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Humidity: 69%

Wind: 19.31 km/h

  • 26 Oct 2014

    Sunny/Wind 28°C 19°C

  • 27 Oct 2014

    Mostly Sunny 32°C 20°C

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Key Experiences

Wardell WalkaboutExplore Wardell Walkabout

On 26 August 1828 Captain Henry Rous anchored the naval frigate HMS Rainbow at the mouth of the Richmond River which was named after the Duke of Richmond.


Norton StreetNorton Street Heritage Trail

In 1887, a travelling correspondent wrote, "on the north side of Ballina runs a broad straight road, at the corner of which is a little post office Read More >>

cuisine masterjpg__061Eating Out in Ballina Shire

Ballina is renowned for its fabulous fresh seafood, so you will find an abundance of eateries featuring the very best of the catch.



Rainbow2014homepageRainbow Ride Cycle Challenge

Sun Oct 26 @12:00AM

This event offers something for recreational sport riders through to elites.  Solo and 2, 3, 5 or 8 person team categories with lots of spot prizes.  60km, 100km and 160km events.

Each event includes police and moto escort, aid stations, mobile tech support, rider timing plus an expo and entertainment at the finish.

Up to $10,000 in spot prizes, gourmet organic lunch, free tube, energy bar and KOM awards.  ENTRIES CLOSE 20th October.


Our Region On TV

Sydney Weekender - Winter 2014

Cover Shot Sydney Weekender

Sydney Weekender visits Ballina Coast & Hinterland... watch the episode here

More Experiences

boat in richmond riverHire a Boat on the Richmond River

Have a relaxing fun day fishing in a Tinnie, or get some friends together and hire a barbecue boat for a great day picnicking, fishing and swimming.


Jingi wahlaJingi Wahla Reconciliation Tunnel Murals

The mural was designed and painted in 2004 by Bundjalung artist Susan Anderson, Vivienne Simpson, Priscilla Sutor and Steven Sutor.