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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

The Channon Gallery


Located in the picturesque village of The Channon in the Byron Bay hinterland of northern New South Wales, The Channon Gallery is committed to the exhibition of fine Australian contemporary art to delight and provoke.

Their gallery offers curated exhibitions throughout the year and a perpetual group showing of works by local and interstate artists. There is always something fresh to see, as well as viewings of works from their Stock Room for those with a specific interest.

The gallery is eager to embrace an honest discourse about the art, its context and the viewer. Be it joy, rage or indifference, art by definition evokes self reflection and this is what the gallery hopes you will find here.

Their collection is constantly evolving and their exhibition spaces are reworked every few weeks - variety is indeed the spice of life - and the artists are that spice.





52 Terania Street
The Channon, 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.


Event Dates
2016
      24th Jul


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.


Event Dates
2016
      12th Jun
      10th Jul
      14th Aug
      11th Sep
      9th Oct
      13th Nov
      11th Dec
2017
      15th Jan


The Channon Road
The Channon, NSW, 2480

Located 5.0K from Modanville

XXXX Gold Lismore Cup


The XXXX Gold Lismore Cup is one of the most popular race days in regional New South Wales. It is a unique racing experience that draws crowds of 5,000 and more to the picturesque Lismore Racecourse.

The XXXX Gold Lismore Cup is held on the fourth Thursday in September every year.

Special package deals are available including marquee packages.

Free shuttle buses will be in operation on the day. From 11am to 1pm, return from 4pm to 6pm.

Please check the website or contact the operator for further details.


Event Dates
2016
      22nd Sep


9 Woodlawn Road
Lismore, NSW, 2480

Located 8.7K from Modanville

North Coast National Lismore Show


The North Coast National is one of Australia's largest, most colourful and diverse regional shows, a true celebration of the unique region - embracing the areas farming community, promoting the produce,artists and performers, championing local business.

For over 120 years farmers and families have been making the trip to the annual North Coast National in Lismore. Australia's largest and most colourful regional show is held on each year in October. The North Coast National embraces visitors, exhibitors and the growing number of locals, showcasing the best produce, animals, arts and craft and entertainment the region has to offer. It celebrates the region blending old show traditions with more modern ideals in sustainable living and alternative lifestyles. In days of old the Agricultural Show Society brought the community together to experiment, share and learn how to move forward. The North Coast National keeps alive these values in a changing world.


Event Dates
2016
      20th Oct
      21st Oct
      22nd Oct


Alexandra Parade
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.



Event Dates
2016
      28th Dec
      29th Dec
      30th Dec
      31st Dec
2017
      1st Jan


Alexander Parade,
North Lismore
Lismore, NSW, 2480

Located 9.4K from Modanville

4WD Caravan Camping and Marine Show


Westpac Life Saver Rescue Helicopter annually hosts the 4WD Caravan Camping and Marine Show in July. The event is held over three days (Friday to Sunday) at the Lismore Showground.

With over 200 exhibitors the Lismore 4WD Show is the biggest show of its kind in regional NSW. The show provides people with the unique opportunity to view hundreds of the very latest industry products and services at the one venue while also learning about caravanning, motor homing and camping in Australia.

The event caters specifically for outdoor adventurers and enthusiasts, featuring 4WDs and accessories, caravans, camper trailers and camper vans, RV vehicles, camping equipment and accessories, boats, holiday destinations and outdoor living products.

The 4WD Caravan Camping and Marine Show attracts an average of 10,000 attendees over the three days.


Event Dates
2016
      8th Jul
      9th Jul
      10th Jul


Alexandra Parade
Lismore, NSW, 2480

Located 9.4K from Modanville

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