Waterways of Tuncurry NSW, Australia
The twin towns of Forster-Tuncurry sparkling waterways, white sandy surf beaches, and mild year-round weather are a major attraction for any wakeboard traveler.
You don’t have to travel far to launch your boat.
Literally, 2 minutes from downtown Forster, on Little Street, is the local boat hire, cafe, boat ramp, and enclosed safe beach and swim area.
Tuncurry Skate Park
Immediately across the bridge from Forster into Tuncurry, turn sharp left and opposite the Tuncurry boat ramp, you’ll find a large skate park to while away the time.
Forster is the hub for this delightful holiday resort town.
You’ll definitely want to come back often to experience the many waterways this area has to offer. Apart from the boat ramp in Forster itself, you can choose from Forster Keys, Wallamba River , or Tuncurry just to mention a few.
The added bonus is a delightful Darawank Memorial Park accessible from the Wallamba River and main road heading north 5 minutes out of Forster towards Taree.
How to Get There
A short 3 hour drive North from Sydney, Forster-Tuncurry is a popular holiday destination. With dual highways most of the way it is easier to enter from the Northern turn-off. Alternatively, you can turn just after Buladelah and enjoy the winding road and beautifully scenic route around the Lakes.
Taree Airport (half an hour drive from Forster )has daily flights from Sydney for local and international travel. Newcastle Airport 1 1/2 hour drive from Forster.
There are a number of bus companies providing regular service to either Newcastle Airport or the Newcastle Broadmeadows train station linking you to the main rail system.
Where to Stay
Accommodation around Forster-Tuncurry varies from tents/caravans to 4 or 5-star accommodation. Summer months are high season so you will want to book ahead.