Forster – The Perfect Wedding Location

Forster – The Perfect Wedding Location

Forster - The Perfect Wedding Location
The Great Lakes region is fast becoming one of NSW’s most popular destination wedding locations on the Mid North Coast. With stunning natural landmarks, pristine beaches and picture perfect lakeside landscapes, there is a wedding location just right for every bride and groom.

Forster - The Perfect Wedding Location
Forster Tuncurry area has a great selection of restaurants, caterers and venues to suit most reception needs, and professional photographers who can bring your unique vision to life. The region boasts many diverse and picturesque options including: peaceful and secluded Seal Rocks with the iconic Sugarloaf lighthouse, the bustling trendy hamlet of Pacific Palms with its luxury beach side houses, Tiona’s outdoor Green Cathedral nestled on the banks of Wallis Lake amongst the towering palm trees and cabbage palms and Forster Tuncurry the bustling beach side twin towns, boasting stunning lake views across the crystal blue waters of the lake and ocean.

Forster - The Perfect Wedding Location
The region also has access to some of the nation’s best seafood, legendary Sydney Rock oysters and boutique local wine makers.

Located an easy 3 hour drive north of Sydney, the Great Lakes region is far away enough to escape the city hustle and bustle, yet close enough for your guests to enjoy a peaceful and relaxed time away for your wedding.

Forster - The Perfect Wedding Location
You can find a full directory listing of wedding specific providers on the Great Lakes Tourism website HERE.

Sevan Preferred Wedding Providers

Black Label Limousines Forster
“We pride ourselves on our personalised, friendly and professional service with attention to the finest detail.”
Forster - The Perfect Wedding Location

 

Leau Da Cha – Food with Flair.
We support your entire event by collaborating in the planning and design stages of the menu, to coordinating all food and function needs. We then ensures the personal delivery of the menu, with all food handmade and sourced from local produce from the Forster Tuncurry region.
Forster - The Perfect Wedding Location

Explore the Scenic Drives of the Great Lakes Region

Explore the Scenic Drives of the Great Lakes Region

Great Lakes Tourism has put together some exciting scenic drive itineraries showcasing some of the areas fabulous attractions.

What a fantastic time of year to get out and explore all the beautiful diversity our region has to offer!

Visit ‘the Grandis’ – the tallest tree in NSW, Pebbly Beach, Ellanborough Falls, Seal Rocks, Picnic at Whoota Whoota National Park and much much more…

Head over to the Great Lakes Tourism website to choose from various coastal, hinterland, 2 Wheel Drive and 4 Wheel Drive itineraries.

Forster Island Paddle Festival 2016

Forster Island Paddle Festival 2016

The Forster Island Paddle Festival will be run this year in conjunction with the Forster Island Challenge . Saturday 6th & 7th February 2016.

If you are a keen Stand Up Paddle Boarder, swimmer, runner or all of the above then you have to check out this event. Where else can you paddle or swim from island to island in crystal clear waterways? The answer is Forster unless you are from Far North Queensland. But lets face it who wants to travel all that way when we have it right here within a couple of hours drive from home.

Last years event broke the record for the Largest SUP event in Australia with a vast field of competition including former and current Iron man and woman champions. This year event will be even bigger and better with more giant SUP’s and demo’s available from Fanatic SUP Australia.

If you are looking for accommodation Sevan Apartments Forster is running a great 3 night special. Call Sevan direct on (02) 6555 0300 to secure the most convenient and luxurious accommodation for the event. Lock up garages available for your SUP’s and equipment.

Love The Great Lakes Tourism Website

Wingham Akoostic Festival 2015

Wingham Akoostic Festival 2015

Address: Wingham Showgrounds, Gloucester road, Wingham

Date: Friday, October 16, 2015 to Sunday, October 18, 2015

Phone Number: 6557 0357
Email Address: [email protected]
Website: http://www.akoostik.com.au

The Wingham Akoostik Festival is a three day celebration of music, showcasing local artists as well as some of Australia’s best loved musicians. Previous festivals have seen performances from James Reyne, Grace Knight, Wendy Matthews, Richard Clapton and Rick Price, just to name a few.

