Backpacking Lismore

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    EXPLORE NEARBY WOLLUMBIN NATIONAL PARK AND THE SPECTACULAR MOUNT WARNING: Photo - Mike Newling, courtesy Destination New South Wales
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    GET YOUR HAIR WET AT PROTESTOR FALLS IN NIGHTCAP NATIONAL PARK: Photo - Hamilton Lund, courtesy Destination New South Wales
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Lismore Highlights

  • Explore spectacular scenery in nearby World Heritage listed rainforest and National Parks.

  • Hang out with some of the local university students in one of the good funky, cheap cafes, or lively pubs where you can enjoy some live music.

  • View some local art or learn about local history in the Lismore Regional Gallery and Lismore Regional Museum.

About Lismore

Population 45,000

The city of Lismore is located 35 km inland from Ballina on the Wilson River. It is the commercial and cultural hub of the Northern Rivers and provides many of the major services for the region.

Lismore houses the Southern Cross University and because of the student population of around 5,000, there are some good funky, cheap cafes to eat at, and some lively pubs to spend an evening enjoying some live music.

There are World Heritage listed rainforests and National Parks within easy reach from Lismore and even a rainforest in the city centre.

Orientation Map for Lismore


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Lismore Visitor Information Centre

Corner Molesworth Street & Ballina Road
Lismore, New South Wales
Phone 1300 369 795
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