The perfect base to experience Lismore
A delightful place to stay for families, tourists & nature lovers
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Check out our expertly curated local area guide and find things to do around.
Vision Walks provide eco-tours in the Northern Rivers area that allow you to connect with the natural environment, with options for every age and ability. With 16 different tours, you're sure to find the perfect one for you.
Balloon Flight Specialists
Hot air ballooning is a truly unforgettable experience. Balloon Flight Specialists offer balloon flights from Lismore, with spectacular views of the hinterland.
Fozie's Fishing Adventures
Perfect for the fishing lover, Fozie's Fishing offers a range of deep-sea fishing adventures. Located in Ballina, 30 minutes from Lismore, Fozie's Fishing also offers whale watching or sunset river cruises. Whatever you choose is sure to be memorable
Byron Bay Dive Centre
Located in Byron Bay, a 45-minute drive from Lismore, Byron Bay Dive Centre offer snorkeling and scuba diving tours around Julian Rocks. Observe sea turtles, manta rays, and over 400 species of fish in their natural habitat
Full Barrel Brewery and Distillery tour
Choose four of the eight local breweries/distilleries and enjoy a guided tasting tour at each. Even if you're not a beer drinker, you can substitute for cider, wine or seltzer.
Hinterland Magic & Glow-worm Experience
Enjoy a refreshing waterfall swim before taking a leisurely walk through Nightcap National Park. Dig into the included vegetarian or vegan meal, and as night falls, enjoy the truly unique experience of watching glowworms light up the forest
Red Door Studio and Gallery
The Red Door Studio and Gallery, located at Fernleigh, is home to Brooke Clunie and a variety of her wheel-thrown ceramics. Buy one of her beautiful ceramics or make your own (with a little bit of help).
Two Road Vintage
Little Polli & the Blackbird is the curator of unique goods to take home with you, stocking a wide range of exclusive Australian brands like Status Anxiety, Elk and Glasshouse Fragrances.
Carrington Bazaar will transport you back in time. Home to vintage and retro antiques, collectibles, furniture, homewares and clothes, this is the perfect place for the vintage enthusiast.
Peppertree Kitchen specialises in kitchenware, as well as hosting cooking classes and product demonstrations. Teahouse demonstrations are also served in the morning and afternoon
Little Polli & the Blackbird
Little Polli & the Blackbird is the curator of unique goods for you to take home with you, stocking a wide range of exclusive Australian brands like Status Anxiety, Elk and Glasshouse Fragrances.
If you’re a Francophile, you won’t want to miss checking out French Bliss. Imported from France, the a range of soaps and textiles can bring a little bit Paris to your home
Less than 20 minutes from Lismore is the beautiful Dalwood Falls. Featuring a stunning waterfall, many natural swimming holes and plenty of rocks to sun bake on, this is the place to relax on a hot day.
Rocky Creek Dam
Rocky Creek Dam has four walks ranging from 1.2 kilometres to six kilometres. Lucky visitors may even spot a platypus!
Bexhill Open Air Cathedral
Located just 15 minutes from Lismore, Bexhill Open Air Cathedral is a beautiful spot to overlook the Corndale Valley and Nightcap National Park.
Lismore Regional Gallery
Home to work by local and national artists, Lismore Regional Gallery is the perfect place to spend a rainy day.
Rent a Tinnie Evans Head
North of Lismore is Whian Whian State Conservation Area. You'll find hiking and biking trails as well as jaw-dropping waterfalls and swimming holes.
Byron Bay, Ballina, Brunswick Heads and Evans Head beaches are all located less than an hour from Lismore. Whether you're looking to surf, snorkel, swim or just relax, the choice is yours!
Rent a Tinnie Evans Head
Spend the day out on the boat in Evans Head. Rent a Tinnie offers fishing or leisure experience at a great price.
Pinnacle Walk and Lookout
Spend the afternoon at the Pinnacle lookout for the extraordinary views over the Tweed Valley and of Wollumbin. This easy 30-45 minute walk over gentle hills will be a highlight of your trip.
Historic and Cultural Interest Walk
Spend the day exploring the history of Lismore. This self guided culture trail , starting from the Visitor Information Centre, explores Lismore’s many historic sites
If you're looking to unwind, head over to Byron Bay and spend the morning swimming and sunbaking at the sheltered Wategos Beach. Relax further at the peaceful Crystal Castle. Then, spend the evening in Mullumbimby at Kiva Spa. Enjoy pure relaxation in the bathhouse, or treat yourself to a relaxing massage.
For the family
Begin your day at the Heritage Park Miniature Railway. The kids will love a trip on the miniature trains and the play equipment designed for kids of all ages. Enjoy the scenic park, or use the barbecue areas for a picnic. Finish the night off with a movie at Event Cinemas
Spend the day in Nimbin
Head over to Nimbin, just over half an hour out of Lismore. Known for its hippie vibe, Nimbin’s shops, cafes and restaurants are a great look into the town’s alternative way of living.