With so much to see and do at PRIMEX, plan your visit to ensure you don’t miss out. Make an occasion of it and stay nearby. There are plenty of accommodation options in the region and you’ll experience great local hospitality.

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Northern Rivers (NSW) Accommodation

An impressive range of accommodation is available on the website. You’ll find options in New South Wales to suit various budgets, from camping and caravan parks to holiday parks, classic country pubs, farm stays, heritage guesthouses, beachside hotels, resorts, spa retreats and much more.

Discover Richmond Valley Accommodation

Welcome to the Richmond Valley. Whether it’s a drive down our picturesque country roads, a family stroll through World Heritage-listed national parks, a day at the beach, or at one of our community festivals, fairs or events, we hope your experience will be memorable and will encourage you to come back and visit us again.

Kyogle .... Are You Up For It?

In Kyogle you can find everything from untamed wilderness to new friends in our charming towns and villages. Immerse yourself in wide open spaces, pristine rainforests and dream like views. A wonderful traditional, country town where locals will greet you with a smile and a yarn if you have time!

Win A Scenic Helicopter Flight at Primex 2024 - to enter click the link below

Discover Ballina

The Ballina Coast and Hinterland is home to 32km of pristine coastline, lush subtropical rainforests, diverse wildlife, quaint hinterland towns, stunning waterfalls and world class surf breaks. With a laid back coastal lifestyle, unique cultural heritage and plenty of opportunities to experience fresh local produce the region is the perfect place to play, stay, eat and explore.

Visit Lismore

The community of Lismore, Nimbin and its villages invite you to visit and enjoy the many treasures that are new, now open and have returned to this special part of the World, tucked away in the hills of northern NSW. Lismore and surrounds is renowned for alternative living, World Heritage national parks, extraordinary artists, gourmet produce, lively markets and festival events. It's the dynamic and creative hub of the Northern Rivers, with a mix of quirky, cosmopolitan shops and fabulous food. You'll also find entertainment with live music, comedy, theatre, performance, film and great parklands for kids to play. Please check out the What's On Calendar for a diverse range fun and entertainment for whole family!

Visit Nimbin

Nimbin is known all over the World as Australia’s alternative lifestyle capital. Don’t miss the Aquarius Festival, celebrating 50 years from 12 – 21 May 2023, where everyone is welcome to come together, to contribute and celebrate the spirit of Aquarius. There will be ten themed days offering exhibitions, workshops, performance, music, dance, food and much more. See What’s On for further details.


From public parks to private land, Hipcamp provides a comprehensive guide to unique accommodation and outdoor stays. Explore accommodation options available throughout the Northern Rivers region.

Ramada Hotel & Suites by Wyndham Ballina Byron

Ramada Hotel & Suites by Wyndham Ballina Byron is ideally located right on the Richmond River offering superb view and a choice of hotel spa rooms and 1 or 2 bedroom dual key apartments.

From $225 per night for a Hotel Spa Room plus a free Sofa Bed with all Suite bookings. Primex Special Offer call Reservations 02 6618 1000 and quote booking reference code 476213

Please call to access this offer, code cannot be used to book online. Bookings subject to availability, not available in conjunction with any other discounts.

Contained in Nimbin Accommodation

Contained in Nimbin Accommodation offers two private, award-winning and fully self-contained cottages that are located just a short two minute drive to the historic and unique village of Nimbin. The eco-accredited and sustainably certified cottages are situated on a ten-acre self sufficient permaculture farm. Guests are welcome to wander through a 500 tree poly-culture orchard or spend some time fossicking and swimming in the Goolmangar Creek. Each cottage has handcrafted furniture, queen sized beds, free WiFi, hardwood decks with BBQs and sleeps two guests.

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Big4 Casino Holiday Park

A hidden gem of the Richmond Valley in Northern NSW. Uniquely located on the grounds of an old airport, with a wide range of accommodation such as self-contained cabins and villas, as well as powered, unpowered, ensuite and drive thru sites for larger vehicles.

Holiday Management Co.

Holiday Management Co has been established to offer a tailored, boutique holiday management service for resort units and houses in Northern NSW.

20% discount for all Primex Field Days guests to stay at Holiday Management Co, which offers private apartments in Kingscliff, NSW.

Use Code PRIMEX on the website for 20% off

Cape Byron Distillary

Located in the hinterland of Byron Bay on a 95 acre macadamia farm and 30-year-old regenerated sub-tropical rainforest, Cape Byron Distillery is home to the highly awarded Brookie's Gin range.

