Adventure Activities

Wilderness Adventures offers an exciting range of adventures, suitable for anyone from novice to expert. More than just tours, we take you deep into wild places to experience nature up close. We visit stunning World Heritage Listed Rainforests, as well as other beautiful ecosystems.

Expert Guides: Our team of guides, based in the Northern Rivers, know the area well, and would be delighted to tailor our private adventures to your groups needs. Safety is our highest priority and our guides are highly experienced and qualified. We hold public liability insurance and other relevant insurance coverage.

No hidden costs: Our rates are all inclusive. Everything you need for the activity is included and we’ll adjust the adventure to suit you. Our rates include tasty nutritious food, all necessary equipment, licenses, land manager fees, and everything else you need for a fun adventure.

We can meet you at the venue, or as a courtesy, our guides will happily provide a free pickup from your accommodation in Lismore, Byron Bay, Ballina, Evans Head, Mullumbimby, Uki, Kyogle, Casino, Tweed Heads, Murwillumbah and other Northern Rivers villages.

Where we operate: Our adventures run in stunning Conservation Areas, Reserves and National Parks in the Byron Bay Hinterland and along the North Coast of NSW. These are only a short journey from Ballina/Byron, Lismore and Gold Coast Airports.

We also offer a small selection of adventures in other parts of NSW, along the coast and Great Dividing Range.

Check out some of our favorite Northern Rivers adventures below.

Abseiling / Rappelling


Experience the thrill of descending sheer cliffs, in a stunning landscapes with our exciting abseiling adventure tour! You’ll learn the ropes of this exciting sport in a fun and supportive environment. The tour can take you down a dry cliff or a waterfall (if you choose).

Whether you’re a beginner or an experienced adventurer, our guides will adjust the adventure so you get the perfect mix of adrenaline and stunning natural scenery. Join us for an unforgettable adventure that will leave you with memories to last a lifetime! Suitable for everyone from novice to experienced.

Adventurous Bushwalking (Off Track Adventures)

Adventurous Bushwalking Tour
Off Track Bushwalking Adventure Experience

If you like canyoning, abseiling and rock-climbing then you’ll love our adventurous off track bushwalks. These adventures go way beyond the tourist sites, and head deep into valleys and gorges of Nightcap, Boarder Ranges and Mount Jerusalem National Parks.

You’ll descend cliff faces into the valley, stop for a swim at a waterfall, scramble through cliff lines to return the the scenic rim of the valley from where you came. These trips are not for people lacking fitness or a sense of adventure. These are thrilling experiences perfect for those who want to get deep into the rainforest and experiences the World Heritage values of the Northern Rivers National Parks up close.

Canyoning & Gorge Walking

Canyoning Adventure Tour

Canyoning is the ultimate adventure sport. It often includes swimming, abseiling, rock scrambling and bushwalking in stunning valleys and narrow gorges. If you’ve been canyoning in the Blue Mountains, and would like to experiences canyons with big waterfalls and open towering rainforest then look now further than our exciting Northern Rivers canyoning adventures. Experiences are available for everyone from novice to expert.

Guided Bushwalking / Hiking

Nightcap & Minyon Falls Bushwalking Tour
Bushwalking Trail Northern Rivers

If you’re keen to explore the stunning walking tracks of the of the Byron Bay Hinterland and learn more about the Gondwana Rainforest, World Heritage National Parks, our guides are just the people to take you. You’ll walk stunning tracks, peer off expansive lookouts and take in beautiful waterfalls and forest. We have full and half day walks to suit all ages and fitness levels.

Waterfall Adventures

Wild Swimming Lismore Northern Rivers
Waterjumps & Waterfalls

Embark on an unforgettable Wild Waterfalls Adventure Tour, exploring the most picturesque waterfalls of the Northern Coast Hinterland. Our experienced local guides are well-known for sharing the most stunning waterfalls, where few people visit, ensuring you can bask in the tranquility of nature and marvel at its beauty.

Whether you seek a stunning backdrop for relaxation, a picturesque photo for your social media, or the exhilaration of jumping into a deep rock pool, our guides know just the spot.

This adventure often visits locations in Whian Whian State Conservation Area, Nightcap National Park, Border Ranges National Park and Mount Jerusalem National Park, amongst other stunning locations. We go where no other adventure tour operators go, so you get deep into nature and miles away from the crowds.

Wild Swimming Adventures

Wild Swimming Adventure

A wild swimming adventure is a fun and relaxing way to take in some of the Byron Bay Hinterlands finest waterways and waterfalls. You’ll swim beside waterfalls and in deep waterholes within the World Heritage Rainforest, where few visitors ever venture. Our guides will tailor the experience to your needs.


Lilo Tour Northern Rivers
Liloing, Lismore, Northern NSW

Join us for a fun floating adventure. Relax on an air mattress as you float down a beautiful creek, exploring nature as you go. The adventure kicks off with a short walk to the waterway, from here you’ll float and paddle downstream beside tall trees and through rocky rapids. The sights are stunning and wildlife if often abundant. Keep your eyes peeled for the platypus as you go! At the end you’ll enjoy lunch on a sunny rock, before a pretty bushwalk through the forest to the pickup point.

More Adventures

Wilderness Adventures has more adventures for you to enjoy. We’re also keen to tailor experiences to meet the needs of your group. Contact us form more information.