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Ballina is centred on an island, at the mouth of the Richmond River​ and is the commercial and cutural heart of the area. It is a bustling centre where you can enjoy all the modern conveniences of a cosmopolitain town, plus escape to the beach or river

With lush tropical rainforests, 32 kms of pristine, sandy beaches and crystal clear water ways, lakes and estuaries the Ballina Coast & Hinterland is truly a natural wonder.

The lifestyle is laid-back and friendly, the communities warm and welcoming and the experiences authentic and diverse.

Here are some highlights that our region has to offer:

  • Surf reserve - Lennox Point

  • Beach & coastal headland walks

  • Swimming spots salt & fresh water

  • Rock pools

  • Bicycle tracks

  • Local produce

  • Fish & chips

  • The Big Prawn

  • The longest raft voyage

  • Weekend markets

  • Festivals

  • Cape Byron marine Park

  • Byron Bay lighthouse

  • Ancient heritage listed rainforests



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