10 Fun Things To Do In Ballina


Visit this iconic landmark for a quirky photo opportunity. The Big Prawn is a must-see attraction and a great spot to start your Ballina adventure.


Big Prawn

Explore the history of Ballina's maritime heritage. The museum features fascinating exhibits, including model ships, naval memorabilia, and the history of the local boat-building industry.


Ballina Naval and Maritime Museum

Relax on this beautiful beach, perfect for swimming, surfing, or sunbathing. The nearby Richmond River mouth is great for fishing and scenic walks.


Lighthouse Beach

Held every Sunday, this market offers fresh local produce, homemade goods, and artisan products. It's a great place to sample regional delicacies and support local vendors.


Ballina Farmers Market

Discover Ballina's rich history by following this self-guided trail. It takes you through historic sites, landmarks, and informative plaques around the town.


Ballina Heritage Trail

Enjoy a scenic cruise along the Richmond River. Various operators offer daytime and sunset cruises, showcasing the natural beauty and wildlife of the region.


Richmond River Cruises

A family-friendly beach with rock pools, BBQ facilities, and a playground. It's an ideal spot for a day out with kids, snorkeling, and exploring the tidal pools.


Shelly Beach

Watch planes take off and land while enjoying panoramic views of the surrounding area. It's a unique and fun spot for aviation enthusiasts.


Ballina Byron Gateway Airport Lookout

Get lost in this family-friendly hedge maze and enjoy the cafe, gift shop, and games area. It's a fun and engaging activity for all ages.


Amaze 'n' Place

Play a round of golf on this well-maintained course. The club also offers bowling greens, tennis courts, and a welcoming clubhouse for refreshments.


Ballina Golf and Sports Club

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