Nature in Lismore

Lismore is a major North Coast commercial, cultural and administrative centre. It's set in undulating country on the north arm of the Richmond River.

  • Minyon Falls, Nightcap NP
  • Cycling, Lismore

About Lismore

Lismore is a major North Coast commercial, cultural and administrative centre Many artists and performers have established themselves in this region, and the town has a rich and invigorating cultural life. This is reflected in the number of galleries, theatres and performing arts spaces in and around Lismore.

Equipped with an array of accommodation and dining options, Lismore is a natural base for wider exploration of the surrounding area, which includes a number of outstanding World Heritage national parks.

Be sure to inspect the treasures in the Richmond River Historical Society Museum, which has an outstanding display of colonial cedar furnishings, Aboriginal artefacts and a collection of historic photographs. Also see the Bora Ring in the village of Wyrallah, a rare example of an Aboriginal ceremonial ring site.

Fly into Lismore Regional Airport

Lismore Regional Airport is located 4 km from Lismore town’s centre. Use the car rental or taxi services available at the terminal to make the short trip north. Lismore is also a gateway to Byron Bay, less than an hour’s drive northeast. Rent a car from the hire services available at the airport and explore the region at your own pace.

Regional Express operates more than 50 direct flights to and from Sydney weekly. For other major Australian cities, connect via Sydney to travel into Lismore.


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