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We're local, award-winning florists delivering beautiful hand-crafted floral designs to Alstonville, Ballina, Lennox Head, Byron Bay, Bangalow, Goonellabah, Lismore and Wollongbar.


Why choose Alstonville Florist?

Because you will get exceptional quality, freshness and value.

We’re celebrated as the northern rivers’ best florist and our unique and inspiring studio is filled with the freshest blooms available.  Our flowers arrive daily and come direct from local and Australia-wide growers, as well as flower wholesalers in Brisbane, Sydney and Melbourne. 

Quality and flower freshness are paramount.  Amazing flowers and our passion to create beautiful floral designs with a personal touch sees us continually striving to exceed individual needs and our customers’ expectations. 

We give great value for your money.  Whether you purchase a small or large item, you will know that every dollar you spend with us goes into providing quality designs. 

We are a member of Interflora Australia and organise delivery of flowers to locations throughout Australia and the world. 

We do not work for any online order gatherers who use very real looking websites to gather online orders. Order gatherers are not attached to a physical, bricks-and-mortar flower shop; instead, their web pages come up when you search for a florist in any town or location in Australia.

When a customer orders with an online order gatherer, their order is sold on to a florist for a much less than the customer has paid online.  It is highly likely that the customer is not aware that there is a middleman involved, or that a large percentage of the money they have paid for a floral gift stays with the order gatherer. Florists who accept an order from an order gatherer like Sarah’s Flowers, Lily’s Florist, Bloomex, Ready Flowers, Easy Flowers, Roses Only, deliver a design which is the value they have been paid, and not the value of the design shown on the online order gatherer’s web page.

We encourage you to shop local and support local and be astute about where you’re spending your money, so you get what you pay for.  When you use an order gatherer you get less, are likely to be disappointed, and become are dissatisfied with the whole flower giving experience.

Alstonville Florist is a real bricks and mortar florist, and our team have chosen professional careers in floristry because we love flowers, love working with flowers, and love experiencing the satisfaction of delivering beautiful floral designs to people in our community.  We provide full flower value, exceptional floral design, and great service.


Awards and Achievements

Past Winner of the Business of the Year, Ballina Shire Northern Star Business Excellence Awards organised by Ballina Chamber of Commerce.

Mark Pampling, a co-owner of Alstonville Florist, won the 2019 World Flower Art Competition held in Beijing.

Mark has also won Fusion Flowers International Designer of the Year in 2014, Interflora Australia Cup both 2011 and 2012, and represented Australia in the Interflora World Cup in 2004, placing 3rd. Some of Mark’s creative designs are shown in the attached studio photo.

Alison Elford won the Interflora Florist of the Future competition and took out the Bronze award in the Fusion Flowers International Designer of the Year Competition in 2016.

Kerry Thomson, a co-owner and business manager of Alstonville Florist, practises Ikebana (Japanese Flower arranging) and is a qualified Ikebana Teacher.

Mark, Alison and Kerry have all taught Floristry at TAFE, including introductory, intermediate and advanced floristry.

Our team is important to us and we have provided supported training to five floristry trainees over the last twelve years.  Leila Trees, one of our trainees, is now a long-term employee and has assisted Mark in floral demonstrations both in Australia and overseas. 


Customer Reviews

Team, I called in Friday to order flowers for my friends funeral. I just want to say they were the most beautiful there. You perfected her tartan, and her. Exquisite. The bouquet simply added more perfection to the very sad day. Thank you so very much. Tracy x (17 May 2020)
You delivered a bouquet to us earlier in the week to Goonellabah.  They are absolutely stunning. Many thanks. Our friends in England who sent them are so pleased and thank you also. Yours Brian and Lorraine (15 May 2020)
To the Wonderful and caring Owners and Staff of Alstonville Florist, whilst your "Mothers Day" must have been extremely stressful, I cannot thank you enough for the joy you brought to my "Mothers Day".  Your personal delivery of a stunning floral arrangement meant the distance between me and my son and family was insignificant.  With great appreciation and gratitude.  Narelle (11 May 2020)
Hi Kerry, Thanks so much! The order was beautiful and Jenna absolutely loved it!  Thanks again, Alix (30 April 2020)

The flowers, chocolates and wine are just perfect. My parents are so happy! Thank you.  Mandy (23 April 2020)

Just wanted to thank you the beautiful arrangement of flowers for my mum’s funeral on the 24th March. You captured all the flowers she loved. Today I have started the process of drying the flowers, something I did with her many many years ago. It gives me a sense of peace that even though the funeral was heavily impacted by Covid 19 restrictions the flowers were perfect. Well done. Sue and Diane (28 March 2020)

Thank you for making this delivery. My mum was very excited and loves them.  Mell (13 March 2020)

My Mother loved her Flowers! Thank You so much for the service you have provided me. Sincerely Bradford (29 January 2020)

Hi Alstonville Florist, thank you for the beautiful flowers sent today, my mum is very happy and so am I. You’ve done a terrific job. Kind regards, Julie (18 January 2020)

Hi Kerry, Just wanted to thank you and send a note of appreciation for your level of customer service in this matter.

Having been in small business myself, it would surprise me if you don’t have a very successful business, given your obvious level of customer focus. Regards Brad Waugh, General Manager (5 November 2019)

Alstonville Florist  I just wanted to thank you for the absolutely stunning arrangement you provided for our brother’s memorial service.  It was exactly what I requested and just exquisite.  Thank you so much for providing something so beautiful on what was an extremely sad occasion for us.  It was simply perfection.  Taya (31 October 2019)


Flower Delivery throughout the Northern Rivers

We offer same day delivery of our beautiful floral designs throughout the Northern Rivers including Alstonville, Ballina, Bangalow, Byron Bay, Goonellabah, Lennox Head, Lismore, Richmond Hill, Wollongbar, and most places in between.

For some locations like Wardell, Broadwater, Evans Head and Casino our couriers ask that your order to be placed the day before delivery is required. 

We deliver to homes and most rural properties, businesses, hospitals, aged care centres, schools, government offices, and restaurants, and we may be able to organise delivery at a specific time if requested (for an additional delivery fee.)

Please phone us on 6628 6333 if you have any questions about flower delivery.