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Things to do in the Northern Rivers

This is a collection of guides and recommendations to help you enjoy our beautiful area

Lake Ainsworth at Lennox Head is a perfect place for some sailing or canoeing or a BBQ by the water. Our fabulous hinterland has many waterfalls, walking tracks and wildlife to experience. There are delightful farm, distillery, brewery & plantation tours, mazes to explore and the Crystal Castle, Summerland House Farm and Macadamia Castle all offer a great day out.

If you seek adventure you can try Kite Surfing or tandem hang gliding over our beautiful coastline, horse ride or 4wd on the beach at Seven Mile Beach, Lennox Head or South Ballina. The Ballina coast and hinterland has ample potential to offer you and your family the holiday experience that you want and deserve.

The Alstonville area is an attractive place to live, with a great lifestyle for both families and older residents. 

Explore Alstonville

The town has access to several beaches, such as Shelley's Beach, and to historical sites such as the Ballina Manor and the Ballina Naval and Maritime Museum, however its most famous landmark is undoubtedly the 'Big Prawn'.

Explore Ballina

Byron Bay is a coastal town in the southeastern Australian state of New South Wales. It’s a popular holiday destination, known for its beaches, surfing and scuba diving sites. Cape Byron State Conservation Park is on a headland with a lighthouse. 

Explore Byron Bay

Lennox Head is a seaside village in the Northern Rivers region of New South Wales, Australia, situated on the stretch of coast between Byron Bay and Ballina in Ballina Shire.

Explore Lennox Head

Mullumbimby is an Australian town in the Byron Shire in the Northern Rivers region of New South Wales. It promotes itself as "The Biggest Little Town in Australia". The town lies at the foot of Mount Chincogan.

Explore Mullumbimby

Newrybar is one of a series of hamlets bypassed by the highway, forgotten by the railway, and all the better for it. Tiny as it is, Newrybar is famous for its old bakery, which has been converted into a chi-chi restaurant particularly good for breakfast.

Explore Newrybar

Essential Local Services

This is a collection of services outside of that which we can provide on grounds


Closest Woolworths is located at Epic – Hutley Drive, Lennox Head, located 3 km from park.

Located at Ballina Fair and Ballina Central, all on Kerr Street, Ballina

Lennox Head has an IGA supermarket open until 9pm, in Main Street

Taxis and Buses

Ballina Taxi Service 6686 9999
Uber Driveshare: Services available through app
Bus Service: Timetables at Reception

Doctor’s surgeries by appointment

Lennox Head medical centre 66877444 or 
Grant Street clinic at Ballina Central 66862535

For emergencies go to Ballina Hospital Emergency Department in Cherry street.

Fishing Licences & Bait

Available at Ballina Bait & Tackle in River St, Ballina and BCF, Tamar Street Ballina


Lennox Head Dental Surgery 

Dental at Lennox 

Geoffrey Sherlock, Ballina. 


Riverside Health Studio Ballina - Moon St. Overlooking the river. 

Ph: 6686 7544