2) Continue past the Byron Bay exit for approximately 2km to the Bangalow exit. Take this exit and continue on to the roundabout at the top of the hill in Bangalow (just over the bridge) and turn right towards Lismore.
3)Drive for approximately 14.6km to Clunes. Just after entering the village of Clunes, at the top of the hill, turn right towards Dunoon and The Channon. Continue to follow the signs towards Dunoon and The Channon.
4) Turn right onto The Channon Road at the sign for “The Channon” and continue driving until you reach the village. Carry on past The Channon Tavern and take the first left onto Koonorigan Road.
5) Continue over the bridge and at the fork in the road keep to the left. You will then move onto Pinchin Road which is a gravel road. The farm entry is the first driveway on the left at 1158 Pinchin Road. There is a sign labeled “Permaculture Research Institute” at the entrance to the driveway.
Some buses travelling to Brisbane and beyond from Sydney stop off at Lismore. Several major stops on route include:
Greyhound bus does not visit Lismore, but it does make a stop in Byron Bay.
If you tell the friendly bus driver you are going to the Permaculture Farm he will show you where to swap buses so you can get dropped off right outside the front of the farm. Otherwise it is a 20-30minute walk from the Tavern pub to Zaytuna Farm.
For the return trip back to Lismore, you will need to hail the bus which will stop near The Tavern pub.
NB During school holidays the bus will depart for Lismore from The Channon general store/post office.
For assistance with you can contact the bus company directly:
There is one Saturday service departing from the Lismore Transit Center (Corner of Molesworth Street) to The Channon. It is a mail run, done in a car. Departing Lismore at 5.55 am. This service will take limited passengers if the driver is notified the night before:
The closest airport is located in Lismore and is serviced by ReX (Regional Express) Airlines. Other regional airports with reasonable access to Zaytuna Farm include Coolangatta and Ballina.
Brisbane Airport is the closest major international airport.