Ballina and Byron's premier function venue is actually five venues in one great tropical location. 

An onsite professional event manager, flexibile function facilities, a tropical location, restauarant, bar, lagoon pool, and onsite accommodation packages, just minutes from the airport all combine to make the Islander Resort and Convention Centre one of the most attractive function venues in the Ballina-Byron region.

A space to suit any size group from 10 to 100+

The Islander has perfected the formula to ensure the success of any function, providing you with a choice of facilities and fabulous food to make your next function a memorable one for all the right reasons.

We offer a wide range of venues from a purpose built function room, restaurant and bar areas to a covered outdoor courtyard and a tropical garden, lawn setting. We have a number of menu options for you to choose from, including gluten and dairy free or our chef can prepare something special just for your event.

With 40 well appointed rooms, and easy access to the airport and beaches it is the ideal gathering point for your next function.

At the Islander Resort and Convention Centre we cater for all types of business, social events and celebrations.
• Conferences • Trade Presentations • Seminars • Training sessions • Fundraisers • Office Parties • Boardroom Lunches • Breakfast Meetings • Morning Teas • Cocktail/Dinner Parties • Social Club Events • Sporting Clubs • School Formals • Graduations • Weddings • Hen's & Buck's Parties • Reunions • Birthdays for all ages • Christenings • Baby Showers • Wakes

Package Deals and extras.

Contact us today to discuss your event and accommodation needs we can tailor an attractive package for everything, or create an extra accommodation deal you can offer alongside your event.

Our Events Manager can help organise menus, theming, special equipment, team building programs or excursions.

For more specific details use the tabs above or see our brochures.

The Island Room Convention and Event Centre

Choose from our purpose-built function centre, restaurant setting, casual bar and undercover courtyard, or tropical garden lawn setting.

Our dedicated Events Coordinator can help you plan all the details, from helping you decide on a theme (if you want one) to suggestions on how to bring your theme to life. They will help organise any equipment you need such as, microphones and audio-visual equipment, special lighting or entertainment. They will suggest the best table set-up depending on your numbers and type of function, and walk you through all the space options and associated costs for your event.



Our purpose-built conference room is on the groundfloor with air-conditioning, flexible furniture arrangements and several entry options. It is the perfect space to hold a meeting, conference, training session or create a fully themed event.

Measuring 12.5 m x 9.5 m it can seat up to 100 people and has direct access to our licensed bar and covered courtyard area.

The Island Room Conference Centre Ballina


A relaxed space that can be booked for groups of around twenty who are happy to share the space with our other diners. The entire restaurant can also be booked, but as the restaurant is also open to the public this needs to be discussed with the Events Manager.

The Terrace Restaurant seats 90-100 with a variety of layouts.

The Terrace Restaurant Ballina Functions and Events


A smaller more intimate setting that can comfortably seat 20-25 with a variety of layouts or more for a standing cocktail style event.

The fully licensed Terrace Wine Bar opens on to our covered courtyard area, and they can be booked together.

The Wine Bar Ballina Functions and Events


The covered courtyard overlooks the pool area, It's a great informal option that works equally well for a cocktail party or as a gourmet BBQ setting.

The Islander Courtyard Functions and Events


The tropical garden that frames our lawn area is a wonderful space for stand-up cocktails, wedding ceremonies and race-day picnics where guests can mingle freely.

The Islander Tropical Gardens Ballina Functions and Events