"Nimbin- the alternate lifestyle capital." Top 5 Page for this destination Nimbin by Dani_aus

Nimbin Travel Guide: 35 reviews and 68 photos

Nimbin is a place i visit quite often as my company does bus tours to here, i like it so much that even if i am not working (doing the tour) i like to tag along for the ride.
The atmosphere in this little town is quite amazing, the people are the friendliest i have ever met, and the whole comunity alwayse help eachother out.
Once a year Nimbin holds a festival, called the 'Mardi GraSS' which from my understanding started from people rallying against the law to make marijuana legal, however it has now become a time where a lot of people get togeather to not only rally but to celebrate and dance and sing and basically party. The mardi grass also holds australia's Hemp Olympics, which is a lot of fun, and is basically marijuana related sporting events. eg: joint roling competitions.
Even for people that dont use marijuana, i have found nimbin to be a great place to visit and to get away from the busy lifestyles of Brisbane or the Gold coast.

Oh and the pizza shop has the best pizza's i have had ever!

Some of the really friendly locals, singing outside the nimbin cafe.

Pros and Cons
  • Pros:People are friendly, happy, nice.
  • Cons:to drive from brisbane it is 2.5 hours
  • In a nutshell:if your into natural your into Nimbin.
  • Last visit to Nimbin: May 2003
  • Intro Updated May 9, 2016
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  • victorwkf's Profile Photo
    Apr 13, 2005 at 7:09 AM

    I was in Nimbin for a few days in 1996 and enjoyed the experience ! Thanks for bringing back the good memories :)

  • aussiedoug's Profile Photo
    Feb 22, 2004 at 3:53 AM

    Haven't been to Nimbin since I was at teacher's college at Lismore too many years ago. thanks Danielle for bringing back some memories!

  • aussirose's Profile Photo
    Nov 21, 2003 at 3:22 AM

    Hi Danielle, Brings back fond memories :o) We lived there for a while, when we dropped outta society. Ann :o)

  • CandS's Profile Photo
    Sep 20, 2003 at 6:15 PM

    Haha...sounds like an interesting place... ;)

  • Kristina1701's Profile Photo
    May 31, 2003 at 3:15 AM

    nice start, must be an interesting place to visit!

  • kiwi's Profile Photo
    May 30, 2003 at 8:32 PM

    This is a very original page, and I love the photo of the 3 guys around the table!!!

  • craic's Profile Photo
    May 17, 2003 at 10:24 AM

    It i a cute town. But the one time I was there the streets were just filthy. Must have arrrived the day before clean up day.


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