We welcome visitors to Djanbung Gardens during OPEN HOURS
Wed and Sat, 10am-4pm (shop, enquiries, self-guide tours) Other times by appointment. – We are closed Sun, Mon & Tue, Thu and Fri
Come and explore the gardens and living permaculture systems, find out about our courses and workshops, and discover the excellent books and resources we have for sale.
Events – Check our program of upcoming weekend events such as workshops, open days and entertainment.
SELF-GUIDE Tour with interpretive map are available during open hours (recommended donation $5/$3). Please register at the main building and receive a beautiful coloured map of the gardens to find your way around.
FULL GUIDED Tour Available for individuals, small groups and large groups. Prior booking is essential
GROUP TOURS and VISITS
We regularly host visits of school, university and special interest groups by special arrangement.
Options include guided tours (short or full tour), plus a short talk or workshop, and we offer special rates for group catering (m/a teas, refreshments and light lunches) featuring garden and local produce, local coffee and regional specialities.
Group visit and tour programs can be arranged for a short visit, half or full-day program. We also coordinate special extended permaculture and sustainability study tour programs of 2-8 days duration visiting some of the best permaculture and sustainable projects and farms in the Northern Rivers.
Group tours and visits must be made by prior arrangement. Please contact us for more information and to make your booking.
VOLUNTEERING & INTERNSHIPS: we offer limited placements for volunteers and internships. Please click here for further details about options.
LOCATION: Djanbung Gardens is conveniently located right on the edge of Nimbin village, just a 10 minute walk from the main street. Nimbin is just 1 hour’s drive away from Byron Bay/Ballina, 30 minutes from Lismore and 75 minutes from the Gold Coast, where there are domestic airports and intercity coach and rail connections. Daily local and shuttle buses between Nimbin, Byron and Lismore. Pick up from Lismore by prior arrangement ($50). Nearest international airports are Brisbane and Gold Coast.
ADDRESS: Djanbung Gardens, 74 Cecil St, Nimbin NSW.
DIRECTIONS: Cecil Street turns off the southern end of Nimbin’s main street at the Hospital. We are approx 700m from the main street, 300+m past the Nimbin Showground. Djanbung is on the corner of Cecil St and Neem Rd. Roadside parking on Cecil St or turn left into Neem Rd and first driveway on the left into our visitors carpark. Please come to the main building before exploring the gardens.
DOGS: most of this property is a cat and dog free zone. We cherish our wildlife and have livestock. Please check with us regarding where to leave your dog while you are exploring the gardens. On Repair Cafe days, Cafe customers may have their dog on a lead in the outdoor cafe eating area only. We do not permit dogs to be walked around the gardens and farm areas, guide dogs only excepted.
CHILDREN: We welcome families, however children must be under adult supervision at all times. There are numerous open water bodies and the wildlife here includes poisonous snakes, spiders and other creatures that might attack (e.g. goannas), also livestock can get nervous with children and act unpredictably. We have a delightful children’s space in the cafe area with kids seating, bamboo cubby house, sandpit etc.