Pointer shot. Ferry master on the Burns point ferry at Ballina John Gallagher, says it's the best job in the World. Doug Eaton / The Northern Star
Pointer shot. Ferry master on the Burns point ferry at Ballina John Gallagher, says it's the best job in the World. Doug Eaton / The Northern Star Doug Eaton

Burns Point Ferry in dry dock

BURNS Point Ferry at West Ballina is currently closed for its annual dry dock maintenance.

The ferry will reopen to vehicles on November 7.

Ballina Shire Council apologises for any inconvenience.

Anyone wishing to travel to South Ballina from West Ballina can still access the area via the Pacific Hwy through Wardell, then turn left on to River Dr.

For more information phone the council on 6686 4444.



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