Lismore is the largest town in the area and home to approximately 45,000 people. Lismore has the main cmapus for Southern Cross University and is home to a large farming community.
The town is located on the banks of the Wilsons River, with the Bruxner Highway running through the town. As one of the larger towns in the region, Lismore offers a wide array of activities, events and shopping options.
Lismore is an excellent place to base yourself to explore the region, with accommodation options to cater for all budgets and a central location to all the major towns.
What’s on offer
There are many events on during the year especially sporting, cultural and local events. With a large university population the town comes alive during the university semesters and enjoys a relaxed atmosphere.
Looking for something to do?
Enjoy rowing on the river
Enjoy one of the fresh food festivals
The town hosts a number of sporting events including NSW v Qld Rugby in January 2010
Cricket festival in November
Travel to the local villages and experience the local produce
Enjoy shopping in the regional hub
From Southern Cross University you can still some of the original rainforest of the region.
The town has a number of museums and culture venues.
Wilson Nature Reserve
Bundjalung National Park