Ballina accommodation is available for those wanting to explore the Northern Rivers, or as an alternative to accommodation in Byron Bay which can be more expensive during peak periods. Ballina offers a diverse range of affordable accommodation for a family beach holiday or a romantic adventure for two. Ballina is fast becoming one of Australia’s popular holiday destinations, come and discover it for yourself!
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Ballina is a mere 25 minute drive south (36km) of beautiful Byron Bay and is a great alternative for affordable accommodation in the area for those peak times such as Bluesfest and the Christmas New Year period. During these periods there is organised public transport to get you to and from the festival and Byron Bay, all a short walk away from your accommodation.
Getting to Ballina & Around
Ballina is on the Pacific Highway, a 9-10 hour drive north of Sydney, and 2 and a half hours drive south of Brisbane. Ballina Byron airport is now serviced by several flights a day from Sydney. There are also direct flights from Melbourne. Interstate coaches and local buses also serve Ballina daily.
Things to Do & See in Ballina
The list of activites in Ballina are endless and there is always something to do for everyone. An outing to the olympic pool and waterslides is a great day out for the whole family. Other activities include golf, tennis, walking, cycling, lawn bowls, ten pin bowling, cinemas, shopping centres and an abundant choice of cafes and restaurants to sit back in and relax.
The beautiful beaches and waterways offer swimming, surfing, kayaking, windsurfing, boating, sailing, and fishing to name a few. And don’t forget to visit the Ballina Headland Leisure Park, which is a perfect place for a picnic and watch whales go by.
Skydive the Beach and Beyond Byron Bay
Skydive Byron Bay’s beaches and experience amazing coastal views of Byron Bay and Ballina from 14,000 feet. With sparkling white sandy beaches, unspoilt hinterland, a relaxed lifestyle and the Gold Coast only an hour away, it’s perfect for skydiving.
Cruise the Richmond River
Cruising the Richmond River aboard the MV RICHMOND PRINCESS is an absolute must during your visit to Ballina. Stunning views, interesting commentary and delicious food served on board, combine to deliver a great experience for all passengers.
Places to Eat & Drink in Ballina
The natural produce from the fertile farmlands at Ballina is second to none and this is best showcased through its award-winning cafes and restaurants. The Licensed Restaurant "BMR on Norton", is open to the public for dinner and breakfast 7 days a week and is located within the Historic Ballina Manor. You’ll find a wide variety of Australian and global cuisine restaurants in Ballina – Lilly’s Garden Restaurant, Mecxican Del Rio, Oriental Pear, Mumtaz Authentic India are some famous places to enjoy different cuisine.
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