Lismore

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With exciting theatre shows, intriguing galleries, riverside scenery and ancient rainforests, this New South Wales city is a welcoming year-round destination.

Lismore is an attractive and culturally diverse city just inland from the North Coast, where you can experience a thriving local arts scene near a stunning riverside landscape. Explore the rolling hills and dense rainforest reserves that surround the meandering tributaries of the Richmond River or pick from a selection of exciting arts performances and events that occur throughout the city centre.

Start your trip with a visit to the Lismore Visitor Information Centre to find out what’s on during your stay in town. Check out the city’s parks and gardens, including the fun-filled Heritage Park, which is situated next door to the visitor’s centre and has a miniature railway. Go on a cultural trail through the region’s art galleries and exhibition spaces. Check out Lismore Regional Gallery and visit artists in their studios and galleries.

The Northern Rivers Performing Arts Centre stages excellent productions of theatre, music and dance throughout the year. Farmers markets occur weekly across Lismore’s wider area. Take a seat in a café or restaurant and sample some of the region’s high-quality produce, which includes tropical fruits and delicious macadamia nuts.

Take a trip out to see Lismore’s World Heritage Listed rainforest, known as the Big Scrub. Go for an invigorating trek or pack a picnic and relax beneath a lush forest canopy. See awe-inspiring views across the Border Ranges or marvel at the waterfalls in the Nightcap National Park.

Delve into Lismore’s history at the Richmond River Historical Society Museum and head to nearby Wyrallah to see an Aboriginal ceremonial ring site.

Lismore is located 32 kilometres (20 miles) inland from the coastal city of Ballina. Reach Lismore in just over 2 hours by car from Brisbane or fly into Lismore’s local airport. Combine your visit to Lismore with a trip to the relaxed centres of Byron Bay and Nimbin.

New Olympic Motel
New Olympic Motel
3.5 out of 5
244 Molesworth Street, Lismore, NSW
The price is ¥7,793 per night from Jan 25 to Jan 26
Situated in Lismore, this motel is 0.7 mi (1.1 km) from Lismore Regional Gallery and 1.3 mi (2.1 km) from Lismore Base Hospital. Lismore Workers Golf Club and ...
3.6/5 Good! (147 reviews)
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Reviewed on Apr 27, 2021

New Olympic Motel
SureStay Hotel by Best Western Karinga Motel
SureStay Hotel by Best Western Karinga Motel
3.5 out of 5
258 Molesworth Street, Lismore, NSW
The price is ¥9,797 per night from Feb 11 to Feb 12
Situated in Lismore, this motel is 28.1 mi (45.3 km) from Tallow Beach and 30.7 mi (49.3 km) from Wategos Beach. Lismore Station is 13 minutes by foot.
4.2/5 Excellent! (252 reviews)
"Good location"

Reviewed on Jul 8, 2021

SureStay Hotel by Best Western Karinga Motel
Comfort Inn Centrepoint
Comfort Inn Centrepoint
3.5 out of 5
202 Molesworth Street, Lismore, NSW
The price is ¥8,617 per night from Feb 14 to Feb 15
Located in the heart of Lismore, this hotel is 0.6 mi (0.9 km) from Lismore Regional Gallery and 1.2 mi (1.9 km) from Lismore Base Hospital. Lismore Workers ...
3.8/5 Good! (183 reviews)
Lismore Centrepoint
"I always stay at Comfort Inn Centrepoint when I stay in Lismore. The staff are friendly the accommodation is clean and comfortable, the water is hot and it is within walking distance nearly anywhere I want to go."

Reviewed on Jun 20, 2021

Comfort Inn Centrepoint
Lowest nightly price found within the past 24 hours based on a 1 night stay for 2 adults. Prices and availability subject to change. Additional terms may apply.
Lismore Lake Holiday Park
Lismore Lake Holiday Park
3 out of 5
156 Bruxner Highway, Loftville, NSW
The price is ¥7,870 per night from Feb 8 to Feb 9
Located in Loftville, this cabin is 2.9 mi (4.6 km) from Lismore Regional Gallery and within 6 mi (10 km) of Lismore Base Hospital and Lismore Workers Golf Club. ...
4.1/5 Very Good! (50 reviews)
"Great service"

Reviewed on Jan 18, 2022

Lismore Lake Holiday Park
Classic Lismore Home
Classic Lismore Home
Lismore, NSW
Located in Girards Hill, this vacation home is 0.5 mi (0.9 km) from Lismore Regional Gallery and 1 mi (1.7 km) from Lismore Base Hospital. Lismore Workers Golf ...
5/5 Exceptional! (2 reviews)
Great stay
"Clean and tidy property. Lovely original charm"

Reviewed on Jun 14, 2021

Classic Lismore Home
Classic Lismore Townhouse
Classic Lismore Townhouse
Lismore, NSW
Located in Girards Hill, this vacation home is 0.5 mi (0.9 km) from Lismore Regional Gallery and 1 mi (1.7 km) from Lismore Base Hospital. Lismore Workers Golf ...
4.6/5 Wonderful! (5 reviews)
Heritage Stay
"Well appointed 2 bedroom flat with modern facilities. Close to town. Lots of space to relax. 2tv’s, one in bedroom."

Reviewed on May 24, 2021

Classic Lismore Townhouse
Lowest nightly price found within the past 24 hours based on a 1 night stay for 2 adults. Prices and availability subject to change. Additional terms may apply.

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