Introduction to Alstonville, New South Wales.

Located on the Bruxner Highway about half way between Lismore and Ballina, many visitors to the Northern Rivers region make a day trip to the Alstonville Plateau to take in the stunning views, and to visit popular local attractions like Amaze ‘n’ Place, Summerland House with No Steps and Teven Golf Course.

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Photo: Big Scrub remnant, Booyung Nature Reserve © Big Volcano Tourism

Atop the rich krasnosem soils which previously supported the “Big Scrub”, Alstonville and Wollongbar are communities serving a thriving agricultural industry and workers who commute to Lismore and Ballina.

In addition to the more conventional dairy and beef farming, macadamia orchards abound in the smaller villages, while bananas, peanuts, pawpaws, pineapples and other exotic and subtropical fruits are being successfully grown.

Motor Inns, B&Bs and farmstays are the primary accommodations available on the plateau, and in the smaller settlements like Tintenbar and Teven, which also boasts an excellent golf course.

A variety of day tours, river cruises and activities are available at Ballina.

Read more here: Alstonville, Wollongbar, NSW 2477

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Welcome to the Big Volcano Regional Tourist and Visitor Guide.

bigvolcano.com.au is a comprehensive guide about where to stay, things to see and do, and tours and attractions in the Northern Rivers, New South Wales, and Gold Coast hinterland, Queensland region of Australia.

Localities include Ballina, Byron Bay and hinterland, Tweed Coast, Tweed Valley, Upper Clarence, and hinterland towns and villages in the “Rainbow Region” including Casino, Kyogle, Lismore and Nimbin.

We provide an inclusive Accommodation Directory, Activities, Tours & Attractions Directory and Retail & Services Directory, with listings for most local tourism businesses, and detailed descriptions with links, for Big Volcano customers, so you’ll have your choice of places to stay and activities to enjoy during your travels in our region.

The site also provides extensive information about the Human History and Natural History of the region, especially the national parks and reserves, and the World Heritage Listings.

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