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  1. Aboriginal Cultural Ways

    Aboriginal Cultural Ways is located on the Coastal Recreational Path at Angels Beach, East Ballina stretching north along the coastline to Sharpes Beach. The pathway is set back from the beach amongst the trees and surrounded by stunning s…

  2. Victoria Park Nature Reserve

    Victoria Park Nature Reserve, in the Northern Rivers, provides a short rainforest boardwalk, wildlife, accessible picnicking facilities and unique Aboriginal heritage; ideal for school excursions. Victoria Park Nature Reserve protects one …

  3. Main Beach Byron Bay

    With stunning views of distant mountains and passing whales and dolphins, these white sandy beaches have a northerly aspect. Main Beach is dominated by the Surf Club and is patrolled by Surf Lifesavers in summer. It is only a short stro…

  4. The Mullumbimby Chocolate Shop

    The Mullumbimby Chocolate Shop is the store of dreams. Row after row of lollies and chocolates fill the shelves. The shop is everything anyone with a sweet tooth could ask for, and a hard place to walk away from. Remember when you were …

  5. Minyon Falls lookout

    The view from Minyon Falls lookout is the best in the area; not only of the falls themselves, but on a clear day you might be lucky to see all the way out to the coast. From the lookout, watch the cascades flow over Minyon Falls to a deep …

  6. Ballina Naval and Maritime Museum

    Ballina Naval and Maritime Museum is home to a stunning collection of history and memorabilia. These include the last remaining Las Balsas expedition raft which travelled from Ecuador to Australia forty years ago, the largest collection of …

  7. Northern Rivers Community Gallery

    The Northern Rivers Community Gallery (NRCG) is privileged to be housed in the historic former Ballina Municipal Council Chambers. Built in 1927, Ballina Shire Council renovated this building in 2007 to the highest standard in lighting, cli…

  8. Ballina Olympic Pool and Waterslide

    After 40-plus years of use, the Ballina Swimming Pool is closed for redevelopment. Once completed, the facility will include: 50 metre heated pool with eight 2.5 metre-wide lanes for competition swimming and water polo games; 25 metre x …

  9. Lone Goat Gallery

    Lone Goat Gallery is Byron Shire’s premier community gallery, presenting emerging and established artists from the Northern Rivers region alongside National and International artists. Located in the Byron Bay Library building in downtown, j…

  10. Tallow Beach

    A scenic bridge between Cape Byron State Conservation Area and Broken Head Nature Reserve, Tallow Beach offers a terrific place to throw down a towel and soak up the sun. You could pull out binoculars for an afternoon of whale watching in s…

  11. Ballina Surfing Beaches

    Whether you're a toddler dipping your toes in for the first time, or a world-class surfer, with over 32 kilometres of coastline to choose from, it's easy to find the ideal swimming or surfing spot in Ballina. There are calm sandy beache…

  12. Brunswick Picture House

    The fabulously renovated Brunswick Picture House is a mixed arts venue with adjoining cafe. Events include live theatre, kids' shows, cabaret, documentaries and classic films. After laying dormant for over 30 years, the curtains lifted on …

  13. Teven Valley Golf Course

    Teven Valley Golf Course has been described as 'the prettiest little golf course on the north coast'. In the gentle hills of the Ballina hinterland, an unforgettable golfing experience awaits you. Royal Teven, as it has been fondly na…

  14. Ballina Players Theatre

    Ballina Players operates from its own theatre, built in 1984 and continually updated since then. Ballina Players presents a regular season of comedy, drama, musicals and cabaret. With five productions each year, each production has ensured…

  15. Victoria Park picnic area

    When it’s time to catch up with friends and family, head to the picturesque Victoria Park picnic area. Here, you can enjoy the peaceful tranquillity of the rainforest in the northern NSW hinterland, only a short drive from Lismore. The adja…

  16. Lighthouse Beach Ballina

    Stroll along walking tracks and view birds (migratory, shore and bush) as they fly, feed and roost. Watch for echidnas, lizards, frogs, wallabies, and humpback whales migrating between June and October, and see dolphins at play offshore. Wa…

  17. Cape Byron State Conservation Area

    Cape Byron State Conservation Area is great for school excursions and is home to Cape Byron lighthouse, heritage accommodation, walking tracks, scenic lookouts and the Cape Café. For over a century, the elegant Cape Byron Lighthouse has gr…

  18. Julian Rocks Aquatic Reserve

    Julian Rocks is 80 hectares of aquatic reserve with many species of tropical and temperate fish. The aquatic reserve is designed to protect marine life. Consequently collecting or destroying animals is prohibited, as is spear fishing. Acti…

  19. Cape Byron Headland and Lighthouse

    The Cape Byron Headland Reserve is a State Conservation Area managed by the NSW National Parks and Wildlife Service. It comprises spectacular sea cliffs, rare and beautiful coastal vegetation, spectacular beaches and a high quality walking…

  20. Palm Valley

    Not far from Byron Bay’s iconic lighthouse, Palm Valley - or ‘The Pass,’ as locals call it - is a terrific base for exploring nearby attractions. Delicious, seasonal meals can be found at The Pass Cafe, or take advantage of the grassy picni…