Included over the three day event are workshops catering for all ages and interests. Camping is available for the entire festival at the Wingham Showgrounds.

For a full list of performing artists and current ticket prices please refer to the festival website below.

Wingham Akoostic Festival Website

Great Lakes/Manning Valley Veterans Week of Golf

Great Lakes/Manning Valley Veterans Week of Golf

When:Sun 11- Fri 16 Oct 2015

Location:Forster Golf Club, Strand Street, Forster
Sunday 11th Oct – Forster Golf Clubhouse – Registrations 2pm-4pm
Monday 12th Oct – Tuncurry Golf Course Par 72 – Stableford, 1st Round Championships

Tuesday 13th Oct – Taree Golf Course Par 71 – Stableford, 2nd Round Championships

Wednesday 14th Oct – LEISURE DAY

Thursday 15th Oct – Tallwoods Golf Course Par 72 – Stableford, 3rd Round Championships

Friday 16th Oct – Forster Golf Club Par 66 – 18 Hole 2BBB Medley Stableford

PRESENTATION DINNER, 6:30PM FOR A 7PM START AT FORSTER GOLF CLUB.

For great accommodation specials all week long. Call Sevan Apartments Forster NOW!!!

For more information on the event and courses. Click the links below.

The Spring Fling Race Day 12/09/2015   +  a huge weekend ahead

The Spring Fling Race Day 12/09/2015 + a huge weekend ahead

Spring Fling Race Day
When: Sat 12 Sep 2015, 11am
Location: Tuncurry Race Course, Chapman Rd, Tuncurry
Website: www.tfjc.info
Phone: 0429 967 823

Dont miss the Tuncurry Forster Jockey Club’s Spring Fling Race Day. Coastal Country Racing at its best.

Free bus service Forster, Tuncurry, Wingham, Taree, Blackhead.

BYO umbrella/chair but NO BYO alcohol or tents. Food and drink available.

Entry is $10, members $5, Aged Pens $5.

Pavilion from $35 per person. Contact: Margaret

Gates open at 11am.

Plus a heap of other activities to keep the entire family entertained all weekend around the Great Lakes. Take a look at the following links for more info.

Great Lakes Tourism – Events

Forster Running Festival

Walk on the Wild Side Festival

Bee Keeping Course @ Honeycomb Valley

Paddle NSW Myall Classic Ultramarathon

Boogie Youth Developement & Coahing Clinic

Wedding Open Day Sundowner tiona – Sunday

 

Australian Senior Track Championship 29/9/15

Australian Senior Track Championship 29/9/15

Taree Motorcycle Club proudly presents the Australian Senior Track Championships this weekend Saturday 29th & Sunday 30th of August 2015.

Practise from 10am. Racing from 12 noon Saturday & 10am Sunday. Come down, show some support for these talented athletes, volunteers and the Taree Motorcycle Club. Heaps of action packed racing with the best in Australia going head to head, canteen facilities and general fun. See you there.

Taree Motorcycle Club

Troy Bayliss Events

Taree Motorcycle Club Facebook

Great Lakes Tourist Information

Manning Valley Tourist Information

 

 

 

Meet Craig Lowndes this Saturday at Tyrepower Tuncurry family fun day.

Meet Craig Lowndes this Saturday at Tyrepower Tuncurry family fun day.

When: Sat 15 Aug 2015

Location: 23 Pine Ave, Tuncurry NSW 2428
Head to Tyrepower Tuncurry for a FAMILY FUN DAY this Saturday.

The fun day will run from 9am and include a jumping castle, face painting, fairy floss, balloons, free BBQ, as well as specials on tyres.

You will also have the opportunity to meet the National Ambassador for Tyrepower – CRAIG LOWNDES. Craig will be at the Tyrepower shop in Tuncurry between 12:30pm-3pm.

