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Air T&G

Ballina Byron Gateway Airport, Ballina NSW 2478

Owners/Pilots Tim & Georgie Latimer will be your hosts, providing you with the very best in Helicopters. Anywhere. Everytime. Having spent much of our careers flying in North Queensland, the Northern Territory, New South Wales & Papua New Guinea, we've decided to use our vast knowledge & extensive experience and establish a fully approved, professional & friendly aviation operation of our very own in what can only be described as one of the greatest regions of Australia.

With experienced, professional & always friendly staff, we ensure that everyone steps off our helicopters with a smile and feeling completely satisfied.

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Ballina Naval And Maritime Museum

Regatta Ave, Ballina NSW 2478
This museum is home to the Las Balsas raft. The aim of the expedition was to prove that ancient civilisations from South America could have traversed the Pacific in large numbers to populate the Pacific Islands and Australia. One recreated
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Missingham Bridge to North Wall

Kingsford Smith Drive, Ballina NSW 2478
The Missingham Bridge is a nine span road bridge with shared footpath across the 150 metre tidal estuary of North Creek in Ballina. Start your walk at the Ballina Returned Services League (RSL) Club alongside the Richmond River; follow the
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Australian Seabird Rescue

264 North Creek Road, Ballina NSW 2478
The Australian Seabird Rescue, Research, Rehabilitation and Coastal Education Centre in Ballina offers a comprehensive educational experience for people of all ages. Participants experience first-hand the issues in their local environment.
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Ballina Olympic Pool and Waterslide

River St, Ballina NSW 2478
Enjoy a refreshing swim in one of the sparkling pools with lush tropical surroundings overlooking the Richmond River at Ballina Olympic Pool. If you feel up to it, try the adrenalin rush of the giant waterslides located within the pool grounds.
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Norton Street Heritage Trail

Norton Street, Ballina NSW 2478
This marvellous 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 line
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Northern Rivers Community Gallery

44 Cherry St, Ballina NSW 2478
The Northern Rivers Community Gallery is a community exhibition space created through the refurbishment of the heritage listed former Council Chambers in Ballina. Developed by Council in partnership with the community, the gallery provides
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Ballina Byron Skirmish

700 Pimlico Road, Ballina NSW 2478
Paintball Skirmish Ballina Byron, formally known as Ballina Adventure Park, has been providing awesome paintball activities and gaming at affordable prices for over 18 years. They pride themselves in providing a high quality and reliable skirmish service to their gamers, who should only expect the very best experience. Take your pick of multiple playing fields, paintball battles and skirmish packages. Special paintball deals for bucks and hens parties, large groups or workplace combat team building events. Accommodation options nearby.
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Thursday Plantation

Gallans Road, Ballina NSW 2478
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, video theatre, tranquil Verandah Cafe overlooking rainforest botanical gardens, and the intriguing Spirit of Australia Tea Tree Maze. Here you can purchase Thursday Plantation products right from the source, as they continue to pioneer the modern tea tree industry and produce quality products. Why not pick up some of their fabulous tea tree products and enjoy a coffee, icecream or light meal on the lovely verandah while the kids explore the maze and sculpture gardens.
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Creative Artisans Gallery

Shop 1 Wigmore Arcade, River Street, Ballina NSW 2478
Creative Artisans Gallery is all original work with most of the items such as the jewellery, woodwork and silk, being 'one-off' designs. The gallery aims to showcase original creations and artwork from local artists and artisans. It is owned and managed by local women who have lived and worked in the shire for many years. Purchasing artwork from the gallery ensures an income for the artisans, and local suppliers and creates jobs within the community. There are so many very talented people who do not have the opportunity to have their work presented for sale on an ongoing basis - not just in exhibitions that may last from a couple of days to a month.
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Ballina Ten Pin Bowl

7 Clarke Street, Ballina NSW 2478
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-conditioned and has a snack bar on site for refreshments. Glow in the Dark bowling from midday! Free instruction is provided to newcomers. Groups, special events, functions and parties are all catered for and provide a unique venue for any event.
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Ballina Surfing Beaches

Coastline, Ballina NSW 2478
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 beaches and shoals on the banks of the Richmond River, rising swells perfect for a body bash at one of the many beaches and there are often perfect barrels rolling of North Wall and the world famous right hand break at Lennox Point. There are beaches that allow four wheel drive vehicle access and some that allow dogs and horses. Local operators offer horse riding on isolated beaches, both north and south of Ballina. It's the stuff that postcards are made of.
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Sea Silks Gallery

