Surrounded by 32 kilometres of pristine white sand beaches and shimmering clear waterways, the island town of Ballina is a nature lover’s amusement park. Located at the mouth of the historic Richmond River, Ballina offers something for everyone: boat cruises on the river, opportunities to canoe into the untouched North Creek wetlands, and four-wheeler adventure tours into the bush. Absorb Ballina’s gorgeous coastline from kilometres of paved cycleways, or time your trip to view the annual humpback whale migration from Skennars Head or the lighthouse. For anglers, there is the renowned Flat Rock or Angels Beach, and if you wet line at Ballina’s North or South Walls, be prepared for a feast.
The perfect mixture of a secluded seaside getaway and lively resort town, Ballina is the heart and soul of the shire. The open streets that cross the town are brimming with cafés and restaurants offering the legendary local seafood. Also impossible to miss are the classic country pubs.
In addition, Ballina boasts numerous museums, theatres, galleries and expos showcasing the region’s history, culture and creativity of the area’s many artists. This is the perfect place to find holiday family fun and satisfy your shopping itch at funky boutiques and name-brand stores. Find a range of great Ballina Accommodation on ‘Book it Now’