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Gondwana Sanctuary

Gondwana Sanctuary is situated on the ocean side of the Pacific Highway, between Byron Bay and Brunswick Heads, 800 kms north of Sydney and 160 kms south of Brisbane. Byron Bay is the nearest town, a popular seaside resort on the most eastern tip of mainland Australia.

Directions to Gondwana Sanctuary


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Gondwana Sanctuary is shown in this map as indicated.

Alternatively, use the following directions:

If travelling from the north, drive south along the Pacific Highway - after you pass the exit to Brunswick Heads, drive a further 4.5 km along the Pacific Highway and turn left into Grays Lane at the Tyagarah Airstrip sign. Then drive 1.2 km along Grays Lane to the first road on the left, Prestons Lane. Turn left into Prestons Lane, and Gondwana Sanctuary is at the second driveway on the left.

From Byron Bay and the south, drive 5 km north along the Pacific Highway from the Byron Bay turn-off at Ewingsdale, and turn left at the Mullumbimby exit, then take the 4th exit at the round-about to cross the Pacific Highway, then follow the road past the service station for about 2 km until the left turn into Grays Lane. Then drive 1.2 km along Grays Lane as above.

Airports

Brisbane International Airport, situated near the City of Brisbane, is about 160 km north of Byron Bay.

The Gold Coast Airport at Coolangatta, about 50 km north of Byron Bay, is a local airport with a few international connections. There are also smaller local airports at Ballina, about 40 km south of Byron, and at Lismore, 40 km south-west of Byron.

Coach Transport to Byron Bay

Our recommended option for travel from Brisbane Airport to Byron Bay is:

  • The Byron Easy Bus runs express mini-coaches from Brisbane Airport to Byron Bay, leaving Brisbane Airport a few times each day - cost about $50.
    Phone 02 66857447 or book at http://www.byronbayshuttle.com.au/.

For travel from Brisbane city to Byron Bay:

  • Take a Greyhound Australia coach from Brisbane City to Byron Bay - cost about $50.
    Phone 1300 473 946, or visit their website at www.greyhound.com.au.

For travel from Gold Coast Airport at Coolangatta to Byron Bay:

  • The Byron Easy Bus runs express mini-coaches from Gold Coast Airport at Coolangatta to Byron Bay, leaving Gold Coast Airport a few times each day - cost about $30.
    Phone 02 66857447 or book at http://www.byronbayshuttle.com.au/.

For travel from Ballina Airport to Byron Bay:

For travel from Sydney to Byron Bay:

  • Try Greyhound Australia - cost about $75, and travel time about 13 hours.
    Phone 1300 473 946, or visit their website at www.greyhound.com.au.

Trains to Byron Bay

Note that trains no longer run to Byron Bay.