Travel Blogs from Ballina, Australia

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Hi peeps uncle pip here with your regular ..., Ballina, New South Wales, Australia travel blog

Hi peeps uncle pip here with your regular ...

A travel blog entry by phil_and_lisa

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Hi Peeps, Uncle Pip here with your regular update. 29th Dec â€" We arrived in Ballina today at 9pm. The first thing you see as you enter Ballina is a giant prawn. Itâ€(tm)s a strange phenomenon here that loads of the towns have a big ...

Happy new year!!! 1st january 2003! god ..., Ballina, New South Wales, Australia travel blog

Happy new year!!! 1st january 2003! god ...

A travel blog entry by phil_and_lisa

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HAPPY NEW YEAR!!! 1st January 2003! God what a cracking headache. And just when did that possum die in my mouth? All four of us were very subdued after the evenings "festivities" and vowing never to drink again -yeah right! We had a lovely ...

Fishing Time, Ballina, Australia travel blog

Fishing Time

A travel blog entry by scottiedog

From Byron I head to a place called Ballina which where I fly from to Sydney. I take a fishing trip whilst I am here but unfortunately don't catch a great deal. There are three of us and the skipper on the boat and to say the least I feel a little out ...

Spur of the moment overnighter, South Ballina, Australia travel blog

Spur of the moment overnighter

A travel blog entry by boatboy50

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When we found out my parents were staying in a cabin at south ballina beach caravan park for Father's Day over the weekend, we decided it would be a good quick test for the van during an overnight stay. So we waited until Cath finished work at 430 ...

Bad weather = boredom, Ballina, Australia travel blog

Bad weather = boredom

A travel blog entry by tylerv

I honestly can't remember a whole lot that we did in this town.  Played some football.  Parked right on the beach and slept.  We did see the worlds biggest ...

A break away from Sydney, Ballina, Australia travel blog

A break away from Sydney

A travel blog entry by harryvs

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... being me bought a bus pass for about $7 to take me round the whole area for the day. I started with a quick nip into Ballina town which was incredibly ordinary except for the big prawn perched on top a service station which was the main attraction. I had ...

Awesome Friday and Mexican Saturday, Ballina, Australia travel blog

Awesome Friday and Mexican Saturday

A travel blog entry by justyn_erin

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... to our nothern NSW odyssey - it was sunny and still and prime for some watery fun. Captain Nick took us out along the Ballina waterfront and pulled up at a mini mangrove island so we could go for a swim, and so Justyn - quite rightly - ...

14,000ft Sky Dive over Ballina, Ballina, Australia travel blog

14,000ft Sky Dive over Ballina

A travel blog entry by clairebr

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... the harnesses, very solid operation. The view going up to 14,000ft was outstanding, we flew over the sea and circled over Ballina and finally positioned just over the sea and land and then the excited shouting started and they pumped us with adrenaline - ...

Ballina, Ballina, Australia travel blog

Ballina

A travel blog entry by cnnnews

A shark killed a young surfer the day we arrived in Balina. Apparently two hours after the attack they were back in surfing at the same beach even though the coast guards had asked people to stay clear of the water for miles around. It was the first ...

Glen Innes to Ballina, Ballina, Australia travel blog

Glen Innes to Ballina

A travel blog entry by pfmartyn

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... , he truly was the father of federation. There is also a cork tree that is over 100yrs old. Tenterfield is well worth a stop. At Ballina you will find the big prawn. We stayed at Lennox Head and we were lucky again to see more whales on their migration up ...

And now for something completely different..., Ballina, Australia travel blog

And now for something completely different...

A travel blog entry by garrykctravels

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... been for the rest of the days activities, I could have quite easily stayed there all day! We chatted to the driver about Australia and England and where his loyalties lay (Australia) before boarding the bus and next up was Nimbin! We arrived into Nimbin ...

BALLINA: THE DAWN OF PAVLOVA, Ballina, Australia travel blog

BALLINA: THE DAWN OF PAVLOVA

A travel blog entry by justyn_erin

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... -of-a-new-giant-prawn.  He was blown away by its magnificence and is rumoured to have turned Prawnifarian in the process. Australia is full of 'big things' - oversized examples of local produce or provincial icons (like the Big Lawn Mower or the Big ...

Ballina, Ballina, Australia travel blog

Ballina

A travel blog entry by dandewey1974

... The first pharmacy didn't have any scales but they helpfully gave us directions to one around the corner that they thought kept Ballina's only set of weighing scales. We followed the directions and for the first time saw a glimpse of the sunshine since ...

Ballina, Ballina, Australia travel blog

Ballina

A travel blog entry by serenitynow

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Hi, We made it to our first stop! A great first stop to try to relax after the turmoil of actually getting going. The annex was a bit of a challenge in the extreme wind, but Dave got it all sorted out. We made friends with a family camping next to ...

Giant Prawn in Ballina, NSW, Ballina, Australia travel blog

Giant Prawn in Ballina, NSW

A travel blog entry by rhysandsuzie

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I loved this, had to get a snap of it after seeing the Big Bannana in Coffs Harbour!!! A giant PRAWN!! ...

