To Stay With Us
The Richmond Motor Inn, located in the Northern Rivers town of Ballina have nicely renovated rooms to meet the needs of the leisure or business traveller.
Opposite the “ Award Winning “ Ballina RSL Club
Situated in the heart of Ballina
King and queen beds
Executive SPA room
Air conditioning to all rooms
Room Service Breakfast
Free off street parking
Easy walking distance to CBD
All rooms are Non smoking
Swimming Pool and Spa Room
Close to Ballina Hospital
Location of Richmond Motor Inn
From the South – Take the Ballina turn off on the Pacific highway on to River St and follow it into the centre of town.
From the North – Take the Ballina turn off on the Pacific Hwy onto to Tamarind Drive, turn right at Ballina Fair then turn left onto River St at the T intersection.
We are opposite Ballina RSL
Our Address: 227 River St, Ballina, NSW 2478
Richmond Motor Inn
What to do in Ballina and Surrounding Areas
Take a short walk from the Richmond Motor Inn and you will find a whole range of dining options. Whether you love seafood, Indian, Japanese or Tapas. There is sure to be something for you.
Winner, Best Club Development – 2009 Clubs NSW Award for Excellence. The Ballina RSL offers a range of dining options and leisure activities in a contemporary, stylish and relaxing atmosphere with views across the Richmond river. Free entertainment is on every Friday and Saturday night.
The Macadamia Castle has been the areas favourite destination for over 35 years. The quality cafe serves delicious snacks and meals. Local barista made coffee is a speciality. The animal park features a wide range of local animals. Have a fun day with native birds, animals and reptiles. The Macadamia Castle has petting nurseries, barbeques and picnic area, mini golf, playground, a train ride and an adventure tree house.
Open: 7 days from 8am to 5pm
Thursday Plantation is both the brand for essential oil products and the original home of Tea Tree. A place where visitors are encouraged to discover the magic of natural therapies in a rainforest garden, sculpture park and Tea Tree maze.
Open: 9am to 5pm weekdays and 10am to 4pm weekends and public holidays. Free entry
Located on the top of Lennox Point, Pat Morton Lookout has extensive views especially to the North stretching up Seven Mile Beach. An ideal whale watching spot (during whale season) and perfect for spotting dolphins and the best vantage point for watching the surfers at its famous right hand break. You can also go hang gliding from here taking in the magnificent views of the sparkling Pacific Ocean and coast.
Phone: 1800 777 666
Seven Mile Beach
A pristine stretch of sandy beach from the Lennox Point Headland and the national surfing reserve including the famous right hand break – one of the top ten breaks in Australia, then to the north, Seven Mile Beach is an iconic beach and mecca for surfers, swimmers, fishermen and beach lovers.
The world’s only living lattice maze is amazing! The whole family will be laughing, thinking hard and probably puffing too, with maze quiz games to do together or in competition. Adults can challenge themselves with a ‘grown-up’ quiz or just get lost in the beauty of the lattice.
The delightful cafe-restaurant provides fantastic food at affordable prices, and excellent local gourmet espresso coffee. Befuddle your brain with puzzles while you sip your coffee, or just enjoy the view. A huge range of puzzles and games are available in the gift shop. Alpaca feeding is on each day from 11am.
Open: 7 days in school holidays. Only open during NSW & QLD School Holidays from 10am – 4.30pm (excluding Public holidays)
During school terms it is available for hire as well as for group visits – including school groups with curriculum-based activities – bookings essential.