Bears Tuncurry Tyrepower

Craig Lowndes

Great Lakes Tourism

Nabiac Caravan, Boating, Fishing & 4WD show 19/20-7-14

Nabiac Caravan, Boating, Fishing & 4WD show 19/20-7-14

Come along to the Nabiac Caravan, Boating, Fishing and 4WD Show to see more than 105 of the latest caravans including many of next year’s models, more than 35 camper trailers, many of next year’s models of boats, canoes and tinnies, a very large display of the latest fishing gear, tackle & accessories, just released models of towing automobiles from Nissan and Toyota.

There will also be many supporting leisure equipment exhibitors. So bring the family – there will be entertainment, free balloons for the kids, plenty of food and a relaxing day for the adults. Tickets are $15/adult; children under 12 if accompanied by an adult are free; family ticket is just $30. Opening times are 9am-5pm on Saturday and 9am-4pm on Sunday

Location: Nabiac Showground, Nabiac – When: Sat 19 & Sun 20 July 2014

Still plenty of accommodation available please call for the best deals (02) 65550300 OR email [email protected]/dev

http://www.greatlakes.org.au/events/by-month/event/77108-nabiac-caravan-boat-fishing-&-4wd-show

http://www.nabiaccaravanshow.com.au/

http://sevan.com.au/specials/

http://amaroocruise.com.au/

 

 

Let’s get crazy these school holidays

Let’s get crazy these school holidays

It’s an action packed start to the school holidays this week and weekend around Forster/Tuncurry and today the weather was lovely. Kicking it all off is the annual Crazy Day. Great shopping, fun and bargains this Thursday 3/7/14. Checkout the previous blog post for more details. Friday is the start of the NSW country tennis championships which runs all week from Friday the 4th – 11th of July. For more info. visit: tennis.com.au/forstertennis. Friday night we have the 3B’s show in town, showcasing a great range of the Beatles, The Beach Boys and The Bee Gees best music for more info. visit: tuncurrybeachbowlingclub.com.au/. Saturday and Sunday there will be plenty of fun for the whole family at the annual Forster Keys Fun Day with power and vintage boats, classic cars, jumping castles, huge BBQ and food stalls. Visit the following links for more events and info. coming up for the school holidays. http://www.greatlakes.org.au/events/by-month/.  This is just mentioning a few so get onto the great lakes tourism site and see what tickles what your fancy.

http://amaroocruise.com.au/

https://www.facebook.com/SevanApartmentsForster

 

Crazy Day Forster 2015 – Shopping, Fun and Bargains

Crazy Day Forster 2015 – Shopping, Fun and Bargains

Bargains all the way at the Annual Crazy Shopping Day. With sales and specials to be found throughout town – Stockland Forster, Wharf Street and Tuncurry. Wharf Street will be closed to traffic from 8am to 3pm. Entertainment and fun for everyone with a jumping castle, rides, clowns and much more. Wharf St will be closed for what is the towns biggest trading day of the year. You’d be crazy to miss it!!!!

Come and stay in the prime location and make the most of this great day. Sevan apartments is located just 150 metres from the town centre, 150 metres from main beach, a short stroll across the stunning Forster/Tuncurry Bridge for more shopping or a short drive to Stocklands holding massive bargains after the recent hail storm.

http://www.greatlakes.org.au/events/by-month/event/76479-crazy-day

http://shoppingcentres.stockland.com.au/shopping-centres/stockland-forster

Specials

Let’s Get CRAZY. Call us or email directly for the best deals [email protected]/dev or  ( 02 ) 65550300

FREE Accommodation & Prizes

FREE Accommodation & Prizes

Here it is boys and girls. Sevan is kicking off it’s new FACEBOOK competition today.
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We are looking for photo’s of Sevan, Guests enjoying Sevan Apartments and facilities or it’s spectacular views. The photo’s will be judged on creativeness, [email protected], how many people are tagged as being at Sevan and of course which photo best promotes our business. The prize will be 1 FREE nights accommodation in a deluxe apartment for 2 people to be used on any date until the 16/9/2015 excludes special events, long weekends, school, christmas and public holidays also subject to availability. Drawn on the 1st day of Spring 2014. Post your photo’s to Sevan’s Wall with the [email protected], Tag your friends and Goodluck. Happy snapping my friends.