Tuncurry and Forster are twin cities in the Great Lakes District of New South Wales. Situated right on the ocean with Wallis Lake to the west, the town is famous for its oysters and is one of the most scenic areas to visit in Australia.
Tuncurry has a superb sandy beach with great surfing, watersports and swimming as well as a natural rock pool and some local amenities. The area offers excellent fishing on both the lake and the ocean. Both Forster Beach and One Mile Beach are patrolled in the season. Nearby Myall Lakes offer kayaking, sailing and boating along with waterskiing and fishing from Seal Rocks, a beautiful and so far undeveloped beauty spot. Visitors staying in Tuncurry holiday rentals will find excellent activities right on their doorstep between the southern tip of Nine Mile Beach and Wallis Lake. Diving, cruising, surfing or just watching the dolphins are magical ways to pass each day. Golfers can enjoy playing a round at the Tuncurry Golf Club.
Particular places to visit from your Tuncurry holiday apartment should include The Tanks where a natural rock wall has created a safe swimming area. Burgess Beach nearby is a quiet beach accessible from a steep footpath. It has several small sea caves and tidal pools for swimming in. The Pebbly Beach Bicennenial Walk passes many of the local beaches including The Tanks and Bennetts Head Reserve to Burgess Beach, a pleasant 7km hike away. Wallis Island Nature Reserve and Booti Booti National Park are protected coastal areas and are well worth a visit to see the local flora and aquatic wildlife.
Tuncurry holiday apartments enjoy a pleasant temperate climate with warm showery summers and mild winters. The warmest months are December through March, averaging 26°C (79°F) with plenty of sunshine. July is the coldest month with daytime highs reaching around 17°C (63°F). The area has showers throughout the year with most rain falling from November to March. The total annual rainfall in this area is 1212mm or 47 inches.
Tuncurry holiday rentals are served by Sydney Kingsford Smith (SYD) Airport which is about 400km away by car along the F3 Sydney-NewcastleFreeway. Sydney Airport is the major hub for Qantas and a secondary hub for Virgin and Jetstar Airways making it very easy to book both international and domestic flights. It handles over 35 million passengers a year. Newcastle Domestic Airport is just 139km away from Tuncurry along the Pacific Highway with connecting domestic flights from Brisbane, Sydney and Canberra.