Backpacking Ballina

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    BALLINA IS SURROUNDED BY PLENTY OF NICE BEACHES: Photo courtesy of Ballina Visitor Information Centre
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    THE RICHMOND RIVER IS A POPULAR PLACE FOR VARIOUS WATER SPORTS AND ACTIVITIES: Photo courtesy of Ballina Visitor Information Centre
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    VIEW OF SKENNARS HEAD WITH BALLINA TO THE SOUTH: Photo - Mike Leonard, courtesy Destination New South Wales
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    KILLEN FALLS LOACTED JUST NORTH OF BALLINA: Photo courtesy of Ballina Visitor Information Centre
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Ballina Highlights

  • Major commercial centre for the region and a popular tourist town.

  • Good place for surfing, swimming or just chillin on one of the many lovely sandy beaches located right on the town's doorstep.

About Ballina

Population 35,000

Ballina lies on the north coast of New South Wales and is a thriving commercial and tourism centre and a quieter alternative to Byron Bay (just 20 minutes away). The town is surrounded by 32 kilometres of sandy beaches, making it a good destination for surfing, swimming, fishing or just chillin on the beach. It is also well-known for its cycling tracks if you feel in the mood for some exercise.

Orientation Map for Ballina


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Ballina Visitor Information Centre

Corner of River St and Las Balsas Plaza
Ballina, New South Wales
Phone 1800 777 666
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