Subtropical weather and dynamic entertainment, make Lismore one of the most sought after travel destinations in New South Wales. Offering an eclectic mix of nature, culture, a sense of history and sumptuous cuisine, the town of Lismore attracts visitors of all ages, from families to honeymoon couples and students. Those with a love of nature can enjoy the Wilson River Experience Walk, which begins in the city centre and winds along almost 2 miles (3 km) of river. Animal lovers can visit the Koala Care Centre where sick, orphaned and injured Koala's receive the best care or Robinson's Lookout, where you can observe Koalas in the wild. Festive food and drink can be enjoyed at a number of cafes in the area.
The city is surrounded by rolling hills which create a lush region that is easy to explore and enjoy on foot or by bicycle. If you want to experience the outdoors, take a road trip into the countryside and enjoy some time in nature. Back in the city, you can enjoy a slice of art and culture at the Regional Gallery or a day trip around local markets. The kids can enjoy the skate parks in the area including the Nimbin Skate Park, or watch the fast-paced Lismore speedway.