Indoor Activities & Attractions

Ballina Tenpin Bowl - Ballina

Mon-Thu 9am to 10pm | Fri 9am - 11pm | Sat 10am-11pm | Sunday 10am-6pm | Phone: 02 6686 5342 | ballinatenpinbowl.com.au

  • 12 lane Tenpin Bowling Located centrally at 16 Clark St, Ballina
  • Affordable pricing that lets you bowl and bowl with school holiday specials & GLOW Bowling!
  • Great Birthday Party and Group Package bowling options
  • Suitable for the whole family (lightweight balls & bumpers/ramps for younger kids)
  • Free Parking
  • Kids Menu
  • Public Toilets
  • Take Away Food

Rollerworld Lismore - Byron Bay, Lismore

Phone: 02 6621 6565 | rollerworld.com.au | Public Skating Sessions on Tues, Thur, Fri, Sat & Sun

  • Get your skates on and join us at one of our popular skating sessions. You’ll get 2 hours of skating, music, games and more
  • We offer fantastic customisable Birthday Party Packages
  • Suitable & affordable for the whole family – choose from inline skates or roller skates
  • Skatemate balance help frames and Toddler Car hire available
  • click here for school holiday session times
  • Free Parking
  • Kids Menu
  • Public Toilets
  • Take Away Food

Australian Seabird Rescue – School Holiday & Group Tours - Ballina

WEEKDAYS DURING SCHOOL HOLIDAYS AND ANY TIME FOR GROUP BOOKINGS OF 10 OR MORE PEOPLE

  • Located at 264 North Creek Rd, Ballina
  • Learn about seabird and sea turtle rescue, rehabilitation and release
  • On weekdays during school holidays
  • Any time for group bookings (48 hrs advance notice) for 10 or more
  • Come and be enthralled and informed by this interactive presentation
  • Free Parking
  • Public Toilets

Circus Arts Indoor Play Space - Byron Bay

The Play Space is open Mon-Fri: 9am to 5pm, Sat & Sun: 9am-3pm | Tel: 02 6685 6566 | $9 per child for 1.5hr session

Circus Arts Indoor Play Space Byron Bay
  • Circus Arts Indoor Playspace is located at 17 Centennial Circuit, Arts and Industry Estate, Byron Bay
  • Circus Arts have created a magical indoor circus playground that will ignite kids’ imagination and will provide many options for role play, physical activities, reading, experimenting and more.
  • Ages 1-10 years – SOCKS REQUIRED. Session duration is up to 1 hr 15 mins. A maximum of 25 kids per session
  • Group bookings and Parties are available if you would like to have this magical circus wonderland all to yourself!
  • Disabled Toilets
  • Free Parking
  • Public Toilets
  • Take Away Food

Storytime at the Library - Ballina, Brunswick Heads, Byron Bay, Lennox Head, Mullumbimby

Sessions operate during NSW Term Time only | Many libraries offer alternative activities during the school holidays - Check the Calendar of Events for details!

Mullumbimby Storytime at the library
  • PLEASE NOTE: due to COVID restrictions, these services are limited in space & numbers.  Bookings are essential 
  • Byron Bay Library phone: 02 6685 8540
  • Lennox Head Library phone: 02 6687 6398
  • Ballina Library phone: 02 6686 2831
  • Mullumbimby Library phone: 02 6684 2992
  • Brunswick Heads Library phone: 02 6685 1816
  • This is a free service that takes place in the morning at a number of local libraries
  • BOOKINGS ESSENTIAL DUE TO COVID RESTRICTIONS
  • Click through to General Information to read more about the services they offer
  • Alternatively, check out the Calendar of Events for the dates, times & location maps
  • Public Toilets

Baby Bounce at the Library - Ballina, Brunswick Heads, Byron Bay, Lennox Head, Mullumbimby

Sessions operate during NSW Term Time only for all libraries except Mullumbimby who run sessions throughout the school holidays

Baby Bounce at Byron Bay Library
  • PLEASE NOTE: due to COVID restrictions, these services are limited to certain libraries & bookings are essential.
  • Byron Bay Library phone: 02 6685 8540
  • Lennox Head Library phone: 02 6687 6398
  • Ballina Library phone: 02 6686 2831
  • Mullumbimby Library phone: 02 6684 2992
  • Brunswick Heads Library phone: 02 6685 1816
  • This is a free service that takes place in the morning at a number of local libraries
  • COVID RESTRICTIONS MEANS BOOKINGS ARE ESSENTIAL
  • Click through to General Information to read more about the services they offer
  • Alternatively, check out the What’s On Guide for the dates, times & location maps
  • Public Toilets

Mobile Library - Bangalow, Federal, Ocean Shores, Suffolk Park

Check the Calendar Of Events for when it next stops near you!

Mobile library
  • PLEASE NOTE: due to COVID restrictions, spaces on the truck are limited.
  • Bangalow – every Saturday  9.30-11.30, Bangalow Parklands (near Heritage House Cafe)
  • Federal – every 2nd Monday 9-10am, Lot 2, Federal Rd,
  • Ocean Shores – every 2nd Tuesday 10.15-12noon, Rajah Rd (in front of Community Centre)
  • Suffolk Park – every 2nd Tuesday 2-4pm, Clifford St
  • Fantastic service for communities with no fixed library service
  • Entire corner dedicated to children’s books
  • A real treat for little ones to board a big truck of books!
  • Check out the Calendar Of Events for its next visit near you!

Byron Shire Toy Library – in Suffolk Park & in Ocean Shores - Ocean Shores, Suffolk Park

SUFFOLK PARK Open from 9.30 - 11.30am Mon & Thur | OCEAN SHORES Open from 10am-12pm Weds | NSW TERM TIME ONLY | Call 0434 269 205 during open hours | Call 0409 241 626 outside of open hours

Byron Shire Toy Library
  • SUFFOLK PARK – Located at the Integrated Children’s Centre at 3-5 Coogera Circuit
  • OCEAN SHORES – Located at Ocean Shores Community Centre, Rajah Rd
  • Extensive range of toys, games, puzzles, dress up – check them out online at:  https://byrontl.setls.com.au/
  • Also offer holidaymaker lending  (click through for details)
  • Great way to regularly provide your child with new and interesting toys and activities
  • Free Parking

Palace Cinema - Byron Bay

  • 108 Jonson Street, Byron Bay
  • Offers quality new release films, international and arthouse cinema
  • Licensed wine & espresso bar plus a variety of food and drink options

Ballina Fair Cinema - Ballina

  • Located next to Ballina Fair Shopping Centre on the corner of Kerr and Fox Streets, Ballina
  • Shows all the latest releases withe both 2D and 3D cinemas for your viewing pleasure

Ballina Naval & Maritime Museum - Ballina

Open 7 Days 9am - 4pm. Tel: 02 6681 1002

  • Located in Regatta Avenue along the banks of the picturesque Richmond River, Ballina
  • Largest collection of Naval and Merchant Ships in Australia
  • Interactive displays, working triple expansion steam engine
  • Free Parking
  • Public Toilets