Vinsmagning og kænguru kig'ning :), Ballina, Australia travel blog

Vinsmagning og kænguru kig'ning :)

A travel blog entry by olesentrine

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... flad og meget tør slange, der var blevet kørt over.  D. 13 marts.  Vi kørte hele vejen op til den lille by Ballina, hvor vi er nu. Den var en god tur med solskin. Turen gik bedre end forventet og vi nåede faktisk længere end vi havde ...

Ballina, Ballina, Australia travel blog

Ballina

A travel blog entry by dandewey1974

Thanks to the awful weather yesterday we only headed up the road to the local Woolworths for some food last night, then we stayed up late trying to watch television in bed. Something that wasn't too easy as it turned out, because they had positioned the ...

Byron Bay to Ballina, Ballina, Australia travel blog

Byron Bay to Ballina

A travel blog entry by scurvalius

17th December Byron Bay to Ballina Travelled south from Byron Bay to a small place called Evans Head and tried a bit of fishing, didn't catch anything though, we then drove north to Ballina and stayed in a campsite with the camper ...

Ballina, Ballina, Australia travel blog

Ballina

A travel blog entry by alanandchris

We left Brisbane on 15th and travelled down to Ballina for a couple of nights, a laid back place with lots of great beaches and a good RSL club. We saw a business advertising poster at the side of the road that said "Ballina Radiator Repairs -The ...

Minnie Waters, Yamba, Ballina, Ballina, Australia travel blog

Minnie Waters, Yamba, Ballina

A travel blog entry by nik-mitchell

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... it annoying that our cloths are getting slowly eaten and we can’t do much about it. we headed north to a town called Ballina where we found a nice chippy and treated ourselves, it was real tasty Hoki fish of course the meal was different to English ...

Nimbin and Numb Bum, Ballina, Australia travel blog

Nimbin and Numb Bum

A travel blog entry by carsonsontour2

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...   We have found a lovely campsite in Ballina, right on the side of the river, it is very small but really friendly.  Ballina has over 30km of beaches but is also on the mouth of the Richmond River, it has a large high street and an excellent ...

Coffs Harbour - Ballina, Ballina, Australia travel blog

Coffs Harbour - Ballina

A travel blog entry by dandewey1974

... was actually in East Ballina, which the guidebook did think was worth a visit, even though it looked virtually identical to Ballina. With Lynne's expert directions we found our way straight to the holiday park, once again I was transported back to the ...

Not so Happy New Year, Ballina, Australia travel blog

Not so Happy New Year

A travel blog entry by skinderella

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... in Byron bay is full booked (of course!!).  So we were over-joyed to find a vacancy at a site 30mins South of Byron at Ballina (plus it had a pool so kids would love it).  WRONG. It was a bit like some weird trailer trash site built in the ...

Surfer Chick strikes again!, Ballina, Australia travel blog

Surfer Chick strikes again!

A travel blog entry by globaljem

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My east coast travels have begun! Had to wake up at 5:30 in the morning yesterday to get the Oz Experience bus - both Emma and I slept through our alarms, and it was a massive rush to get there on time, then the Oz Experience bus was late anyway! Most ...

Milly's 1st Christmas!, Ballina, Australia travel blog

Milly's 1st Christmas!

A travel blog entry by ferres

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... Bay along the gorgeous coastal drive past Lennox Heads. We walked out from the famous Byron Lighthouse to the Eastern Most Point of Australia (then climbed the thousand steps back to the top!). On our way back to Milly we saw a sign announcing ...

A winter's Sunday in eastern Australia, Ballina, Australia travel blog

A winter's Sunday in eastern Australia

A travel blog entry by dgaede

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... relaxing and peaceful to watch local families having fun together on a beautiful sunny Sunday. After lunch we took off for Ballina – a cute little coastal town that was about 20 kilometers away. We picked up some prawns and red snapper for dinner ...

Ballina, Ballina, Australia travel blog

Ballina

A travel blog entry by trenfield5

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We were able to have a sleep in today as we were not moving on for the first time for 5 days. We however got up to Byron Bay to look at the lighthouse. When we got there Guy ran off and we lost him. Darcy and Craig went to find him and while walking down ...

Ballina, Ballina, Australia travel blog

Ballina

A travel blog entry by trenfield5

... and of course the cappuccinos. It was only 11am but we called it 'early lunch'. Can't resist a country pastry. We made it to Ballina by 12:30pm and after Dianne got the low down on the Caravan Parks at the Tourist Information Centre we drove to the Big 4 ...

Crescent head, Angourie, Ballina, lennox, Ballina, Australia travel blog

Crescent head, Angourie, Ballina, lennox

A travel blog entry by bafreux

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... .. donc je continue sur Ballina.. ou j arrive de nuit.. bon le couche du soleil est a 17.30.. desesperant.. les jours sont cours.. Ballina c est a 70 km de Byron..200 de brsibane.. c est pas la plus belle ville de la cote... mais c est une ville ou je ...

Ballina Northern NSW, Ballina, Australia travel blog

Ballina Northern NSW

A travel blog entry by steveandsally

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... a flypast of one plane!  All the kids from the local schools seemed to be marching as well which was lovely to see. Ballina is really lovely - really like it. The coastline is beautiful.  I am going to run out of adjectives to describe what we ...

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