Discover Ballina - Printable Guides
Plan your Ballina Coast and Hinterland escapeā€¦
Dog Friendly Ballina and Byron

Dog Friendly Ballina and Byron If you are visiting the Ballina Coast and Hinterland with your four-legged friend this handy printable guide will give you some great ideas for dog friendly activities, dining, accomodation, pet sitting and more! Download your copy of the DOG FRIENDLY GUIDE here. 

Lady exploring the markets

Lady exploring the markets

There's a craft market, a car-boot market or a farmers market, somewhere on the Northern Rivers every weekend!

Download the MARKET GUIDE to find out what market is on this weekend

Ladies enjoying lunch

This handy printable guide showcases where to go for dinner around Ballina and Lennox Head. From casual dining, riverfront locations, cocktail bars and fine dining - you are sure to find a great place to eat!

Download a copy of our RESTAURANT GUIDE

Person on the beach at Lennox Head Seven Mile Beach

Person on the beach at Lennox Head Seven Mile Beach

The Lennox Head and Ballina coastline offers 32kms of golden sands, sheltered coves, spectacular surfing breaks and vast open beaches.... the coastline is simply stunning.

Here is a handy guide to the beaches and coastline in Destination Ballina.


Lismore Lantern Parade

Planning a holiday to the Northern Rivers? Make sure to check out Annual Event Guide and why not plan around a festival or event to make the most of your getaway. 

Here is a handy printable guide that will give you an overview of monthly events and dates for the year.


Relaxing by the pool

The Ballina Coast & Hinterland has accommodation to suit every budget from luxury self-contained apartments to motels and holiday parks. Find out where to find pet friendly accommodation plus more...

Local events in the region

Historical photo by the beach

Our community is warm and welcoming and the lifestyle is laid-back. Here we showcase a selection of social clubs and activities. There is something for everyone!

There is so much on offer in the Ballina Coast & Hinterland, download our printable guide for a list of local COMMUNITY ORGANISATIONS

Fishing at Lennox Head

The Richmond River from Burns Point to the tips of the sea walls, including North Creek and Emigrant Creek, comprise around 12 square kilometres of recreational fishing.

For more information on fishing around Ballina, download a copy of our BALLINA FISHING GUIDE

Walking bikes along breakwall

Experience the Richmond River, Ballina's creeks, lakes, pristine beaches and coastal headlands by bike, scooter or on foot.

Download a copy of the Ballina Pathways Map and enjoy the cycleways and shared paths of the Ballina Shire. 

Printable Guide for Local Produce and Food Trails

From fresh local seafood to home grown coffee, rainforest foods, fresh produce and macadamias - the Ballina Coast & Hinterland is heaven for lovers of quality, fresh produce and unique artisan products.

Explore our region's finest produce and download a copy of our LOCAL PRODUCE AND FOOD TRAILS GUIDE

Transport Services

Need to get somewhere but have no car? There are a range of different transport options to get you where you need to go - from taxi services, car hire, local bus services, coaches and airport shuttles.

View the TRANSPORT SERVICES GUIDE to find your best transport method.

An exhibition at the Northern Rivers Community Gallery

Ballina Coast & Hinterland is a treat for culture buffs, with museums, heritage trails and galleries to illuminate and inspire.

Start your journey today and download a copy of the MUSEUMS, ANTIQUES, GALLERIES AND HERITAGE TRAILS GUIDE

Historic Ballina Waterfront signage on trail

Take a scenic stroll along the Richmond River and discover Ballina's history. The Richmond River is a dominant feature in the local natural landscape and makes for a beautiful and leisurely stroll while taking in some of the points of interest. 


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