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...
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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.
This self guided trail describes eleven points of interest throughout the village of Lennox Head, a combination of historical sites and scenic sites.
Tours include the full day guided Rainforest Adventure Tour through Nightcap National Park and the half day Scenic Coastal Tour along the stunning coastline.
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.
The Bicycle Emporium Hire Fleet includes Town Bikes, Road Bikes, Mountain Bikes and Kids Bikes - they even have a Trailer, a tag-along and some Baby seats.
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.
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.
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.
Indulge in the wonder of playing with clay on the potter’s wheel. Book online or call 1800 777 666.
Skydive from up to 15,000ft directly over popular Byron Bay surf beaches and famous light house!
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.
The Ballina Shire has a number of open spaces perfect for birthday parties or to simply enjoy a family game of soccer.
With 29 years of knowledge and experience, Macadamia Oils of Australia consider themselves experts when it comes to every aspect of macadamia oil production.
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.
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...
Working farm, farm tours, bakery, florist, produce store, coffee shop and restaurant.
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...
World Heritage-listed Wollumbin National Park, formerly known as Mount Warning National Park, is a great place for a picnic or a day walk.
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...
Explore the meandering hinterland and coastal paths on a private cycling tour. Your guides will show you the best routes and cafes along the way, and even include drinks and snacks for each rider.
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...
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.
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...
Explore our rich Aboriginal heritage amongst the beauty of the Ballina coastline.
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.
Fancy a couples yoga class or a yoga session followed by a soothing massage? Book online or call 1800 777 666.
This small village boasts a number of heritage listed timber buildings dating from the closing of the heyday of the timber industry.
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...
Exciting and engaging cooking classes in Lismore. Book into one of their weekly classes and feast on what's cooked!
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.
Ballina Mobile Massage brings the spa experience to the client. Therese has worked in world class day spas and brings this experience and skill to the client. Treatments include Massage, Yoga,...
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...
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.
See the stunning Northern Rivers, its iconic coastline and lush tropical hinterland from a new perspective. Book a helicopter tour today!
Enjoy learning the skill of silk painting with local artist Kim Toft. Book online or call 1800 777 666.
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!
Located on the beautiful Richmond River, Odyssey Wake Surf N Ski aims to give our visitors an alluring water sports experience of enjoyment, local scenery, sublime water conditions and fun! Odyssey Wake...
Newrybar Merchants is a collective of some of these creative local artisans and curators of fine goods who are passionate about what they do.
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...
Enjoy a stroll through the rainforest and discover stunning coastal views. Relax and take in the natural setting of your surrounds. Approximately 1.6km
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...
Seven Mile Brewing Co. is a family owned and operated brewery based in Ballina, NSW's Northern Rivers.
They have a simple mission, to craft the best beer possible, no compromises. Visit them Friday,...
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...
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.
Enjoy a 5 hour fishing excursion on a beautiful 4WD beach.
Ballina has 32km of golden sands, sheltered coves, spectacular surfing breaks and vast open beaches.... the coastline is simply stunning.
Choose from pamper packages to suit your needs, giving your short-break a lasting memory. 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.
Victoria Park Nature Reserve protects one of the last surviving remnants of the original rainforest, known as the Big Scrub
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).
The Raw Food Workshops give you the opportunity to learn more about the benefits of raw food and how to incorporate more delicious nutritious raw food into your current meal options.
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!
The Ballina Fair Cinemas shows all the latest releases 7 days a week. They have both 2D and 3D cinemas for your viewing pleasure.
Visit Duck Creek Macadamias farm gate and enjoy tasting some of the best macadamias and honey in the region!
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.
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.
Fancy a horse ride along a stunning stretch of beach or in the cool sub-tropical forest? book your unique experience today.
Offering tastings and tours at their red roastery door, enjoy the aromatic smell of coffee and indulge in chocolate coated coffee beans, fresh coffee, leaf tea or drinking chocolate.
A day spa package and the ultimate indulgence! Exclusive offer. Book online or call 1800 777 666.
Book an art class and start your creative journey with Christine by your side. Book online or call 1800 777 666.
Wardell is the home of Footgolf in the Northern Rivers and is a great family friendly activity.
Summerland House Farm is a beautiful, working Macadamia and Avocado farm set in the hills of the Alstonville Plateau.
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.
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.
"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!
Eco, Scenic Ocean Adventures & Exclusive Charters from Ballina to Byron Bay and back. Discover and explore the wonders of our iconic coastline.
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...
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.
Take a scenic stroll along the Richmond River and discover Ballina's History.
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.
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...
Maria's work is collected both locally and overseas and she has received many awards from local shows and art exhibitions over the years.
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
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...
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...
Experience the adventure of a lifetime on a magnificent 1 hour sunrise flight over the Byron Bay Hinterland.
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!
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.
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...
The Northern Rivers Community Gallery presents a changing program of exhibitions by artists from across the Northern Rivers and beyond.
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.
Evans Head Deep Sea Fishing Charters offer a unique fishing experience in the beautiful town of Evans Head.
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.
Deep Sea Fishing Charters for Ballina, Evans Head, North Coast and surrounding areas.
Rocky Creek Dam and the Rous Water Rainforest Reserve are surrounded by the Whian Whian State Conservation Area and Nightcap National Park.
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...
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...
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.
Order a gourmet picnic basket and start exploring the beautiful Northern Rivers. Book online or call 1800 777 666.
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.
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,...
Treat yourselves to a regional, six course banquet with wine for two at one of the Northern Rivers best beachside restaurants!
"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...
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.
2009 Golden Backpack winner for best tour/activity in NSW! Mojosurf provides the Learn to Surf holiday experience of a lifetime...
David's studio gallery is 10 Kilometres North of Ballina just 20 minutes drive from Byron Bay. The gallery is easy to find, just off the Pacific Highway at Tintenbar at 31 Fernleigh Road. David has...
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...