Shop 6/2 Martin Street, Ballina NSW 2478
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. They all have a close connection with Mother Nature and their work reflects her amazing beauty. Kim Michelle Toft's vivid hand painted silks and environmental children's books of the underwater world, Jacqueline King's exquisite one-off glass pieces, Helen Dunn's playful silk and crystal birds, Arnie Gautsch's intricately etched glass, and Trudy Gautsch's stunning glass jewellery make up the collective. All the artists work in the gallery. What a brilliant reason to visit Ballina and call in to enjoy unique local art at its best!
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Ballina Historic Waterfront Trail

Kingsford Smith Drive, Ballina NSW 2478
The Ballina Historic Waterfront Trail is made up of 19 interpretive plaques stretching along the walkway from Fawcett Park in the central business district through to North Wall. The trail provides insights into the historic importance of the Richmond River to the Ballina Shire's earliest European settlers and residents. You may also spot the ever playful dolphins in and around the bridge and the mouth of the river. The end of North Wall is a great vantage point to Whale Watch in season and to see the local fishing trawlers going out to sea at sunset is nothing short of spectacular. The area boasts plenty of the best spots to catch the elusive fish of the Richmond River. Surf schools are often seen giving their lessons to beginners in the gentle surf rolling in from the ocean up the mouth of the river.
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Lighthouse Beach Ballina

Lighthouse Parade, East Ballina NSW 2478
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. Watch the laid back lifestyle of the surfers and windsurfers off North Wall. At sunset, experience the magnificent sight of the Trawlers making their way over the Ballina Bar or throw a line off North Wall and you will be in for a delicious seafood feast. Enjoy a meal or snack at the conveniently located kiosk and cafe at the brand new Ballina Lighthouse Surf Club. Lighthouse Beach is patrolled in school holidays, making it the perfect spot for families.

Ballina Ten Pin Bowl

7 Clarke Street, Ballina NSW 2478
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-conditioned and has a snack bar on site for refreshments. Glow in the Dark bowling from midday! Free instruction is provided to newcomers. Groups, special events, functions and parties are all catered for and provide a unique venue for any event....

Ballina Olympic Pool and Waterslide

River Street, Ballina NSW 2478
Ballina Memorial Olympic Pool and Waterslide is located in the Ballina CBD next to the Richmond River. There are three pools: toddlers pool, learn-to-swim pool and 50 metre Olympic pool with solar heated water, situated across a large lawn area with palm trees. Wheelchair access ramps enable easy access to the pool grounds and a disabled access hoist is available for use (for further information contact the Pool Managers on the number provided). Women's and men's change rooms are available for use on site, and include toilet and heated shower facilities. Food and drinks can be purchased from the pool kiosk, and picnic tables are on the grounds for your use. There are two waterslides - a shorter slide for a gentle ride, and a longer faster slide for the waterslide enthusiast. ...

Ballina Prawn Festival

Kingsford Smith Drive, Ballina NSW 2478
Set on the banks of the glorious Richmond River, the Ballina Prawn Festival is one whole day and night of fun, laughter and community. From tasting the delicious sizzling prawns, mingling amongst the buzzing crowds, or taking an exhilarating spin on the Ferris wheel, the Ballina Prawn Festival delights young and old. This quirky celebration of rich local heritage has a raft of unique, often hilarious and very entertaining activities where audience participation is warmly encouraged. Festival visitors can enjoy exciting rides, great music; delicious food and can even join in the hilarious DIY Raft Race! The Ballina Prawn Festival is a quintessential Aussie event and a wonderful celebration of the laid backed Ballina lifestyle and brings together thousands of local residents and visitors from throughout the Northern Rivers and beyond....

Ballina Beach House Lighthouse Beach

64 Fenwick Drive, East Ballina NSW 2478
Ballina Beach House is 200 metres from Lighthouse Beach and 30 metres from Shaws Bay Lake alongside the Richmond River. This well-appointed three bedroom house accommodates six guests. Spacious air-conditioned living area with cathedral ceilings and leather lounges overlooks park beside lake. Enclosed courtyard with outdoor dining and barbecue. Main bathroom has twin spa bath. Double lock-up garage and room for a boat. They also have free WIFI. The house is child friendly with free cot, high chair baby bath, etc Ballina is 20 minutes by road from Byron Bay, two hours by road from Brisbane, or nine hours by road from Sydney. Sorry no pets....

Ballina Food and Wine Festival

PO Box 891, Ballina NSW 2478
Ballina Fine Wine and Food Festival brings you three events over three days, showcasing the best produce, products, restaurants, culinary expertise and entertainment the region has to offer, along with premium wines, craft beer, cider and spirits. Friday night will feature 'Taste of Ballina Gala Dinner' with live entertainment The night will feature superb food, teamed with wines and craft beers, held at the Ballina RSL Club. Friday and Saturday will feature 'Flavours of Northern Rivers Gourmet Tour'. The bus tour includes a wonderful mix of venues, showcasing the best the Northern Rivers Region has to offer. Tour attendees get to experience, explore, learn and indulge while touring the region. Sunday is the main Festival Day, held at the Ballina Jockey Club, featuring exhibitors, information sessions, demonstrations and quality entertainment. Entry to the festival is for 18 years and over only....

