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Busy in summer

If you don't mind a bit of a crowd in summer then this is a great beach for the family. Rock pool... read more

Reviewed 2 weeks ago
Beautiful town beach.

Beautiful sandy beach with a sea pool & grassed area at the far end. There are 2 cafes but... read more

Reviewed 3 weeks ago
Sydney, Australia
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“bull ring”(2 reviews)
Suggested duration: 2-3 hours
North Street, Forster, New South Wales 2428, Australia
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Reviewed 2 weeks ago

If you don't mind a bit of a crowd in summer then this is a great beach for the family. Rock pool nearby, has life guards on duty and a cafe within walking distance.

Thank ChelS107
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

Beautiful sandy beach with a sea pool & grassed area at the far end. There are 2 cafes but unfortunately no seating to just sit by the ocean. Parking in your car the railing interferes with the great view. This is a patrolled beach perfect...More

Thank cookieau2000
Reviewed 23 July 2018

This nice beach is a great place for a seaside walk, the beach being clean and the sand appears to be free of debris. As it was the middle of winter a swim was not attempted.

Thank Tony W
Reviewed 25 June 2018

Forster Main Beach is generally protected from large swells which makes it calm and safe most of the time. The beach is well patrolled in summer and at weekends during the warmer season. There is the addition of a large pool built into the the...More

Thank davos5759
Reviewed 1 May 2018

This is one of the busier beaches in Forster. It's in a sort of bay so the waves usually don't get too big here and it's also regularly patrolled. Very good for kids. There's the Bull ring at one end (ocean baths) and the breakwall...More

Thank OzeeTraveller
Reviewed 25 April 2018

The rock pool is good if the surf is up or weed levels are high on the main beach. Snorkelling off the pool is good too. A great beach off season but very busy at Christmas.

Thank luvtotripSydney
Reviewed 18 April 2018

Our friends from the area took us here, expecting a beautiful clean beach, but unfortunately for us, we came soon after a storm in the area, so the beach was covered in seaweed, and every time the wave would wash back into the sea, I...More

Thank jathzie
Reviewed 6 April 2018 via mobile

Main beach is a great place to take your kids. Only go to this beach when in forster, great beach pool for kids, either play in the water or sand. Would recommend this place a must for kids

Thank sb2017149
Reviewed 29 March 2018

This is a great beach not only just for the family but everyone else looking to relax and enjoy the best that Forster has to offer. The beach is quite long itself and has beautiful clean Ocean Baths up one end of the beach, which...More

Thank Michelle P
Reviewed 20 February 2018

Gggrrrreaattttttt, accessible, good parking, close to amentities, views terrific, locals terrrific, staff at shops great, good variety of food available.

Thank Kerrie J
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