Recently awarded as the 2020 ’Sustainable Distillery of the Year,’ their passion for rainforest regeneration and minimising impact on the environment is at the core of everything they do.

Distillery Tours include Brookie's G&T on arrival, Brookie's Gin tasting board & guided rainforest tour. $40pp

Mount Warning Tours

Mount Warning Tours provides amazing experiences to naturally beautiful places in the Tweed Valley & Beyond. Experience fabulous scenery, taste delicious local Tweed Valley food and enjoy hand-crafted beverages from locally sourced ingredients, on all of our unique cruises and tours. Explore the Tweed from paddock to plate, and from rainforest to coast, with the multi-award winning Mount Warning Tours.

The Farm Byron Bay

The Farm is principally a working farm, home to a collection of independent businesses sharing in a common goal; Grow, Feed, Educate and Give Back.

Use code PRIMEX50 to receive 50% off your Icon’s of The Farm Guided Tour.

* Discount code PRIMEX50. Discount exclusively for Primex ticket holders.

Invercauld House

Invercauld House is set in a tranquil 2.1 hectares of lush tree scape gardens in the beautiful Northern Rivers, close to airports and the Lismore CBD. The facility provides every comfort for your needs, with 29 accommodation suites and comprehensive facilities at your disposal for training, retreats, business events, promotion, conferencing, weddings and other social functions.

For guests attending Primex, we have great offers on our accommodation and facilities.

*Bookings must be made through the online booking form our link provided. Enquiries can be made 02 66241 881 Mon - Fri 8am-5pm

Ripples On The Creek

Ripples on the Creek offers a distinctive blend of luxury creekside cabin accommodation amid a picturesque rural backdrop; perfect for a romantic country getaway. All cabins feature a private outdoor spa, gas log fire, king size bed, well-equipped kitchenette, bathroom, a separate lounge/dining area, a Weber BBQ and a spacious deck with views of either the creek and/or surrounding countryside. Set at the foothills of the Border Ranges National Park, Ripples on the Creek is just two hours south of Brisbane, and 20 minutes north of the local township of Kyogle - known as the ‘Gateway to the Rainforests’.

Tropical Fruit World

Growing over 500 varieties of tropical fruits from around the world, visitors can taste, smell and touch rare exotic fruits such as the chocolate pudding fruit, chewing gum tree and lemon meringue fruit. Come aboard the Plantation Safari for a guided tour of the farm, explore Treasure Island, and adventure on to the Tractor Train, Jungle River Cruise and Fauna Park. Open daily from 10am until 4pm.

Half price on individual tickets for Primex attendees. Discount code PRIMEX19

Not valid with any other offer.

Table Under A Tree

Table offers gourmet meal pods and personalised farm tours. We love food – and the farmers behind it – and we know time is precious when you’re away from home so make it easy for you to experience the premium food of the Northern Rivers.

All Primex supporters will receive 10% off meal pods and farm tours when they book online. Simply enter PRIMEX at checkout.

Simply enter PRIMEX at checkout. For deliveries outside our usual areas, please contact [email protected] to make arrangements so we can make sure to help you enjoy your visit to the region

Byron Bay Eco Cruises & Kayaks

A locally owned multi award winning business based on the Brunswick River offering relaxing, informative and fun Morning Tea and Sunset Tapas river cruises

Blue Bay Whale Watching

The region’s most popular whale watching tours on board the only dry and comfortable whale watching boat in the Cape Byron Marine Park. Departing daily from Brunswick Heads

For Terms & Conditions and for all enquiries, please visit our website or call us on 1800 858 155

Lord Byron Distillery - Byron Bay

Lord Byron Distillery is a family owned carbon neutral, zero waste micro-distillery located in Byron Bay. Our range of drinks are handmade from ingredients sourced from our family farm and other local growers. All our drinks are free from artificial flavours, colours and preservatives. We love what we do and who we do it with.

Drop by our cellar door for tastings and a FREE tour

See website for hours and to book your spot at our Gin Making or Cocktail Masterclass.

Behind The Barrel

Behind the Barrel was created to help bring people together in seeing some of the best breweries and distilleries in the northern rivers. You’ll be given insights on how the Brewers and distillers make their products as well as sampling many of their amazing beers and spirits.

