birdwatching

A district renowned for its physical beauty, our region is on the doorstep of spectacular and diverse mountain scenery. Surrounded by National Parks and rainforests, the area has a rich variety of birds both within town itself and throughout the surrounding countryside.

lismore lake

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The lake and adjacent bush are a haven for native birds. Twenty-seven species of water birds and forty-eight species of bush birds have been recorded. (more)

wilson nature reserve

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Rainforest remnant and stately forest red gums (Eucalyptus tereticornis). Koalas  can often be seen in the gums. (more)

lismore rainforest botanical gardens

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Pleasant walk through labelled trees and plantings on sealed tracks. One of the main features of the Gardens is the wildlife. (more)

birdwing butterfly gully

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Tree-lined gully with running water and pools. Pleasant walking, suitable for wheelchair. (more)

booyong nature reserve

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Flat walking tracks through rainforest with many Walking-stick Palms and boasting the “World’s Largest Water Gum” (Syzygium francisii). (more)

mt nardi

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High in the Nightcap Range National Park. Easy walking tracks through rainforest bordered by Walking-stick Palms and Tree-ferns. Parking and picnic shelters available. (more)

rocky creek dam

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The dam supplies water to region and outlying areas. With the surrounding forest it supports a great diversity of bird life. Various public roads and walking tracks are well maintained. (more)

protesters falls

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Beautiful walk (part-way boarded) to the falls through Bangalow Palm glades and beside fine old Red Cedars. (more)

rummery park

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Deep in the Nightcap Range, the Park features massive moss-covered fallen trees and stumps in the tall, wet sclerophyll forest. Easy walking tracks include a 2km walk to Minyon Falls. BBQ, toilets, shelter, and camping. (more)

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