see + do

live + work + play

Lismore is an extraordinary place – a place of amazing cultural diversity and creativity in a truly beautiful natural environment. The city and the rolling green hills that surround it are alive with a creative spirit that is reflected in our lifestyle and beauty of our natural landscape. There are literally hundreds of things to see and do in and around Lismore and its surrounding villages!


absolute musts...


Enjoy a picnic, bushwalk or overnight camping trip amid the park’s escarpments, waterfalls and crystal clear creeks and enjoy incredible views of the 20 million year-old Wollumbin shield volcano (more)

retail therapy

Indulge in a little retail therapy – Lismore style! Arcades full of quirky shops offer all sorts of treasures and trinkets while specialty stores and shopping centres have everything you need for your home, lifestyle, children, garden or wedding (more)

great parks

Visit one of our fabulous parks & gardens, kids love Heritage Park! Lismore prides itself on its beautiful parks and public spaces. From its well-tended formal gardens to its lush and carefully protected rainforest reserves, you’re sure to find a tranquil space to relax and unwind (more)

galleries + studios

Explore the many galleries + studios dotted throughout the region (more)

Monthly What's On Guide

Find out what’s on in Lismore, Nimbin and Villages with our handy ‘What’s On’ guide, featuring key events, tours and activities, entertainment, local attractions, markets and more (more)


Take a scenic drive through the green hills & acres of macadamias & coffee. Get off the beaten track and head for the hills to discover the real charms and natural wonders of the region. We've put together scenic drive itineraries to help you find your way (more)

historic interest walk

Take a walk through Lismore’s history and culture. From Federation gothic cathedrals to a pub fit for a queen. This self guided walk around the city centre explores Lismore’s many interesting historic sites & buildings (more)


Each weekend, in at least one of the towns of the region, there’s a big, colourful market brimming with fabulous arts and crafts, second-hand bargains, locally grown produce and, lots more. A visit to the markets is a unique and highly rewarding day out (more)

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