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Flights to Ballina

Book flights to Ballina

Ballina, located on Australia's east coast in New South Wales, is a popular destination for beach lovers and outdoor enthusiasts. The area boasts long stretches of golden sand, perfect for swimming, sunbathing, or surfing. Ballina offers a range of water activities including kayaking, stand-up paddleboarding, and whale-watching tours (seasonal). The town itself has a relaxed atmosphere with cafes, restaurants, and shops catering to visitors.

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Airports near Ballina

Planning a trip to Ballina? Enjoy flexibility with our selection of 4 airports, which offer different routes and options when travelling to Ballina.

Gold Coast Airport

Located approximately 90 kilometres north of Ballina, Gold Coast Airport is the closest international airport to the city. It offers a range of domestic and international flights, making it a convenient option for travellers.


Brisbane Airport

Situated around 180 kilometres north of Ballina, Brisbane Airport is another major international airport in the region. It serves as a hub for both domestic and international flights, providing a wide range of connectivity options.


Lismore Airport

If you prefer a more local airport, Lismore Airport is located just 35 kilometres northwest of Ballina. While it primarily operates domestic flights, it offers convenient connections to major Australian cities.


Coffs Harbour Airport

Although not as close as the previous options, Coffs Harbour Airport is approximately 240 kilometres south of Ballina. It serves as a regional airport with domestic flights, and travellers may need to connect through a larger airport for international travel.

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Things to do in Ballina

Exploring Ballina's many attractions can be overwhelming, so we've handpicked our top 3:

Experience the Thrill of Surfing at Lennox Head

Dive into the heart of Australia's surfing culture at Lennox Head in Ballina. Feel the adrenaline rush as you ride the waves of the Pacific Ocean, and create unforgettable memories in this surfer's paradise.

Discover the Magic of Ballina Naval and Maritime Museum

Uncover Australia's rich naval history at the Ballina Naval and Maritime Museum. Explore fascinating exhibits, from historic vessels to maritime artifacts, and immerse yourself in the captivating stories of Australia's maritime past.

Embrace Nature's Beauty at Ballina's Richmond River

Embark on a serene journey along the Richmond River, Ballina's natural gem. Enjoy a leisurely river cruise, spot local wildlife, and soak in the breathtaking views of the lush Australian landscape.

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