Discover Ballina and Beyond

Discover our region

A stones throw from secluded beaches and secret waterfalls, you’ll quickly fall in love with our region and leave with memories to last a lifetime. Whether you’re visiting for a grand adventure or to find serenity, there is something on offer for everyone. Surfing, skydiving or snorkelling just to name a few for those who love to satisfy the inner explorer.  Or take a drive through country roads that sweep between the rolling green hills of the Byron Ballina Hinterland. However you choose to spend your stay with us, we’re here to help you create the perfect experience. We’ve created you some guides to live like a local and discover our best kept secrets. 

Happy exploring! 

– The Ramada Ballina Team  

To help plan your stay, please find below link with recommended business offering services for entertainment, dining and relaxation.

A dreamy day at Crystal Castle

The enchanting Crystal Castle & Shambhala Gardens is a utopia that emanates peace amongst some of the world’s largest crystals placed throughout the artistically curated gardens, ponds & forest.

For art & nature lovers

Northern Rivers Community Gallery (NRCG) & Ignite Studios is always bursting at its beams with talented artists, ideas and exhibitions.

Harvest Food Trail 2022

The Harvest Food Festival brings bubble and buzz to the air this Saturday 30th and Sunday 31st July.

Northern Rivers Markets

Delight your senses with a wholesome day out at one of our iconic community markets. The creative and culinary heartbeat of the Northern Rivers.

Bangalow – Directory of Delights

Beautiful Bangalow, there’s a surprise around every corner. From gorgeous mosaic murals, a secret coffee house, the ultimate kids playground or the best dumplings, there truly is something for everyone.

The Blow Bar Ballina

Located under our Ramada building is a secret sanctuary, specialising in the art of getting ready. Offering blow dry’s, facials and nails, with jazz and champagne – of course. Their treatments will leave you feeling fab inside and out.

A Day at the Tea Tree Lake

Hinterland Roadside Stall Trail