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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.
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
Hotel
“This is a nice spot for sunset cocktail. Is right on the river. It also has a restaurant. So good for dinner too. Can get a coffee/ breakfast here in the morning too. Again, great for the River view.”
  • 5 locals recommend
Natural Feature
“Surf club and patrolled beach enjoy the Lighthouse Beach cafecafe overlooking the surf”
  • 3 locals recommend
Museum
“Ballina has a fascinating maritime history, and there are some wonderful stories to discover here.”
  • 3 locals recommend
Travel Agency
  • 2 locals recommend
Restaurant
  • 1 local recommends
Point of Interest
“Take an easy walk out on the North Wall out to the mouth of the Richmond River. A dolphin sighting can pretty much be guaranteed.”
  • 2 locals recommend
Library
  • 1 local recommends
Other Great Outdoors
  • 1 local recommends
Lodging
  • 1 local recommends
Locality
“Keep your eyes open for pods of dolphins + watch the whales during migration season”
  • 1 local recommends

Top restaurants

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
  • 1 local recommends

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