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Key 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.


airtgFlying High Over Ballina

Take a joy flight in a fixed wing aircraft or buzz around in a helicopter.  Whichever, you will get a birds eye view of the fabulous coastline and the hinterland of the Northen Rivers


hinterland killen falls masterjpgKillen Falls

Killen Falls Nature Reserve is located on Killen Falls Drive, Tintenbar, New South Wales, about a 20 minute drive from Ballina.



harvestWoodfired Sunday Roast

Sun Jun 26 @ 1:00PM

The Harvest Old Bakery presents Woodfired Sunday Roast....


Forbidden Planet website Posters smaller 348x492Ballina Players - Return to the Forbidden Plant

Sun Jun 26 @ 2:00PM

Ballina Players latest production is a musical inspired by the motion picture 'Forbidden Planet'.


Sydney Weekender visits Alstonville

Sun Jun 26 @ 5:30PM

Summerland House Farm 2 small Tune into Prime 7 this Sunday at 5:30pm to watch Milke Whitney and the Sydney Weekender crew visit Alstonville's Summerland House Farm and the Alstonville Country Cottages.

Alstonville is part of the Ballina Shire's hinterland and is 14 kms up on the plateu. For more information and to plan your escape to Alstonville be watching Sunday or download the episode from our website after this episode goes to air.

School Holiday Fun

School Holiday Fun

 DSC5843Winter School Holidays
Discover a fantastic array of exciting, free and affordable activities this summer throughout Ballina Coast and Hinterland with our Winter School Holiday Activity Sheet.. It's filled with fun ideas for the entire family!

More Experiences

Bird Watching Bird Watching in Ballina Shire

The Ballina Shire is alive with exciting and diverse wildlife. Connect back with nature at one of our designated bird watching zones


Alstonville Heritage TrailAlstonville Heritage Trail

Starting at the Crawford House Museum and finishing at the Federal Hotel, this trail will introduce the historical delights of Alstonville Read More >>

Ballina Motorcycle Guide

Cover Base Ballina Motorcycle Touring Guide
 The guide for all motor cycle enthusiasts with 18 rides throughout the region which all begin and end on the Ballina Coast & Hinterland.