Nature in Nimbin

Set in a beautiful green valley pierced with rhyolite spires, Nimbin is on the doorstep of World Heritage-listed national parks, breathtaking lookout points, cascading waterfalls and the magnificent Mt Warning. Enjoy the natural wonders surrounding the town by exploring the region's walking trails. 

  • Streetscape of Nimbin with buskers, Northern Rivers
  • A couple and their VW at Nimbin Rocks, Nimbin

About Nimbin

Nimbin is Australia's home-grown haven for alternative subculture. The communes that sprouted in the hills around Nimbin in the 1970s and 1980s were the nucleus of an experimental society that seemed to flout most of the rules of contemporary Australia. Today, Nimbin wears its hair, its tattoos and body piercings and its slightly outrageous manners with pride, but it's not for the faint-hearted.

A tapestry of farms and a landscape of astonishing beauty surround the town. This includes a number of World Heritage-listed national parks such as Nightcap National Park, Border Ranges National Park and Wollumbin National Park. Be sure to walk to Protesters Falls on Terania Creek, beneath a canopy of Bangalow palms, to the waterfall where a 30 metre veil of water sprays into a green pool.

Also visit Nimbin Artists Gallery or Blue Knob Hall Gallery to see the work of local artists - from ceramics and jewellery to fashion and paintings.

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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