Welcome to Ballina Beach Village, Ballina Accommodation

Ballina Beach Village – we are child and pet friendly!

The Ballina Beach Village, Dolphin Bay at South Ballina 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 to the vast South Ballina Beach – a wonderful 4 wheel drive beach that goes all the way to Evans Head approximately 30 kms away (no 4 wheel drive permit required).

We have 36 low priced budget to superior cabins (Foxtel, wifi, flat screen tvs, bathrooms and all linen), as well as  over 120 generously sized powered and unpowered caravan and wilderness camping sites. Find the tree of your dreams and camp underneath it. Hire a brazier and cook marshmellows around the camp fire too! Or, try a glamping experience in one of our native American tipis/wigwams.

The Ballina Beach Village, has a camp kitchen, dump point, fish cleaning area, 3 amenities blocks, cafe, kiosk, restaurant, ice, bait tackle, two pools, fun playground, and lots of great activities during school holidays.

Plan your next trip to Ballina, and book your Ballina accommodation with us. Pet friendly holiday accommodation in cabins and camping all year round too. Woof! ps don’t forget to let the kids feed the fish when you come across on the little drive-on-drive off ferry (5 mins to cross, $5.50).

What our guests are saying about us:-

The sound of the ocean at night is so calming and relaxing.
The amenities are clean and located perfectly.
Two pools are crystal clear.
Staff are so helpful and friendly and will do anything to help you!
Great REAL coffee as well!
Will def be staying here again!
THANKYOU!! Panda. July 2015.

The park itself is great for kids! With a lowered speed limit, kids can ride around on their bikes or scooters. During the holidays the park also had many FREE activities for the kids which was fantastic – martial arts, kids club, circus, African drumming and a fire show. Miss El.  July, 2015.

The camp kitchen was fantastic! We cooked all our meals here during our stay and it is well fitted out – gas stoves, microwaves, sinks and a fridge. You can hire out a brazier for $10 a night, if you fancy toasted marshmallows. Rob. May 2015.

Ballina beach village has become our regular beach holiday destination because of its great dog friendly cabins. Lots of caravan parks are ‘dog friendly’ but still won’t allow pets in the cabins with you, but ballina beach village does! Lovely people. Clean, fresh, inviting cabins and a lovely relaxed atmosphere. There is a great dog beach 10km down the road ‘patchs beach’ that we love as well. Great spot highly recommend! Sally. June 2015.

 We picked this place specifically to spend a week away with our 2 dogs as they love the beach and road trips….They love going anywhere to be honest. We had a great time. It was very relaxing, beautiful drive to patches beach and the scenic drive around Ballina was very pretty. Danielle. 28.5.15.

We are a family friendly holiday village – please take time to look at our video below to see what happens at the Ballina Beach Village, Dolphin Bay.



If you would like more information on the village click here: https://www.ballinabeachvillage.com.au/things-you-need-to-know

60% off all cabins and camping till 12.12.15 stay 7 pay 4 for all accommodation, or stay 4 pay 3.

Valid from 8.11.15 to 12.12.15 – this price is for 2 people. Extra guests welcome, extra daily charges apply.

Book on line now at www.ballinabeachvillage.com.au/book-online.  Mention the special! Or email info@ballinabeachvillage.com.au or phone the wonderful staff (Di, Kira, Rachel, Wayne, Rikki or Bernard) on 0266863347. This deal only applies for the period until 12.12.15. Conditions apply. Must be booked and paid for in full at time of booking. No date changes. No refunds. Only applicable for a maximum of 7 nights. Cannot extend the booking.


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Ballina Beach Village is nestled on 20 acres between the Pacific Ocean South Ballina Beach 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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Mermaids Cafe, Ballina

Sandwiches, Burgers, Salads, BBQ Packs.

No matter what the occasion we can cater to your group with a special menu or fabulous outdoor BBQ or smorgasbord menu.

Mermaids Cafe, Ballina

Appearing at Mermaid's Café at Ballina Beach Village

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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. 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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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 […]

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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 […]

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The Buckley’s Family Band

All round entertainment with the family band The Buckley’s The Buckley’s generate a friendly atmosphere, good vibes and excitement everywhere they perform. See more information at http://www.thebuckleysfamilyband.com/ The band members include: Sarah Grace Buckley –  Lead Singer/Guitarist Mick Buckley – Vocals /’Boogie Woogie’ piano player / drummer Molly Buckley- Back up singer/Ukulele/Mandolin Lachlan Buckley – […]

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Recent Blog Posts


COOK PART TIME Breakfast cook to work 7.30am to 1pm daily. Fry and grill work, plus ‘green and clean’ menu. Fun place to work, busy during peak periods.This is a contract job. JUNIOR KITCHEN HAND School holidays, weekend work and after school work for junior. All aspects of kitchen work including dishes, waiting, food preparation. […]

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LIVING LOVE RETREAT – discovering the masculine & feminie essence

4 Days of intimacy, fun and transformation – December Thursday 3 to Sunday 6, 2015 Join us for a wonderful workshop in a unique beachfront location near Byron Bay. The Living Love 4-day Summer Retreat is inspired by David Deida and is for both singles and couples, men and women of all ages. Held at the Ballina Beach […]

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The conference 3-6 November, 2015 AFN conferences are for the benefit of AFN members and new facilitators and workshops are delivered by AFN members. The volunteer conference organising group intends to bring together the best of AFN, the best of Byron Bay Shire as well as the best of the local Bundjalung people. It is […]

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OM SHANTI YOGA RETREAT WITH KYM 2-5th October 2015 Ballina Beach Village, Dolphin Bay, South Ballina Friday 2nd October 2.30 – 3.30pm Welcome to the village. This land has ancient and benevolent history and is known as the place of the grandfathers – where you can rest, and heal, renew and refresh your mind, body […]

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Join Prem & Jethro for 5 wonderful days in which you will be supported to dive deeply into yourself and explore the deeper aspects behind the music of Sacred Earth. Experience daily yoga, blissful mantra and free form singing, sunrise and moonlight meditations, ocean time, beach walks, silence, exquisite vegetarian cuisine, laughter, Zen Thai Shiatsu, […]

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Reception Hours

    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.
    9am to 5pm Monday to Thursday. 8.30am to 8pm Friday and Saturday, 8:30am to 1pm Sun
    8am to 7pm 7 days a week.