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Modanville

Modanville is a town located 20 minutes north of Lismore. It is surrounded by lush rainforest bordering farmland. Dairy and macadamia plantations are farmed in the area, and its neighbouring town of Dunoon is known as the macadamia capital of Australia. The Modanville General Store is located just off the main road.

Modanville: Where To Go / Sightseeing

Rocky Creek Dam


Patient nature lovers may spot a platypus at Rocky Creek Dam. The dam wall is 27 metres high, 187 metres above sea level and, when full, the dam holds 14,000 mega litres of water. The 29 square kilometres of catchment area include sections of Nightcap National Park, Whian Whian State Forest and revegetated farmland.

The dam has a platypus viewing platform, elevated boardwalk and pontoon bridge. There are picnic and barbecue facilities with wood supplied, benches, tables and children's play equipment.

Four walks are available, ranging from 1.2 kilometres (20 minutes) to six kilometres (two hours) in length. Water Dragon Walk takes you up the hill to the lookout. Platypus Walk goes alongside Rocky Creek and back across the dam wall. Cedar Walk takes you towards the edges of the Rous Water Rainforest Reserve. Scrub Turkey Walk passes through tall a variety of forest environments.




Nightcap National Range
Dunoon, NSW, 2480

Located 3.5K from Modanville

Bodhi Tree Forest Monastery and Retreat Centre


Bodhi Tree Forest Monastery and Retreat Centre was founded by Venerable Pannyavaro an Australian monk of over 25 years service in 2005. Ordained in the Thai tradition, he spent many years studying and practicing in Burma and Sri Lanka.

Pannyavaro plans to develop a meditation community to serve both lay and monastic practitioners on ninety-five acres of beautiful land at Tullera five minutes from Lismore in the Northern Rivers of New South Wales, Australia. This land has been purchased as a sanctuary and hermitage - known as Bodhi Tree Forest Monastery and Retreat centre.




78 Bentley Road
Tullera, NSW, 2480

Located 5.2K from Modanville

Protesters Falls


Located in World Heritage Nightcap National Park, Protesters Falls is a must see while exploring the Lismore Hinterland. The easy walk from Terania Creek Picnic Area winds its way through the bangalow palm forest to the base of the falls.

Swimming is not permitted in the area as it is home to the endangered Fleay's barred frog.

Protesters Falls and Terania Creek is home to the first successful anti logging protest in 1979. For more information please call The Lismore Visitor Information Centre.




Nightcap National Park,
Terania Creek Road
The Channon, NSW, 2480

Located 6.3K from Modanville

Bexhill Open Air Cathedral


The Bexhill Open Air Cathedral is located at Inspiration Point, Bexhill, and overlooks the Corndale Valley with views of the Nightcap National Park in the distance. The panoramic view from the Open Air Cathedral makes it a popular spot for outdoor weddings or just a quiet place to sit and ponder.

The Bexhill Open Air Cathedral was built by the Bexhill Christian Youth Fellowship and dedicated on Palm Sunday 1958 as a place of Christian worship. The Cathedral has been maintained by the Christian Church for over fifty years, and both the Open Air Cathedral and the Church of the Good Shepherd which is only a few hundred metres down the road, are open to all branches of the Christian Church for weddings, baptisms, funerals and other worship services.

The Bexhill Open Air Cathedral is just 15 minutes from Lismore.




Inspiration Point,
Grace Road
Bexhill, NSW, 2480

Located 6.9K from Modanville

Modanville: Events

Opera at The Channon


Opera at The Channon, is a unique cultural event that brings an afternoon of the joys of opera and song to the picturesque Coronation Park, The Channon, on the Far North Coast of New South Wales.

Organised by the combined Rotary Clubs of Lismore, Opera at The Channon invites guests to dress formally and enjoy a 'fine dining' luncheon under a grand marquee, purchase a barbecue lunch or bring their own picnic lunch. Following lunch, guests will be treated to an afternoon of fine music featuring a stunning selection of songs from popular operas, performed by world class entertainers.

