NORTHERN RIVERS EXPERIENCE
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While you're in Ballina, why not check out the many things to see and do in our beautiful coastal and hinterland region? Make a weekend of it and get the best of both worlds! There's not much the Northern Rivers doesn't have.
Take a scenic stroll along the Richmond River and discover Ballina's history.
The Richmond River is a dominant feature in the local natural landscape and makes for a beautiful and leisurely stroll while taking in some of the points of interest. For generation after generation the Richmond River has continued to play a major role in the life of our local community; offering employment, recreation and rejuvenation.
Experience the Richmond River, Ballina's creeks, lakes, pristine beaches and coastal headlands by bike, scooter or on foot.
From fresh local seafood to home grown coffee, rainforest foods, fresh produce and macadamias - the Ballina Coast & Hinterland is heaven for lovers of quality, fresh produce and unique artisan products.
With rich volcanic soils and sub-topical climate - there is not much we don't produce!
Ballina Coast & Hinterland is a treat for culture buffs, with museums, heritage trails and galleries to illuminate and inspire.
There are antiques, curios and treasures just waiting to be discovered.
Head to Discover Ballina to see more itineraries and things to see and do in the region while you're at the Ballina Prawn Festival!