Ballina's shared paths make some of the most popular activities, easily accessible for people of all ages. Visitors and residents can enjoy a leisurely cycle or stroll, exploring the river and ocean...
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Special Holiday Package: Just $80 to enjoy unlimited classes at the Ninja Play Academy Byron Bay for up to a week. Expert advice and tuition by highly trained fitness and strength professionals.
Victoria Park Nature Reserve protects one of the last surviving remnants of the original rainforest, known as the Big Scrub
Choose from pamper packages to suit your needs, giving your short-break a lasting memory. Book online or call 1800 777 666.
Our coastal lookouts offer amazing views of the Pacific Ocean and make for the perfect vantage point for watching the humpback whale migration that occurs annually from June through until October.
A pristine stretch of sandy beach from the Lennox Point Headland and the national surfing reserve including the famous right hand break - one of the top ten breaks in Australia, then to the north,...
Fancy a horse ride along a stunning stretch of beach or in the cool sub-tropical forest? book your unique experience today.
Take a scenic stroll along the Richmond River and discover Ballina's History.
There are many places in the Ballina Shire to go fishing, whether it is beach fishing, river fishing or fishing up the creeks and canals there is something for everybody.
We have been affectionately told numerous times that Ballina is the "Op Shop Capital" so if you like to search for hidden treasures, second hand goods and bargains - look no further!
Cape Byron Distillery Tour includes a welcome gin and tonic, a guided rainforest tour and a tasting of Brookie’s dry gin and slow gin. See how Brookie’s gin is distilled back at the distillery and...
"Crawford House" is both the home of the Alstonville Plateau Historical Society and a small museum. In 2003 the Society restored this Federation style property which displays household items from...
"Where the good times roll" - Ballina Tenpin Bowl have a cafe with great coffee, arcade games and glow in the dark bowling - something for the whole family!
This small village boasts a number of heritage listed timber buildings dating from the closing of the heyday of the timber industry.
Visit the Wardell jetty and the 70m boardwalk overlooking the Richmond River. This is a relaxing stroll and a great spot to wet the fishing line. It's magical at sunset when the sun dips behind the...
Enjoy a beautiful country drive along Fernleigh Road and visit the pottery studio of Brooke Clunie, famous for her distinctive pottery. Some of Brooke's work is also available for sale at the...
Come and join us and experience one of the worlds most incredible animal migrations. Whale Watching Byron Bay will take you right up to the humpback whales with the amazing Byron Bay landscape as a...
Ballina Manor is a Heritage Listed Building which dates from 1925 - Enjoy a free guided tour which are available 7 days a week between 10am and 5pm (including public holidays).
Enjoy a refreshing swim in the sparkling pool with tropical surroundings overlooking the Richmond River. If you feel up to it, try the adrenalin rush of the Giant Waterslides located within the pool...
This boutique 9 hole course is situated in the tree tops of the hinterland close to Ballina and Byron Bay. Set on the banks of Maguires Creek, amongst green rolling hills.
Skydive from up to 15,000ft directly over popular Byron Bay surf beaches and famous light house!
Eco, Scenic Ocean Adventures & Exclusive Charters from Ballina to Byron Bay and back. Discover and explore the wonders of our iconic coastline.
Capacity 20 pax
In early 1999 David Mackay Harrison, a renown bronze sculptor & artist, purchased a Foundry in Brisbane (Australia), one of two foundry's in Brisbane producing his work. Now David has moved the...
Circus Arts Play Centre is located 4 minutes from the hustle and bustle of Byron Bay and offers a range of fun and physical activities in their indoor facility.
The Ballina Fair Cinemas shows all the latest releases 7 days a week. They have both 2D and 3D cinemas for your viewing pleasure.
Order a gourmet picnic basket and start exploring the beautiful Northern Rivers. Book online or call 1800 777 666.
A Signature Seafood Platter with Wine for Two only $98. Exclusive offer. Book online or call 1800 777666.
This self guided trail describes eleven points of interest throughout the village of Lennox Head, a combination of historical sites and scenic sites.
Showcasing Australian mammals and marsupials as well as farm animals and local produce, the Macadamia Castle has been the areas most popular activity destination for over 40 years.
Birdwatching is a popular activity for locals and tourists in the Ballina Shire. With a variety of surroundings including lakes, beaches, rainforests, national parks and nature reserves, the Ballina...
Explore our rich Aboriginal heritage amongst the beauty of the Ballina coastline.
Grown in the luxurious ancient volcanic soils of Australia, experience the rich, dark, chocolate aroma and pure, sweet taste of roasted coffee.
