Nimbin Travel Guide

  • Nimbin
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  • Nimbin
    by wise23girl
  • Nimbin
    by wise23girl

Nimbin Highlights

  • Pro
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     You Are Sure Of a "High Time" 

  • Con
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     Be careful on small narrow roads. 

  • In a nutshell
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    Dani_aus says…

     if your into natural your into Nimbin. 

Nimbin Things to Do

  • Drive the scenic Loop

    This is not the review...just follow the link to my tip written on my Lismore pages......From Lismore to Nimbin and vice versa

  • Nimbin Hotel

    We did not stay in the hotel or go inside for a drink, but it looked so good I thought I should take a photo.

  • School of Arts

    On the main street is the School of Arts established in 1904. Spend 5 minutes to browse through the local arts and crafts.

  • Drug Info Centre

    Nimbin does not shirk its social responsibility and provides a centre for people who wish to obtain advice.

  • Aboriginal Art & Culture

    Walking through the town you will see many structures, monuments, buildings etc recognising the traditional Aboriginal owners of these lands. The Aboriginals have a distinct culture which is on display at their theatre where regular performances are scheduled. Their painting is accepted world wide and there are several galleries in the town where...

  • 'Happy High Herbs" For Fresh Weed

    One of the most visited shops on main street, due to the consistent quality of product this shop has brisk trade and " never loses a customer". Browsing is invited, shoplifters will be prosecuted.

  • Walk The Main Street, Enjoy The Artwork

    Every building in the main street has been decorated, some represent the alternative lifestyle of the "hippies", others represent the local Aboriginal Community's culture. It is worth taking time to absob the meaning of the scene, cast your mind back to the "Hippy 70's", or just admire the traditional values of the Aboriginal people.

  • Nightcap National Park

    This is on the World Heritage List. My tour went to it on the way back to Byron Bay. We visited the beautiful Minyon Falls and saw cookaburra's.

  • Nimbin Museum

    This is not just a museum. It tells you about all the good stuff hennep can be used for and actually has half a VW bus in it. I reckon you'll have to be stoned or high to fully understand this museum and it's not very hard to get into that state in Nimbin. The prices of weed are much lower there than in the rest of Australia too.


Nimbin Restaurants

  • a nimbin treat

    Well here we are in the alternative capital of Australia...a town named Nimbin one of the little villages dotted through the hinterland about 30k north of Lismore.So what would you expect to find in this little cafe right in the main street? To be sure you would expect fresh organic free range eggs...home baked bread....freshly ground coffee......

  • amazing creative food

    myself and my friends have travelled extensively and can honestly say we were knocked out by the food here, my meal was one of the most delicious fresh and balanced meals i have had anywhere and is one of my fondest memories of my most recent trip to australia. very rarley do you go out with a large group of people for dinner and have every single...

  • Lental & Vege Burgers

    This cafe was in the middle of town and had a nice verandah overlooking the valley below, a fantastic view. We had a late lunch and the food was excellent, all locally produced and you could taste the difference.


Nimbin Transportation

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    by didgeridorien Written Mar 9, 2006

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    This is a tour going from Byron Bay to Nimbin and back. The tour operator plays music that goes with the landscape you're driving thru. So when the road is making a lot of twists and you're going up and downhill a lot, you get a really exciting tune. The tour operator also tells you funny stories about the stoned people he brings back from Nimbin. It's a great tour to go on.

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    • Road Trip
    • Budget Travel

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Nimbin Shopping

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    by Mikebb Updated Apr 4, 2011

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    Many of the shops along the main street retail locally made arts and crafts, locally grown products including fruit and vegetables and many other local items. It is a great way to amuse yourself for an hour or so. You can also find some excellent Aboriginal paintings by local artists.

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    • Family Travel
    • Arts and Culture
    • Seniors

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Nimbin Local Customs

  • Go to the 'Loo' in Nimbin

    Travelling around The Northern Rivers District of NSW means you will probably drink heaps of coffee and green tea...or even a beer or two if it is hot. 'Going' in the bush is frowned on these days.....I think it is illegal....well if you are caught ! please choose your spot wisely. In NSW many of the service stations have the facilities...

  • Monuments

    I do not know much about these, but they are located in a park next to the Nimbin Regional Gallery. I would think they are local works.

  • Wall Painting

    The town buildings are decorated by local artists, most following a theme from the past whether it be the recent " Hippy Communes" or the thousands of years old culture and traditions of the local Aboriginals, the traditional land owners.


Nimbin Off The Beaten Path

  • Enjoy the Countryside

    The district is surrounded by rolling hills and beautiful subtropical rainforest waiting for you to hike a trail, enjoy the animals, the clean air and beautiful sun.

  • Views Over The Valley Onto The...

    We drove through the town to the hill less than 3 minutes from town. Here we had a magnificent view over the valley onto the mist covered rainforest. On a sunny day this view would be magnificent.

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Nimbin Favorites

  • Northern Rivers Region - Map

    Hopefully the map of the Northern Rivers Region will assist you in finding where Nimbin is located. It is not far from many regional towns and for anyony travelling in this area it is worth the effort to visit this character town.Nimbin is located to the right of Kyogle on the photograph. The Culture and History.

  • Views of the bush

    Here's one of the first pix I took of our view at Robbs Farm community. It was so peaceful :o)

  • Goats are better haha

    Hey guess what,..... I just remembered that there was a goat on our first community. Her milk was actually not bad. Better than Daisy and Milo's haha.


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