Shaws Bay Blog

Bring Your Pet Along for Fun at our Holiday Parks

Its been a year since we've allowed those four legged family members to come along on your holidays to East Ballina!

It’s something you’ve got to see for yourself. The night sky in rural Australia is one of the brightest, best and most well-known specialties to behold in the world. Not only that, but it’s free of charge; no entry-fee for an open sky! So grab your favourite people, a blanket, a thermos and a midnight snack and begin your celestial celebration!

‘The food!’ must be one of the top things a traveller reflects upon after any adventure. Travel often offers a myriad of experiences for our tastebuds, good and bad. We discover entirely new foods and combinations we may not have previously thought possible.

Friday 10th - 12th June 2016

Due to severe weather conditions... 

The Love Lennox Festival 2015 was an amazing day full of entertainment and enjoyment for all. This year, the 2016 Love Lennox Festival will be even bigger and even better!


A change that we are really excited for... 

FSG Australia and B-Space Ballina have come together to provide a day full of awesome entertainment for everyone to enjoy!

Killen Falls, not as scary as it sounds… Its a great place to explore

These school holidays the Macadamia Castle is offering amazing activities

It involves eggs, painting, and a bilby or two.

Click here!Trust me its going to be good!

Click here!Trust me its going to be good!

Click here!Trust me its going to be good!

Click here!Trust me its going to be good!

Click here!Trust me its going to be good!

Click here!Trust me its going to be good!

Click here!Trust me its going to be good!


Ballina is set to host a fantastic event! 

We still have sites and cabins available for Australia Day!

Wishing a very merry Christmas to you and yours.

I think the best part about the December/January school holidays is being outside in the sunshine!

Hey Kids!

I’ve got a few questions to ask you…

Christmas would be half the fun if we didnt have Carols to sing! 

North Coast Holiday Parks supported the Ballina Prawn Festival last weekend &  made happy faces SPARKLE.

The GREAT Moscow Circus is coming to Ballina for their 50th Anniversary Tour, and its going to be a magnificent show!

Who doesn’t love a traditional wood fire Pizza?

Here in Ballina one of our most famous events is relating to our reputation for spectacular seafood…

The best way to spend Thursday night... 

The weather is perfect here in East Ballina... 

If you don’t have a plan for these school holidays yet, but are looking for the best location to have a break with the family and spend some time in the great outdoors then North Coast Holiday Park at Shaws Bay really is the place for you!

This weeks food review. 

There is a lot to be learnt from camping experts.. Guest campers have shared their top tips with me, and so now I will share with you. 

We are really looking forward to the Dragon Boat event this weekend! 

If you love the area surrounding Shaws Bay I have something really important for you to be part of…

Getting to know Ballina.. 

Staying in Ballina this weekend? Not sure what to do?  Well I have a plan.

Here is the answer to the question you all ask me... YES! You should eat at the Lighthouse Beach Café!

As NSW school holidays approach their end, families will begin packing up their campsites ready to return home for the new school term. Here is the last thing you need to do whilst here in Ballina..

Ballina is filled with things to do with the kids these holidays!

Answer: Pets! Yes that’s right, Shaws Bay is now Pet Friendly, and we can’t wait to meet your furry family members!

The camping trip is enjoyable until you really start to feel the cold, and the rain starts belting down on the roof of the tent… Here are my tips to handle the worst…

School holidays are nearly upon us and you’ll need something to keep those kids entertained... Check this out!

When in Lennox, I wouldn’t eat anywhere else!

Let me tell you about the best walk in town

I am going to do something a little different for my blog this week. I would usually post about a business, restaurant or must see location, but today I want to tell you a story…

If you find yourself in Alstonville, you absolutely have to eat here... 

One of the best things about living in the Northern Rivers is never missing out on spotting a whale during whale watching season.

This honestly is the best place to take the kiddies for a day out!

An event you simply cannot miss!

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