Blessed with natural beauty, golden beaches and a rich sense of history, Ballina is the sort of town postcards were made for.
WHAT TO DO & SEE IN BALLINA
Summerland Farm is a beautiful macadamia and avocado farm set high in the Ballina-Byron hinterland. This multi-award-winning attraction is yours to explore and a great day out for all the family. Taste the region’s delicious produce, meet the farm animals and enjoy a day in the country on a real Australian working farm.
Ballina is full of amazing beaches and anyone looking to explore Ballina should try and tick as many off the list as possible, HOWEVER, Shelly Beach is home to picturesque rock pools and formations, the beach is patrolled by life-guards, and is home to Shelly Beach café right on the water.
BALLINA NAVAL & MARITIME MUSEUM
Home to the largest collection of Naval & Merchant ships in Australia, the museum offers visitors a voyage of discovery with interactive museums, local history, historical river boats, a working steam engine and a tribute to women in the Navy. The museum is also located near the scenic Richmond River for another photo opportunity.
HOW TO GET TO BALLINA
Our coaches to and from Ballina stop at Coach Stop, 80 Tamar St, Ballina NSW 2478
HOW TO GET AROUND BALLINA
Once your Greyhound bus to Ballina arrives in town, you’ll find that the regions subtropical weather and mostly flat topography make it a perfect place to go for a leisurely cycle or stroll.
The 11.5km (7mi) Ballina Loop offers cyclists and pedestrians great views of the river, ocean and creek, with plenty of opportunities to stop at local cafes along the way.