Museum in Ballina

Ballina Naval & Maritime Museum

In the 19th century Ballina was the third-biggest port in NSW, and following WWII many ex-navy personnel took jobs in the shipyards here. The most interesting display is the actual balsa-wood raft that sailed across…
Landmark in Ballina

Big Prawn

Ballina's big prawn was nearly thrown on the BBQ in 2009, but no-one had the stomach to dispatch it. After a 5000-signature pro-prawn petition and a $400,000 restoration in 2013, the 9m, 35-tonne, 14-year-old crusta…