Ballina is a seaside town situated along the state's far north coast, south of Byron Bay.
The town is a haven for those seeking a water-based holiday, surrounded by the extensive waters of the Richmond River and North Creek and also fronting the open sea. Visitors can fish along the inland waterways and swim or surf at sandy beaches along the coast.
Ballina has a large town centre with a variety of shops stretched along River Street and there is the Ballina Fair shopping mall on Kerr Street.
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