Wardell, NSW

Wardell is on Pacific Highway (A1)

The lift span bridge over the Richmond River at Wardell.
Photo by cgoodwin

Wardell is known for it's landmark bridge, built to replace the ferries and barges that were used to transport cedar and sugar cane in the 1800s. Wardell is situated on both sides of the Pacific Highway and both sides of the Richmond River. This small village has a number of buildings that are heritage listed including the Royal Hotel, the former National Bank and the Catholic Church. Pick up a brochure from the Ballina Information Centre before you take a stroll around.

Wardell Visitor Information

The visitor information centre for Wardell can be found in Ballina.

Ballina Visitor Information Centre

Corner River Str & Las Balsas Plaza,
Ballina NSW 2478

Phone: (02) 6686 3484
Tollfree: 1800 777 666


Map of Wardell

Wardell Photos

This page last reviewed on 2 Dec 2016