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Lovely place for a stroll, picnic or a quiet sit

Reclaimed land from waste facility, specialising in plants from 200km range, mostly developed by... read more

Reviewed 8 July 2017
Lismore, Australia
Wonderful community project

Located on the southern outskirts of Lismore, I would say it is a great asset to city of Lismore... read more

Reviewed 13 October 2016
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Suggested duration: 1-2 hours
313 Wyrallah Rd, Lismore, New South Wales 2480, Australia
+61 2 6629 1435
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Reviewed 26 November 2017

I'm in a small bush regeneration group myself so was mighty impressed by what I saw at the Lismore Botanic Gardens, where most of the work has been done by volunteers in reclaiming an area of wasteland and converting into a series of thriving rainforest...More

Thank JElliot32
Reviewed 24 August 2017

This forest is described as a botanic garden, but it's more like a rainforest. It's build on the site of an old rubbish tip. You can easily spend several hours wandering in the forest, which is divided into two sections. Paths and other features are...More

Thank Jeffry B
Reviewed 8 July 2017

Reclaimed land from waste facility, specialising in plants from 200km range, mostly developed by volunteers. Open every day that the adjoining waste facility is open and free to enter. Pick up a brochure, look for koala and walk to the labyrinth through the hoop pine...More

1  Thank jennydowell
Reviewed 23 January 2017

a real shame that it is located here. right next to the land fill recycle facility and overlooking the sewer plant. I understand what they tried to do here but it is an embarrassment when compared to other rural cities.

Thank Kevin C
Reviewed 13 October 2016

Located on the southern outskirts of Lismore, I would say it is a great asset to city of Lismore. The space takes up almost four hectares of subtropical and riverine rainforest species. Open to the public - you can get self guided walk maps in...More

2  Thank KarolaRS
Reviewed 11 October 2016

The Lismore Botanic Gardens are pretty unique. They host a very comprehensive collection of the rainforest plants from the Northern Rivers and SE Queensland - the only place where you can see so many rainforest trees and groundcovers growing in a beautiful natural setting. The...More

1  Thank Peter G
Reviewed 5 September 2016

very cute...next to the rubbish tip but once you walk around it the smell dos not bother...still growing with new plants from the region

1  Thank Renee H
Reviewed 11 August 2016

next to tip unpleasant and if wind is wrong it can stink not well looked after long grass which can hide lots of nasty's ,ie snake as is so closed to rodent infested rubbish tip

Thank iafmpw
Reviewed 31 July 2016

It really smells bad next the septic system Hmmmmmm love the sweet smell of human waste not!!! Who in their right mind, would build it next to septic holding tanks no one can enjoy cause it smell so bad!!! was their for less than 5...More

1  Thank Echo 1
Reviewed 25 May 2016

Difficult to find. Not well sign posted. Looks to be unfunded. Suffers from being next door to the refuse station.

Thank RayS1384
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