Forster travel guide

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You're Going to Love Forster

With a population of 17,591, Forster is a must-see destination in New South Wales, Australia. It is one of the most popular cities to visit in the country. We recommend you stay at least 4 days in order to fully appreciate everything Forster has to offer.

Where to Eat in Forster

If you’re looking for affordable options, Wharf St. Distillery Restaurant (8 Wharf St) and Manyana Mexican Taqueria (8 Little St) are great picks.

When to visit Forster

Forster in February
Estimated hotel price
1 night at 3-star hotel
Forster in February
Estimated hotel price
1 night at 3-star hotel

How to Get to Forster


Although Forster doesn’t have its own airport, you can fly to Taree (TRO), which is located 20 miles from Forster.


Another option to get to Forster is to pick up a car hire from Sydney, which is about 140 miles from Forster. You’ll find branches of Sixt and AeroDrive, among others, in Sydney.

Airports near Forster

Airlines serving Forster

United Airlines
Good (2,481 reviews)
Excellent (670 reviews)
Etihad Airways
Good (207 reviews)
Singapore Airlines
Excellent (165 reviews)
Qantas Airways
Good (104 reviews)
Air New Zealand
Excellent (36 reviews)
Good (57 reviews)
Virgin Australia
Good (67 reviews)
Excellent (2 reviews)
China Eastern
Excellent (11 reviews)
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Where to stay in Forster

Average rates range from around $197 per night for a double room in a 3-star hotel to $233 and up for a 5-star experience.

Where to stay in popular areas of Forster

Most booked hotels in Forster

Blueys Motel
Excellent (9.1, Excellent reviews)
Sails Apartments
Excellent (8.8, Excellent reviews)
Golden Sands Motor Inn
Excellent (8.2, Excellent reviews)
Island Palms Motor Inn
Excellent (8.1, Excellent reviews)
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Hiring a car in Forster

Hiring a car in Forster costs $65 per day, on average, or $260 if you want to hire it for 4 days.

It’s generally cheaper to hire your vehicle outside the airport: locations in the city are around 41% cheaper than airport locations in Forster.

Expect to pay $1.73 per litre in Forster (average price from the past 30 days). Depending on the size of your car hire, filling up the tank will cost between $20.70 and $27.60.