Enjoy learning the skill of silk painting with local artist Kim Toft. Book online or call 1800 777 666.
A family owned and operated business who has been proudly supplying the local and surrounding communities with the freshest local and imported seafood for 30 years!
2009 Golden Backpack winner for best tour/activity in NSW! Mojosurf provides the Learn to Surf holiday experience of a lifetime...
Come on a learn to surf journey of a lifetime in Ballina as we set off on a half day adventure. Sit back and relax after we pick you up from your accommodation and begin the search.
Capacity 20 pax
Visit Duck Creek Macadamias farm gate and enjoy tasting some of the best macadamias and honey in the region!
Welcome to the home of the biggest and most beautiful crystals in the world. A short scenic journey into Byron’s hinterland lies a tranquil and magical sanctuary.
Enjoy the view over North Creek with natural, mornay or kilpatrick rock & pacific oysters in season. Richmond Oysters is a local business who has been supplying quality oysters to the public and...
Explore our natural assets and National Parks, watch the sun rise at Mt Warning, hike to the base of a waterfall and swim in the fresh water - full day or half day tours available
Harvest offers an abundance of fresh local produce in an atmosphere oozing country charm with a sophistication that would hold its own in any international city.
A day spa package and the ultimate indulgence! Exclusive offer. Book online or call 1800 777 666.
Located on the top of Lennox Point, Pat Morton Lookout has extensive views out to the Pacific Ocean and north stretching up Seven Mile Beach.
A small coffee outlet that roasts wholesale coffee and has extensive knowledge in the art of coffee.
Take a fresh look at fun! Discover more than 500 varieties of weird and wonderful exotic fruits. Enjoy guided tours, rides, fruit tasting and fauna park. Delicious food and great shopping, too.
Luxurious mobile massage and beauty packages - no traveling, no parking, just curl up and relax afterwards, they bring everything.
Pegasus Park Equestrian Centre and Accommodation specialises in horse riding for people of all ages and abilities, as well as offering cabin accommodation options for you and your horses.
Cape Byron Lighthouse sits on Australia’s most easterly point, a shining light over Byron Bay and is a main attraction for both the historical aspect as well as the breathtaking views.
Largely creating work formulated in imaginings and inspired by nature, Jacqueline King's work can be viewed by appointment in an intimate gallery, sitting alongside her studio workshop.
Love coffee? then don't miss a visit to this rural coffee roastery and enjoy a bottomless cup of coffee! Book online or call 1800 777 666.
Evans Head Deep Sea Fishing Charters offer a unique fishing experience in the beautiful town of Evans Head.
Working farm, farm tours, bakery, florist, produce store, coffee shop and restaurant.
Maria's work is collected both locally and overseas and she has received many awards from local shows and art exhibitions over the years.
Ballina has 32km of golden sands, sheltered coves, spectacular surfing breaks and vast open beaches.... the coastline is simply stunning.
Enjoy a stroll through the rainforest and discover stunning coastal views. Relax and take in the natural setting of your surrounds. Approximately 1.6km
Rocky Creek Dam and the Rous Water Rainforest Reserve are surrounded by the Whian Whian State Conservation Area and Nightcap National Park.
A favourite walk for many locals, this stunning coastal walk can be started at Sharpes Beach and finish roughly halfway at Boulders Beach or further along at Pat Morton Lookout.
Come on an AWARD WINNING Cruise or Guided Kayak Tour on the clear, shallow waters of the beautiful Brunswick River in the Cape Byron Marine Park.
World Heritage-listed Wollumbin National Park, formerly known as Mount Warning National Park, is a great place for a picnic or a day walk.
Spend a few hours with me and I will show you how your camera can take you on adventures, capturing incredible, and breath taking moments.
Lake Ainsworth is situated at the northern end of Pacific Parade in Lennox Head. The lake is a fresh water lagoon that is discoloured by tea tree tanins leaching from the trees that surround the...
Ballina Skate Park offers fun for the whole family with it's three bowls, many ramps and river views. Parents can sit in the shade and watch on as their kids skills improve. Each November a skate...
The Ballina and Naval Maritime Museum features extensive displays of Port of Ballina, local history, a tribute to women in the Navy, interactive displays, DVD showings, working triple expansion...
Vision Walks provide tours that help you to connect with the natural environment and explore local life. Our tours include all the best things to in the Ballina and Byron Bay area.
This trail takes you along a street lined with majestic Norfolk Island pines and dotted with delightful old cottages steeped in Ballina's Heritage. Highlight of the trail is the free historic tour...
