Barrington Coast NSW 2428

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Located within the Barrington Coast region of the Mid North Coast; Forster is set on Wallis Lake immediately adjacent to its twin, Tuncurry.

One of the main population centres of the MidCoast; Forster is a gateway to the stunning Great Lakes area.

Let us be your family-friendly guide to Forster. Go where the locals go! Explore local, choose local and support local.

“If we experienced life through the eyes of a child, everything would be magical and extraordinary. Let our curiosity, adventure and wonder of life never end.”
~ Akiane Kramarik

Explore Forster

Forster is approximately 109 kilometres south of Port Macquarie via Pacific Highway A1.

The Forster and Tuncurry area boast 6 beautiful beaches and the clear waters of Wallis Lake, offering endless water activities for your family.


Forster NSW 2428

Explore Forster

Forster for Families

A community famous for its beautiful beaches and lakes, with access to many national parks. Boating, fishing, paddling and surfing are all part of the areas laid-back charm.


Discover all the fantastic family-friendly accommodation and fun things to do with kids during your stay in Forster and the Great Lakes area.


Discover all the fantastic learning opportunities and educational resources that await your family in Forster and the Great Lakes area.

Event Planning

Planning an event? Discover all event planning resources and related services in Forster and the Great Lakes area.

Health & Wellbeing

Discover local health & wellbeing services, in addition to the many physical and social resources available to assist you and your family in Forster and the Great Lakes area.

Shop Locally

Shop locally to discover local retailers unique to our area and the numerous locally made products crafted in Forster and the Great Lakes area.


It’s easy to get active! Discover the numerous sports centres, sports clubs, sporting fields and active kids providers in Forster and the Great Lakes area.

Things To Do

Discover all the fun family-friendly things to do in Forster and the Great Lakes area.