Beautiful beaches, natural wildlife and bushland. Attractions in Forster, NSW. Holiday in Forster and enjoy all the attractions our city has to Offer.

Situated along the eastern seaboard of Australia, and the Pacific Ocean, Forster is a thriving coastal community with natural sandy beaches that provide for premium swimming conditions, surfing, bodyboarding, exploring rockpools and superior sandcastle building.

Our coastline is visited by whales twice yearly as they migrate from Antarctica to warmer tropical waters, and again on their return voyage back to the Antartic, offering you the opportunity to see the newborn whale calves on their first sea journey. The whales are easily viewable breaching from the shoreline, or you can take a whale watching cruise to see them up close. Forster is also visited by wild dolphins. Visitors can also fish, either on the beach or by boat, and scuba diving is available as well.

Our coastline is visited by whales twice yearly as they migrate from the Antarctic to warmer waters to breed and again on their return voyage back to the Antartic


There are plenty of activities for the kids in Forster, and not only the beach, surfing and swimming, Forster also boasts a local skate park, so bring your skateboards and rollerblades!

You can go canoeing or fishing or swimming on Forsters local lake, set in beautiful bushland surroundings where you will also find excellent walking tracks through natural bush with outstanding views.

The BellaVilla Motor Inn is located within a short walking distance of the main beach and the main street. You’ll find cafes and restaurants, boutique shopping, supermarkets and the like all within an easy walk.

The local pub is nearby, as is Club Forster which offers full club facilities including restaurants and entertainers.

For the sports minded, the beach has an excellent sand on which to run, or there is a gym nearby. For those who like to relax with a game of Golf, the local course is a must!

Forster also has a rich historical heritage and visitors can delve into this while visiting, or take a short walk to the tourist information centre for more.

Forster is a thriving city with plenty to see and do. Rain or shine, there’s always something happening!

  • ┬áLake cruises & Dolphin watching
  • Diving
  • Aquatic Centre: Swimming, aerobics, gymnasium
  • Squash
  • Scenic tours
  • Ten Pin bowling
  • Tennis
  • Surfing & learn to surf school
  • 38 Restaurants
  • RSL
  • Bowling clubs

And then, of course, Leisurely walks, public parks, and awesome sunrises and sunsets! Beautiful scenery, and friendly people!

We’re sure you’ll enjoy your stay in Forster!