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Things to do in Ballina

Top recommendations from locals

From sightseeing to hidden gems, find out what makes the city unique with the help of the locals who know it best.
Café
“Iconic local spot. Excellent food and coffee. Focus on organic local produce. ”
  • 29 locals recommend
Nature
“In 30 minutes you could be wizzing down the slides at the Ballina pool. It's been recently renovated and has a nice grassy area to sit and picnic whilst kids go crazy.”
  • 12 locals recommend
Shopping Centre
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“This smaller version of woolworths is really easy to park, and stocked with all the basics. ”
  • 5 locals recommend
Cinema
  • 4 locals recommend
Shopping Centre
“Only a short walk away. A good range of shops. Woolworths. Cotton On. Pharmacy. The Coffee Club. Optus Store. Telstra Store....plus lots more stores. The Ballina Cinema is also here, with all the latest releases.”
  • 5 locals recommend
Café
“The Cafe is a heritage listed building. Community art gallery and Cafe. Popular with the locals.”
  • 7 locals recommend
Grocery or Supermarket
  • 2 locals recommend
Night Club
“Easy, good club style eating, family friendly, entertainment, great river views.”
  • 6 locals recommend
Grocery or Supermarket
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“With lots of Parking Ballina Fair has everything from Target , Woolworths, Bakery, Coffee Shops, Reject Shop, Jewellers, Clothing, Fruit + veg”
  • 3 locals recommend
Café
“ Specialize in sourcing and creating amazing gluten & dairy free alternatives that are not lacking in quality, flavour or texture. We offer the option to experience GF, DF and low sugar foods with such quality and taste that it challenges the perception that they are not as good as so called ‘normal food’. We also offer quality wheat and dairy products for those who prefer them, ensuring that there is something for everyone. ”
  • 6 locals recommend
Café
“If the season is right this is a perfect spot to watch the humpback whales.”
  • 3 locals recommend
Bar
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“One of the great places to enjoy a sunset over the Richmond River. Hopefully you will be graced with the beauty of a pod of dolphins too!”
  • 6 locals recommend
Grocery or Supermarket
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“On the way from the airport to Angels Beach Hideaway, Aldi provides good quality food and economical prices.”
  • 3 locals recommend
Bowling Alley
“Form a team with your family and friends and enjoy some good old-fashioned 10 pin bowling fun.”
  • 4 locals recommend
Restaurant
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“The best spot to stop in Ballina, IMHO - situated right on the river and in the centre of town, The Wharf Bar & Restaurant takes advantage of the stunning Richmond River backdrop with its open plan dining area, which allows it to boast one of the most spectacular sunsets in all of Australia.”
  • 4 locals recommend
Art Gallery
“Stunning historic building in Ballina houses rotating art exhibitions by local and guest artists. The Gallery Cafe is a delicious place to contemplate the artwork. Next door is IGNITE STUDIOS where artists create, live and hold workshops.”
  • 2 locals recommend

Top restaurants

Café
“The Cafe is a heritage listed building. Community art gallery and Cafe. Popular with the locals.”
  • 7 locals recommend
Night Club
“Easy, good club style eating, family friendly, entertainment, great river views.”
  • 6 locals recommend
Café
“If the season is right this is a perfect spot to watch the humpback whales.”
  • 3 locals recommend
Bar
“One of the great places to enjoy a sunset over the Richmond River. Hopefully you will be graced with the beauty of a pod of dolphins too!”
  • 6 locals recommend
Restaurant
“The best spot to stop in Ballina, IMHO - situated right on the river and in the centre of town, The Wharf Bar & Restaurant takes advantage of the stunning Richmond River backdrop with its open plan dining area, which allows it to boast one of the most spectacular sunsets in all of Australia.”
  • 4 locals recommend
Restaurant
  • 2 locals recommend

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