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Koonorigan: Where To Go / Sightseeing

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 4.8K from Koonorigan

Nimbin Rocks


The Nimbin Rocks are volcanic extrusions of Rhyolite left over from the Mount Warning Tweed Volcano that erupted around 20 million years ago. As part of an eroded dyke of the volcano, Nimbin Rocks are located just outside the present day caldera wall about 20 kilometres from Mount Warning and three kilometres from Nimbin Village. They are an extremely significant cultural site to the local Bundjalung tribe who believe the rocks were home to the Nmbngee, or Clever Men. They were also the initiation grounds for young boys.

Viewing from the road only.




Nimbin Road
Nimbin, NSW, 2480

Located 5.0K from Koonorigan

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 7.3K from Koonorigan

Djanbung Permaculture Gardens


Djanbung Permaculture Gardens is a superb example of earth wise living. Djanbung Gardens is dedicated to permaculture, ecological design and the development of human creativity and skills.

Djanbung Gardens was founded in 1993 as a purpose-built living, learning environment for permaculture education and permaculture demonstration. The gardens attract visitors and students from around the world. Many come to visit the Resource Centre or do a tour of the gardens, eco-buildings and working permaculture systems at Djanbung and Jarlanbah. Others participate in the training programmes, internships and volunteer programmes.

Djanbung Gardens is located one kilometre from the heart of Nimbin Village. They welcome visitors during their open hours in the Djanbung Gardens Resource Centre and offer self-guided (AUD5.00) and guided tours (Saturday at 11am AUD15-20.00).

Groups welcome and regular workshops are available.

Please call or email during office hours for further information or to make a time to tour the gardens.




74 Cecil Street
Nimbin, NSW, 2480

Located 8.4K from Koonorigan

The Green Bank


The Green Bank is an exciting new retail and healing space for Nimbin. With a mission to provide extensively researched health and lifestyle products - with an emphasis on ethical and sustainable products.

The Green Bank is a proud supporter of selling locally handcrafted wares. You can find authentic Nimbin made products like organic Australian grown herbal tea blends, organic and locally made skincare range and locally made homeopathic kits, creams and colloidal silver products.

The Green Bank healing zone brings together a cast of massage therapists, beauty therapists and qualified counsellors, with a different practitioner working each day to pamper your body, mind and soul.




39 Cullen Street
Nimbin, NSW, 2480

Located 8.8K from Koonorigan

Koonorigan: Events

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
2018
      14th Jun
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The Channon Road
The Channon, NSW, 2480

Located 3.9K from Koonorigan

Weave and Mend Festival


This annual event is organised by the Wednesday Women Weavers and is a three day weekend camp. The festival features workshops, food and acoustic music. It is community based with the initiative focused on Weaving and Mending the fabric of their society. All donations to Young People's Arts Trust Fund, established 2005.


Event Dates
2018
      5th Oct
      6th Oct
      7th Oct


74 Cecil Street
Nimbin, NSW, 2480

Located 8.4K from Koonorigan

Nimbin Show


The Nimbin Country Show had its beginnings in 1919 and is the first show in the North Coast show circuit. The show is held each year in September and is a traditional style agricultural show with horses, cattle, poultry, dog trials, arts, crafts, fruits, vegetables, and horticulture.

The Nimbin Show also demonstrates the alternate nature of the local area with displays of industrial hemp, beekeeping, and Biochar.

Enjoy the sustainable farming expo, promoting natural farming methods and building technologies, with an opportunity to sample food and wares from the Paddock to Plate Caf?.


Event Dates
2018
      29th Sep
      30th Sep


Cecil Street,
Nimbin Showgrounds
Nimbin, NSW, 2480

Located 8.6K from Koonorigan

Nimbin Farmers Market


The Nimbin Farmers' Market is held each Wednesday afternoon from 3pm. A great opportunity to buy fresh produce with very limited food miles, including bread, meat, vegetables, tofu, cheeses, and other seasonal fruit and veges. All produce is grown locally, by local farmers, for the enjoyment and health benefits of locals and visitors to the village.


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39 Cullen Street,
Green Bank Carpark
Nimbin, NSW, 2480

Located 8.8K from Koonorigan

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