Things to Do

Horse Racing and More

Enjoy a day at the Races with Tuncurry Forster Jockey Club. The picturesque country track... plays host to race meetings throughout the year. If you get up early you might even catch sight of local horse trainer Terry Evans taking his horses for an early morning swim and ride at the beach. "They seem to love being down there and enjoy splashing through the water as we walk along." When not playing host to equine athletes located in the centre of the racecourse is Forster Tuncurry Golf Driving Range is a great family activity. You can practice your golf shots, improve your accuracy and better your game and handicap. Join the kids in the Water Golf or Putt Putt challenges and then put on your game face while you go about the serious business of getting that perfect golf shot sorted.  

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    Horse Riding

    ... alt="" width="250" height="187" />Horse About Tours are more than just a trail-ride. With experienced local guides who share their love of not just horses but also the love of the local area and a passion for preserving the glorious surrounds, you are guaranteed an experience to remember.

    Their horses are their family,  they are trained and nurtured by the experienced team and are rotated through the various grounds so they remain fresh and happy for your ride. They match each new rider to horse through a range of criteria from height, weight and experience ensuring you your most comfortable days riding.

    Their guides are locals and have a wealth of knowledge about the area, following strict environmental guidelines to preserve it for future generations.

    They have a range of rides to choose from making the very most of the surrounding beach and bush land setting. To book call 0423 830 738

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      Fishing Charters

      Catering for  the first time... fisho's to the dedicated seasoned anglers Forster Sport and Game Fishing specialise in deep water jigging and bottom fishing, marlin and pelagic sport fishing charters. With twenty two years experience locally and have travelled all up and down the east coast for many years, game and sport fishing for many boats and skippers. They utilise their knowledge and experience from the best crews and skippers around. Using the best equipment including Shimano, Tiagrra, Penn International reels and supporting equipment like Black Magic harnesses, Top Shot tag, reelax outriggers and custom teaser rods. They will supply you with refreshments and light snacks on every charter. Full day charters will include lunch also.

      SHANE CROCKETT

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        Local Markets

        Forster Farmers Markets are held on the third Saturday of each month at Forster Visitor Centre, Little... Street, Forster. It’s a great opportunity to purchase local delicacies and tantalise your taste buds with the freshest of produce from the farm. Tuncurry Markets held at John Wright Park, Manning Street, Tuncurry is a popular market located harbour side near the bridge. Many of the stall holders come from the local 'North Coast Region' and sell a diverse range of products, from handmade wooden toys to handmade organic skincare. A good variety of clothing, lots of plants, plenty to suit all tastes. Forster Town Markets held at Town Park, Head Street, Forster has around 50 stallholders selling handmade, homegrown and pre-loved wares. The market more than lives up to its mantra of "homemade, homegrown and home-baked" - with a diverse selection of handmade craft, jewellery, clothing, homewares and art works.  

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          Helicopter Scenic Flights

          Affinity Aviation

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            Dolphin and Whale Tours

            Amaroo Cruises 

            Whale Watching Season – June to November
            Come and experience an unforgettable Whale... Watching Tour aboard the Whale Watching Adventure Cruise vessel the “AMAROO”. It will carry you into the wonderful world of the majestic Humpback Whales, where dreams can come true. Humpback Whales are the most inquisitive and acrobatic of all the great whales. They love to leap out of the water, smash their huge tails and pectoral fins against the surface, and will often approach the boat for a closer look.
            Dolphin cruises run most days at 10:00am (weather permitting) from late November to May.
            There are approximately 250-300 resident inshore Bottle-Nosed Dolphins inhabiting the waters of Forster-Tuncurry. Further offshore we encounter Common Dolphins, sometimes massing in the hundreds all as one pod. Quite a spectacle to say the least! Groups often surface, jump, splash and play together. Often they will porpoise or leap from the water, performing exciting acrobatic displays. They are among the fastest Dolphins in the world, reaching speeds of 40km/h. The third species of Dolphin we may also stumble upon is the Oceanic Dolphin. This species is the largest of all Dolphins we encounter. Oceanic Dolphins can grow to 2.5m and weigh in at a staggering 200kgs! Oceanics are also famous for their aerial acrobatics and freakish speed. We may also encounter a variety of sea birds including Ospreys, White Bellied Sea Eagles, Whistling Kites, Gannets and Albatross to name a few. Also sharks, seals, penguins and turtles are frequently sighted. 0419 333 445 [embed]https://vimeo.com/289032641[/embed]    

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