At Arabella Garden Inn we offer a unique alternative in accommodation, a stylish motel establishment designed for your comfort. All rooms have reverse cycle air-conditioning, ceiling fans snd mini bars. Conveniently located near Lismore (rainforest) and the beautiful coastal resorts of Ballina and Byron Bay. Not just another motel, but a room for you to enjoy with polished timber floors, stylish furnishings and your own private deck. We offer an extensive breakfast menu delivered to your room. For your convenience we adjoin a variety of dining facilities with local restaurants.
Sandalwood Van and Leisure Park is a pet friendly travellers park set on 21 acres of pasture and bushland 12 kilometres south of Ballina on the Pacific Highway.
They are minutes to a pet friendly beach, and a one kilometre stroll to the river town of Wardell. There are large, spacious, level powered sites, cabins, a swimming pool and well presented amenities. Just a short drive to Patches Beach and plenty of fishing spots. A lovely quiet park.
Set in tranquil gardens the Alstonville Settlers Motel boasts affordable accommodation one kilometre from Alstonville town centre and walking distance to all facilities. They offer friendly personalised service with country style home cooked meals. Breakfast is served daily on request and dinner is available via room service from Monday to Thursday. There is free wireless internet access.
All the units have modern decor and being set back off the main road ensures for a peaceful nights sleep. There is a saltwater swimming pool, barbecue, and gazebo for your enjoyment, and plenty of room for off street trailer/boat parking. Situated between the mountains and the sea, the area is close to surfing beaches, offers wonderful walks, fantastic scenery and hinterland attractions all within minutes. Alstonville Settlers Motel is the ideal country getaway motel.
Relax and enjoy sitting on your private deck with ocean views, in your rainforest retreat at Alstonville Country Cottages. Only minutes from the historic village of Alstonville and the beaches of Ballina, Lennox and Byron. Just 15 minutes drive to Southern Cross University and Lismore.
The eight self-contained cottages are situated on 42 acres, peppered with farm animals and wildlife. Each cottage is privately terraced amongst flowering trees and shrubs. There are six two bedroom cottages and two one bedroom cottages. One cottage has a spa.
Walk in the rainforest or picnic by Duck Creek. Cook your own pizza in their wood fired pizza oven. Explore the area or just relax by the large swimming pool.
Annie's Place Bed and Breakfast, accommodation in Lismore.
Enjoy the peace and quiet of rural living only minutes from Lismore. Conveniently located, Annie's Place is also a short driving distance from Ballina, Byron Bay, Lennox Head, Nimbin and Casino.
Sit on the veranda, enjoy the views and great sunsets overlooking a 13 acre macadamia hobby farm. Stroll the property in search of wildlife and listen to the varied birdsong. The country style farmhouse has a warm homely ambience and provides quiet corners in which to relax.
Your stay includes a breakfast spread of home grown and local produce and you are welcome to indulge in a cooked breakfast if you desire.
Pines on the Plateau is a boutique country retreat set amongst ancient pine trees and regenerated rainforest in the hinterland of the Far North Coast of New South Wales.
You can relax and unwind in your choice of two private self-contained lodges with stunning rural and mountain views, yet be just 15 minutes from the regional centre of Lismore, 15 minutes from Ballina and 30 minutes to Byron Bay.
The individually designed lodges are spacious, elegantly decorated in federation style. You will find many special touches included such as a bowl of fresh fruit, fresh flowers, chocolates and port.
Upon arrival guests are spoiled with a real country style afternoon tea of home made treats and locally produced coffee and tea. And just to help you really settle in a breakfast hamper is provided for the first morning.
Romantic cottages set on a ridge in the Byron Bay hinterland with expansive views of valleys and the Nightcap Range all offer an idyllic romantic hideaway for couples. Just a short drive to beaches, restaurants and rainforests, and a picturesque 25 minute drive to Byron Bay.
The two contemporary eco-friendly cottages are each fully self-contained and offer peace, tranquillity and, above all, privacy. Relax in the spa, curl up by the wood fire or read a book in the hammock. Wake to the song of the birds as you gaze at the views from your king size bed.
Browse the local markets, villages and galleries or explore the rainforests and waterfalls in nearby National Parks. If you're feeling energetic, then hike to the creek on the 65 acre property and see the rainforest regeneration.
Situated between the mountains and the coast, you have the best of both worlds.
Throughout the plateau surrounding Wollongbar are subtropical parks and gardens, including Victoria Park Nature Reserve, a remnant of the 'Big Scrub' - the vast rainforest which once blanketed the region.
There are numerous farms producing many different foods and produce on the rich red volcanic soil of the plateau - flowers, coffee beans, macadamias, stone fruit, citrus, honey and more. The area boasts some lovely bed and breakfasts and venues for wedding and functions.
Only four minutes to Alstonville....
In the 1850s, Wardell was a cedar getter settlement known as 'Blackwall' where two saw mills operated and the river trade flourished. As the availability of cedar wood diminished, so the opportunity arose for the planting of sugar cane and this now remains the main industry of Wardell.
Wardell is a great fishing spot and the 'Wardell Walkabout' is a tour of the historic buildings of a bygone era. A brochure is available at the Ballina Visitor Centre....
The town of Alstonville sits amongst green fertile hills on the plateau 15 minutes inland from Ballina. Its historic buildings, classic Australian architecture, galleries, cafes and teahouses make it a popular destination for visitors.
The area is known for its rich red volcanic soil that produces avocadoes, macadamia nuts, tropical fruits and coffee. The surrounding hills are home to secluded waterfalls and lush sub-tropical parks and gardens. The Victoria Park Nature Reserve is home to one of the last remnants of the Big Scrub - a vast rainforest which once blanketed the region.
Nestled in the hills near Alstonville, is the Uralba Valley which is known for it's local produce such as bananas, macadamias and cattle. There are spectacular views of Ballina and the ocean and there are many farm stalls to stop and browse some of the local produce. Close to the Victoria Park rainforest and Summerland House Farm....
Home of the Living Lattice Labyrinth - the largest maze in the world grown in this fashion as a result of the inosculation of over 9,000 trees. Due to its open structure, claustrophobics will be relaxed in this maze, as will parents of young children.
You can explore the labyrinth to find The Tower, play The Seekers Game, or just take a meditative stroll along the broad Living Lattice Paths which are suitable for wheelchairs and strollers.
Puzzles are available to play with and range from jigsaws for toddlers to the most mind-bending challenges. These puzzles are also for sale and are ideal as gifts - especially for those who are difficult to buy for.
Experience fine local coffee, tea and home-made cake either the coffee shop or on the veranda, overlooking the maze. Deliciously fresh lunches are available and are made using local produce.
Only open through school holidays....