Encompassing Blueys, Boomerang and Elizabeth Beaches, Tiona, Coomba, Smiths Lake and Seal Rocks, there is a special charm that draws people to the ‘Palms’. Blessed with sparkling blue waters of the Tasman Sea and Wallis & Smiths Lakes, surrounded by lush rainforest, the area is a place of natural beauty.
Stockland Forster has over 75 specialty stores. The centre features a relaxed outdoor takeaway food/café precinct, children's play area, respite seating, shade sails and extensive landscaping to compliment its coastal location.
Stores include Aldi, Coles, K-Mart, Target Country to name a few.
Come aboard the Free Spirit to find out how Wallis Lake has become the cleanest estuarine waterway in NSW. Experience first hand the crystal clear and pristine, aquamarine waters of Wallis Lake. Offering a range of cruising options, freshly prepared on board catering & fully licensed bar - there's something for everyone.
Forster Estuary Charters cater for all types of estuary fishing from serious fisho’s to couples and families.
Charters are individually designed and include Morning, Family, Twilight and Prawning Charters.All fishing charters also include crabbing in season.
The Great Lakes Aquatic & Leisure Centre provides plenty of activities & workout programs suited to your particular lifestyle. Features include: 25 metre pool, Kids & toddlers pools, Spa, Sauna, Indoor Play Centre, Creche, Cafe, BBQ, Outdoor playground, Kinder gym and Kinder tots & Indoor sports hall.
Forster Ten Pin Bowling Centre is located behind the Bowling Club. They cater for everyone, with social games, league bowling, group bookings and a kids club. The Centre features: 14 lanes, Cosmic bowling (every Friday and Saturday night), Café and snack bar, Catered functions, Amusement games, Pro shop & Birthday parties
The "Amaroo” is a large, comfortable and modern catamaran. She is extremely stable allowing you to enjoy your day watching the Whales and Dolphins. With three different viewing decks and an abundance of space you are assured of an unobstructed, 360° view of all marine life.
All auditoriums in the Great Lakes Cinema 3 feature full Dolby Digital sound, and films are presented via state of the art projection systems including digital projection for certain features. The Cinema is fully accessible for disabled and wheelchair bound patrons, plus electronic assistance for people with hearing difficulties.
The Big Buzz is 25 acres of adventure & fun! Activities include Toboggan Run, 3 open Waterslides, Toddlers Slide, Jumbo Slide, BMX & Mountain Bikes, Speed Karts, Quad Bikes, Tricycles, 1/2 Court Tennis, Beach Volley Ball & Swimming Pool, Trampolines & Swings, Putt Putt Golf, Outdoor Laser Tag, Water Pistols, and so much more.
Club Forster is situated in the heart of Forster and offersfacilities such as 242ate with fabulous cook-to-order family dining at affordable prices; Kenny's Thai Kitchen with its wonderful authentic Thai dishes and a great coffee shop open every day from 10am adjacent to the recreation area with playground equipment.
Tuncurry is a community connected to the water and living a coastal Australian dream. Tuncurry is bounded by the Wallamba River, Wallis Lake and the Tasman Sea. It boasts a village style atmosphere, with plenty of shopping, activities, large open spaces for the whole family.
Forster is the jewel of the nsw north coast and the beating heart of the Great Lakes region.Within the town there is mainstream and boutique shopping, award winning restaurants and Clubs. The town offers a wide variety of experiences and activities and there is crystal clear water everywhere.
The twin towns of Forster & Tuncurry in the NSW Mid-Coast Great Lakes region make for a great day trip from Obadiah Country Cottages. It takes around 50 minutes to drive to this feature rich area but once you arrive, there is a myriad of things to do and see for the whole family. It is most certainly worth the drive.
Forster / Tuncurry &
The Great Lakes
Around Obadiah Country Cottages
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