Water activity

Byron Bay: Scenic Sunset River Cruise

Byron Bay: Scenic Sunset River Cruise

Activity provider: Out Of The Blue Adventures

From US$ 47.57 per person

Cruise along the Richmond River to explore the natural beauty of Ballina Island on a 2-hour tour. Enjoy some refreshments as your expert guide provides live commentary. Look out for local wildlife, such as dolphins and rare birds.

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Duration 2 hours
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Live tour guide
Audio guide included
Wheelchair accessible


  • Spot dolphins and rare birds along the river
  • Learn about Ballina's wildlife and its local history from a Marine Biologist Guide
  • Relax in a glorious sunset as you enjoy cold beverages and tasty refreshments
  • Explore the Ballina Breakwall, where the river meets the sea
  • Visit Mobb's Bay and cruise around Pimlico Island
Full description
Take a sunset cruise on the Richmond River to discover the tranquil waters around Ballina Island. Get picked up in Byron Bay, then explore the mangrove forests and creeks that branch off the river. Relax on the water as you look out for the rich flora and fauna, including rare birds and dolphins. Bask in the glorious evening sun as you enjoy a cold drink, tasty refreshments, and learn some local history from your marine biologist guide. Sit back as the boat winds its way down the beautiful river to where it meets the sea. Head to Mobb's Bay and cruise around Pimlico Island before heading back to shore.
  • 2 Cold Beverages
  • Snacks
  • Live commentary by a Marine Biologist
    Not suitable for
    • Children under 3 years

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    Meeting point

    The vessel will be boarded at Lance Ferris Wharf, 12 Fawcett St, Ballina NSW (directly in front of The Wharf Bar & Restaurant). Please arrive 15 minutes prior to departure time at the wharf, there will be someone in an 'Out Of The Blue Adventures' uniform to come and greet you.

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    Important information

    What to bring

    • Sunglasses
    • Sun hat
    • Camera
    • Sunscreen

    Not allowed

    • Smoking
    • Unaccompanied minors

    Know before you go

    • All Children must be accompanied by an adult
    • In case of unsafe weather conditions this activity might be canceled
    Customer reviews

    Overall rating

    5 /5

    based on 4 reviews

    Review summary

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    Even though very windy with a cyclone off the coast, the whole experience up the Richmond River was a very pleasant and informative event. A must do.

    February 12, 2022

    January 15, 2022

    Great staff

    February 9, 2021

    Product ID: 309978