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Enjoy the Beauty and Splendour of East Ballina Holiday Rentals

Striking headlands embellish the shoreline of East Ballina, a fantastic seaside town bristling with indulgent cafés, summertime activities, and verdant parks. A close neighbour of Ballina, the town is a threshold to the Northern Rivers region of New South Wales. Blossoming white tea tree plants, golf courses, historic landmarks, and a world class skate park are a convenient walk from accommodation in East Ballina.

The Great Outdoors

Invoke a sense of serenity by relaxing next to calm, clear waters. Encircled by creeks, rivers, lakes, and the sea, there are plenty of spots near East Ballina holiday apartments to bronze and refresh with a day of swimming and diving. Shelley Beach is particularly favoured by the locals, as is Richmond River. Public waterslides and swimming pools are five minutes away across the Missingham Bridge.

Footsteps from East Ballina serviced apartments, the Kerry Saxby Walk is a collaboration of boardwalks and bike trails along the coast. Stop to reflect at the Pioneer Memorial Wall. Built of aging headstones, it acts as a monument to souls lost at sea. While crossing the Missingham Bridge, inspect the waters below for dolphins that frequent the mouth of North Creek.

Lush pathways enrich the town, especially at Richmond Park and Serpentine Park. After a rejuvenating night’s sleep in an East Ballina holiday home, embark on a magical journey through the wild greens. Playgrounds at Prospect Lake Reserve amuse young ones while adults admire the stunning scenery. Littoral rainforests are spectacular for invigorating hikes, and romantic, leafy waterways are featured on many river cruises.

A rewarding pastime near holiday accommodation, fishing is prominent along the estuaries and river. Surrounded by soft breezes and picturesque wetlands, a catch is not necessary to make the effort worthwhile. For those fortunate enough to hook a fish, self-contained apartments in East Ballina provide the perfect solution for frying up a homemade meal.

Backyard Entertainment

The greatest collection of naval and merchant ships in Australia is on display at the Ballina Naval and Maritime Museum. Admire the tribute to women in the navy, peruse archaic boats, and view a video presentation of the famous Las Balsa Expedition. One of the three original Las Balsa rafts that sailed from South America to Ballina in 1973 is the principal exhibition of the museum.

Tour the majestic rainforest gardens of Thursday Plantation, a global distributor of tea tree oil. During World War II, tea tree oil was used as an aesthetic in military first aid kits because of its healing properties. Highlights of the plantation include the Spirit of Australia Tea Tree Maze, a sculpture park, and the aromatic coffee of the Verandah Cafe. Bring back a bottle of tea tree oil from the gift shop to keep as a souvenir at East Ballina holiday villas.

For a day of family fun, plan a trip to Macadamia Castle. Train rides, miniature golfing, and an animal park delight visitors of all ages. The castle is only a short journey from family accommodation in East Ballina. Once there, explore the tree house, barbeque on the grounds, greet farmyard animals, or savour a healthy treat at the Nut Bar.

Subtropical Afternoons in East Ballina

Visit East Ballina during the summer months of December to February for maximum sunshine and long hours of daylight. The Australian autumn can prove rainy, but winters are mostly dry and mild. The temperate weather means there are no shortage of activities for guests of East Ballina holiday houses, no matter the season.

Travelling from the UK to East Ballina

Regular flights are available from the UK to Sydney. From Sydney, national airlines such as Jetstar, Virgin Australia, and Regional Express fly to the Ballina Byron Gateway Airport. East Ballina holiday apartments and homes are less than a fifteen minute drive from the airport.

If the primary destination is the northern coast of New South Wales or southern Queensland, it may be more suitable to fly directly into Brisbane International Airport. Singapore Airlines and Qantas Airways have flights from London to Brisbane. East Ballina is approximately two hours away.

A vibrant complement to the tropical landscape, within reach of East Ballina holiday accommodations are ample boutiques, pottery studios, art galleries, and a highly regarded shopping centre. Find peace along the boardwalks or search for whales amid the seascape. Wherever the path may lead, breathe in the fresh air, absorb the warmth of the sun, and be inspired by the natural beauty of East Ballina.

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The perfect beach house

5 of 5
Our family of five adults had a perfect beach holiday here. We loved all the different spots to sit and relax, especially the hammock. Everything needed had been thought of...a barbecue, bikes and helmets, a table tennis table, balls and frisbee, outdoor seating, etc etc. Think "iconic Aussie beach holiday" and you'll know what it is like. Just a few steps from the beach, the bike/ walking track, a hatted cafe and a walk from all Ballina's many delights. Stayed Jan 2018 ( 2018 not available in review options)
  • Review Submitted: Jan 14, 2018
  • Date of Stay: Jan 2017

Fantastic property

5 of 5
Wonderfully renovated property, central location. Nothing was too much trouble so thank you Bruce and Robyn. Thouroghly enjoyed our first stay in Ballina over Christmas/ New Year and having such a wonderful place as our base made it so much easier. Highly recommend staying here, we look forward to coming back again soon. Vanessa
  • Review Submitted: Jan 10, 2018
  • Date of Stay: Dec 2017