Bus services will be running especially for this event. Pick up is available from Byron Bay, Lennox Head, Ballina, Alstonville, Wollongbar, Lismore, Kyogle, Casino, Southport, Burleigh Heads, Tweed Heads, Brunswick Heads and Bangalow. Charges apply. Please visit the web site for details.




The Channon Road
The Channon, NSW, 2480

Located 4.3K from Modanville

Channon Craft Market


Australia's oldest art and craft market is held in the picturesque village of The Channon at Coronation Park on the second Sunday of each month.

There are 250 stallholders offering arts, crafts, fresh produce, plants, bric-a-brac, therapies and clothing. There are children's activities such as candle making, a jumping castle and rides, live music and buskers.

The Channon is a 20 minute drive from Lismore, in the heart of the Rainbow Region hinterland.




The Channon Road
The Channon, NSW, 2480

Located 5.0K from Modanville

Lismore Gemfest


Lismore Gemfest is the biggest annual event in the country devoted to lapidary and allied arts and is organised by the Lismore Gem and Lapidary Club Inc.

Exhibitors come from all parts of the country and range from amateurs to the most experienced professionals. Everything from rough stone for cutting, through to finished jewellery in all price ranges, along with mineral specimens, fossils, gold nuggets and meteorites are to be found on display. There are gem sieving activities for children, demonstrations of jewellery making and other craft activities.

A range of food outlets are available, along with free parking in the Lismore Showground. Visitors from outside of the local area can enjoy special deals for camping on site.

There is something for all ages and tastes at this event. Come once and you just might become a regular.


Event Dates
2017
      20th May
      21st May


Alexandra Parade
Lismore, NSW, 2480

Located 9.3K from Modanville

Outdoor Leisure Show


In 2017 the Outdoor Leisure Show (formerly 4WD, Caravan, Camping and Marine Show) will be celebrating it's twentieth anniversary.

Westpac Life Saver Rescue Helicopter would like to invite you to celebrate this milestone with them at the Lismore Showgrounds.

Outdoor Leisure Show is for outdoor enthusiasts of all ages, from grey nomads to families buying their first recreational vehicle or camper trailer to young adventurers looking for all the latest gear.

Exhibitors include 4WD and accessories, caravans, motorhomes, fifth wheelers, camper trailers, roof top campers, slide on campers, motor bikes, trail bikes, all terrain vehicles (ATVs), marine, boats, kayaks, camping, fishing, outdoor accessories, mountain bikes, trekking, rock climbing, adventure, holiday destinations, tourism, products and services, food, wine, and breweries.

Entertainment has been increased for the twentieth anniversary celebration and includes a 4WD Experience in the Show Ring; Flair Riders Motor Bike and BMX Show; Flair Action Sports Kids Electric Bikes Come and Try; Base Zero Climbing Wall; reptile display; music and roving entertainment; jumping castles, face painting, and puppet shows.


Event Dates
2017
      7th Jul
      8th Jul
      9th Jul


Alexandra Parade,
Lismore Showgrounds
Lismore, NSW, 2480

Located 9.4K from Modanville

The Tropical Fruits New Year Festival


Tropical Fruits New Year Festival is the biggest Gay and Lesbian social community event in regional Australia.

The week long Festival is run by over 300 volunteers and based at the Lismore Showgrounds, with satellite events throughout the Lismore CBD.

Main events include: the CBD street parade, NYE party on December 31, Pool Party, Recovery Party and barbecue on January 1. The New Years Eve party, features a spectacular fireworks display, three dance halls, cabaret, caf?, art exhibition, chill spaces, licensed bar and on-site art installations.

Come and explore Lismore and the beautiful Rainbow Region during your stay.





Alexander Parade,
North Lismore
Lismore, NSW, 2480

Located 9.4K from Modanville

Lismore Organic Market


The Lismore Organic Market is a weekly market committed to providing local organic produce, reducing the carbon footprint.

Stallholders have travelled an average of 20 kilometres rather than at least 1000 kilometres you would expect from most supermarket produce. Enjoy the atmosphere - this toddler/child-friendly market not only supplies you with the freshest vegetables you are likely to find anywhere (except from your own garden), you can also get growing tips as you do your shopping.


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Alexandra Parade
Lismore, NSW, 2480

Located 9.4K from Modanville

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