Attractions

Top Choice Gardens in Nimbin

Djanbung Gardens

Nimbin has been at the forefront of the organic gardening movement and this world-renowned permaculture education centre, created out of a degraded cow pasture, is home to food forests, vegetable gardens, a drought-…
Top Choice Gallery in Murwillumbah

Tweed Regional Gallery & Margaret Olley Art Centre

This exceptional gallery overlooking the river is an architectural delight and home to some of Australia’s finest works. A new extension devoted to acclaimed Lismore-born painter Margaret Olley (1923–2011) features …
National Park in Uki

Border Ranges National Park

The vast Border Ranges National Park covers 317 sq km on the NSW side of the McPherson Range, which runs along the NSW–Queensland border. It's part of the Gondwana Rainforests World Heritage Area and it's estimated …
National Park in Mullumbimby

Nightcap National Park

The spectacular waterfalls, the sheer cliff of solidified lava and the dense rainforest of 80-sq-km Nightcap National Park, around 25km west of Mullumbimby, are perhaps to be expected in an area with the highest ann…
National Park in Uki

Wollumbin National Park

Northwest of Uki, 41-sq-km Wollumbin National Park surrounds Wollumbin (Mt Warning; 1156m), the most dramatic feature of the hinterland, towering over the valley. Its English name was given to it by James Cook in 17…
Wildlife Reserve in Lismore

Koala Care Centre

This centre takes in sick, injured and orphaned koalas; visits are only possible by guided tour at the designated times. It's a great way to both meet koalas and to support this volunteer service that help's them. T…
Cultural Centre in Nimbin

Hemp Embassy

Part shop, part stronghold for minor political group the Hemp Party, this colourful place raises consciousness about impending marijuana legalisation, and provides all the tools and fashion items you’ll need to attr…
Gallery in Lismore

Lismore Regional Gallery

Lismore’s diminutive gallery has long been a cultural force in the town and a real centre of creative life in the region. At the end of 2017 it's set to relocate to a large new site on the corner of Keen and Magella…
Gardens in Murwillumbah

Tropical Fruit World

North of town under the Big Avocado, this fruity theme-park plantation claims to have the world's largest collection of rare and tropical fruit – 500 varieties in total. It offers guided tractor tours, tastings, boa…
Gardens in Mullumbimby

Crystal Castle & Shambhala Gardens

A positive-energy theme park where pretty gardens are dotted with monolithic crystal pieces, a huge gold Buddha and mystical statues. Wander across the terraced lawns and through the bamboo forest or take a guided t…