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Wardell is located approximately 17 kilometres south of Ballina, where the Pacific Highway crosses the Richmond River. The village is the smallest urban centre in the Shire with an approximate population of 500 people. Wardell has a number of historic buildings listed including the Royal Hotel, the former National Bank & the Catholic Church.

Activites and Experiences at Wardell

  • Birdwatching
  • Driving
  • Fishing – Estuary
  • Flora
  • Golfing
  • Shopping
  • Water-based
  • Boat Ramp
  • Golf
  • Police
  • Post Office
  • Public Telephone
  • Restaurant
  • Fishing
  • Flora and Fauna
  • Food and Wine
  • Golf
  • Historic/Heritage
  • Marine
  • Nature based
  • Relaxation
  • Shopping
  • Water based

Nearest Airport: Ballina Byron Airport

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