Poliglide offers a premium instructional service in paragliding and paramotoring. Offering both tandem flights and training. This is an amazing way to experience the beauty of our region.
Thursday Plantation is both the brand for essential oil products and the original home of Tea Tree. A place where visitors are encouraged to discover the magic of natural therapies in a rainforest...
Discover the spirit of the Northern Rivers at a weekend market.There is a craft market, a car-boot market or a farmers market somewhere in the Northern Rivers, every weekend.
Frank Miles Fine Bronze Art -Frank’s bronze sculpture “Steptoe” (Pelican) can be viewed at Lance Ferris wharf at Fawcett Park on Ballina’s Richmond River.
With 29 years of knowledge and experience, Macadamia Oils of Australia consider themselves experts when it comes to every aspect of macadamia oil production.
Join in a daily small group surfing lesson right on main beach with awesome personalised service or why not try Stand Up Paddle boarding with our team on the amazing Brunswick River!
Horse riding activities are available to guests staying at the ranch (see Stay & Ride) as well as day-visitors. Guests with their own horses are welcome to bring them on holiday and experience a...
Ballina's Big Prawn is another of Australia's iconic big things. Built in 1989, the Big Prawn has undergone a makeover and was reopened in July 2013. It now has a tail! It is situated adjacent to...
Experience the thrills, sound and feel of a true ex-RAAF aircraft over some of the most beautiful coastline and countryside in all of Australia!
Treat yourselves to a regional, six course banquet with wine for two at one of the Northern Rivers best beachside restaurants!
Ballina has plenty of sheltered, quiet and calm inlets which are ideal for families and fishing. Sometimes the surf beaches and the waves can be too much for younger ones so why not explore some of...
Fresh local seafood at its best! Explore the superb taste and superior quality of our own locally produced and home grown seafood.
Creative Artisans Gallery is all original work with most of the items such as the jewellery, woodwork and silk, being "one-off" designs. The gallery aims to showcase original creations and artwork...
See the stunning Northern Rivers, its iconic coastline and lush tropical hinterland from a new perspective. Book a helicopter tour today!
Protesers Falls is a waterfall located in the World Heritage Listed Nightcap National Park and named after the Terania Creek protests which took place in the late 1970's.
Summerland House Farm is a beautiful, working Macadamia and Avocado farm set in the hills of the Alstonville Plateau.
At Old Quarter Coffee Merchants, their mission is to bring you the highest quality, specialty coffee purchased straight from the farmers who grow it.
Enjoy an intimate breakfast or lunch for two set under the pecan orchard in the picturesque Eltham Valley. Exclusive offer. Book online or call 1800 777 666.
Experience the adventure of a lifetime on a magnificent 1 hour sunrise flight over the Byron Bay Hinterland.
The Alstonville Plateau Historical Society has designed a self guided tour highlighting seventeen sites throughout the CBD of Alstonville and provides a description of each sites historical...
Tours include the full day guided Rainforest Adventure Tour through Nightcap National Park and the half day Scenic Coastal Tour along the stunning coastline.
The Ballina Visitor Information Centre stock a great range of local produce, hand made arts and crafts, postcards, local gifts, images and books. We can make up a gift hamper full of local produce...
Book an art class and start your creative journey with Christine by your side. Book online or call 1800 777 666.
Enjoy a 5 hour fishing excursion on a beautiful 4WD beach.
Minyon Falls is a plunge waterfall which descends more than 100 metres over the huge rhyolite cliffs which were once part of the Tweed Volcano. The large viewing platform is easily accessible from...
With Shaws Bay on one side and the Richmond River on the other, this easy walk will allow you to enjoy some of Ballina's most beautiful assets.
The Ballina Shire has a number of open spaces perfect for birthday parties or to simply enjoy a family game of soccer.
Indulge in the wonder of playing with clay on the potter’s wheel. Book online or call 1800 777 666.
Newrybar Merchants is a collective of some of these creative local artisans and curators of fine goods who are passionate about what they do.
The Northern Rivers Community Gallery presents a changing program of exhibitions by artists from across the Northern Rivers and beyond.
Exciting and engaging cooking classes in Lismore. Book into one of their weekly classes and feast on what's cooked!
Killen Falls is one of several waterfalls in the region and a must see location on your visit to the area. Stroll along the boardwalk, offering a viewing platform located on the top of a cliff...
Ballina SUP and Surf Hire offer quality hire equipment for you to enjoy the beautiful waterways of Ballina, Lennox Head and surrounds. The idyllic Lake Ainsworth, Shaws Bay Lake and North Creek...