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South Pacific Palms Motor Inn
36 Manning Street
Tuncurry NSW 2428

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Tuncurry/Forster Area

Tuncurry Rockpool

Tuncurry Rockpool and Beach

Tuncurry Rockpool is located at the end of Rockpool Rd, Tuncurry. It offers a rock pool, grassed areas, a kiosk, showers, toilets, playground and picnic area with barbecue facilities. You can walk out to the end of the breakwater where dolphins can often be seen at play.

The Beaches

The Forster/Tuncurry area has a number of beaches.

Nine Mile Beach, Tuncurry. Forster Beach is adjacent the southern breakwater in Forster. Patrolled in season, it has ammenities, a kiosk, picnic facilities and ocean baths at its eastern edge. Adjacent the baths is Second Head and on the southern side of this headland is Pebbly Beach which is another good surfing spot.

A little further south is The Tanks, an unusual rock formation where the waves spray water into a protected safe swimming area.

Looking from atop the northern sand dune at One Mile Beach, approx. 25metres high. One Mile Beach is another good surfing location with grassed picnic - barbecue areas, a surf club, a kiosk, showers and toilets. It is patrolled is season.

Burgess Beach is next going south, a small and quiet beach accessed by a steep path which runs off Burgess St. It is a good spot for families, with plenty of small rock cave formations.

Surfing can also be enjoyed at Bulls Paddock, which is part of Seven Mile Beach, south of Cape Hawke.

The Pebbly Beach Bicentennial Walk

The Pebbly Beach Bicentennial Walk commences off North St, near the ocean baths of Forster Beach. It leads eastwards over Second Head along the foreshore, between Bennetts Head Rd and the ocean, past The Tanks, through Bennetts Head Reserve and south past One Mile Beach until it reaches Burgess Beach.

Forster/Tuncurry Bridge

Take a walk across the Forster Tuncurry Bridge to Forster CBD Shopping Centre and Forster Main Beach.

Activities and Places of Interest

Activities - Fun Parks, Lake and Dolphin/Whale Watch Cruises, Boating, Fishing, Diving, Surfing, Tennis, Squash, Golf, Croquet, Lawn Bowls, Ten Pin Bowling, Indoor Swimming, Walking Trails, Museums, Massage, First Run Movies, Shopping, Local Markets and Clubs.

Places of Interest - Bennett Head Lookout, Cape Hawke Lookout, Forster Arts and Crafts, Tobwabba Aboriginal Art, Great Lakes Art Gallery, Great Lakes Wines, Little Darlings Doll Museum, Great Lakes Historical Society Museum, Green Cathedral, Seal Rocks Lighthouse, Sugar Creek Toymakers, Ellenborough Falls and Barrington Tops.

All photos on this page courtesy of Anthony Murphy
South Pacific Palms Motor Inn - Forster/Tuncurry NSW.
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