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Rockpool Rules !

Spent a couple of days at the rockpool . Very safe from the bue bottle invasion , and provided... read more

Reviewed 6 days ago
Jadedrooster66
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Arncliffe, Australia
Always wonderful

As it is just across the road from our accommodation it's great to grab your towel and kids toys... read more

Reviewed 11 October 2018
missbunny78
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Penrith, Australia
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Suggested duration: 2-3 hours
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North Street, Forster, New South Wales 2428, Australia
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Reviewed 6 days ago

Spent a couple of days at the rockpool . Very safe from the bue bottle invasion , and provided very peaceful surrounds . Ignore the people who tell you the water is dirty , there was plenty of fresh water finding it's way in ....More

Date of experience: January 2019
Thank Jadedrooster66
Reviewed 13 December 2018 via mobile

Whilst this is a prime spot, They don't seem to have joined the ever growing number of "customer focused" companies. Eg. Booked a powered site 8 days in advance and they wanted a deposit. We called witin 40 hours to cancel because a bff friends...More

Date of experience: December 2018
1  Thank Derek J
Reviewed 11 October 2018 via mobile

As it is just across the road from our accommodation it's great to grab your towel and kids toys and walk over. It's always clean and well maintained. We prefer to stay in the beach baths with our young children and the water can be...More

Date of experience: October 2018
Thank missbunny78
Reviewed 4 September 2018

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.

Date of experience: September 2018
Thank ChelS107
Reviewed 25 August 2018

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

Date of experience: August 2018
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.

Date of experience: July 2018
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

Date of experience: February 2018
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

Date of experience: May 2018
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.

Date of experience: April 2018
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

Date of experience: April 2018
1  Thank jathzie
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