Showing blog posts from Ballina Coast & Hinterland

Tourist Drives to dreamland

November 17, 2014 - Ballina Coast & Hinterland

I read once that everyone has travelled some part of America’s Route 66 – “if only in their dreams”. In a way, the same goes for the Tourist Drives linking attractions on the beautiful Ballina Coast and Hinterland of Northern NSW. Besides acting as a convenient guidebook, these drives can also show visitors the countryside …

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Ballina Prawn Festival is a focus for community spirit

November 16, 2014 - Ballina Coast & Hinterland

Witnessing community spirit is good for the soul. Two days on the Ballina Coast and Hinterland, listening to the locals talk with pride about their remarkable part of the world, has left an indelible mark. To say we’re impressed is an understatement. For us, it’s a bit like: “We’ll have whatever they’re all having”. Such …

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Ballina Coast and Hinterland is the complete package

November 15, 2014 - Ballina Coast & Hinterland

If the latest holiday trend is to go retro and revisit places we went as children, then the Ballina Coast and Hinterland is surely top-of-mind. This picturesque area figures prominently in a generation of memories about the rite of passage known as the beach holiday. These memories, in many ways, are part of the Australian …

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