Ballina activities

  1. Chef and Shuka

    One of Ballina's newest cafes but already proving popular with the locals! Situated in the main CBD, Chef and Shuka serve middle eastern inspired food and delicious coffee. Definitely a cafe to check out for breakfast or lunch. Two Israel…

  2. South Ballina Beach

    On the southern side of historic Richmond River lies South Ballina Beach. South Ballina Beach is an alternative surf spot when the northerly wind blows. It is full of secret local fishing spots and can be reached by turning off eastwards at…

  3. The Bicycle Emporium

    In the heart of Ballina, The Bicycle Emporium sits on a wonderful network of bicycle paths and surrounded by great cycling opportunities on quiet country roads through some of Australia's most spectacular scenery. Hire bikes include town b…

  4. Hertz Ballina

    Looking for an affordable and flexible way to get around during your stay in Ballina? Think Hertz. Hertz have been operating throughout the Northern Rivers for over 30 years. They have a large, modern range of hire vehicles, with over 500…

  5. Out of the Blue Adventures

    Eco, Scenic Ocean Adventures and Exclusive Charters from Ballina to Byron Bay and back. Escape the hustle and bustle of Byron Bay and jump aboard their vessel Out Of The Blue. Sit back, relax and breathe in the ocean air as you explore …

  6. Sea Silks Gallery

    This beautiful gallery is located in the heart of Ballina under the Ramada Hotel, and overlooking the Richmond River. The gallery is a collective of the finest local silk and glass artists living in the beautiful region of Northern NSW. The…

  7. 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 …

  8. Brooke Clunie - Red Door Studio

    Explore the delight of beautiful wheel thrown ceramics at The Red Door Studio and Gallery. Located at Fernleigh in the Ballina Hinterland, it is the home of artist Brooke Clunie. Brooke creates original custom made and personalised potte…

  9. Getaway Girls

    Getaway Girls is a unique holiday for women offering the ultimate in fitness, fun, friendship and adventure. Be dazzled by the always-beautiful Byron Bay while you enjoy fitness training, yoga, dancing, kayaking, safari-walking, dining, pam…

  10. 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…

  11. Summerland House Farm

    Summerland House Farm is a 'must do' attraction in the Northern Rivers. There is something for everyone. A day at Summerland House Farm has fun for all the family. Children love the water park and playground, and parents love to unwind in…

  12. Norton Street Heritage Trail

    This interesting heritage trail takes in Ballina's most historic precinct - Norton Street. Norton Street began as a bustling thoroughfare and transformed into Ballina's most prestigious residential address. Gorgeous houses and buildings lin…

  13. 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…

  14. 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…

  15. Thursday Plantation

    Discover the original home of the pioneering tea tree company, Thursday Plantation! The perfect stop for kids and adults alike, the education centre features an interactive display centre showcasing the tea tree production process, vide…

  16. Ballina Ten Pin Bowl

    Ballina Ten Pin Bowl is the ideal option for a wet weather activity or simply to add some fun to your day. Challenge your travel mates to a game or come along and join the locals and make some new friends. The bowling alley is air-conditio…

  17. Transition Cycles

    Transition Cycles in Ballina provide cycle hire services so you can enjoy Ballina's cycleways, pathways and the views and atmosphere of the river and the coast. Transition Cycles provide cycle and helmet hire services which gives you th…