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South Ballina, NSW

Located across the Richmond River from Ballina, South Ballina is a playground for beach lovers, surfers, boaties and anglers with vast ocean beaches and legendary fishing.

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Turn off at Mobbs Bay, a top spot for a picnic, a refreshing dip or to wet a line or continue onto South Ballina Beach. 4WD vehicles are allowed on the beach or you can simply stroll for hours along this vast stretch of pristine white sands.

Nearest Airport: Ballina Byron Airport

Where to stay?


  • Active
  • Caravan and Camping
  • Environmental
  • Nature based
  • Relaxation

Popular Activities

  • Bird Watching
  • Driving
  • Swimming
  • Fishing
  • Wildlife
  • Fishing - Beach
  • Beach
  • Surfing

About South Ballina

  • Locality: Rural locality
  • South Ballina Postcode: 2478
  • State: New South Wales
  • Region: North Coast NSW
  • Latitude: -28.88291
  • Longitude: 153.56305
  • Elevation: 4m
  • Population: 37
  • Median Income: $27924
  • Area (Sq/km): 3.018
  • Timezone: Australia/Sydney

Accommodation In South Ballina

Discover some of the accommodation in and around South Ballina

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Australia has a vast remote interior, much of it largely untouched. By night, the outback is deathly quiet, with the only light provided by the stars and the moon - a perfect oportunity for stargazing. Explore the isolated heart of the country, meet and connect with Aboriginal people and experience one of the oldest living cultures in the world. Go ‘walk-about’ and immerse yourself with Australia’s endless outback horizons.

Outback Experiences

Luxe Accommodation

Enjoy a distinctly Australian luxury experience, such as the unforgettable reefs, islands, beaches and coast; rugged mountain ranges, rainforests and vast national parks; and the many vibrant food and wine regions. Take a once in a lifetime adventure and discover the sheer indulgence of experiencing the wonders of Australia in style and stay in total luxury.

Australia has wide variety of accommodation options to suit most budgets and travelling preferences. Choose from luxury lodges, boutique hotels, serviced apartments, motels, bed and breakfasts, caravan parks as well as youth and backpacker hostels.


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