Transportation Recommendations

We can’t wait for you to join us for our May True Nature Retreat. To make your journey as easy as possible we recommend the following transportation options to and from either the Gold Coast or Ballina airports.

The Destination

Wybalena Organic Farm

789 The Pocket Road, 
The Pocket, NSW, 2483

Uber ridesharing app

Uber rideshare is a convenient option, and can be shared with multiple passengers to reduce the overall cost. Simply download the app and follow the instructions. Please check the app for exact cost and pre-booking options.

Estimated total cost:
This price can be split between each passenger to reduce the overall cost.

Apple iOS app link
Android Play link

Private Single or Shared Minivan

Private door-to-door mini bus services are available. These can be pre-booked with multiple passenger options for a reduced per-person cost.

Estimate cost one-way:
7 – 8 passengers = $240.00 ($30 each)
9 – 10 passengers = $280.00 ($28 each)

We recommend:
Gold Coast Shuttle Company
Phone: 0401 946 041


The journey is approx 40 mins by taxi and the total estimated cost is $105 from the Gold Coast or Ballina airports.

13 Cab Taxi Company
Bookings via phone, app or website
Phone: 13 2227
Download the 13cabs app: iOS and Android

Car Hire

Parking is available on the retreat site, and so car hire is another good option. With your own car you could explore the nearby towns of the Northern Rivers. Also sharing the journey with other members could be arranged, feel free to discuss group car hire and sharing on the Facebook group.

Estimated total cost for 3 day car hire:
$250 – $500 (Pre-book in advance for lower rate)

We recommend the following companies, bookings can be made via website or phone.

Budget Car Hire
Phone: (61) 2 9353 9399

Hertz Gold Coast Airport
Phone: (07) 5599 6590

Avis Gold Coast Airport
Phone: (07) 5587 9333

Apex Car Rental
Phone: (07) 5599 5022

* Please note all prices quoted are estimated and may change on the day. Prices are one-way. Please pre-book to confirm exact pricing