Welcome to Ballina Beach Village, Ballina Accommodation
Ballina Beach Village
The Ballina Beach Village, Dolphin Bay is a relaxing eco destination just 1.5 hours from the Gold Coast and 2.5 hours from Brisbane. Our eco village is an easy walk from the stunning, vast South Ballina Beach – a wonderful 4 wheel drive beach that goes all the way to Evans Head approximately 30 kms away. We have 36 budget to superior cabins as well as over 120 generously sized powered and unpowered caravan and wilderness camping sites. Plan your next trip to Ballina holiday parks and book your Ballina accommodation with us. Pet friendly holiday accommodation in cabins and camping all year round too. Woof!
A Family and Pet Friendly Destination
Surrounded by famous National Parks, our beautiful resort serves as a relaxing haven for travellers looking to unwind and relieve some stress. You can enjoy watching the beauty of nature in any of our camping sites. The South Wall is a must-see spot for beginners and professional surfers.
Despite the serene environment, our facility is only a few minutes away from Ballina’s cosmopolitan centre. This means you still have access to everything you need for your Ballina holiday stay. You and your family or friends can explore the town, go camping, enjoy the beach, or go shopping. No matter what time or season, you will find great entertainment in our family and pet friendly resort.
What to do here
South Ballina fishing is legendary – and you can fish from the river rock wall, beach or river bank. Surfing is great. 4 wheel beach driving is awesome (no permit required). Cycling is excellent – great roads and wonderful scenery. Kayak the extraordinary Richmond River. Bush walking is great too. On site we offer activities like circus, flying trapeze, African drumming, Bollywood dancing, free music entertainment at night, lots of kids activities and more during school holidays. Check out our Facebook page www.facebook.com.au/ballinabeachvillage. We have two pools, a playground and 3 amenities blocks on site. Our cafe provides freshly prepared a la carte and take away meals and of course great espresso. A kiosk, bait and tackle, ice, compressor, large camp kitchen with free BBQ’s, playground and large group activities hall complement your experience.
All-Out Fun and Entertainment
We aim to cater to every need of our guests. Whether you are celebrating a special occasion or you just want to spend time in a relaxing environment, we have the right accommodation for you. Our facility is a favourite venue for retreats, weddings, reunions and other residential events. Stay entertained by watching spectacular performances from musicians, circus performers, and drummers. We also have a number of events scheduled throughout the year. Check our Events page to see the full list.
FAMILIES AND FRIENDS
We are a thriving tourism destination with lots of families from South East Queensland and the region making us their regular holiday spot, as well as many family reunions, fishing club weekends, 4 wheel drive club getaways, church groups and more here. Because we value our guests so much we do not take large party groups to ensure that there is nothing to disturb the quiet tranquility of our wonderful village.
Our other very special business is as a well known retreat centre. The Laughing Buddha reatreat centre has a purpose designed shala and we have hosted such wonderful organisations as Diamond Way Buddhists, Deva Premal and Miten, Path of Love, Path of Dzar, Red Lodge, Camp It, Dancing in the Air, First Ship Japan, Santosha Yoga, Yoga Therapy to name but a few. We have yoga teacher training and permaculture 30 day courses on site, residential festivals and music events and special exclusive events for prestigious global organisations.
The Ballina Beach Resort offers a variety of activities for individuals, group of friends, and families. We have the perfect spots for surfing, camping, cycling, and trekking. Contact us today to request more information or to book an accommodation.
XMAS – New Year
As always we have just the best family festivities and nicest vibe here.
We still have a very limited number of cabins and campsites available, so call us to make your reservations.
Terrific events and FREE entertainment for the whole family – Saturday night DINNER SHOWS on Mermaid’s Deck. many more shows during the holiday season. Here are some of our great local performers:
- The dynamic Mick Buckley on piano & golden vocals www.mickbuckleymusic.com
- Dr Jazz – Barry Ferrier from the original cast of Jesus Christ Superstar http://www.doctorbaz.com/
- The lovely songbird Kathryn Jones sings your favourites www.kathrynjonesmusic.com
- Talented Singer Songwriter – Kyle Lionheart https://www.youtube.com/user/kylelionhart
- Go fishing, bike riding, surfing, bush walking
- Kidz Klub
Tasty Food on the Mermaid’s Kiosk Café deck
- All day brekkie & takeaways, great coffees, hot chocolates.
- 6pm and on dinner on the deck with a la carte specials by Chef Kendall most Friday nights, every Saturday & public holidays.
* subject to minimum numbers & teacher availability
Ballina Beach Village is nestled on 17 acres between the Pacific Ocean and the broadwater of the Richmond River. Access is easy by sealed road or vehicular ferry. Click here for directions.
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ATTENTION: We are on a 5m grassed over sand dune, at the river mouth – we have never flooded, the rain water drains away quickly. We have our own water supply – rain & bore, both filtered to drinking standards.
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No matter what the occasion we can cater to your group with a special menu or fabulous outdoor BBQ or smorgasbord menu.
Mick Buckley has been writing, recording and performing across Australia and the U.S.A. for many years. His songs have charted on Radio and Television and achieved Gold Record, CD and DVD sales. With a huge list of all your favorite songs, classics to current hits plus originals, Mick plays his Piano Bar Request Style Shows […]
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- AFTER HOURS CHECK IN
If you intend arriving after closing, please ensure that you ring us on the day of your arrival before 5pm so that we can arrange check in.
- RECEPTION, KIOSK & CAFE
9am to 5pm Monday to Thursday. 8.30am to 8pm Friday and Saturday, 8:30am to 1pm Sun
- BOOKING OFFICE
8am to 7pm 7 days a week.
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