Select from Full day and Half day tours or custom group tour

Ballina Beach Village

Welcome to Ballina’s favourite family and pet-friendly holiday park; just 1.5 hours from the Gold Coast. We are a relaxing wilderness location with powered & unpowered sites, and cabins, set on 18 acres with access to South Ballina’s 4WD Beach

Quote PRIMEX to receive a 10% discount off all accommodation, plus complimentary cocktail or coffee on arrival

Ballina Beach Resort

Take some time during your visit to enjoy the sand & sea at the Quality Hotel Ballina Beach Resort.

Extra Special rates for all Primex visitors and exhibitors when you book direct

*When booking enter discount code: Primex. Available via online bookings at website – subject to availability.

Northern Rivers Food

The annual Harvest Festival is all about connecting people with real food. With events from 24 April - 5 May including our Opening Event at Husk Farm Distillery, the inaugural Harvest Autumn Fair at North Byron Parklands, the return of the Harvest Trail - plus tours, workshops, cooking classes, breakfasts, lunches and dinners!

Sunshine Sugar

Sunshine Sugar is a partnership between the grower-owned NSW Sugar Milling Co-operative and the Australian family-owned business, Manildra Group; and is the only 100% Australian owned producer of raw and refined sugar products. Sugar production has been a major industry in the region for over 150 years, with the Harwood Mill being the longest running sugar mill in Australia, having commenced operation in 1874.

Tour of Harwood Mill and Refinery. On the last Friday of each month during the crushing season (June – November), the Harwood Sugar Mill and Refinery runs a factory tour for interested visitors.

*Due to Work Health and Safety regulations, we are restricted to 10 people per tour. Bookings essential.

Elements Of Byron

Step inside Byron Bay's award-winning resort. Luxury accommodation and world-class facilities hosting unforgettable experiences.

30% discount off nightly rates for Primex attendees

*Subject to availability, pricing based on ‘whatever is left to sell at the time of enquiry’. Only bookable via property website using the above link. Available for Primex attendees only.

North Star Holiday Resort

Family Resort, located in Hastings Point on the beautiful Tweed Coast, just 30 minutes South of Gold Coast Airport and 30 minutes North of Byron Bay.

Book 3 or more nights in any style of cabin & receive FREE daily BUFFET BREAKFAST

See website for full details – terms and conditions apply

Sundive Byron Bay

Come Scuba Diving or Snorkelling with turtles, sharks and thousands of fish at Julian Rocks, one of the top dive sites in the world, 10 minutes by boat from Byron.

Yamba & Grafton Farmers Markets

Yamba and Grafton weekly farmers and producers markets are the Clarence Valley's only two traditional farmers markets tapping into those consumers who want to shop and support their local farmers while making the world a better place. The Yamba market operates from 7am on Wednesdays while the Grafton twilight market reflects a vintage feel and are held on Thursdays from 3.30pm. Each market features a diverse range of stall holders who have a variety of grass fed, pastured, hand raised or hand made produce with all the food groups represented.

Aranyani Bison Adventure Tourist Park

Aranyani Bison Adventure Tourist Park is set on 1180 acres in the beautiful Bungawalbin catchment at Myrtle Creek, NSW. Aranyani is a working American Bison ranch offering visitors one of Australia’s unique experiences.

Wilsons' Robotic Dairy

We offer tours of our dairy including information on how it works, how the cows adapt and how we came to be at “The Risk”

Tour prices are $12.50 per person ( school children $7) Min charge $50.00. Booking are by arrangement – ring 0428364254 or 0418799329

Booking are by arrangement – ring 0428364254 or 0418799329

NCMC Casino Beef Week

Make your way to Casino, NSW, for Casino Beef Week, an annual celebration of this iconic Australian industry and the rural way of life. Taking place from 18 to 28 May, the Festival provides a program of entertainment, education and an authentic country experience for the whole family. For the industry, the seminars, cattle sales and beef competitions provide opportunities to network, exchange knowledge, and learn about the latest industry developments.

The Big Banana Fun Park

The Big Banana Fun Park is the BIGGEST and BEST Fun Park on the Northern NSW coast. It's a full day of fun for the entire family, boasting 9 attractions.

Subject to Terms & Conditions

Go Fish Australia

Go Fish offers local, guided fishing on the beach or in the rivers and streams of the Northern Rivers. We ensure each fishing experience is delivered with the ultimate personalised service with private fishing guides, gourmet food and beverage and an incredible selection of experiences to choose from.

