Sample Local Culture
See naval museums, visit the beach, or go snorkeling
Located on the banks of the picturesque Richmond River, the hotel is within easy walking distance to shops, restaurants and swimming beaches. Visit nearby Byron Bay for world-class dining, shopping, surfing, sightseeing and even some celebrity spotting. Ramada Ballina Byron lies in the Northern Rivers area of New South Wales and is one of Australia’s most stunning regions. The Northern Rivers boasts world-class beaches, the world’s largest tract of subtropical rainforest, historic villages, superb dolphin and whale watching spots, rolling green hills and exotic fruit farms. See the nearby maze at Amaze n Place, the history on display at Ballina Naval and Maritime Museum, and the beauty of Lighthouse Beach, all minutes from our hotel. Mystical statues and beautiful crystals await at Crystal Castle, about 15 miles away. Take a scenic, 25-minute drive to popular vacation resort Byron Bay to swim, snorkel, or dive in aquamarine waters. Gold Coast Theme Parks and Brisbane are both within two hours of our hotel.