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FarmKids! - Byron Bay

School Holiday Workshops | Sunday Workshops | Mini Farmers Program | FarmKid Parties | Call: 0429 770 147 | Email: farmkids@thefarmbyronbay.com.au | thefarmbyronbay.com.au/farmkids

Farm Kids Logo
  • FarmKids – Feed, Grow, Educate – We are the “Educate” in The Farm Byron Bay motto.
  • We educate children about where their food comes from through fun, hands on activities and experiences on The Farm.
  • We provide School Holiday workshops, Sunday workshops and birthday parties with the central theme of Farming.
  • Free Parking
  • Playground
  • Restaurant
  • Scenic View
  • Take Away Food

Summerland House Farm - Alstonville

Open 7 days 9am-4pm | Closed Good Friday, Christmas Day & Boxing Day | Tel: 02 6628 0610 | summerlandhousefarm.com.au

  • Summerland House Farm is a ‘must do’ experience  and a memorable, inspiring organisation!
  • Heaps of family fun with a Water Park, Farm Tractor Tours and  Mini Golf to name a few!
  • Located  less than 20 mins from Ballina and 40 mins from Byron Bay: 253 Wardell Road, Alstonville
  • Free Parking
  • Picnic Tables
  • Playground
  • Public Toilets
  • Restaurant
  • Take Away Food

Brunswick Heads Fairy Trail - Brunswick Heads

Brunswick Heads Fairy Trail House
  • Delightful & enchanting fairy houses to be discovered around Brunswick Heads
  • Click through to General Information for Fairy Trail clues!
  • Map of clues can also be found in Brunswick Heads Visitors Centre
  • Make your own fairy B&B!
  • Tourist Info

Crystal Castle & Shambala Gardens - Mullumbimby

  • Located in the lush Byron Bay Hinterland at 81 Monet Drive, Mullumbimby
  • A magical place of giant crystals, sacred statues, stunning rainforest & gardens, unique jewellery, fresh food and plenty for the kids too.
  • Ignite the senses, enrich your spirit. Discover the jewel of Byron!
  • Disabled Toilets
  • Free Parking
  • Picnic Tables
  • Playground
  • Public Toilets
  • Restaurant
  • Scenic View

Tallow Creek Pathway - Suffolk Park

Tallow Creek Pathway, Suffolk Park
  • Easy walking / bike track around Tallow Creek – perfect for kids
  • Links to the Byron Bay to Suffolk Park bike track
  • Lined with native and dunal vegetation
  • Marine life conservation area – plenty of bird life to be spotted!
  • Free Parking
  • Dogs On Leash

Shelly to Sharpes Beach Cycle / Pathway - Ballina

Shelly to Sharpes Beach Cycle / Pathway, Ballina NSW
  • Runs between Shelly and Sharpes Beach in Ballina
  • Wide, meandering coastal bushland cycle / pathway is more or less 5km in length
  • There are look outs, beach access points with showers, a separate heritage walkway
  • Large colourful and informative signs sharing local aboriginal history and culture
  • Showers
  • Free Parking
  • Dogs On Leash
  • Public Toilets
  • Surfing
  • Swimming

Walking Track – Booyong Nature Reserve - Booyong

Booyong Nature Reserve - childs play
  • Booyong Nature Reserve –  one of the last remnants of “Big Scrub”
  • Known locally as a sensory playground for generations of young
  • An abundance of life to explore, from reptiles, to rare fungi
  • 20 mins from Bangalow and around 30 mins from Byron Bay and Ballina
  • Free Parking
  • Picnic Tables
  • Public Toilets

Pegasus Park Equestrian Centre - Bangalow

Tel: 02 6687 1446

  • 946 Friday Hut Road, Bangalow, NSW
  • Caters for all standards of riders and children are our speciality
  • Daily rides on Lennox head beach & hinterland rides at Bangalow

Bush Tucker Garden - Federal

  • Bush Tucker Garden located at the rear of Federal Community Children’s Centre
  • Stunning garden showcases a passion for indigenous food and education
  • 15-30 minute stroll with easy to read and informative signage
  • Just 15 mins from Bangalow, 25 mins from Byron Bay and 35 mins drive from Ballina
  • Free Parking

Macadamia Castle - Knockrow

Open 8am to 5pm Daily. Tel: 02 6687 8432

  • Located 419 Hinterland Way (formerly Pacific Highway) between Byron Bay and Ballina
  • Come to visit furry friends, play mini golf and enjoy legendary pancakes
  • Disabled Toilets
  • Free Parking
  • Picnic Tables
  • Playground
  • Public Toilets
  • Restaurant

Thursday Plantation - Ballina

Open 9am to 5pm weekdays and 10am to 4pm weekends and public holidays. Tel:

  • 71 Gallans Road, Ballina – Free Entry
  • 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.
  • Free Parking
  • Public Toilets
  • Take Away Food

Little Pelicans Playgroup - Ballina

Monday, Tuesday and Wednesday from 9am - 11.00am (closed for Easter, Christmas & Public Holidays)

Little Pelicans Playgroup, Ballina
  • Located at Playgroup House, 9 Regatta St, Ballina
  • Enclosed outdoor area with sandpit covered by shade sails
  • Range of indoor and outdoor toys and equipment
  • Cosy inside area, variety of craft equipment
  • Disabled Toilets
  • Free Parking
  • Public Toilets

Walking Track – Protesters Falls - The Channon

Protesters Falls Walking Track
  • Picturesque walk in stunning Nightcap National Park
  • Approximately a 30-45 minute return walk
  • Just under an hours drive from Bangalow and about 1hr 15mins from Bryon Bay and Ballina
  • Great to combine with a visit to the monthly markets at The Channon

 

  • Free Parking
  • Picnic Tables
  • Public Toilets
  • Scenic View

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