Byron Bay Microlights

Ballina Aerodrome, Ballina NSW 2478
Welcome to the sensation of an open cockpit flight, an adventure that will redefine your sense of freedom. Go and try microlight flying, one of the greatest soft adventure experiences you will ever have. Microlight flying is one of the fastest growing aviation sports in the world. Very safe, hugely exciting, and incredibly spectacular. Byron Bay Microlights offers you an exciting opportunity to travel as a passenger in a microlight on a long distance cross country adventure flight. You are invited to join them on a flying tour to some of the most renowned, picturesque places that Australia has to offer. ...

Classic Aero Adventure Flights

Ballina-Byron Gateway Airport, Ballina NSW 2478
Join Classic Aero Adventure Flights to experience the sights, sounds, and thrill of flight from a bygone era. Soar above the Northern Rivers coastline and countryside in their award-winning ex-RAAF CA-25 Winjeel; the plane that trained thousands of Air Force pilots. Flights range from family-friendly Coastal Cruises for up to three passengers to an Aerobatic Adventure for those that are more daring. Flights are conducted daily from the Ballina-Byron Gateway Airport. Children as young as two years old are welcome on the flights!...
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Flat Rock Tent Park

38 Flat Rock Road, East Ballina NSW 2478
Peacefully located facing Angels Beach and surrounded by coastal bushland, Flat Rock Tent Park is the ultimate beachside hideaway. Situated adjacent to the renowned Flat Rock, this uniquely natural tent park is a hidden treasure worth visiting. This park is only a short drive from Ballina and Lennox Head and features a wide range of clean amenities such as gas heating, gas and wood barbecues, hot showers, outdoor kitchen, washing tubs, a fully stocked kiosk to keep the kids happy and safety lighting in and around the park. The park has unpowered sites and caters for tents, camper trailers and camper vans. If a secluded camping holiday by the beach sounds like your cup of tea, then Flat Rock Tent Park is definitely the place for you and your family. ...

Ballina Visitor Information Centre

6 River Street, Ballina NSW 2478
Make the most of your stay in beautiful Ballina Shire and drop into the award winning Ballina Visitor Information Centre! The friendly staff have a wealth of local knowledge and are always happy to help with maps, brochures and advice. They can even take care of your tour and accommodation bookings. Ballina Visitor Information Centre offers a huge array of arts, crafts, local products, and souvenirs for sale. You will find everything you need!...

Tassiriki Ranch

249 Moylans Lane, Ballina NSW 2478
If you are into horses, or just looking for a relaxing rural getaway, Tassiriki Ranch is the place. Only 75 minutes south of the Gold Coast and just a short drive from the popular seaside towns of Byron Bay, Lennox Head and Ballina. Nestled amongst the cane fields on the North Coast of New South Wales, Tassiriki Ranch occupies 40 acres of lush grasslands just 800 metres from secluded South Ballina Beach. Tassiriki Ranch offers relaxing accommodation with organised horse-riding activities for both guests and visitors. Guests with their own horses are welcome to bring them on holiday and experience a beachside horse-riding holiday together. Tassiriki Ranch also offers "quality care for your horse" with short-term and long-term agistment available in both shared paddocks and private stables. Features include guided beach trail rides, riding lessons and pony rides, air-conditioned holiday cabins, holidays with your own horse, and horse agistment....

WilderQuest Convict Kids on Goat Island

Goat Island, Goat Island NSW 2477
Do you love stories about long ago? If you do, this WilderQuest holiday adventure's for you. You'l take a trip to Goat Island and into Sydney's past. Be transported back in time to Sydney in 1836. You'll be a convict working in a quarry gang. You'll play different roles and hear lots of stories. You'll even take part in an absolutely wild 'convict escape' that takes you to a new environment. You'll find out about how the early settlers lacked bush survival skills, contrasted with the excellent bush skills of Sydney's Aboriginal People. Finally, you'll come back to the present. You'll be issued with a 'Ticket of Leave' so you can return to your community not as a convict, but as a free person....

Sandalwood Van and Leisure Park

978 Pimlico Road, Wardell NSW 2477
Sandalwood Van and Leisure Park is a pet friendly travellers park set on 21 acres of pasture and bushland 12 kilometres south of Ballina on the Pacific Highway. They are minutes to a pet friendly beach, and a one kilometre stroll to the river town of Wardell. There are large, spacious, level powered sites, cabins, a swimming pool and well presented amenities. Just a short drive to Patches Beach and plenty of fishing spots. A lovely quiet park....

Animal House Pet Shop

Ballina Fair Shopping CentreCnr Fox & Kerr Sts, Ballina NSW 2478