Byron Bay Rainforest Fishing in Kayaks (helicopter or vehicle transfers). Beach fishing with private guide (dawn or dusk) - Replace Gold Coast with Ballina/Byron

Confirmed bookings inside 30 days prior to travel must be paid for in full to hold the booking. A 50% cancellation fee will apply for any bookings cancelled inside 30 days of travel. A 100% cancellation fee will apply for cancellations made within 14 days prior to travel. Go Fish will issue a 100% refund if a vessel or helicopter is unable to travel due to strong winds or severe weather conditions. Note this does not include rain.

Summerland House Farm

Summerland House Farm is a beautiful, working macadamia and avocado farm in Alstonville, featuring a café, nursery, grocer & farm tours. Summerland House Farm is a ‘must do’ experience!

Farm tractor tour - $5 per person. Mini golf - $5 per person

* Café, grocer & nursery open 9am to 4pm. Tractor tour 11am, 12pm, 1pm & 2pm ($5pp). Mini golf 9am to 3pm ($5pp).

Casino Miniature Railway & Museum

Come on board & enjoy a train trip through the wetlands, look out for Fauna & Flora whilst you travel around the perimeters of the Golf course

Visit our Museum which is included in the train trip. $5.00 per person (approx 30 to 40 min trip )

*Enclosed footwear required to be worn. Open every Sunday 10am to 4.00pm. Group bookings taken out of these hours. Phone: 0472 638 044

Hertz Northern Rivers

Getting from A to B can be complicated. Hertz Northern Rivers has 9 locations across the Northern Rivers. Taking the worry out of your transport options. Open 7 days. Phone 6621 8855.

20% discount on all Hertz Fleet for Primex. Enter discount code PC Code (PC111440)

* Rental agreement as per Hertz Terms and Conditions.

Santcus Brewing Co

A love for the Clarence Valley, spontaneous travel, old friends and the nectar of the Gods all walk into a bar. What comes out? Well, Sanctus Brewing Company of course! Such is the serendipitous nature of our creation that to go into it all here would spoil the fun of coming in and visiting our Brewery and seeing it all for yourself.

At Sanctus Brewing Co we call God’s Country home. The Clarence Valley truly is a case of love at first sight, so when you sample some of our holy water, our nectar, our amber ale, our gift from the Gods, it truly will be a case of love at first taste.

Byron Bay Brewery

We produce great beers, mouth-watering food and we are the home to some of Byron’s best entertainment. Beer. Burgers and Bands is what we do best.

Free Brewery Tour every Sat/Sun, 2pm. That’s right FREE!

* Bookings essential, please call (02) 66396100

Stone & Wood Brewing

Were you thinking about dropping into our brewery in Byron? You’ve caught us in an exciting time of change! We’ve moved around the corner to our new brewery on Centennial Circuit, come and enjoy a beer, we’re happy to offer you 50% discount on tasting room tours!

50% discount on tasting room tours

*For any inquiries about the new Tasting Room, tours, or private bookings, please book online or call 0429 060 262

Lismore Regional Gallery

The 2018 Archibald Prize, showing from 18 April to 16 June 2019. Awarded to the best painting of a notable Australian, the Archibald Prize is a who’s who of Australian culture, from politicians to celebrities and from sporting heroes to artists.

Image Credit: Archibald Prize 2018 finalist Jonathan Dalton, 'Abdul' oil on linen 141 x 171 cm © the artist. Photo: AGNSW, Felicity Jenkins

Tweed Coast Holidays.com

Tweed Coast Holidays.com ® - Find great rates and no booking fees on Tweed Coast holiday accommodation to suit travellers on any budget. Choose from modern self-contained apartments, relaxing resorts or one of our beautiful holiday homes.

This beautiful Tweed Coast region includes Kingscliff, Casuarina, Salt, Cabarita, Pottsville which are all located just 20 minute drive south of the Gold Coast Airport and 30 minute drive north from Byron Bay.

Book over the phone on 02 66 77 6006 and claim your 10% OFF for the NORCO PRIMEX weekend!

The Macadamia Castle & Animal Park

The Macadamia Castle has been the Northern Rivers most popular activity destination for over 40 years. Our Animal Park, Café, Nut Bar, Fine Food section and Retail store provide a full days entertainment and education.

Group Offer: Includes feedbags and a keeper visit for $18 per adult and $15 per child. Add morning tea for $15 or lunch for $25

*Valid for groups of 15 or more. Must be booked in advance to [email protected]