Posted in Events on September 3rd, 2013

Ecstatic Chant & Devotional Singing Retreat with Deva Premal & Miten

and special guest MANOSE

Ballina Beach Village Resort, South Ballina, NSW
Jan 30th – Feb 2nd 2014

Following divinely ecstatic retreats in Australia in ‘06, ‘07, ‘08, ’09, ’10 , ’11, ’12, and ’13 Deva Premal and Miten, and Nepali flautist Manose, offer a further opportunity to experience the joy and blissful healing power of sacred song and chant in a long weekend by the beautiful Pacific Ocean.

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Posted in Ballina Beach Village on March 3rd, 2013

South Ballina’s Ghost Ship

RIKKI Grinberg has picked up plenty of rubbish at South Ballina, but never thought she would uncover a maritime mystery.

The owner of the Ballina Beach Village and her husband Bernard yesterday found the rusted hull of a steel vessel which “popped up” on the southern bank of the Richmond River at Mobbs Bay following Friday’s storm.

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Posted in Previous Events on March 3rd, 2013

Dancing in the Air 2013 Photos

Below is a gallery of photos from Dancing in the Air 2013


Posted in Entertainment on March 3rd, 2013

Mick Buckley

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.

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Posted in Entertainment on February 21st, 2013

Kathryn Jones

Learn to play all your favourite songs on Ukulele with Byron Bay’s Calypso Cowgirl Kathryn Jones. Uke is easy, fun and quick to learn – a great thing to have on camp especially for those wet weather days. Kathryn will run you through the basic chords on the uke, how to tune your ukulele and various strumming techniques. You will also get valuable tips that you won’t find in books and a set of Ukulele charts to practice on your holiday.

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Posted in Entertainment on February 21st, 2013

Dr Baz – Barry Ferrier

One of the resident musician/enertainers at the Ballina Beach Village is a versatile and creative Byron Bay based multi-instrumentalist, singer / song-writer and composer Barry Ferrier (aka Dr. Baz) . Dr. Baz  has entertained all over Australia, and in Europe and the UK. He has had a long and eminent career in the arts, with vast range of experience in many facets of the music industry.

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Posted in Events on February 21st, 2013

First Ship 2013 March and November

Prestigious Japanese yoga teacher training company.

23 March to 22 April 2013, and 20 November to 26 December 2013.

Full residential 100 course. For enquiries please contact

Posted in Events on January 15th, 2013

Going Tribal 2014 22-29 November, 2014

All Schoolies Residential Festival – Reggae night, Toga Party, Hawaiian night, the tribal challenge night. Welcome night with African drumming, buses to Byron and lots more.

Visit Going Tribal for more information.

Posted in Events on December 22nd, 2012

Going Tribal 2013


Hello  why not go to the only schoolies festival in Australia that offers accommodation and free shuttle buses day and night to Byron. No hassles with neighbours or toolies – just 7 days of fun and free entertainment and the wonderful Byron experience. Big groups welcome (biggest group in 2011 was 23 people). Have a read through and let me know your thoughts. Kindest regards,

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Posted in Ballina Beach Village on December 1st, 2012


Going Tribal, our very special schoolies only event (no toolies, no foolies, no droolies) is over for another year – and we miss you guys already! What a bunch of funsters we had again this year. The three rules that we do have at Going Tribal are “don’t hurt yourself, don’t hurt anyone else, and don’t hurt the property”. We are delighted to say that we achieved our KPI’s yet again.

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