrounding Forster-Tuncurry are famous for seafood, especially oysters, and are an angler's paradise. Whether it is a quiet spot on the edge of the lake, boating to a secret location at the back of an island or a deep sea adventure, there is a fishing experience for everyone. Dive with the endangered grey nurse sharks. Dolphin and whale watching are just some of the activities to experience. Combine these with art and craft galleries, unique shopping and sporting facilities, clubs and amusement park's, and you will have some idea why Forster-Tuncurry evokes such fond memories for so many.
Featured Things to See and Do
Distance is calculated point-to-point. If landmarks, waterways or rivers are nearby, the distance may be further by road.
Discover the Great Lakes
With the calm waters of Lake Wallis, and a variety of beaches to suit all tastes, Forster & Tuncurry are a holiday-makers paradise! - fish - boat - kayak - SUP - dolphin and whale cruises - explore the beaches - surfing
Great Lakes Family Fun
There something here for all the family; from the little ones through to the "big" kids (yes Dad, that includes you!): - dolphin/whale cruise - ten-pin bowling - mini golf - movies at the Great Lakes Cinema - walking and bike paths - climb the sand dune at One Mile Beach - BIG Buzz theme park - Great Lakes YMCA - Great Lakes Library - kayak, boat or bike hire - museums and art galleries
Get Active in the Great Lakes
As the previous home to the Ironman, and destination of choice to many triathletes, the Great Lakes is a place to swim, run, bike and play. Choose from some of the following: - Walk/run many of the Great Walks - Play at one of 6 nearby golf courses - Choose from ten-pin or lawn bowls - horse-ride along the beach - surf or SUP your way around the lake or beaches - go skydiving - take on your mates at paintball - explore via 4wd -
Dine out in the Great Lakes
Food and wine abounds, and you can enjoy a variety of fresh, local produce. The star of the area is the Sydney Rock Oyster, with Lake Wallis the largest producer of this delicacy in NSW. Be tantalised by some of the following: - try oysters fresh from the lake - dine out at a variety of restaurants - enjoy a coffee at our local cafe, or one of the beachside cafes - get takeaways and watch the sunset over the lake - visit one of the many wineries in the area - head along to the local Farmers market
Dolphin Watch Tours
Daily 2 hour Dolphin Watch aboard the new high tech Amaroo 2000. Enjoy the spectacular scenery of Wallis Lake, local beaches, headlands & Cape Hawke. Family owned and operated since 1978. The latest vessel, Amaroo 2000 was specifically built for Dolphin & Whale watching. Designed with comfort, stability & easy-viewing in mind - there isn't another cruise like it on the coast. Cruises 10am - 12 noon 7 days per week weather permitting. Includes FREE morning tea!
National Motorcycle Museum
The National Motorcycle Museum houses in excess of 800 motorcycles and memorabilia relating to motorcycles from 1900 to the present, including a large collection of Australian speedway. Some of the favourite machines on display are the Kenilworth scooter (1919), the twin cylinder water-cooled 2 stroke Scott, and the Vincent Black Knight. There is an excellent range from the early nineteen hundreds, and a lot of very interesting later machines. Allow an hour or two to have a good look around