beaches & waterways
The Ballina Coast & Hinterland is a playgound for beach lovers, surfers, boaties, anglers and eco-adventurers. Whether you're a toddler dipping your toes in for the first time, or a world-renowned surfer, prefer waves or the calm bays or lakes, our shire has over 32 kilometres of coastline to choose from, making it easy to find the ideal swimming spot.
There are calm sandy beaches and shoals on the banks of the Richmond River, rising swells prefect for catching waves, or bays ideal for kayaking and stand up paddle boarding. Whatever your preference - we can recommend your ideal location.