Scenic River Cruise Ballina

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Highlights & inclusions

Enjoy the tranquil waters of the Richmond River
Explore the rich diverse Ballina waterways
Watch the sunset over the Richmond River
The Nature Reserve will never cease to amaze you
Spray jackets and drinking water provided
Enjoy a tasty snack with the setting sun

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Wed, May 29, 2024

What you can expect

The Richmond River in Ballina is the perfect place for a scenic river cruise. Explore the mangrove forests and a variety of creeks as the sunsets over the river! The 2 hour cruise departs from Ballina Wharf every afternoon and the calm water cruise is a great opportunity to spot bird life including pelicans, eagles and even dolphins. As you travel along the river, hear about the local history and enjoy a light snack.

Spray jackets and drinking water are included in the cruise. This peaceful afternoon river cruise is a great way to explore the local rivers and creeks of Ballina and even catch a sun set on the late afternoon departure.

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Inclusions
  • Two hour scenic river cruise
  • Marine Biologist guide
  • 2 complimentary standard drinks per person (beer & wine)
  • Locally made sweet & savoury delights and drinking water
  • Spray weather jackets and drinking water provided
Highlights
  • Discover the tranquil waters of the Richmond River around Ballina Island
  • See the sights, sounds, and wildlife that you cannot see from the shore
  • Explore mangrove forests, the rich diverse flora and fauna and the branching creeks
  • Learn about wildlife, local points of interest & history of the area from a Marine Biologist guide
  • Sit back and bask in a glorious sunset as you enjoy complimentary beverages, locally made sweet & savoury delights, chilled tunes & the sounds of nature
  • Beautiful sunset views, and for photography lovers, this makes for the prime opportunity to get some rare, beautiful shots to bring back with you
  • The Nature Reserve will never cease to amaze you, watch the western skies as the sunsets over the river
Time
  • This river cruise will depart regularly at 5:30pm for sunset
  • Shuttle pick up will be approximately 40 minutes prior departure
Duration
  • Approximately 2 hours on the water experience, not including transfer duration
What To Bring
  • Bring along your hat, sunnies, sunscreen, water and camera
Additional Information
  • No minimum age requirement for this experience, though all children must be accompanied by an adult
  • Minimum of 6 passengers must be booked on this tour for it to operate
Booking Information
  • Confirmation in the form of a tour voucher will be received at time of booking
  • Upon completion of purchase, please print the voucher and present on day of the experience
  • For your information, complete Tour Operator Information including contact details is included on your tour voucher

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