It’s no surprise that this region, with more than 250 days of sunshine each year on average, and its year round mild and subtropical climate, is one of Australia’s favourite holiday destinations.
In Ballina, a wide variety of accomodation including apartments, resorts, caravan parks, motels, motor inns, B&Bs, and extensive walking and bicycling paths around the town, make it a great family holiday destination. >> More info.
If you prefer flying, Ballina/Byron Gateway Airport is the southern gateway to Northern New South Wales, with domestic flights from all major Australian cities, while a number of international carriers servicing SE Asia, New Zealand and the Pacific fly directly into Gold Coast Airport at Coolangatta, 60 minutes drive to the north.
Daily airport shuttle services operate between Ballina, Gold Coast Airport and Brisbane International Airport for domestic and international flights.
For more information visit the Big Volcano Visitor Guide: Ballina