Frequently Asked Questions

How to get to John Wright Park, Tuncurry...

By road from Sydney to Forster/Tuncurry: drive north via Pacific Motorway and Pacific highway. It will take you approximately 3 ½ hours(302km).

Also, you can come from Sydney to Forster by rail and bus. Check with transport authorities.

By road from Brisbane to Forster/Tuncurry drive south via Pacific Motorway and Pacific Highway. It will take you approximately 7 ½ hours (645km)

For more information about Forster/Tuncurry, visit:

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Where is John Wright Park?

John Wright Park is located besides Wallis Lake just before the bridge crossing over to Forster at 12-14 Manning St, Tuncurry. Be mindful of the convenience of the location of John Wright Park if you are staying in Forster, it is only a short stroll across the bridge.

What to bring...

This is an open air event situated besides the beautiful Wallis Lake. You should bring clothing applicable to the weather.

Coffee, drinks, snack platters and alcoholic drinks will be for sale on site.
No alcoholic drinks, food or umbrellas are to be brought onto the site..

Seating will be proved.

Security & First Aid assistance will be available onsite.

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The Opera by the Lake organising committee would like to welcome you to this event and trust that you and your family and friends have a most enjoyable day.