family fun

live + work + play

Beautiful parks and playgrounds, awesome pools, roller skating, ten-pin bowling and plenty of wide open spaces... just a few ideas to entertain the family on your visit to Lismore.

The World Heritage-listed rainforests and bushland surrounding Lismore, Nimbin and villages provide a natural playground for the whole family to explore. For a truly unique adventure, take the family on a night vision guided bushwalk through the Nightcap National Park or a guided mountain bike tour.

With lush rainforests, unspoiled beaches, an animal park, crazy maze and horse riding all within a 40 minute drive, you’re never too far from fun in Lismore.

Family Fun

Event Cinemas


Event Cinemas Lismore has four cinemas. All cinemas are complete digital picture and sound quality. Two cinemas are fitted out for you to experience the lastest in 3D movies. Event Cinemas Lismore is the perfect spot to catch the latest movies and grab a hot coffee from our new set cafe (more)



Go4Fun is a FREE healthy lifestyle program to improve health, fitness, self-esteem and confidence in children aged 7-13yrs who are above their ideal weight. The program runs after school, once a week, over one school term. The Go4Fun Program has an emphasis on practical, fun learning. It is not a (more)

Heritage Park Miniature Railway


Heritage Park Miniature Railway, located next to the Lismore Visitor Information Centre, is a paradise for kids and a treat for their parents too! Miniature trains "Toby" and "Katie" take kids on two laps around the track enjoying all the sights around Heritage Park. Cost is $3 per ride / $12 for a (more)

Northern Rivers Kart Club


Lismore Kart Club has regular dates for racing and other events, and hold 'Come & Try' weekends every 2 – 3 months. These dates are advertised on the website.  Please note that these days are also weather permitted therefore bookings won’t be taken until the Thursday prior to the weekend (more)

PlayQuest Cafe & Play


Love family? Love fun? Love relaxation? LOVE PQ! PlayQuest is the BIGGEST indoor playground and LARGEST supplier of inflatables on the North Coast! We have a large soft play area, indoor jumping castle, 2x ball pits, 3x super slides, climbing walls, seperate baby area, ping pong table, bubble and (more)



Rollerworld is a great family friendly entertainment venue offering roller skating for skaters of all ages and abilities. Also available is our sport options of Inline Hockey, Artistic Roller Skating, Roller Derby,  SkateFit classes, Kids and Adult learn to skate classes. So if you are young (more)

Wilsons Riverbank


The Wilsons River is central to the history of the City of Lismore. Flowing through the heart of Lismore, this northern arm of the Richmond River was renamed the Wilsons River in 1976 as a tribute to the district’s first pioneering family. Situated along a three kilometre section of the river at (more)

Crystal Castle & Shambhala Gardens


A short scenic journey into Byron’s hinterland lies a magical sanctuary. Welcome to the home of the largest natural crystals in the world where you can sit in an ancient amethyst cave. Stand between two of the tallest crystals on earth or take flight in the Wings to Eternity mural. Wander (more)

Eltham Valley Pantry


The Eltham Valley Pantry offers visitors the opportunity to eat food in the place where it is grown. Visitors may take a guided tour of the pecan farming and processing operations, or just enjoy a cup of freshly roasted coffee, homemade cake or pecan pie on the verandah of the orchard café. Our (more)

Summerland House Farm


Summerland House Farm is a 172 acre macadamia, avocado and hydroponic tomato farm on the beautiful Alstonville plateau. Here you can experience all the region’s award winning produce. There’s something for everyone; from the educational tractor tour, museum, delights of the café, The Grocer - (more)

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